This Is Everything You Need To Know About Wearing And Caring For Hair Extensions Before Investing In Some New Locks

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When I was a kid, I used to see Miley Cyrus’ long and gorgeous locks on my favorite Disney show, “Hannah Montana,” and wished my hair could look like hers. Little did I know that only a few years later, Miley would admit in interviews that she wore hair extensions.

These days, people are becoming a lot more candid about their use of hair extensions. After all, there’s no shame in wanting your hair to look longer and thicker.

However, you should know a few things about hair extensions before you commit to buying and wearing them.

There are a lot of factors that can affect hair extensions’ look, price, and quality.

One of the easiest and low-commitment types of hair extensions is clip-in hair extensions. They work similarly to hair barrette clips and can be clipped into and out of your hair as often as you’d like.

Another kind of hair extension is tape-in hair extensions, which are like the semi-permanent option. They are taped to your hair and can last around two months with proper care.

Your stylist will likely recommend sew-in hair extensions for long-term commitment to hair extensions. These are carefully sewn into your hair by a stylist and can take hours to apply. However, these extensions can last six to ten weeks once they’re in.

Different types of extensions will suit different hair types, so when talking to your hairstylist about extensions, be sure to ask them which method would work best with your hair type.

Once you have extensions in, it’s important to remember that they get treated and cared for differently than human hair. Not taking care of your extensions can mess them up, ruin their quality, and potentially hurt your natural hair underneath.

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