It’s one of our most asked questions, what products to use once you have hair extensions. We are here to talk you through the dos and don’ts and recommend some products that will keep your hair extensions looking salon worthy everyday!
The MOST important thing to know when caring for your hair extensions is what shampoo to use. We would advise avoiding hydrating shampoos, anything that says for dry or damaged hair. You will need to avoid brands such as Aveda and Kerastase.
We recommend using a gentle clarifying shampoo or volume shampoo keeping your roots moisture and oil free. We have created a handy guide for finding the correct products for your hair type.
A – Excessively oily hair: very oily and greasy hair, for someone who feels they need to wash their hair everyday.
Bumble & bumble Sunday
B -Fine Blonde hair: If your hair is more oily at the root meaning you have to wash every or every other day.
Redken high rise
C -Medium to thick colour treated hair: A thicker textured hair, Colour treated and dry condition towards the mid lengths and ends. Usually washes on average 2-3 times a week.
E – Hair loss:Has experienced hair loss. Looking to improve thickness and stimulate hair growth
Oway soothing hair bath
F- Dry sensitive scalp:Suffers from dry, sensitive scalp and would prefer a chemical free plant based product.
Oway Micro stimulating hair bath
When using conditioner we advise only using it on the mid-lengths and ends of your hair. Please avoid putting conditioner on your roots. Using a hydrating conditioner is recommended. Here are some of our favourites!
A – Excessively oily hair: Redken volume conditioner
B – Fine Blonde hair: Redken colour extend / Redken all soft / way silk & glow hair mask
C – Medium to thick colour treated hair: Redken colour extend / Redken all soft / Oway silk & glow hair mask / Pureology hydrate / Bumble & Bumble super rich conditioner / Oway colour protection hair mask
D -Very coarse dry hair: Pureology hydrate / Bumble & Bumble super rich conditioner
F – Dry sensitive scalp: Oway colour protection hair mask
We always have your best interests at heart especially when it comes to caring for your hair. Both of these oils act as a heat defence. As well as protecting your hair from styling tools, they help to smooth the cuticle and lock in moisture. Oil should be applied on the mid lengths and ends of your hair after washing and before blow drying.
Moroccan oil light – Designed for fine blonde hair
Moroccan oil – Normal to thick hair
Olaplex No7 – All hair types
We recommend using Olaplex No3 if you are looking to improve the condition of your hair. If you have heat or colour damage to the ends of your hair this is a perfect thing to add into your weekly routine. It should only be applied to the mid lengths and ends of your hair. Try to focus on your own hair first around the front, crown and parting all of the area of our own hair that we see breakage and places we use heat. If you are looking to revive your extensions or perhaps have been away on holiday and have been in the sun it is great to give them a little TLC also!
Ready for your very own hair transformation? Book in for a free consultation, we offer these in salon and via Face-Time!
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