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How To Prevent Tangling of Hair Extensions

Do's & Don'ts of Hair Extensions

Hair extensions can give you the length and volume that you have always desired, without the hassle of having to grow out your hair. However, with this luxury comes the responsibility of committing to extra maintenance, but we promise it’s nothing that you can’t handle. Properly taking care of your extensions will not only make them look and feel brand new, but they will last longer. Follow these simple dos and don'ts to find out exactly how!


DO research about what type of hair extensions you want. You can choose between human hair or synthetic, and there’s different lengths and shades. Make sure you know what you need before purchasing.

DO clip-in your extensions upside down when pulling your hair into a high ponytail or updo.

DO use good products that are made specifically for that type of hair. Stay away from anything with alcohol in it because it will strip and damage the hair. We suggest using any of the products available on our website!

DO keep your hair extensions box to store your pieces after use, or purchase a storage bag to help protect them. This will keep them in prime condition and easily allow them to be stored. We love the extensions storage bag and hanger because it allows for easy mobility and protection for the hair!


DON'T be harsh when brushing with your extensions in as this could cause hair shedding and damage synthetic fiber making it frizzy. Use a good comb or a detangling brush that has nylon bristles. Keep your extensions from tangling by lightly brushing/combing them after every use.

DON'T use high heat on your hair extensions. Keep your styling tools under 170 degrees Celsius for human hair, however we recommend between 130-140 degrees Celsius. This temperature range is safe for heat-friendly synthetic as well as human hair extensions. Remember some synthetic hair extensions may not be heat-friendly. Be sure to research your hair extensions product before you purchase.

DON'T wash the hair extensions constantly. Over washing the hair can dry them out and change the texture of the hair. Since hair extensions don’t produce oil like our actual scalp does you can stick to washing them around every 2 weeks, or every 5-7 wears.

DON'T shower or swim in them!! (Tangles galore!)


If you follow these simple do's and don'ts you'll extend the life of your extensions and keep them in tip-top shape!