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Extension Maintenance

Washing

  • Shampoo no more than 1-2 times per week.

  • Brush out extensions with a WetBrush before getting into the shower. This helps prevent deep tangles and matting.

  • Use a sulfate free shampoo and conditioner.

  • Shampoo gently between the row, no need for vigorous scrubbing.

  • Don't pile hair on top of your head.

  • Do NOT use products with Keratin.

  • Do NOT use purple shampoo.

  • Use a leave in oil combo right after your shower and before brushing out your hair and extensions with a WetBrush (again).

  • When brushing hair, start from your ends and work your way up to the scalp.

  • Hold the hair in one hand (like a ponytail) and brush downward.

 

Styling

  • After washing, mostly air dry (if time permits) and then finish off with a blow dryer to smooth extension hair and help it to blend with your natural hair.

  • Tousle dry your hair 95% of the way (meaning no tugging with a brush, just use your hands/fingers). It's important to NOT round brush your hair from start to finish of your blow dry. That puts unnecessary tension on your beadwork at the scalp.

  • ONLY during the last few minutes of your blow dry, you can use a round brush and a small amount of tension to smooth your hair with the extension hair.

  • If you visit a Blow Dry Bar, please advise them to follow the same guidelines.

  • If curling your extensions, run the extension hair through the curling iron to smooth the hair once or twice, before placing curls. This will give your extensions a more polished look, close the cuticle, and prolong the life of your extension hair.

  • Overnight braids are a great option to obtain a 'heat free' wavy/beachy look.

Sleeping

  • Brush your hair out, apply oil, and then place it in a braid, loose low ponytail, or super loose topknot to keep your extensions tangle free.

 

Other

  • After a few washes, the extension hair will expand and take on a more realistic hair texture.

  • If you notice excessive tangling or shedding, please contact us, as these are quick fixes when addressed right away.

  • Carefully wear high ponytails & topknots. ways be mindful of pulling on your beads.

  • Avoid sunscreen on your extension hair as it will turn it a peachy color that's almost impossible to correct. If this happens, new hair is likely the only fix. Avobenzone is the ingredient that reacts with extension hair. 

  • Please reach out to us if you have any questions or concerns! We truly want you to have the best experience with your new hair!