FAQ / AFTERCARE
What are hair extensions – Hair extensions are methods of adding hair to natural hair? These methods are used to either extend our hair, give volume or conceal thinning or hair loss.
How long does my hair have to be for extensions?
At least 4 – 5 inches
Will they damage my hair?
Extensions shouldn’t damage hair when applied correctly and if you care for them in accordance with the aftercare sheet you will be provided with.
HOW LONG WILL MY HAIR EXTENSIONS LAST?
It is down to personal preference and dependent on maintenance and lifestyle. Your hair extensions should last approximately 3 to 4 months however some clients have kept them for much longer with regular maintenance appointments.
Do you use Remy hair
All the hair used at Creative hair extensions is cuticle correct, The term Remy means all the hair strands are running in the same direction from root to tip.
What is the meaning of virgin hair?
When hair is described as ‘virgin’, it means that it’s completely unprocessed, free of any hair colour or chemicals, retaining all the cuticles, and in its original healthy state.
HOW LONG DOES A MAINTENANCE APPOINTMENT TAKE?
Maintenance appointments usually take 2 to 3 hours depending on whether you have a half or full head of hair extensions.
Can I dye them?
Yes, you can dye the hair if it is virgin hair, although it is advisable to do a strand test as your own hair may dye a different colour to the extension hair.
How long will it take to apply hair extensions?
This usually depends on the client’s hair and the thickness of it, but usually, a full head takes 4 hours on average and a half head takes around 1-2 hours.
HOW OFTEN SHALL I COME IN FOR MY MAINTENANCE APPOINTMENTS?
We will advise you at your install how regularly you will need to attend your maintenance appointments.
Will hair extensions damage my hair?
This is a very commonly asked question, The internet and Media have led to believe that hair extension can severely damage your natural hair but the truth is if hair extensions are applied correctly by an experienced technician it should not damage your hair at all and your natural hair will grow even longer.
Can the hair be reuse?
Yes, 100% of the hair can be reused if they have been maintained well whilst being worn. We will re-bond the tip and re-use the hair.
Will the hair extensions be cut once fitted?
Yes, after application your new extensions will be trimmed, blended and styled. Our method retains the natural tip of the extension hair while at the same time adding layers and integrating your own hair into your chosen style. because we want the hair extensions to be natural and undetectable.
Can I go swimming with them?
You can go swimming with them, however, activities like swimming can dry out the hair extensions so it is advisable to wear a swimming cap. If you do go swimming please ensure to thoroughly wash and dry the hair extensions properly afterwards as they can get knotted.
Can I style my hair normally?
Yes, you can wash and style your extensions in exactly the same way as you would your own hair.
Our Clip in hair extensions?
Clip-in Extensions comes in Remy hair which is the finest quality hair. Each set of clip-in extensions are custom made for each individual so that natural hair colour, texture and style can be perfectly matched. Love the fact that they are easy to install and remove.
Should I give my hair a rest in between hair extensions sets?
This is down to personal preference. Some clients like to give their natural hair a rest of a few weeks to a few months before their next install. Others like to get their new extensions straight away. It is down to personal choice.