Hair Extensions

Before and after photos features Great Lengths Hair Extensions by Tejal.

 

Hair Extensions FAQs

Q: How long do they last?

A: Your extensions should last 3-6 months. What determines the lifestyle of your extensions depends on how quickly your own hair grows as well as how well you maintain them.

 

Q: How much do they cost?

A: Each head of extensions is unique, therefor prices are not quoted without a consultation

 

Q: Do they damage the hair?

A: No, the bond used to attach the extension is protein polymer. This protein resembles that of the protein found in your hair, therefor you are not dealing with a glue or braided track that can put stress on the hair & scalp. IN many cases clients say that after having work them, their own hair is in better condition.

 

Q: Are they addictive?

A: Well, that all depends on the individual. For some, one application is all they are looking for maybe for a vacation, wedding or formal event. There are however, many clients who wear them consistently over long periods of time because the extensions helps them achieve the look & feel they desire.

 

Q: How long does it take to apply the extensions?

A: That depends on the amount of hair being applied. However, you can generally expect your appointment time to be approximately 2-3 hours.

 

Q: How often can I wash my hair?

A: It is recommended to shampoo every other day unless your hair is excessively oily or exposed to chemicals such as chlorine which should be removed after contact.

 

Q: Is there anything I cannot use on my hair extensions?

A: The use of most shampoos, conditioners and styling products is unlimited. However, products containing large quantities of sulfate or sulfur are not recommended and should not be used.

 

Q: Do I need to use any special product on my hair extensions?

A: A product called Anti-Tap Water is an essential item to the care and wear of your extensions. It is simply used after shampooing to keep the bonds intact.

 

Q: Do the extensions hurt?

A: For most, they feel nearly non existent. However, the first week of wear it is not uncommon to feel slight discomfort as you are getting accustomed to the additions.

 

Q: Do I have them removed or do they just fall out?

A: You will have them removed by an expert after a period of 3-6 months. With the use o fa special tool and solution they safely and easily remove from your hair. Some falling out or slippage is expected within the duration of wear but its usually very minimal.

 

Q: How do I care for them??

A: You are to care for them in the same manner as you would your own hair. Brushing with a natural or boar bristle brush is essential to the condition of both your extension and your own hair. It is recommended that you either braid or gather your hair in a soft scrunchie when sleeping, swimming or exercising to protect your hair and the extension and to prevent matting and tangling.

 

Q: Can I tint my hair with them?

A: Yes, during the time you will be wearing your extensions, your own hair will require maintenance if it is chemically treated. Tint will not harm the extensions or the bonds if used following the recommended manufactures instructions.

 

Q: How many colors available?

A: There are 40 natural shades and more than a dozen fashion shades available to choose from. So blending them with your own color is simple. The extensions are made of 100% human “Indian Temple” hair. It's texture is very soft and supple with a natural wave that can be worn curly or straightened if so desired.

 

Q: Can I use curling or flat iron and hot rollers to style my extensions?

A: Yes, you can use these styling tools but will need to be cautious of the bonds. Keep your iron off the bonds that keep your extensions intact. Subjecting them to high heat could make it soften and fall free from your own hair.