Can Hair Extensions Damage My Own Hair?

hair extensions raleigh ncHair extensions have a variety of application methods. They range from taping to gluing of very lightweight hair strands as to not weigh down your natural hair or damage the hair follicles. Women who are suffering from hair loss and thinning hair have found great success with beautiful women’s hair extensions because they have been created to prevent damage to hair.

There is a common concern from hair extension clients as to whether they will cause hair loss or worsen alopecia if a sufferer has it. Older and more traditional hair extensions can cause hair loss because of the way they are applied. The weight of the strands can damage the hair that is thinning and the hair follicles. Thankfully, today hair extensions are safer than ever.

Can I apply these hair extensions myself?

If you are looking for hair extensions that can give you beautiful hair with lots of volume all while being safe for your hair. It is recommended that you have a professional who is trained in applying specific hair extensions for you. How they are added to your existing hair is important and it makes a huge difference when it comes to whether these hairpieces will be safe for your hair or not.

Consulting with an experienced professional on your hair can be the best course of action for hair extensions to be applied. Each of us has our own unique hair and needs. Having a plan customized just for you is important if you want to keep your hair healthy.

Does it matter if I use synthetic or human hair extensions?

There is a noticeable difference when wearing these two types of hair extensions. Synthetic hair may cost less than human hair, but in the long run they can be more work, need more care and add frustration.

When synthetic hair extensions are added to your natural human hair, there is a level of care that is needed in order to make the two-look good together, which can be time-consuming. The upkeep for synthetic hair extensions is different from natural human hair so over time this can lead to extensions that don’t look as natural.

Jernigan’s hair extensions are made with 100% human hair. This means that you can use styling products, blow dryer or a curling iron on them just like you would use on your natural human hair. When you have synthetic hair, you cannot use any heat-applied products as the strands will become damaged.

How long can I wear these extensions before I have to remove them?

When it comes to how long an individual can wear hair extensions, it can differ for every individual. Some people can wear them for weeks, depending on the brand and the quality of the hair extensions used. While others may find they can only wear them for a few days. A hair professional will be able to work with you to determine the best timeline for you and your hair extensions.

If you’d like more information hair extensions and if they are right for you, book a free consultation with our stylists today.