Can I swim with my hair extensions?
Of course, you can go swimming with hair extensions on. The only condition here is that you need to know what you are working with and how to take the best care of them. While you still enjoy swimming whilst wearing our hair extensions.
Prior to swimming apply leave in conditioner and tie hair back in a loose ponytail. Immediately afterwards untie hair, rinse thoroughly with clean water, gently squeeze, towel dry and apply a leave in conditioner/deep repair mask.
Do not leave hair to dry in bun or plait. Regular exposure to salt water and chlorine can be drying on hair extensions. Always following up with a deep conditioning treatment to replenish hair extensions.
If you can get those two things done, you are ensured to have a lasting relationship with your extensions without getting wrecked by the water, the chlorine or the salt.
Can I exercise with my hair extensions?
Hair should be tied in a loose ponytail, avoid wearing in a messy bun. Brush hair thoroughly as directed before and after activities and apply leave in conditioner.
Can I use heat styling on my hair Extensions?
YES, Heated styling tools (hair dryer’s curlers, straighteners etc.) can be used on safely on human hair extensions. You should exercise with the same care you would use with your natural hair. Always use heat protection products. .
Can I color my Hair Extensions?
It is difficult to offer advice when it comes to coloring human hair extensions as it varies on a case by case basis. Because each manufacturer uses difference techniques and chemicals on their hair extensions during the manufacturing process it is difficult to predict the reaction to hair dyes. Before coloring hair extensions a strand test is highly recommended.
Can I colour my hair with extensions in?
Yes you can for solid colours a professional hairstylist is recommend.
Hair coloring should be carried out before extensions are applied. Hair color can cause hair extensions to slip out. Also hair extensions can react differently to hair dye to natural hair. For predictable results, avoid coloring hair extensions at home.
Root touch ups can be done (very carefully) around hair extensions if the bonds and hair extensions are avoided.
Tip: Only Use shampoos and conditioners which are sulphate and paraben free. As there is no direct supply of nutrients from your scalp into the Hair extensions you should avoid drying the hair out as sulphates can cause split ends to form in your hair and can make your hair look dry or frizzy over time.Invest in a Good Shampoo and Conditioner,Good Moisturizing Mask should be your Best friend.
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