Sealing your wefts is highly suggested to reduce any shedding of the hair and extend the longevity of your extensions. While shedding is very minimal all hair, including your own does shed. Sealing your wefts will reduce this tremendously.
- Always comb the hair from the ends to the roots to get rid of knots with a paddle brush or wide toothcomb.
- Wash the hair once a week. Virgin hair is more prone to being greasy than our own so it’s important to keep it clean. Only use professional sulfate, alcohol free products that are high in moisture such as Keri Kare, Mizani, Design Essentials etc. Before washing your hair extensions: Brush your hair and remove all tangles and knots. Distribute shampoo and conditioner evenly throughout the hair. Always wash the hair going in a downward motion. Apply a deep moisturizing conditioner to your extensions.
- Try to reduce the amount of heat your hair is exposed to by air-drying instead of blow-drying. If you do decide to blow-dry, straighten or curl the hair, use a heat protectant on the hair.
- Avoid greasy or heavy products, as it will weigh down the hair.
- To maintain your hairs curls/waves flexi rods are suggested to eliminate excessive heat.
- Before Going to Bed: Gently brush hair to remove all tangles. Braid your hair into a couple of big braids, wrap your hair, or tie your hair into a ponytail or bun. Sleeping in a satin scarf is also beneficial.
- Wavy & Curly Hair: The tighter the wave or curl the higher the maintenance. If you have wavy or curly textured hair extensions and plan to wear the hair wavy or curly you need to apply a curl defining/curl control cream or leave in conditioner while the hair is wet. This way it will stop the hair from frizzing and lock in the wave or curl in the hair. Note: using heavy products will cause the hair to tangle and not feels as soft.
- Always seek a professional for any type of chemical processing
- Lace wigs, closures and frontals the same tips apply. The lace is very delicate handle with care.