Hair Tips

 

Pre Installment

  • Co-wash your hair in luke warm water (recommend Suave Professionals Almond & Shea Butter).

  • Detangle hair with a wide tooth comb starting from the ends upwards towards the hair weft. Detangling in the downward position can cause tugging on the weft.

  • Let hair air dry.

 

Coloring

  • If dyeing or bleaching hair, shampoo the hair with a nonalcoholic product.

  • Then follow with a rich conditioner(sulfate and paraben free).

  • Wash hair thoroughly and let air dry.

 

Heat

  • Keep chemical processing and flat irons, curling, and other excessive use of heating appliances to a minimum to maintain the life of the hair. But also to keep the strands strong. Be sure to apply a thermal heat protectant spray before you apply heat to your bundles. If you have to use a dryer for your bundles, do so if it is necessary.

 

 Daily Care

  • Co-wash your hair at least a minimum of 2 times per week. It's ok to wash your bundles weekly with a mild shampoo and conditioner (sulfate and paraben free).

  • Keep your hair clean. Hair tangles when dirt and sweat builds up, wash it after exercise, swimming, etc.

  • Make sure that you wash your bundles thoroughly to prevent product build up on your scalp.

  • Keep your scalp moisturized.

  • Using a deep conditioner will help lock in moisture in your bundles.

  • To keep bundles moisturized when dry, apply a dime size amount of light oil. (Can apply to your scalp also when combing out.)

  • Be sure not to use a heavy oil for your bundles. It will cause the hair to weigh down and lack bounce and volume.

  • Using a wide tooth comb or a weave brush helps to prevent breakage with the bundles. It also helps minimize tugging and pulling to the hair. (combing in sections help with tugging and pulling).

  • Wear a cap or keep your hair out of water when swimming. Chlorine and salt can cause the hair to tangle and mat up.

 

 Bed Time Care

  •  Before going to bed, put your bundles in a large braid(s) or ponytail(s) and place inside a satin scarf or bonnet.

 

 Products To Avoid

*Products to avoid/causes severe damage

  • Herbal Shampoos, 2 in 1 Conditioners

  • Organix Shampoo/Conditioner

  • Any ingredients like Sodium Lauryl Sulfate/Sodium Laureth Sulfate, fragrance, Cocamidopropyl Betaine etc. causes' damage to different areas to the body. (Skin, eyes, organs but also may cause an irritant reaction due to the ingredients.)

  • Oil sheen is not recommended for bundle hair.

 

 *Here's a link to show you what ingredients to avoid in your shampoos/conditioners

 

Curl Textures

  • Apply a conditioner (filled with moisture) and comb hair, starting with the ends working your way up to your scalp. Leave conditioner in for at least 15 minutes or more. Do not massage the hair. Rinse thoroughly. Scrunch the hair gently to enhance the pattern of the curls. While damp, apply a dime size amount of an anti frizz (alcohol free) hair serum. For a more tamed look, a curl cream may be required. Let air dry. Do not use oil products or excessive products on curly hair. When combing or brushing hair, do so when hair is wet or damp. Not dry! It may cause hair to frizz or tangle. Conditioner only wash is recommended at least 3 times a week.

  • Before going to bed, put your hair in a high pony tail or pineapple, wear a satin scarf or bonnet. After waking up, untie hair. Spray hair with water bottle and comb through section by section using a wide tooth comb starting from ends to the wefts. Scrunch hair gently. Let air dry.

 

Wave Textures

  • Brush or comb through to style.

  • Apply an alcohol-free hair serum for shine as desired or needed.

  • Before going to bed, braid hair into a loose large braid and wear a satin scarf or bonnet. After waking, undo braid and finger comb through or use a wide tooth comb through. Start from your ends and work your way up to the root of the weft.

  • You can also use flexi rods to create bouncy waves with your hair.