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Answering Your Top Hair Extension Questions: A FAQ Guide

Top Hair Extension Questions: A FAQ Guide

Hair extensions are a wonderful way to enhance the length, volume, style, or colour of your hair. However, the wide variety of types and application methods can make it challenging to know where to begin. This guide aims to tackle some of the most frequently asked questions about hair extensions, helping you make a well-informed choice to determine if they suit your needs.

What exactly are hair extensions and how do they function?

Our hair extensions consist of either 100% real human hair that are affixed to your natural hair, boosting its length, volume, and/or colour. Various techniques such as tape-in, clip-in hair extensions, weft, bonded u-tip, and micro/nano-ring i-tip extensions can be used to apply them. The right technique will largely depend on your individual preferences, lifestyle, and the end look you wish to achieve.

What is the lifespan of hair extensions?

The longevity of hair extensions is influenced by various factors, such as the quality of the hair used, the method of application, and the level of care they receive. High-grade human hair extensions like Remy hair extensions, can generally last between 2 to 3 months with appropriate care. Other hair extension companies sell synthetic extensions typically have a shorter life span of a few weeks.

Will hair extensions damage my natural hair?

If applied and maintained correctly, hair extensions should not be damaging to your natural hair. Nevertheless, improper fitting, undue tension, or lax maintenance could potentially harm your hair. To keep your natural hair in optimal condition, get your extensions installed by a skilled professional and adhere to the care routine they recommend.

Can I colour my hair extensions?

Yes, you can dye human hair extensions, including Remy hair extensions. However, it's strongly advised to consult with a hairdresser specialising in extensions. They will provide guidance on suitable dyeing methods and products, ensuring you get the best outcome. however please be aware that once our hair products have been modified we are unable to accept returns and any issues that arise with the hair after colouring the extensions is at your own risk.

Can I remove the extensions myself?

Attempting to remove your hair extensions on your own is not recommended. To ensure your natural hair remains undamaged, it's best to have them professionally removed by a trained stylist, who will use the proper techniques for safe removal.

Still have questions? We invite you to check out our comprehensive Hair Extension FAQ's page for additional information that can guide you through the world of hair extensions, clip in hair extensions, and more!