The Best Way to Wash Seamless Clip In human hair extension
Dec 06, 2023
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All new clip in hair extension technology comes with all new aftercare guidelines. Seamless hair extensions can not be treated like the traditional hair extensions that have been around for years. Be sure to follow our aftercare guidelines to keep your seamless clip in hair extensions in the same perfect condition as they arrived in. This starts with washing, and we’re about to break it down for you.
As a general rule of thumb, wash your clip in human hair extensions as little as hygienically possible. The human hair is no longer attached to a scalp that is constantly secreting natural oils to nourish the human hair. Shampoo can remove those natural oils. Therefore, it’s important that if you do decide to shampoo, to always follow with a moisture masque formulated for human hair extensions to try and replenish those oils. This is a vital step when it comes to washing. Remember to always use products and brands that are specifically formulated for human hair extensions too.
STEP 1: Brush
Don't brush hair extensions when they’re wet. Instead, detangle your hair extensions prior to washing. Brushing wet hair extensions can put pressure onto the tracks which can cause snapping over time - It’s much easier to detangle dry hair too!
Hold each hair extension from below the track so that you’re not applying any pressure to the track where the clips are stitched. Detangle gently, starting with the ends and working upwards.
STEP 2: Hair Extension Hanger
Hair extension hanger was specifically designed for washing seamless clip in hair extensions. It hooks around any sink, allowing you to wash your human hair extensions while protecting the tracks and clips from any water-damage.
When you don’t use hair extension hanger, the tracks and clips are submerged into water, and on rare occasions, water can seep into the track where the clips are stitched and can cause shedding and snapping over time. The clips can also become rusty overtime. There's no reason to wash the tracks because unlike traditional clip in hair extensions, seamless clip in hair extensions are water-proof and don’t absorb any dirt or oil from the scalp - They wipe clean in seconds. Use Hair Hanger and keep the tracks and clips in the same perfect condition as received.
After brushing, fold your clip in human hair extension and secure them together with a hair tie directly below the tracks where the clips are stitched. Ensure to fold the clip in hair extension bundle so that it fits perfectly into hair extension hanger. This will prevent any tangling, and further protect the tracks and clips from water-damage. Push the hair extension bundle into the hanger until it’s anchored in place by the patent-pending design. Next, hook the hanger around the sink and get ready to wash.
STEP 3: Wash
We advise to wash your clip in human hair extensions when absolutely necessary, I.e when removing product build-up. If you’re aiming to re-fresh your hair extensions, then we recommend to use conditioner only or a moisturising masque. Remember to use products that are formulated for human hair extensions only.
To get the most out of your clip in hair extensions, avoid products like oils or hair spray to prevent any buildup. Those who follow this rule find that their human hair extensions last 2 years plus.
When refreshing with conditioner or a moisture masque:
Start with turning on the tap, opting for luke warm water, and start by soaking the hair extensions in water up to below the hair tie. Follow by applying conditioner or a moisture masque to ends, working upwards to just below the hair tie. See the hair tie as a protective barrier that’s stopping any moisture seeping into the tracks and clips. Leave the hair extensions to soak in the sink for the length of time instructed on the packaging. Finish with thoroughly rinsing the human hair so that there is no product left over. Remaining product can make the hair extensions greasy and heavy, causing potential damage the human hair over time.
When removing build-up with shampoo:
Use a shampoo that’s formulated for human hair extensions. Start with soaking the hair extensions to the hair tie in Luke warm water. Applying the shampoo, working upwards to just below the hair tie again. Massage the shampoo gently into the hair extensions, do not scrub or rub. Throughout washing, see the hair tie as a protective barrier that’s stopping any moisture getting to the tracks/clips. Finish by thoroughly rinsing the human hair so that there is no product left over. Follow with conditioner and a moisture masque to try and replenish any natural oils that have been lost during the washing process.
Step 4: Rinse
Remember to always rinse the hair extensions thoroughly as remaining product can make the hair extensions greasy and heavy, causing potential damage the human hair over time. Rinse with cold water to try and seal moisture into the cuticles.
Step 5: Air dry
After rinsing, gently massage out any excess water, then leave your clip in hair extensions to air dry. Never brush, scrub or rub them with a towel as this will cause damage to the human hair. You can hang them anywhere or even place them on a towel to air dry.
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We hope these tips have been useful in answering the question ‘How To Wash Seamless Clip In Human Hair Extensions?’ and helping you to find the best ways to prevent the risk of damage.