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Steps To Clip In Hair Extensions Aftercare

When it comes to using clip in human hair extensions, there are many factors to consider, but the most important thing you need to know is how to prepare your hair for human hair extension. Before attaching clip in hair extensions, please make sure your hair is clean and washed with shampoo only. Avoid using conditioner as this may cause the extensions bond to break. If needed, cut a centimeter or two of hair in order to remove split and dead ends. Before you attach clip in hair extensions, you also need to determine the color. After attaching your new clip in human hair extensions, there are few steps that need to be done in order to keep them flawless.


  • Do not to wash hair for the first 48 hours. It’s normal to feel certain level of tightness in the beginning.
  • Always wash clip in human hair extensions with sulphate and alcohol free shampoo and with conditioner in order to protect the rings from falling apart. Do not allow your scalp or hair to become greasy because this may cause your extensions to slip.
  • Dry your hair on low to medium heat. Avoid sleeping on damp hair because it will damage your clip in hair extensions. You should separate every bond from the other on a daily basis in order to prevent matting. Before going to sleep, tie your hair in a loose braid or pony tail.
  • For brushing, use only a closed loop brush, and try to brush your hair from the bottom. While brushing, hold hair close to clip in human hair extensions not to pull hair.
  • After four-five weeks, make an appointment with a professional to learn more about proper maintenance. It’s very important to stick to your maintenance schedule in order to extend the life of your clip in human hair extensions as well as to preserve your natural hair.
  • If you plan to go on a vacation, tie your hair back or wear a hat in order to protect it from the sun. Make sure your wash your hair thoroughly after swimming in the sea or pool, because the sea water or the chemicals used in the pool can damage your clip in hair extensions.
  • It’s normal to lose some strands, but if you’re losing to many, do not hesitate to call your hairstylist.
  • When removing clip in human hair extensions, it’s normal to lose big amount of hair. On average, people lose between 80 to 100 hairs per day, but when extensions are removed, all the hair comes out at once.
  • You can add colour and style your extensions as you natural hair but only if the extensions are made from 100% natural human hair. The one thing you should know is that hair extensions take colour much faster than your natural hair. For better results, visit a professional hairstylist.
  • Not maintaining your extensions for more than ten days can cause damages not only to the extensions but also to your natural hair. If you follow these simple steps, your extensions will remain beautiful without causing any damages to your natural hair.