Effective Ways to Tell the Quality of Human Hair Extensions
Hair extensions are now the hottest choice for girls who want to lengthen their hair or increase their hair volume. There is a large amount of hair extensions and it is really important that you are able to know something about the quality of hair extensions before your purchase.
Choose a reputable brand
As there are so many merchants running on the hair extensions business, it is really important to buy your extensions from a reputable source. Different brands may choose different methods to process their products. There are two main ways of processing hair in the market. One is cuticle intact and the other is cuticle stripped. When we say cuticle on your hair, it means you have got a protective layer. It is clear, shingle type layer that goes on the outside of your hair. Some cheap brands of hair extension will have the cuticle removed. Once the cuticle is removed from the hair extension, you can find the diameter is smaller. You lose the properties of moisture retention and sheen and the hair extension becomes a much more dull and brittle product.
How to distinguish cuticle?
The company will actually put a moisture layer back in while the cuticle properties are stripped off. Once that hair is applied over time, it will degrade. If you wash your hair extensions every day, it will become dull gradually. What you are suggested to do is pick up a few strands of your hair and run your fingers down and then run your fingers back up the strands. You should feel some resistance. It is a very fine feeling. Meanwhile, there is no need to always use the most expensive hair extension or the most durable hair. If you just want something fun or have a weekend event, you can turn to a cuticle free hair extensions. If you want something that is going to last longer, you are suggested to buy hair extensions with cuticle intact. The entire clip in human hair extensions in our online shop are in high cuticle content and they are really very nice to work with.
Where is the breaking point?
What you are going to do is hold your bundle and run your hand down to the end. And you need to look for the breaking points. . You don’t want to see your bundles, like say if you have a 22 inch bundle, you never want to see your breaking points in your upper portions. All hair extension bundles are going to taper down to a natural kind of fineness at the end and that is good because when you apply it, you never see the blunt lines between layer to layer. Most of the hair will be in your shorter lengths and only a few of the strands will actually make it to the longest lengths.
The following are some pictures from the customer and YouTube guru’s photo gallery. Hopefully this post tells you a little bit about what to look for in terms of quality, and will help you make the right decisions when you purchase hair extensions.