Hair extensions are a very important part of hair growth.
Clip-in hair extensions can be very easy to maintain and require little effort. However, it is true that they are not difficult to care for. Yes, that was me. I made you think about life and whatnot in just one sentence. That’s how we do it here at The Daily, sharing wisdom with every article. This kind of writing is not available anywhere else.
Let’s get to work and find out what to do if your extensions are going to last more than a few weeks.
You will need to take care of your extensions. It is not a complicated process, but it is worth the effort.
Be patient, but don’t hurry.
Regular brushing of your extensions should be a habitual activity. If you don’t wear your extensions, you don’t need to brush them daily. However, if you do, it is important to brush before and after. This is a part I don’t mind doing. I might go overboard sometimes because they are so soft and silky. Okay, so I may have forgotten that they aren’t cute furry pets that require constant care.
Be patient while brushing. Start at the bottom, and then move up to detangle those areas. Continue this process until you are satisfied. Do not pull too hard as this can cause hair breakage. You will have hair extensions that look less than ideal.
Wash your clothes but do not overwash.
Clip-in hair extensions do not receive the same moisture as our hair. This is why it’s important to avoid drying them out. They can be damaged by excessive washing. It is best to wash them once every four to six weeks. The time frame will depend on the location you took them and how many styling products they used. We’re not suggesting that you should wash your clothes every day, but we do recommend that you use less.
Dry shampoos are a great option if you don’t want to think about your hair for a week and can’t sleep at night. This will make your hair feel calm and won’t cause any damage.
You can be a boss and condition yourself!
This is a crucial step when it comes to hair extensions. Regular moisturizing is essential to maintain hair’s health and shine. If regular conditioners seem too complicated, you can use a lean-in conditioner. Do not apply too many nourishing products to your hair. They will make it look dull and lifeless.
Always dry your clothes.
It’s not easy to turn off the dryer. But in this instance, it is worth the sacrifice. Excessive heat and hair extensions are bad together. You should not mix them, just like chocolate and sad movies. If you are busy and don’t have the time to dry your extensions, don’t wash them. To remove any tangles, run your fingers over them and let them dry on a towel.
You can be a rebel if you don’t want to listen to advice or don’t have time to dry the extensions.
One person is never too old to get a trim.
We are sure you will love your hair extensions as much as your first child. You promise to protect them from any bad things. You won’t always be able to protect your hair extensions forever because life is sometimes hard. Your hair extensions will eventually split no matter what you do. You don’t need to be miserable for days. A little trimming is all that’s needed. Remember that you only need to trim a small amount and that a professional can do the job when it is necessary. Don’t feel guilty, we don’t judge you and know that you tried your best. Perhaps it’s only daredevils who blow dry their hair!
Combat the heat.
I am sure that despite your best efforts to use heated hair dryers to style your hair, you failed. I haven’t either! We all succumb to the temptation of curling irons, flat irons, and blow dryers. This is because appliances can damage hair in some way. There are many heat protectors available. You can make your extensions last longer by using heat protectors whenever you use any type of hair styling tool.
Swimming caps are essential.
Clip-in hair extensions are easy to apply and can be removed before you jump in the pool. You can’t live without them, but you need to be careful to not cause any harm. Swimming caps. Although they may not be the hottest item of the season, we are certain that you will love the protection it offers, especially if your hair looks good after a swim. You must protect your hair extensions from the damaging effects of chlorine and salt, unless you’re into trailer park fashion.
Take good care of them.
Don’t just abuse your extension. Show love! Don’t throw them away after you have used them. It is best to place them in a large enough container to hold them. You should make sure that they are neatly laid out, not in a heap.
This will help you to not cause a heart attack for your grandmother in the middle of the night if she sees your hair extensions scattered all over the floor.
They can be safely colored.
If you must color your hair, do it correctly. Although human hair extensions can be dyed easily, it is best to have this job done by professionals. While it is not difficult and it can be done yourself, a professional will have a better chance of getting the perfect color. You can also hover over your client and ask him a million questions to help you decide what next time. He won’t mind, I’m sure! Remember that you should first color your hair naturally and then color your extensions to match it.
Be patient and don’t get bogged down.
Don’t forget to store your extensions after a day. Use a wide tooth brush to untangle extensions. Start at the bottom and work your way up to the top. A wide tooth comb is a must for hair extensions. It will help you remove knots and prevent damage.
These are 10 tips that will help you care for your extensions like a pro. Don’t be afraid to share any other tips that you might have.