Chlorine Effects on Hair Extensions
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Hair Care Tips

Chlorine and Its Effects on Extensions

Many clients may ask for extensions before vacations or for their summertime hairstyle! During their pre-extensions consultation, you must discuss with them the precautions they need to take when swimming in chlorinated water. Chlorine is used to keep the water clean; however, it can do a lot of damage to hair extensions. By following a few easy steps, you can prevent this!

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Be Proactive Fight Hard Water Damage
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Hair Care Tips

Be Proactive, Prevent Hard Water Damage

If you didn’t know, the minerals in hard water can cause a build-up on the hair, starving it of both moisture and necessary oils. The damage caused by hard water exposure can take a severe toll on both your natural hair and your hair extensions. Be proactive and learn how you can prevent damage to the integrity of your extensions.

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Hair Extensions, Hand Tied Weft

Hand Tied Weft

Hand tied weft services have become a huge craze in the extension market; with few companies offering education or even the extensions themselves, the demand is growing. If you’re reading this blog, you’ve probably heard about our new Hand Tied Wefts and are hoping to learn more, or are deciding if you should be offering this service to build your business behind the chair? Whatever the case may be, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about our latest system. Well, let’s dive right in!

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Clip in Hair Extensions, Fusion Hair Extensions, Hair Extensions, Tape-In Hair Extensions

Ponytail Placement Tips

If your client likes variety and utilizes ponytails, your job as a stylist is to know every little detail about how they plan to style their hair. Do they like high ponys? Middle? Low? Updos? Once they’ve established their desired hairstyles, start mapping out the head. It’s important to know where the extensions will end up before you begin the application for a number of reasons: To know how many extensions will be needed, how to create the desired look, and an organized layout means more comfort.

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Re-Taping
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Hair Extensions, Tape-In Hair Extensions, Uncategorized

Re-Taping Tape-In Hair Extensions

The best part about Tape-Ins is that they can be reused up to 3 times! The key to making them last are the follow-up appointments, every 6-8 weeks. During these move-up appointments, you’ll be removing, and re-taping Tape-In Hair Extensions. It’s a simple process, but if done improperly can cause slippage. That’s why we’re going to give you a step-by-step on the proper Aqua technique!

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Hair Extensions Changing Color
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Hair Care Tips, Hair Extensions

Hair Extensions Changing Color?

It’s officially Summer, so you know what that means… Beaches, pools, and fun in the sun! Unfortunately for some, you might experience your hair extensions changing color. Don’t freak out just yet! We’re about to tell you why this might be happening, and how to fix it.

This problem is more common than you may think, and most of the causes are avoidable, or reversible. The 4 primary suspects are hard water, chlorine, saltwater, and sun exposure.

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Bond Cutting Pliers
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Fusion Hair Extensions, Hair Extensions

How To Use Bond Cutting Pliers

As a hairstylist, flexibility is crucial. With every client that comes in, there will be new challenges to face. That goes especially for your hair extension clients. When someone sits in your chair, always take into consideration their hair type: Is it thick, thin or medium? Depending on the answer, you may need to customize their keratin fusion bonds with Bond Cutting Pliers.

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Cost of Initial Service and Maintenance
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Cylinder Extensions, Fusion Hair Extensions, Hair Extensions, I-Tip Extensions, Micro Bead Hair Extensions, Tape-In Hair Extensions

Cost of Initial Service & Maintenance

The most common questions asked by new extension clients are “What does the initial service cost?” and “What does maintenance cost?” (Modern Salon Hair+Research 2017), and rightfully so- after all, for such a pricey investment, people are going to want to know what they are signing up for.

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