How to Wash Hair Extensions

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WASHING HUMAN HAIR EXTENSIONS

The extension hair as well as your own hair should only be shampooed and conditioned twice a week. In between cleaning, rinse with cool water if necessary.
If you use hair spray or other styling products, avoid using those that contain alcohol. These products will dry out the extension hair.
Be sure to brush the extensions and remove all tangles before shampooing. This short step is useful in preventing knots that can get locked in the hair from the water. When you comb your hair always work from the bottom up, gently combing out tangles. Use a wide tooth comb or looped hair brush when brushing your hair to avoid pulling at the bonds.
When washing the hair, always wash it in a downward motion. Do not mix it all together and create unnecessary tangles. Use your fingers in a horizontal motion between wefts to clean your scalp. When rinsing, do the same to be sure that all shampoo and conditioner residue are washed out. Also, try not to pour your shampoo or conditioner onto the top of your head. You are adding unnecessary products directly to the bonds and letting it soak in. Pour into your hands and slowly work the right amount of product in.
Although the extension hair is real, it is not receiving nutrients from the scalp like your own hair. Heat is your hair extension's biggest enemy. The more you use on it, the shorter the life span of your hair. We cannot guarantee that the hair will remain silky if you use the blow dryer or curling iron. If you must use heat, be sure you use an oil free leave-in conditioner first. We also recommend that for curling the hair, you use steamrollers.

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