Best Hair Extension Care Products

Hair Extension Care Products

To increase the volume and length of hair, hair extensions are the best option. However, taking good care of hair extensions is very important because it can end up with matted hair, dull strands, or even worse, damage to real hair. To protect you from these bad conditions, we have listed below some of the best hair extension care products which will help you to take care of your hair extensions.

Extensions give the desired look and texture of hair and also look very beautiful, just like natural hair. Extensions are made by two methods: “real human hair extensions” and “synthetic hair extensions.” So, you can choose or try any type according to your choice and budget.

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Types of extensions:

As we have mentioned that there are many types of extensions and you can choose. Below we have mentioned everything you need to know before choosing the perfect hair extensions for yourself. Some basic and quite popular types of extensions are:

Clip-in hair extensions

Clip-in hair extension comes with several hair strands with attached clips made up of fabric or silicon. It is easy to use clip-in hair extensions as they are removable.

How To use these extensions:

  1. Take a layer of hair 
  2. Comb the layer from the scalp
  3. Side rest of hair
  4. Attach the clip on the layer 
  5. Press the clip
  6. Comb all the hair together
  1. Tape-in hair extensions

It is one of the easiest ways to attach extensions to the hair, but these extensions are a little expensive as compared to clip-in hair extensions. These are suitable for daily use, holiday, or parties. 

Tape-in extensions can be removed by using a remover.

How to use these extensions:

  1. Separate a layer of hair
  2. Combe the layer
  3. Side rest hair
  4. Remove the paper on tape of the extension
  5. Stick the taped extensions on the scalp of the separate layer
  6. Press the tape
  7. Comb all the hair together
  1. Sew-in hair extensions/weave

These are the permanent type of extensions and can not be removed easily. These extensions are sewed by hairstylists in your natural hair.

Process of getting sew-in hair extensions:

  1. Strain the scalp
  2. Separate the layer
  3. Sew the extension together with the separated layer of hair

This process takes a lot of time and is quite painful too.

Fusion & pre-bonded hair extensions

This type of extension includes guiling the extension of the natural hair extension on the scalp.

Process of pre-bonded hair extensions:

  1. Separate hair in layers
  2. Apply glue on the scalp
  3. Attach a layer of natural hair extensions on the scalp
  4. Leave the hair for 3-4 hours
  5. After this, comb the hair
  1. Microlink hair extensions

These extensions are also known as micro bead hair extensions or micro loop hair extensions. These are applied by attaching tiny wefts of hair too small sections of the natural hair with a small silicone-lined bead.

Process of getting these extensions:

  1. Separate the layer of hair
  2. Add the micro hair extension together
  3. Mix with reso the hair
  4. Comb the hair
  1. Wigs and hairpieces

As we all know that wigs also help in increasing the look and volume of hair, but wigs give artificial looks due to which they are not in the trend.

However, if you don’t want to get extensions, then wigs can be the best choice for you.

How to use wigs:

  1. Open the wig
  2. Place all the hair inside the wig
  3. Wear the wig on the scalp 
  4. Comb the hair

Hair extension care products

After getting hair extensions, it is very important to take care of them; otherwise, you have to face complications, as mentioned above.

Following are the list of the best hair extensions care products you can use to keep your extensions clean and untangled:

Best Shampoo for hair extensions:

It’s important to wash the hair extensions from time to time, to maintain the hygiene and proper look. Some popular shampoos for hair extension are:

  • Save: L’oreal ever pure moisture shampoo ($12)

Pros:

  1. Sulphate free
  2. Salt free
  3. No drying alcohols
  4. Formulated for hair color
  5. Contains rosemary oil
  • Splurge: playa everyday shampoo ($37)

Pros:

  1. Formulated with coconut
  2. The right amount of cleanser
  3. Sulphate free
  4. Paraben-free
  5. Free from formaldehyde

Best conditioner for hair extensions:

Along with Shampoo, it’s important to use a good hair conditioner. Few recommended ones are:

  • Save: Aveeno pure renewal ($12)

Pros:

  1. Sulphate free
  2. Alcohol-free
  3. Contains seaweed extract
  4. Rich in vitamins, proteins, and minerals
  • Splurge: bumble & bumble super rich conditioner ($38)

Pros:

  1. More luxurious
  2. Thick and creamy
  3. Free from paraben
  4. Free from sulphate
  5. Contains cetyl and stearyl alcohols

Best hair mask for hair extensions:

Along with using proper Shampoo and conditioner, in order to maintain the right moisture in hair extensions and keep them shinier, it’s important to use a hair mask.

  • Save: Moroccan oil intense hydrating mask ($22)

Pros:

  1. Contains argan oil
  2. Full of antioxidants and vitamin E
  3. Formulated with no sulphate
  4. No parabens
  5. Thick and classic
  • Splurge: love hair nourishing treatment mask ($40)

Pros: 

  1. 100% natural
  2. Organic
  3. Cruelty-free
  4. Effective for colored hair
  5. No synthetic fragrance
  6. Formulated with lavender and jojoba

Best heat protectant for hair extensions:

It’s important to know that the heat can damage the hair extension as much as it damages the natural hair. So it is very important to use a good heat protection product on the extension too.

  • Save: Jamaican black castor oil thermal protectant ($12)

Pros: 

  1. Contains black castor oil
  2. Repair dry and brittle hair
  3. Reduce dandruff
  4. Increase the growth
  • Splurge: amika blockade heat defense serum ($33)

Pros:  

  1. In serum form
  2. Protect from heat
  3. Treat split ends
  4. Lockdown frizziness
  5. Smooth the scalp

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Final words:

With wigs giving artificial looks, hair extensions are becoming more and more popular in the market. These extensions can help you get the desired look by increasing the volume of your hair.

However, it is very important to take good care of hair extensions so, for that, we have mentioned some of the best hair extension care products for you to choose from.

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