Tape-in hair extensions have made its way to fame as it gives us length and fuller, more voluminous hair in an instant. They offer endless hairstyle options especially because they are just temporary, that’s what it makes it even more fun and addictive
It is also a plus one on why we love hair extensions so much is because of the fact that it has a wide range of varieties. Depending on your budget, lifestyle, and longevity expectation, there is always something out there for you. It is important to do your research and seek advice from professionals or people who may have been using hair extensions for quite some time.
There are what we call “semi-permanent” ones that can last up to 3-4 months (always depending on personal maintenance) like weaves, micro rings, and bonds that are applied by a hairstylist or a weave specialist. Or you can just opt for the temporary ones that are perfect for night outs, weddings, and even every day looks but don’t want to commit to it like clip-ins and also appear to be a whole lot cheaper and quicker.
But wait! Just when you think hair extensions couldn’t be more loveable, here comes the Tape-in Extensions that celebrities are so hyped about! Tape-in Extensions appear to be the least expensive and easier to apply. “They are incredibly easy to apply and remove, don’t damage your hair, and look more natural because they lie almost completely flushed against the head, whereas other types have thicker bases that stick out,” says hairstylist Rodney Cutler of Cutler Salon and Redken brand ambassador.
They are very low maintenance, reusable, and invisible that is why it’s been stealing so many hearts of celebrities and hairstylists. If you’re convinced and you finally decided on getting one, read on to learn about the Dos and Dont’s of Tape-in Hair Extensions!
We know you’re excited to get your hands on one! But make sure you do your research and look around for the best Tape-Ins that fit you. Hairstylists and professionals are also open for any advice regarding getting your extensions, don’t be afraid to ask! Invest in quality as you will be carrying it on your head. We don’t want a makeover to be a do-over!
Don’t be afraid to brush your new locks! This can help prevent extensions tangles. Do ask your hairstylist what brush best suits you.
Your stylist knows best! Although you have to say bye to your favorite supermarket shampoo and conditioners, this is guaranteed to keep your extensions at their best and at its place. The wrong products can cause premature slipping of your tape-ins! Yikes!
Getting a hairstyle itch? Leave to the professionals! Don’t even blear nor color your hair at home to avoid damage not only to the extensions but also to your natural hair.
Focus on applying conditioner from your mid-shaft to the tips only. This will prevent the adhesive from the extensions to lose its grip.
You must not frequently swim to prevent the fading of the hair extensions. You can still slay those volumes at the beach! But make sure you don’t soak your hair as much.