No matter how expensive your hair is, how adamant you are about your hair regimen, there comes a point where your hair weave will end up tangled, dry, and sometimes matted. However, with your blonde hair, their special precautions you have to take to be sure your hair lasts longer. Behind every great head of hair, there is a great hair care regimen. You may ask what makes blonde 613 hair weave so different? This colored hair weave much be bleached to achieve the color when hair is bleached and natural moisture is stripped and must be handled accordingly. With proper steps and care, you can always revive your hair, allowing it to look new and fresh out of the pack. Doing these steps will allow you to extend the longevity of your hair. Keep reading to learn how to renew your old blonde 613 weave.
Co-Wash Your Hair before Installation
It does not matter how your hair is being placed into your head, doing a co-wash prior to installation is necessary. Co-washing your Blonde 613 hair weave will ensure the hair is fully moisturized, allowing the true waves, curls patterns, or luster to shine through. Be sure to use a color-safe co-wash and allow it to fully dry before installation.
Run Away From The Sulfates and Silicones
Sulfates and Silicones aren't suggested for any hair type in general. However, these specific ingredients can cut the longevity of your blonde hair. If you look at the ingredients of your hair care products and see anything with -ates or -cones in them, stay away! To keep your blonde hair as vibrant as possible, be sure to use shampoos and other products formulated specifically for blonde hair.
Detangling Your Weave
A tangled weave looks terrible as we all know. The first step in renewing your old 613 blonde weave is by detangling it. We have all been there, frustrated and struggling with a matted mangled mess! Before you toss your hair follow these steps to detangle your weave.
Step One: Brush your weave from tip to root, untangling all knots and snags.
Step Two: Coat your first section of hair with water and conditioner. We do suggest you mix this is a water bottle. We recommend s 2:1 ratio, meaning 2 parts water and 1 part hair conditioner.
Step Three: Detangle hair from root to tip, combing gently with a wide-tooth comb or paddle brush.
Step Four: Rinse thoroughly, add moisturizer, and let air dry.
The Boiling Method
Items Needed -
Pot to boil water
Ziploc Bag ( Gallon Sized )
Weightless hair oil
Paddle brush or wide tooth comb
Step One: Detangle Hair
Step Two: Coat hair heavily with a conditioner and spray on a light oil. This helps soften the hair and adds a sheen.
Step Three: Fill pot with water and bring to a boil. While the water is coming to a boil, place your hair in a Ziploc bag and close. Make sure there is no air in the bag.
Step four: Submerge the bag in the pot once the water is hot enough. NOTE: Make sure the pot is large enough. Submerge the bag and boil it for at a minimum for at least 10-15 minutes.
Step Five: Once done boiling, remove from the bag from water with tongs and place in a bowl and remove hair from the bag.
Step Six: Take boiling water and pour it on the hair. Place a lid over the bowl being used, and allow it to sit for 1-2 hours.
Step Seven: Once cooled, remove and detangle with a wide-tooth comb.
Step Eight: Allow to air dry
ACV pH is lower than your hair weave, so soaking your hair wave will help restore the balance and will reseal the cuticles.
Step One: Detangle your weave using a wide-tooth comb. Start from the ends and work your way up to the roots. Also, try a wig brush, this is a brush made specifically for extensions and wigs.
Step Two: Add 1 part apple cider vinegar and 4 parts water to a large bowl. For example, if using 8 cups of water, you will need to use 2 cups of apple cider vinegar. Vinegar removes product and grease build-up that has accumulated on the strands.
Step Three: Allow To Sit For 20 minutes.
Step Four: Rinse out the hair with lukewarm water. Avoid scrubbing, this causes the hair to tangle. Thoroughly rinse the hair from the weft to ends.
Step Five: Use a clarifying shampoo, and rinse out thoroughly. TIP: Just run the shampoo through the hair. Do not scrub and add friction.
Step Six: Use a sulfate-free shampoo and rinse again.
Step Seven: Move to applying your deep conditioner to the weave. If you have straight hair a lightweight conditioner is suggested so it won't weigh the hair down. For curls and waves, try using a detangling conditioner.
Step Eight: Now, place your weave into a Ziploc bag for 20 to 30 minutes.
Step: Remove from Ziploc bag and rinse the hair with cool water and allow it to air dry. Cool water is known the seal the cuticle and allows the moisture to be locked in.
Moisturizing Your Weave
Just like your real hair, colored hair is more likely to dry out faster and become tangled. To keep your blonde 613 weave healthy, lustrous, and long-lasting, the first step is to keep your hair moisturized.
Slow Down On The Heat
Heat causes your blonde hair to dry and tangle more quickly if used often. You should limit heat styling to once a week, these include flat irons, wands, and blow dryers). To create waves and curls try using braids, twists, curlers, and Flexi-rods while the hair is damp and allow it to air dry.
Deep Condition Your Weave
Due to the stripping process, the blonde 613 weave is very dry. To avoid shedding, matting, and tangled deep condition the hair weekly. To help you to remember, every time you wash your extensions you should also do a deep conditioner to add the much-needed moisture back.
Renewed Hair For The Win
Once your hair has been renewed, meaning it can extend its longevity even longer. Invest in color-safe shampoos and conditioners! Now go slay the day away with your blonde 613 extensions.