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Below are questions we frequently receive about Brazilian Virgin Hair extensions, including hair extensions, proper care and use of hair extensions, application of hair extensions, and how to buy hair extensions online.
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About Hair Extensions:
1. What are hair extensions?
Hair extensions are strands of human or synthetic hair that can be attached to your scalp through a variety of methods, appearing as if the hair is your own.
Hair extensions are used to extend the length of hair, provide volume, or add highlights to your own hair.
2. What quality should I look for when buying hair extensions?
Remy hair extensions — Remy hair extensions are a form of human hair that has been grown in one direction with the cuticle intact.Silky and resistant to tangling, remy hair is an excellent choice when shopping for hair extensions.
3. What does “virgin ” mean?
Virgin hair indicates that the hair hasn’t been colored or processed in any way.
The “virgin hair” is collected by tying off the hair to maintain the direction of the cuticle and then cut.After the hair is cut and collected it can be sewn on a weft, pre-bonded, made into wigs or left in bulk form.
4. What materials comprise hair extensions?
Hair used for hair extensions varies in grade and quality. From synthetic to human, hair strands used for extensions, wigs, ponytails, and falls are either fabricated, grown, or collected.
Human Hair—The most desirable form, Remy hair, has been cut from a human head of hair, as opposed to residual hair that has fallen or been brushed off.
Synthetic Hair—Made from Kanekalon or Toyokalon, synthetic hair costs less than human hair; however, it has limitations not found in real hair that range from heating and styling to texture matching.
5. What is the difference between synthetic and human hair extensions?
Hair extensions made from human hair can be dyed, curled, heated, styled, washed, and treated like natural hair.
Hair extensions made from synthetic hair are sensitive to the sun, don’t last as long as human hair, are temperamental to styling, and cannot blend in as well with your real hair. For the few extra dollars, human hair extensions are a good investment.
By the way,human hair has natural protein .It is easy to tell by burning and smell : human hair will be ash , which will go away after pinching.brazilian virgin hair will smell foul .
When burning , the human hair will show white smoke.While synthetic hair will be a sticky ball after burning and will show black smoke.weft hair extensions.Moreover, human hair may have very few gray hair and split ends. It is normal and not a quality problem.
6. Are cheap hair extensions worth buying?
Let’s define cheap hair extensions: If “cheap” means “affordable”, ITL hair extensions are “cheap”, made from the finest human hair and competitively priced. If “cheap hair extensions” are those made from synthetic or low-grade human hair, these are not worth buying.
7. Are ITL hair extensions made from 100% human hair?
Absolutely! ITL hair extensions are made from the finest 100% Remy human hair. Soft to touch and silky in appearance, our hair extensions are completely natural looking so no one will ever suspect they exist!
Hair Extension Care and Usage:
8. Who can wear hair extensions?
While hair extensions are safe for men, women, and children. For women who want to dress up and have fun, the clip in hair extensions, which are easy to remove and easy to change, are the best option.
9. When should hair extensions be worn?
Hair extensions should be worn whenever you want! Formal occasions can be dressed up with a hairpiece; everyday hair maintenance can be reduced with extensions, and changes of seasons can be celebrated with ponytails.
10. How do you affix hair extensions?
There are many ways to adhere the hair extensions to your scalp. Most should be done in a professional salon, while the clip in hair extensions can be quickly inserted at home:
Bonding—Bonding glue is applied onto the weft portion of the hair extension and then pressed into position at the root of your hair.
Weaving—This process is created using a cornrow or track around the head and close to the scalp. The hair weft is then sewn on to the tracks.
Strand-by-strand fusion—Done in small sections using heated adhesive sticks that have been placed in a glue gun, each strand-by-strand hair extension is added directly to your own hair.
Clip in—Using small snap-on clips that have been sewn onto the hair extensions, these can be quickly inserted into the hair without the help from a professional.
11. Are hair extensions permanent or temporary?
Permanent hair extensions—Hair extensions are never “permanent” in the true sense of the word but can last for months. Compared to clip in hair extensions, the bonding process used to affix hair extensions to the scalp has a much more “permanent” effect.
Clip in hair extensions—For those seeking a quick change that can be undone on demand, clip in hair extensions are the answer.
How should I care for my hair extensions?
Hair extensions are easy to maintain and instantly bring a new look to your life.
12.Why are my hair extensions getting tangled?
It could be caused by dry hair. Pls make sure to wash & condition your hair at least once a week, twice a week is better. brazilian virgin hair Comb the hair from time to time. You could go to your stylist for further suggestions.
13. Why the colors of hair extensions don`t seems exactly as the pictures show or description says?
Different monitor have different displays. The same color number may have a little color difference. You could dye the brazilian virgin hair if you need different colour.
14.How brush the lace frontal closure?
For lace closure, it’s handmade, and it may have some untied hair mix in after slightly pull it will be better, and do not brush your hair vigorously, please be tender. Then Please use the big wide tooth comb to brush hair,not use the small tooth.
15. Can I color hair extensions?
Yes. Hair extensions have already undergone a chemical process and are designed to accept color change. You might want to test the color on a few strands first to make sure the resulting shade is what you anticipate.
We also recommend using a semi permanent color as it is much more gentle on the hair extensions.Colouring by yourself will take a risk of not coming out the shade you want. If you can’t get to a salon, please always use a good quality products and test a small sample first.
16. Can I straighten hair extensions?
Yes. You can straighten, blow-dry, curl, and style the human hair extensions, just as you would your own hair. However, don’t do it too frequently, or the heat will make the hair easily get dry and tangled.
17. Can I swim with hair extensions?
Surf’s up! Go swimming, dance, jog, and live your life as you normally would with ITL hair extensions.
18. What products can be used on hair extensions?
Stick to good quality products formulated for dry and damaged hair as they will keep the strands healthy and moisturized. Heat protectant serums and leave-in conditioners are also beneficial.
19. How long will hair extensions last?
Bonded hair extensions can last anywhere from several months to one year or more, depending on hair growth pattern, care (have them tightened periodically), quality, and your lifestyle. The average lifespan for hair extensions is three months.
20. How long does my hair have to be to wear hair extensions?
Your hair does not have to be very long to enjoy the beauty of wearing hair extensions. We’ve seen hair extensions applied to hair as short as 3” in length but recommend starting lengths of at least 10” for best results.