How often should hair extensions be tightened?

The recommended time to tighten your extensions is every 4-6 weeks. Depending on how strong their hair is, some guests can wait up to 8 weeks. This is not recommended, but some guests do it.

Why do extensions need to be moved up?

Maintenance extends the life of the extensions and prevents damage to the extensions and your natural hair. Your hair growing pushes the extensions down, which can lead to damage to the extensions and your natural hair. Moving the beads up also prevents headaches and discomfort from grown-out extensions.

How long does it take to move hair extensions up?

The process is fairly painless, and normally does not take more than an hour. Once the weft hair extensions are in place, they can last up to a year before being taken out. Although, depending on how quickly your hair grows, the extensions will need to be moved up every 6-8 weeks.

Can you reuse Micro Ring hair extensions?

Benefits of re-tipping hair extensions

If however, the hair is still in good condition, you can reuse the hair for a second time round, however you will not be able to fit again with the existing bond as it will not hold as well as it would have the first time round.

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How many nano rings are needed for a full head?

How many Nano strands do you need for a full head? A full head application of Nanos usually requires between 150-200 strands of hair, this is for when you are adding both volume and a lot of length to the hair.

What are the least damaging hair extensions?

Clip in hair extensions are the least damaging type of hair extension because they’re easy to put in and remove and they don’t affect your lifestyle or your hair as much as permanent extensions.

Do Nano bonds ruin your hair?

Nano ring hair extensions are not damaging to the natural hair when fitted by a trained professional. In actual fact, they are one of the hair extensions methods that are the least damaging. They do not require heat or glue to secure them, meaning they will be kinder and gentler on the hair.

Do extensions cause hair loss?

Hair extensions can cause strain on our hair, which can, in turn, lead to traction alopecia if you continue to have hair. We always advise that you get your hair extensions applied by a professional, this will lower the risk of the extensions putting any strain on your natural hair causing hair loss.

What happens if I don’t move my extensions up?

If you go longer than 8 weeks between extension maintenance you run the risk of developing tangling and matting above the extension attachment. Sometimes this tangling and matting can be brushed out during the removal process, sometimes it causes hair to break or tangles can become so severe they need to be cut out.

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How much is it to get your extensions moved up?

Expect to pay $150 to $350 for a “move-up” appointment. This is where the stylist will remove the taped sections of hair and reapply them closer to your roots as your natural hair grows out. Make sure the salon you visit will shampoo and clean your hair before reinstalling the extensions.

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