Information regarding Hair Extensions

Published: 30th May 2008
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Hair extensions have come along way from the novelty that they used to be in the 1980's when they were dismissed as being a fad. Everyone seemed to forget about hair extensions after that until the last few years when they have come back fighting and this time they are truly here to stay. The celebrities such as Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Lopez and Britney Spears are just a few of the celebrities who have sported hair extensions and thanks to this hair extensions are now available to us average people as well.



Hair extensions come in different types and different ways in which they are prepared. The type of hair extensions that you have applied partly depend on the salon that you are having them applied at. Some example of the most popular type of extensions that are available are as follows:



Great Lengths hair extensions

This is a specialised form of hair extension application and is based on the gentle principle known as 'modulating.' This is the attachment of the extension strand to your own hair and is composed of polymer chains whose molecular structure is very similar to that of human hair. In order to join the strand of extensions to your own hair a special applicator is used, which makes putting the extensions in and taking them out easy as long as you have it done by a professional. It is highly important that you only get Great Lengths hair extensions applied by a professional in order to ensure the safety of your hair. Great Lengths hair extensions also use the highest quality of hair that is available.



Cinderella hair extensions

Cinderella hair extensions are attached to your natural hair using low temperatures with a protein moulded bond. These bonds are strong and flexible and also they are made of protein that is not harmful to your hair.



Racoon hair extensions

The process of having Racoon hair extensions applied to your natural hair involves a technique that uses a 'hot bond' method. This bonding material has been specifically designed for hair extensions and provides you with a balance of strength, durability and, importantly, ease of removal by a professional, never attempt to attach and remove racoon hair extensions by yourself. The bond that is used during this application is kind to the hair during the initial application and remains gentle to the hair during the removal of the extensions.



We've all heard the horror stories about Hair Extension applications going wrong but these stories are only true to people who had the extensions applied by people who don't know what they are doing. As long as you have your extensions applied by a trained professional your hair extensions will cause no damage to your hair.



The role of your stylist when it comes to the application and removal of the hair extensions is to ensure that the extensions are added to your hair without causing damage. They should offer you a consultation before anything is done to your hair to discuss the length of your extensions, the colour, the style and as a way of ensuring that you fully understand what is involved in the process.



Helen is the web master of Inanch, experts in all there is to know about Hair Extensions.



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