After care and maintenance is key to maintaining healthy hair extensions. it is important to use the correct shampoo and conditioner and always use the correct type of hairbrush for detangling. it is also important to use the correct type of hair tie.
By following these simple tips you will help maintain the life and condition of your Micro and Nano ring hair extensions:
Separate Your Hair Extension Bonds Daily
This is the most important part of your aftercare routine. At least once a day separate each bond with your fingers to ensure they are sitting separately. This may sound like a long task, but it really should only take a matter of minutes. This will help prevent the bonds from tangling at the root and will make the hair extensions quick and easy to remove.
Wash Your Hair Extensions Correctly
Washing your hair extensions correctly is important to hair extension care.
Firstly you must always ensure you are using the recommended aftercare range for your hair Micro and Nano ring hair extensions. this will ensure that the shampoo and conditioner does not affect the hair extension rings causing them to slip or come loose and does not affect the quality of the hair extensions.
It is highly recommended that you purchase suitable products when having your extensions fitted. This will also be part of your Guarantee.
Always make sure you wash your hair with warm water and not hot water as this can have a negative effect on both your natural hair and your hair extensions.
its best to try and wash your hair in the shower making sure the water is flowing down your back in an upright position as flipping your hair over can cause tangling.
Always brush your hair thoroughly before washing using your hair extension brush. This is very important because it will make brushing your hair easier once you are out of the shower.
When applying shampoo wet your hair thoroughly like you would when shampooing your natural hair ensuring the water is flowing down your back.Once your hair is thoroughly wet apply your hair extension shampoo. You may need a bit more than you would normally use because you will have more hair. Pour a little of the shampoo into your hands ( this will ensure even distribution) and lather up with a little water and gently massage into your scalp but not to disturb your bonds too much. Once the scalp is covered work the shampoo through the rest of your hair using stroking instead of scrubbing the shampoo into the mid-lengths and ends. Once you have worked the shampoo through its time to rinse your hair. Do this by standing under the shower with the water running down your back and make sure you rinse thoroughly, this may take longer than you are used to because you have more hair. it is important to thoroughly rinse as this may cause you to have an itchy scalp if you do not rinse thoroughly.
Once you have thoroughly rinsed all the shampoo out, you are ready to apply the hair extension conditioner. Take a large amount of conditioner and apply it to the mid-lengths and ends only. Do not apply conditioner to the scalp or roots as this can cause the hair extensions to slip or come loose. Leave the conditioner in for a few minutes to soak in as much as possible.
After a few minutes, rinse the conditioner from your hair and squeeze out any excess water.
Hair extensions squeezed of excess water and not wrapped in a towel, instead gently squeeze and pat the hair extensions dry.
By following these basic steps you should have no problem washing your hair extensions. It is recommended that you do not wash your hair every day as this would be unhealthy for your natural hair and hair extensions. It is recommended that you wash your hair 2-3 times per week.