Frequently Asked Questions:

What are hair extensions?

Hair extensions are strands of real or synthetic hair that are added to your natural hair to increase its length, volume, or thickness.

How long do hair extensions typically last?

The lifespan of hair extensions varies depending on the type and quality. Some extensions can last up to six to eight weeks, while others, like tape-in extensions, can last several months with proper care.

Are hair extensions suitable for all hair types?

Yes, hair extensions can be tailored to suit various hair types, including straight, wavy, curly, and even textured hair.

Do hair extensions damage natural hair?

When applied and maintained correctly, hair extensions should not cause damage to your natural hair. It's important to follow care instructions and have them professionally applied and removed.

Can I style and treat hair extensions like my own hair?

In most cases, yes. You can style, curl, straighten, and even color hair extensions, but it's important to use heat protectants and avoid excessive heat or chemicals to maintain their quality.

How do I choose the right hair extensions for me?

The right choice depends on your hair type, desired look, and budget. Consult with a professional stylist who can recommend the best type and length for your needs.

What is the difference between synthetic and human hair extensions?

Human hair extensions are made from real hair and offer a more natural look and feel. Synthetic extensions are made from synthetic fibers and are typically more affordable but may not blend as seamlessly.

How are hair extensions applied?

There are various methods for applying hair extensions, including clip-in, tape-in, sew-in, fusion, and micro-link methods. The chosen method depends on your preferences and hair type.

Can I wash and maintain hair extensions like my own hair?

Yes, you can wash and care for hair extensions like your natural hair. However, it's essential to use sulfate-free shampoos and conditioners and avoid excessive tangling.

Can I remove hair extensions at home?

It is recommended to have hair extensions professionally removed to prevent damage to your natural hair. Attempting to remove them yourself may lead to hair breakage or discomfort.

How do I choose the right hair color for my skin tone?

Consult with a professional colorist who can analyze your skin tone and recommend complementary hair colors that enhance your overall look.

Is it safe to color my hair during pregnancy?

It's generally considered safe to color your hair during pregnancy, but it's recommended to use ammonia-free or low-ammonia hair color products and consult with your healthcare provider.

How often should I get a haircut to maintain healthy hair?

Regular haircuts every 6-8 weeks help prevent split ends and maintain hair health. However, the frequency can vary based on your hair type and style.

What is a keratin treatment, and how does it benefit my hair?

A keratin treatment is a hair smoothing and strengthening procedure that reduces frizz, enhances shine, and improves manageability by infusing hair with keratin protein.

How long does a keratin treatment last, and what is the aftercare?

The results can last several weeks to a few months, depending on the treatment type and maintenance. Aftercare often involves using sulfate-free products and avoiding excessive heat.

How should I prepare my skin before a makeup session?

Cleanse and moisturize your skin before your appointment, and if needed, let your makeup artist know of any specific skin concerns or sensitivities for the best results.

How long do eyelash extensions last?

Eyelash extensions typically last for several weeks, with most clients enjoying the results for 4 to 6 weeks before needing a touch-up. The longevity can vary based on factors like your natural lash growth cycle, aftercare, and the type of adhesive used. Regular touch-up appointments can help maintain your desired lash look.

Are eyelash extensions safe for my natural lashes?

When applied by a skilled and experienced lash technician, eyelash extensions are generally safe for your natural lashes. The extensions are designed to be lightweight and not damage your existing lashes. However, it's crucial to follow aftercare instructions, avoid excessive rubbing or pulling, and refrain from using oil-based products near your eyes to ensure the health of your natural lashes. If you have concerns, discuss them with your lash technician during your consultation.