Whether you are a first-time extension client or veteran hair extension wearer, sorting through the endless amount of hair extension brands and methods can be time-consuming and confusing.
Luckily, HEM is here to provide you with the necessary tools and knowledge to help you make an informed decision when committing to your next hair extension service!
Are You New to Hair Extensions? Not Sure Where to Start?
From micro-links to tape in extensions, it’s completely acceptable to be lost and confused when looking for a hair extension method that’s best for you.
First and foremost, any licensed cosmetologist certified in hair extensions can determine whether you are a suitable client for hair extensions. This is extremely important to explore before committing to a hair extension service, to avoid any damage or hair loss. Even certain lifestyles are not suitable for some of the methods, so make sure to take a look at the pro’s, con’s and everything in between.
What Should You Consider When Choosing A Hair Extension Method?
+ The health of your hair – whether you are a suitable client for hair extensions.
+ Hair type and texture – some methods are more suitable for thin, fine hair or more coarse hair.
+ Budget – prices for hair extensions range depending on the method.
Does the Hair Extension Brand Really Matter?
There are a lot of hair extension companies on the market that claim to offer the BEST hair, which most of the time isn’t true. Fortunately, we’ve made the process a bit easier for you and have compiled the best hair extension brands on the market. Now, which one do you choose?
When looking for a new hair extension company, make sure to consider the following:
+ Quality of the hair
+ Cost fits your budget
+ Color availability
+ Application method suitable for your hair type
+ Length of application
+ Stylist is certified and educated
Consultation Questions to Ask Your Stylist
Am I a good candidate for hair extensions?
Have you been certified or attended any education for this extension brand?
Will extensions damage my hair?
Is the hair reusable?
How long will the application take?
How long does the hair last?
When should I come back for a reapplication?
How much does it cost for an application and reapplication?
Will you need to color the extensions to match my hair?
Can I style my hair as normal?
Do I need to use any special products?
Will anyone be able to tell that I am wearing extensions?
What Are Other Clients Saying About Hair Extensions?
Reviews are important whether you’re going to a nail salon for the first time or trying out a new hair extension brand. There’s nothing worse than getting a product or service and leaving the salon feeling like you didn’t receive the experience that you expected. Check out what clients just like YOU are saying about the best hair extension brands on the market.
Frequently Asked Questions in Case We Missed Something!
Q: Will extensions damage my hair?
A: As long as the extensions are applied properly by a licensed professional, you should not experience any damage. However, some hair extension methods are more likely to cause damage than others.
Q: Can I exercise with extensions?
A: Yes, however depending on the method you may need to wait 24-48 hours after application to wet the hair or excessively sweat.
Q: Where does the hair come from?
A: Typically, hair types come from Russia, India, and China.
Q: Will anyone be able to tell?
A: No, as long as the hair is high quality and the stylist applies the extensions properly, no one will be able to tell.
Q: What is the best method for me?
A: Choosing the right hair extension method depends on your lifestyle, hair type, and budget.
Q: What can I expect to pay?
A: The cost of hair extensions varies depending on the method, type of hair, and stylist’s application fees. Check out the hair extension methods which gives you an idea of how much to budget for each method.
Q: How long does the hair last?
A: Depending on the method, the hair can last anywhere between 6 months to a year, with proper care and maintenance.