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Premium Hair, Virgin Hair, Yaki Hair, Synthetic Human like and Cuticle Remy.
In this article we will explore the aforementioned types of hair extensions, their benefits, challenges and cost.
This will allow you to determine “what is the best quality” for you!
Made from 100% human hair, double-drawn at the weft for added durability, premium hair features mono-directional roots and tips that help prevent tangling and comes in a large variety of lengths, colour, and styles.
2. Virgin Hair
Virgin hair is unprocessed 100% human hair, which is collected from a single donor. The virgin hair has not been altered by dyes, perms or bleach.
3. Yaki Hair
Yaki hair refers to its texture, in that this hair resembles chemically treated or processed hair. Yaki hair may be from a synthetic or 100% human hair source and the hair is collected from various sources rather than from a single donor. Yaki hair comes in a large variety of lengths, colour, curl patterns and styles.
4. Synthetic Human like
Human-like high temperature synthetic hair extensions are a new development in the industry. High temperature fiber is sometimes referred to as Heat Resistant Fiber. This hair can be curled using curling irons or straightened using ceramic straighteners at a maximum of 300 degrees Fahrenheit and behaves very much like human hair extensions. Synthetic human-like comes in a wide range of colours, textures, curls and styles.
5. Cuticle Remy
Cuticle Remy Hair, has the longest life span of all the human hair extension products on the market. Cuticle Remy means the hair's cuticles are kept intact and always lined up in one direction. Cuticle Remy hair feels smoother, is longer lasting and considered tangle free. This type of hair comes in two subcategories; European (Russian) or Indian/Asian. The European (Russian) hair is a very costly option, as the hard to achieve ash tones and blonde colours are attainable with this hair type. The most common length with Cuticle Remy European (Russian) is 16”-20” as 20 plus inches are harder to access due to low supply. Longer lengths 20” and over are usually more readily available in the Indian/Asian hair type of Cuticle Remy, but only in the darker warmer colours and tones.
How much do Hair Extensions cost - 8 things to consider?
1. How much your Hair extensions cost will be determined by answering the following questions:
2. Types of Hair in my hair extensions?
3. How much hair do I need for my extensions?
4. Length of my hair extensions
5. Colour of my hair extensions
6. Application / Installation of my hair extensions
The cost to install your hair extensions will range from $200.00 and up based on a number of factors including -
7. Hair Extension methods
8. Maintaining my hair extensions
The best solution for thick, long and healthy looking hair
Hair extensions are a quick and easy way to add length, volume, and elegance to your life. The various available installation methods also allow your hair extensions installation technician to place your new hair to compensate for any hair challenges that you may have. Hair Extensions are great for those looking to enhance their natural hair as well as address issues of thinning hair or hair loss.
Where to buy the best hair extension deals
We suggest buying your hair extensions from a trusted local retailer, technician or online store. Ensure that the online store has a phone contact and the customer service representative answering your call knows the products and can provide you with guidance. There are many sellers on line, so we suggest shopping at your local online store.
Hair Extensions are an easy and great way to add more length, volume and style to your locks.
As hair extensions professionals and educators we are often asked “will hair extensions damage my natural hair? In this article we will explore this question by reviewing the factors that may lead to hair damage.
Best used for medium to medium thick hair
These methods may cause damage if the beads or ring are made out of hard metal. The best beads to use is a soft copper base with a silicone insert to protect your natural hair. As well, a soft bead makes it possible to easily open beads or ring to remove or do maintenance. A 1:1 ratio rule should be applied to all bead or ring extension methods, meaning equal amounts of hair to extensions. Often clients and technicians choose to put more extension hair than natural hair in a bead or ring. Doing so will cause damage, especially with compromised natural hair. These methods would be considered to have minimal to no damage.
As with the Tape in method of installation, glue methods are straightforward and should also follow the 1:1 extension to hair rule. When removing extensions installed with glue the right products, tools and patience will be paramount in eliminating damage. These methods should be considered to have some damage associated with removal.
These are methods that all require complex and similar skill sets to install. In addition to taking the same precautions as other installation methods, tension is the singularly most important issue to be aware of with braided, twist, crochet and twisted installation methods, while maintaining the 1:1 rule of installation.
Overly tensioned or too tightly placed installation will cause tension alopecia over time that can lead to permanent hair loss. This can be 100% eliminated if the technician only applies minimal tension. These methods would be considered to have minimal to no damage.
2. Condition of your natural hair
The following 8 challenges are important to be aware of, or improve, before considering any new hair styles or treatment. Please discuss your hair history with your extension technician during your consultation in order to resolve the following, and to select the best hair extension method for you.
It is important and positively beneficial to the health of your hair, and your bank account, for you maintain a regular and timely maintenance schedule. An inconsistent maintenance schedule will lead to tangles, ill fitting extensions, breakage, a short life span of your installation and unsightly looking hair. The following are best practice guidelines to adopt with respect to frequency of maintenance but they can be shorter depending on lifestyle and a fast hair growth cycle.
The following methods will require removal and reinstallation in 8 to 10 weeks. these methods are, Braided, Twist, Crochet and Twisted methodsIn conclusion, as educators in the industry, we want to stress that if your extensions are not properly installed, cared for, maintained or removed on a timely schedule, they will cause damage like any other hair style or treatment.
Additionally, there are some methods involving tape or glue that are a challenge to remove and can cause damage regardless of the skill of the technician. These methods are best used for clients with very strong and healthy hair. It is important to keep your natural hair, hair extensions and scalp hydrated.
In addition it is important to maintain a good diet and to handle extensions and hair with care by keeping to a minimum any heat styling and use of harsh products such as dry shampoo, gels, hair sprays and alcohol based products.
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