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What you need to know about Extensions

Frequently Asked Questions about HAIR EXTENSIONS

 

What kind of hair extensions does the Extensions Palace use?  What is the cost?

At Extensions Palace we use Micro Point Solutions, Accents, Links, Keratin fusion, tape in, weaving human hair extensions. To price how much your hair extensions will cost, you will need to come in to the salon for a consultation visit.  We can also answer any questions you still may have about the extension process during your consult.

 

How long does the hair extension process usually take?

This depends on the method used to attach the extensions.  There are several common techniques: fusion (attaching hair strand by strand), braiding, weaving, mini-locs, stringing, and using clip-in extensions.  At Extensions Plus, weaving, fusion and micro links are our most popular hair extensions.  Generally, it will require 3 to 5 hours to attach a full head of extensions.

  

Do I need to pay any maintenance costs? Yes there is a cost associated with maintenance for your hair extensions. Maintenance is extremely crucial. If taken care of properly, human hair extensions can last for up to a year (though usually not for much longer than six months). During maintenance visits, we will either replace any extensions that may have fallen out or completely remove the extensions to accommodate for new hair growth depending on what is necessary. You may also need a hair cut to help more realistically blend in your extensions with your current style. 

  

Does it hurt to get hair extensions? It is not painful, however in depending on the extension method, you may experience a sore scalp for 24 to 48 hours (especially if it is your first time having extensions installed). Some people have complained of getting minor headaches when switching over from a very short to a very long style, possibly due to the extra weight of the new extensions. The extension process, however, is totally pain-free.

 

Will I need to use special products or hair appliances for my extensions? We will consult with you on what products are best for optimum maintenance of your hair extensions. At the Extension Palace  we use human hair extensions, which should be safe for most heating hair appliances. Your stylist at the Extension Palace will advise you in how to use curling irons, etc. so as not to damage or displace your extensions.

 

Is there anything special I can to do to keep my hair extensions looking their best? After your hair extension is complete, your stylist at Extensions Palace will let you know the standard protocol for optimum maintenance of your extensions. Generally, this includes wearing a cap while swimming and blow-drying your hair after showering or otherwise getting it wet. Also, braiding your hair before going to bed may help you to keep your extensions detangled.

  

Are human hair extensions of a higher quality than synthetic? This largely depends on how long you want to keep your extensions attached and how you plan to style them. If you are looking for long-term extensions that you can style more or less freely with heated appliances, human hair is the choice for you. If you are only planning to keep your extensions in for a short amount of time, such as for a wedding or other celebration, then synthetic hair may be a better option due to its dramatically lower cost.

 

How easy is it to remove hair extensions? Can I do this myself?

By and large, it is not recommended for you to remove your extensions on your own. At the Extensions Palace, our trained stylists can safely and adeptly take out your extensions when the time comes.