How often do hair extensions need to be tightened?

The sooner you get them tightened, the better. The longer someone waits, the more hair will be stuck in the beads. Waiting long periods of time in between tightening can cause tangling, matting, and stress to your natural hair. The recommended time to tighten your extensions is every 4-6 weeks.

What can you not do with hair extensions?

The Dos and Don’ts of Hair Extension Care

  • DO take breaks. …
  • DO avoid salty or chlorinated water. …
  • DO use hair care products. …
  • DO keep brushing your hair regularly. …
  • DON’T wash your hair regularly. …
  • DON’T expose your hair to too much heat. …
  • DON’T sleep with wet hair.

Can you use regular pliers for hair extensions?

If you cannot get access to micro ring hair extension pliers, use pliers with a narrow tip. … Once the ring has widened, the extensions will release and should slide out easily. If the extensions have been worn for some time, they may need a gentle pull to release the extension away from the hair.

How do I stop my hair extensions from falling out?

Apply conditioner to the hair just below the bonds and all the way to the tips. Never rub conditioner or any type of oil on the hair bonds. This can cause your extensions to fall out. Rinse out the conditioner with warm water.

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Are extensions hard to maintain?

While most of us know that extensions are a way to get long hair without popping hair vitamins and waiting for our strands to grow, the extension attachment process, as well as the upkeep, aren’t as commonly known. Extensions can be as high maintenance as natural strands, if not more so.

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