For a woman’s beauty and good self-image the hair plays a pivotal role. Hence when a woman decides to extend the length of her locks whether using a real or synthetic hair extensions, it is paramount that it still achieves that desired beautiful look. With proper hair extensions care, they not only would look great but will also last for more time.
Let’s starts with the basic hair extensions care tools that you must be having in your possession as a woman:Quality shampoo, don’t be big on saving on expenditure rather than be big on getting quality.Quality leave-on conditioner, which you could use before and after going to bed.Appropriate brush with nylon bristles for the hair extensions.Good Scrunchie to hold your hair at bedtime.Good hot iron heat protections spray to be used when straightening the hair.
For starters, it is recommended that you first wash your hair 5 days after having the extensions put on, although your scalp will be itchy, you should just spray it with leave-on conditioner but do not wash it till the 6th day.
Bed time care for hair extensions, involves tying your hair with a scrunchie into a bun, this keeps it from tangling. Also when going to bed, ensure your hair is dry not dump. You should brush the hair using a particular hair brush for extensions, as it helps in reducing pulling on the extensions while brushing and keeps the extensions longer. Should the hair be somewhat matted, you should start brushing near the end as you slowly brush down moving up until is completely untangled throughout.
While washing the extensions, there is the right and wrong way to do it. Prior to washing you should brush thoroughly so that all knots are removed. Keeping the hair dry, shampoo it and leave on the shampoo for 10 minutes then wash out the shampoo in straight strokes having water power through your hair. You should not let the roots be saturated for more than a week. While shampooing ensure your head is tilted backwards under the shower, or make a centre split then shower from side to side. You should never tilt your hair over a basin or a bath. Except when you are just washing the front of your own hair not the extensions. Whey drying the hair use medium heat, and dry the roots first. Ensuring you dry the inter-weaved parts first, so as to soak up the water weight. Caution ought to be taken not to wash the hair daily as this would lead to loosening of the extensions quickly.
It may be referred to as dry weather care, this is when you intend to go out when there is a hot weather. It’s important to note that hot or cold bond techniques don’t agree well with hot weather. It’s recommended that you visit a hair extension expert before you go out on hot weathered vacations, to check your extensions are fitted well.
When you are out having fun swimming ensure that you always have your swim cap on, preferably one made of latex. After swimming especially if it was in a swimming pool, ensure you wash your hair immediately to remove any chemicals that may be damaging, which could have snuck into your cap while swimming.