Are keratin bond extensions good for your hair?
“Keratin hair extensions can potentially damage your hair,” Hazan says. “Particularly if you leave them in for too long of a stretch of time, and if you never let your hair breathe and grow without the heavy weight of long extensions.” They typically last around 3–5 months, depending on how well you take care of them.
How long does it take to put in keratin hair extensions?
Since they are applied strand by strand, the application process for keratin bond extensions can take around 2 hours. It is a tedious process during which you can’t do anything but wait for the expert to get done. That can cause discomfort and irritation after a while.
How many keratin extensions do I need for a full head?
A full head of extensions range from 5 to 9 packs of hair, assuming each pack contains 20 strands, 1g per strand. If your client has fine, thin hair with some layers and about shoulder length, chances are 5 to 6 packs may be enough.
Can you reuse keratin bond extensions?
You can absolutely reuse your pre bonded hair extensions. Just keep them in good condition, and you’ll be ready to have them refitted! Take care of your pre-bonded hair extensions and keep the hair in good condition and you can 100% reuse them.
How much do keratin bond extensions cost?
Keratin bond extensions typically cost between $800 and $1,400. This higher cost is due to the complexity of the application. The technician must add up to 150 pieces or more of human hair strands to the head to create a natural look.
Can you swim with keratin extensions?
It’s OK to go swimming, of course, but don’t allow extensions to soak in water for too long, and dry them as soon as you get out of the pool or ocean. Arussi recommends rough-drying the bonded areas every time they get wet to help extensions last longer. You can let the rest of the hair air-dry.
How do you take care of keratin bond hair extensions?
Take care of your beautiful locks by:
- Going easy on the washing – once a week is a plenty!
- Brush it out – always (always, always!) …
- Specialist care – always use sulphate-free and alcohol-free products on your pre-bonded extensions.
- Stay cool – never use hot water on your hair; wash with lukewarm or cool water.