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Hair Care Tips

Taking care of your hair extensions seems tricky. But when you follow a few basic maintenance tips, managing your virgin hair bundle becomes much easier and hassle-free.

Before getting your weave installed, make sure your hair extensions are washed. This way you can easily identify any issues with your bundle. It is also beneficial to use a good quality weft sealant to protect your hair. Once the weft is installed, make sure you remove all lose hair by brushing your hair thoroughly but gently.

Let’s take a look at how you can maintain your virgin hair bundle.

Curly Hair Care And Maintenance

  • After shampooing your weave, use a moisture rich conditioner and start with ends and work your way up to the scalp.

  • Leave it on for at least 10-15 minutes. You don’t have to massage your hair.

  • Rinse thoroughly and scrunch your curls gently.

  • You should apply a pea sized alcohol free hair serum which does a great job at keeping your hair frizz free. You can also use a curl cream for a more tamed look.

  • Let air-dry and avoid using oil products on curly hair as it can lead to a matting effect.

  • Do not comb or brush your hair when dry or your hair will become tangled.

  • Conditioner-only wash is best when done thrice a week.

Remember to put your curly hair in a big ponytail and wear a satin scarf before going to bed. You can un-tie the ponytail after waking up.

Use a water bottle to spray your hair and use a wide tooth comb to brush through section by section. Go from the roots to the top. You can also run your fingers through the curls instead of using a hard brush or comb to detangle it.

Straight Hair Care And Maintenance

  • Make sure you shampoo at least once a week. Use a sulfate-free shampoo from a reliable brand. There’s no need to massage your hair.

  • Wash it thoroughly and take a bit of a moisturizing conditioner to apply to your hair. Start from the ends and work your way up to the scalp.

  • Rinse thoroughly and it let it air-dry.

  • Comb or brush through to get your desired style.

Always use an alcohol-free hair serum to add shine to your hair.  Braid your hair loosely before going to bed. Wear a satin scarf. You can undo the braid after waking up and use a paddle brush or a wide comb tooth to work through the ends. Work your way up to the roots to create your style.

Wavy Hair Bundles

  • Use a good quality shampoo and conditioner to wash your wavy weave bundle.

  • Air-dry your weave and never blow-dry to prevent any damage.

  • You can weave it into a braid or make a ponytail when exercising. Cover it with a cap when you are swimming so it doesn’t get wet. Don’t use alcohol based products as it can dry your weave.

  • Make sure you brush your hair before going to bed with a detangling or a wide tooth comb. Avoid unnecessary pulling and tension to prevent breakage.

Detangle your weave before washing it. Do not bunch or scrub hair together since it will allow the cuticles to open. Use high quality moisturizers and conditioners to protect your weave.

Blonde Hair

Moisturizing your weave is the best way to keep your blond hair weave in good condition. Color-safe shampoos retain the color of the extensions, but don’t always guarantee 100% cleaning.

Dry shampoos are becoming popular for managing your hair. However, they are not the best cleaning solution for your blonde hair weave. Since hair extensions are basically dead hair follicles, dry shampoos rarely make any difference to make your weave clean or healthy.

 It is best to use the standard sulfate free shampoo to keep your weave safe and clean.

Final Thoughts

Investing in a good quality virgin hair bundle is not enough to make you look great. You need to maintain your weave so that it serves you for a long time. Hair extensions come in all styles, types, lengths and colors. However, you have to choose the best products and stick to a regular regime to maintain your virgin hair extensions.

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