Perfect Locks » Hair Extension Safety http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog Human Hair Extensions Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:00:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.3 Tips For Washing Hair With Extensions Or Weaves http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/tips-for-washing-hair-with-extensions-or-weaves/ http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/tips-for-washing-hair-with-extensions-or-weaves/#comments Tue, 25 Jun 2013 13:21:25 +0000 http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/?p=4736 First of all, it’s important to note that not all weaves are meant to be washed. For example, synthetic weaves cannot be washed at all; authentic human hair weaves can typically only be washed once or twice, and virgin hair (AKA Indian, Peruvian or Brazilian) can be washed almost indefinitely– if you know how to do it right. Weaves take more care than your natural hair because they lack the ability to naturally repair damage—and if you want to know how to care for your weave, read on! Washing Regardless of what kind of weave you have, you must be...
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Before Installing Your Sew-In Weave: Healthy Hair Tips http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/before-installing-your-sew-in-weave-healthy-hair-tips/ http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/before-installing-your-sew-in-weave-healthy-hair-tips/#comments Mon, 17 Jun 2013 15:00:24 +0000 http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/?p=4682 Sew-in weaves are excellent protective styles to rest and grow your real hair.  However, there are some precautions to wearing extensions safely to ensure that you are not damaging your hair in the process.  After all no one wants to wear beautiful hair extensions for a few months, only to have their real hair break of in the meantime.  So to keep your hair healthy, follow these tips before installing your sew-in: Wash Your Hair:  Clean hair is the basic starting point for any sew-in weave hairstyle.  Use a gentle clarifying shampoo to remove any buildup from the hair and...
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How to Safely Take Down Your Weave http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/how-to-safely-take-down-your-weave/ http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/how-to-safely-take-down-your-weave/#comments Mon, 10 Jun 2013 15:00:12 +0000 http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/?p=4677 Wash and condition your sew in the week before removal.  We recommend washing and conditioning your weave regularly to keep your hair healthy the entire time you are wearing your sew in, but doing it the week before the take down helps eliminate dirt and grime...
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Don’t Cause Damage By Wearing Your Weave Too Long! http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/dont-cause-damage-by-wearing-your-weave-too-long/ http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/dont-cause-damage-by-wearing-your-weave-too-long/#comments Mon, 13 May 2013 15:00:29 +0000 http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/?p=4615 One of the problems with wearing quality human hair extensions is that they never look bad if you care for them properly.   Good problem to have, right?  Let me explain – back in the day, with beauty supply store hair, women judged when their weaves needed to be taken out by how it looked.  The hair became stringy or lost its luster, or the shedding and tangling was unbearable.   You will face neither issue while wearing Perfect Locks hair extensions, which means you cannot gauge your weave’s expiration date by how your hair looks. Sew in weaves will last...
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Post Weave Hair Care – What Happens After Taking Your Hair Weave Down http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/post-weave-hair-care-what-happens-after-taking-your-hair-weave-down/ http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/post-weave-hair-care-what-happens-after-taking-your-hair-weave-down/#comments Tue, 17 Jul 2012 15:00:22 +0000 http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/?p=3125 In follow up to our last post which gave you advice on how to prep your hair prior to putting a hair weave in, this post is all about what to do during and after taking your hair weave down. Taking a weave out can be tedious, especially if you are used to a sew in weave. However, taking your weave out can be an easier process if you choose to take your weave out properly. Here’s how: Wash Your Locks and Condition Them Prior to Removal – Just like you would condition your locks prior to getting your hair...
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Pre-Installation Hair Weave Tips – Keep Your Tresses in Tip Top Shape! http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/pre-installation-hair-weave-tips-keep-your-tresses-in-tip-top-shape/ http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/pre-installation-hair-weave-tips-keep-your-tresses-in-tip-top-shape/#comments Mon, 16 Jul 2012 18:55:27 +0000 http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/?p=3118 Getting a new hair weave is definitely exciting, but did you know that there are steps that you should take prior to getting your weave installed? These tips will keep your actual hair in wonderful condition and keep your scalp feeling its best too. So here are some tips that you should read over and take into consideration next time you have another weave installed! icon wink Pre Installation Hair Weave Tips   Keep Your Tresses in Tip Top Shape! Trim Your Real Hair Ends – Prior to getting your weave put in, you’ll want to trim your hair ends. The reason why is because you want to start with healthy hair as opposed to...
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Pixie Curl Your Hair – Define Your Curls with a Great Hair Styling Method http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/pixie-curl-your-hair-define-your-curls-with-a-great-hair-styling-method/ http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/pixie-curl-your-hair-define-your-curls-with-a-great-hair-styling-method/#comments Tue, 29 May 2012 21:25:34 +0000 http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/?p=2981 Have you heard of the pixie curl method? It’s basically a method that dries your hair without creating frizz. It’s a great way to fight those annoying flyaways and keep away the frizz simultaneously. This type of method also works well for a variety of curly hair types, such as curly or wavy hair. To clarify, using the pixie curl method does not mean a “pixie-style” haircut. The pixie curl method is simply a way to dry and style your curly hair a certain way, which we’re about to explain to you how to do next. What do you need...
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How to Properly Take Care of a Full Lace Wig http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/how-to-properly-take-care-of-a-full-lace-wig/ http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/how-to-properly-take-care-of-a-full-lace-wig/#comments Sun, 25 Mar 2012 14:00:45 +0000 http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/?p=2715 If you haven’t checked out the full wigs that are made from Indian human hair on our site, you definitely need to! A lace wig is made by hand and is tied on a lace base one strand at a time. As our site mentions, you can enjoy tangle free Indian Remy hair by purchasing a high quality Full Lace Wig. A wig will give you complete hair coverage and features silky straight Indian hair that you’ll love. Since a full lace wig looks great while being worn, it’s important to learn how to take proper care of it so...
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6 Reasons Not to Get a Quick Weave http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/6-reasons-not-to-get-a-quick-weave/ http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/6-reasons-not-to-get-a-quick-weave/#comments Mon, 31 Jan 2011 16:01:00 +0000 http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/?p=1588 Time is a precious resource. Everyone wants to make the most of it, and saving time on hair extensions installs is one way to do that. But some time-saving hair extension applications are definitely better than others, and here are six reasons why the so-called Quick Weave is not the best choice for your mane: Products used to seal the hair can damage it. When using the Quick Weave technique, your stylist wet wraps your hair, then glues wefts of human or synthetic hair extensions to the dried and hardened wrap. While many manufacturers of Quick Weave products claim that...
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How to Safely Remove Your Hair Extension Weave http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/how-to-safely-remove-your-hair-extension-weave/ http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/how-to-safely-remove-your-hair-extension-weave/#comments Wed, 07 Jul 2010 17:51:44 +0000 http://www.perfectlocks.com/blog/?p=424 Indian Hair extensions can add a beautiful and unique appearance to any woman’s hair, but eventually your hair weave will have to come out. If you’ve had your hair extensions for six months to a full year or if you would like to try a different hairstyle, you can remove your weave at home through a few simple steps. Remove the Hair Weave To remove your hair weave you will need to coat the roots of your hair in oil. You can purchase hair oil at your local beauty store. Work the oil thoroughly into the roots of your hair...
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