Can I use normal shampoo on hair extensions?

Most hair extension experts recommend sulfate-free shampoo. Don’t freak out. Sulfate-free products might not create much of lather in the shower, but they maintain the integrity of your hair extensions, which is the most important thing.

What shampoo should not be used on hair extensions?

Never use a moisturizing shampoo or a shampoo for ‘dry damaged hair’ etc. Never ever use Pantene, Tresemme or Timotei or other supermarket shampoos.

How do you wash your hair with extensions in?

You should only ever wash your hair and extensions with lukewarm water. Once your extensions are wet, use 2 – 3 pumps of a sulfate-free shampoo to wash your hair. Be careful that you don’t wash the hair too vigorously, especially near the bonds or clip.

Can you wash your hair with extensions glued in?

The adhesive used to bond a glued-in hair weave is not water-soluble and is perfectly safe to wash. A well-cared for glued-in weave will last roughly one to two months before the glue begins to loosen. During that time, you will have to wash your hair regularly to prevent salt, dirt, and mold from accumulating.

What oil is best for hair extensions?

Just a few drops of Argan oil nourishes, moisturizes, and smoothens hair strands, reducing dryness, brittleness, and frizziness, perfect for soft, manageable hair extensions. Since argan oil is not as greasy as coconut oil, it can be used as a finishing oil after styling.

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How often should you wash hair with extensions?

Some experts recommend washing your extensions once a week. Unless you wear them daily, you can probably use your best judgement in how often to wash them. You don’t need to use any styling products on hair extensions usually but if you do, be gentle as to preserve the life of the extensions.

Why do hair extensions need sulphate-free shampoo?

On any kind of hair, sulphates can act as irritants and strip hair and scalp of natural oils. When it comes to extensions, whether they are human hair or synthetic, sulphates can shorten their life, and affect their integrity. So, we recommend always using a sulphate-free shampoo.

Is leave in conditioner good for hair extensions?

Can I use a leave-in conditioner? A leave in conditioner can be used on a daily basis and is an excellent way to give your extensions a healthy dose of moisture and protection. Even if you do not wash your hair every day, you can still rinse your hair, lightly towel dry it, and use leave-in conditioner.

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