*Inspect the hair
*Gently brush or comb your hair extensions with a paddle brush or wide tooth prior to co-
washing or washing
*Co-wash or wash your hair extensions in lukewarm water with premium products
*Always rinse your hair in lukewarm water
*Condition your hair, comb your hair thoroughly, and make sure the conditioner is fully
saturated. Let it sit for 1-2 hours and rinse in lukewarm water
*Use sulfate and alcohol-free products
*Lay your hair onto a flat surface to air dry. You can also hang your hair extensions to dry.
*Use a paddle brush or wide-tooth comb to style your hair
*Use a leave-in conditioner to ensure your hair is moisturized
*Always detangle your hair prior to co-washing or washing your hair; be gentle
*Minimize the use of heat on your hair. If you must use heat; a heat protectant is a must
*At night use a satin bonnet or scarf to protect your hair. Sleeping on a satin pillow is also
Tangling and Matting
*When you don’t take good care of the hair, it will most likely tangle too. Once you have the
weave on, you will need to wash it at least once a week and use the right products for cleaning
it. Also, remember to dry it entirely.
*You should then use the right oils to nourish the hair and treat it.
*Comb it at least once a day to prevent the tangles.
*Last and the most important is that you should cover your hair with a head wrap before you
go to sleep. This will prevent the roughing up of the hair as you turn the head back and forth.
*Use oil sheen and/or heavy oils (they weigh the hair down)
*Blow dry (always allow hair to air dry)
*Use sulfate shampoos
*Sew through the wefts (it can cause the hair to shed)
*Try at home coloring techniques (seek a professional)
*Don’t scrub hair as you would your hair, wash flat while using a wig brush or wide tooth comb