Tape-in Hair Extensions

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Today there are about ten different ways of hair extensions application. Some of them use hot method, when extensions will be attached with the help of capsules melted by heated pliers (keratin fusion bonds) , while other methods use ultrasound that helps create reliable connections.
Tape in extensions is a very safe procedure which uses cold method. The technology of tape in hair extensions is fulfilled by manufacturers to perfection.
Let’s find out more about the procedure and its advantages.

• Tape in hair extensions: what is the technology
• Methods and techniques of tape in extensions application
• Correction
• How to take care of hair extensions
• Advantages of tape in extensions
• When not to use hair extensions

Tape in Hair Extensions: the features of technology

The technology of tape hair extensions application is the most balanced in regard of the following factors:

• time spent on the procedure;
• longevity of hair extensions;
• cost of materials and labor;
• safety

What makes tape in hair extensions different is the cold technique when extensions are being attached to natural hair with the help of an adhesive flat tape closer to the area of your own hair roots.
Prepared in advance hair extensions are evenly distributed on a tape with one side containing transparent hypoallergenic glue. The procedure should be done on clean washed hair. The special glue is very sticky however the presence of oil on your head skin can result in loss of connections that will cause hair extensions to fall .

The Italian technique provides strong resistance to influence of water and hair care products.
This technology is using special polyurethane basis and polyester film with the acrylic layer. This technology is designed to make connections strong, flexible and transparent.
Acrylic adhesive allows to make strong connection that works great on small widths and heights (0.3-1 inches).

While your own hair grows it will be necessary to do correction of tape in hair extensions every 2 months. The stylist will remove the attached strands to rearrange them closer to your hair roots again. The tapes will be removed quickly, without pain, without unpleasant feelings and without harm to your natural hair. The removed extensions can be used again which will save your $$$.

Hair Extensions care rules

In spite of the fact that modern technologies allow to receive strong, durable and invisible fixations of hair, it is recommended to follow several simple, but important rules when wearing tape in hair extensions.

Make sure hair doesn’t get tangled. Use a special wide tooth hair brush to comb your hair . Begin the procedure of combing from tips to roots.
The glue structure is resistant against water and gentle shampoos. Do not apply conditioners or masks to the roots/tapes. You should also stay away from volumizing products that may break the integrity of the glue.
Wash shampoo away with large amount of water. Try to choose shampoos with the neutral level of acidity. You can use balms and masks with oil component. Just make sure the mask doesn’t touch the bonds of tape in hair extensions.
Do not go to bed with wet hair, also don’t leave loose wet hair for a long time.
For the night it is recommended to braid long strands. It is not recommended to sleep with loose hair.
Rough dry your hair or let it air dry at last 50% before blowing it out.
Make sure to avoid direct contact of hot surfaces or air with the tapes.
You should wash your hair by inclining backwards or in vertical position, along the hair growth, not against it.

Advantages of Tape in Hair Extensions

• Preparation for the hair extensions application procedure takes 30-40 minutes which is an important time saving factor.
• During fixation of extensions there is no need to use chemical compounds or high temperature.
• With timely corrections tape in hair extensions will last 3 rounds.
• The cost of materials is rather low and affordable.
• Glue connections are practically invisible so your hair looks natural
• Hair extensions can be removed easily and quickly when needed.
• These strands are designed for repeated application.
• Your own hair will not be affected.
• The modern gluing materials are hypoallergenic, have no color or smell.

When not to use Tape in Hair Extensions

The procedure of tape in hair extensions has some restrictions. It is not recommended to do it in the following situations:
• continuous/excessive acute loss of own hair;
• certain head skin issues (fungal infections, seborrhea);
• you take certain medicine (antibiotics, hormones);
• you are going through chemotherapy.


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