How often should you wash your hair with hand tied extensions?
If your natural hair is super fine, start with your ends first and work your way up. But you must condition the extensions every time they are washed. We recommend washing 1-2 times a week. We also recommend deep conditioning the extensions at least every 1-2 weeks.
Can I let my hand tied extensions air dry?
No matter what type of hair extensions you have, your hair should NEVER be air-dried over night. It is very important that your hair extensions have been prepared correctly before you sleep to ensure they are well looked after, and even hair that is slightly damp can cause tangling issues.
Are hand tied hair extensions worth it?
Though slightly more expensive than tape-ins, hand tied hair wefts are worth it. You don’t have to tolerate any heat or glue during the installation, you have so many hair styling options, and most importantly, they last longer with the proper care and maintenance!
How long do hand tied extensions take?
Adding extensions is always dependent on your own natural hair. With hand tied wefts, there is more planning involved to make sure each weft is being placed in the best spot, so it takes some time. The overall installation process for hand tied extensions is at least five hours.
How do I prepare my hair for extensions?
Clean Your Hair
Tape-in hair extensions will hold their best on clean hair. Wash out any styling product and dry your hair before attempting to apply tape-in hair extensions. Make sure you use a detoxifying shampoo. Other shampoos will leave a residue that can cause extensions to lose their grip.
Why are my hair extensions dry and frizzy?
Human hair extensions can go dry and frizzy because they are not receiving any sebum (oil) from your scalp. Your scalp produces sebum, which is full of good stuff and is what keeps your hair feeling soft.
Can I use purple shampoo on hand tied extensions?
Purple shampoo can have damaging effects on hair extension bonds. Don’t use it too regularly and keep it away from the bonds and just use it on the lengths of your extensions.