Over the past few years, hand tied hair extensions have become very popular. As stylists and clients are realizing the benefits of this type of hair extension over other popular types. While they are very popular and are the preferred choice of many professionals, you do have to research and understand exactly what you are getting. It is important to know how long your hand tied hair extensions will last and what maintenance you can expect.
This piece shows you how to make your newly installed hand-tied hair extensions last longer! Generally speaking, hand-tied hair extensions can last about a year, depending on how you take care of it!
How Long Do Hand Tied Extensions Usually Last?
With proper care and the use of recommended professional products, hand-tied hair extensions can last 6-12 months. For best results, it is recommended to use high-quality, 100% real human hair extensions. There are many sources of hand-tied hair extensions. You can get weft from different parts of the world. Asia, Russia and India are the most common. Your licensed stylist can trim the extensions regularly to remove any damaged ends.
At INCH HAIR, the quality of all their hair extensions is top-notch. As a result, with reasonable care, it can last more than one year and even up to 2 years.
How Often Do You Have To Move Up Hand Tied Extensions?
Generally, hand tied hair extensions need to be done 5-8 weeks in advance. This will depend on several factors, including the type of installation method your stylist uses. INCH HAIR has proven to be the most durable.
The amount of time you can go between maintenance appointments will also depend on the growth rate of your natural hair, as well as the density of your natural hair. The finer your hair is, the sooner you will need to come back for maintenance to ensure healthy and sustainable results. Some installation methods may require a “mini” move in about 3-4 weeks to bring the beads closer to your scalp. For best results, a complete re-installation of your hair extensions is recommended. Resetting tension and establishing a new base is essential for sustainable results.
Are Hand Tied Extensions Worth It?
Yes, absolutely! No other type of extension offer such a natural look. No other type of hair extension offers such a natural look.
Hand tied hair extensions will give you the most comfortable wear. They allow your natural hair to grow out because they do not cause damage to the scalp or hair follicles. A row of hand-tied hair extensions has only 10-15 connections, compared to up to 100 with other methods. The absence of adhesives and ties also allows your hair to safely support hand-tied extensions without interference from adhesives or chemicals.
Hand Tied Extensions Maintenance Cost
Maintenance costs for hand-tied hair extensions will vary depending on a number of factors, but the average price for an up-move or re-installation is approximately $200 per row. Your professional stylist will determine the price based on their industry experience, as well as their certified installation methods.
How Long Does The Extension Hair Typically Last?
- Hand Tied Extensions: From 9 months to a year.
- Sew In Extensions: From 6 to 8 months
- Tape In Extensions: From 6 to 8 months
- Keratin bond: From 4 to 6 months
Which Extension Methods Last The Longest?
The amount of time you have between maintenance appointments will vary depending on the type of extension method you wear. In hand-tied methods Most hand-tied methods need to be moved up at about 6 weeks.
Tape-in hair extensions need to move up at 6 weeks. If you go longer, you will start to have unfavorable conditions. Your tape will twist, start to bleed the adhesive into your natural hair and even start to fall out.
Keratin bonded hair extensions will last about 4 months, but you will need to replace your hair at every maintenance appointment.
You Are Taking Care Of Them Like Your Own Hair
Caring for hand tied hair extensions can be very easy! You have to take care of them like normal hair! Use a good shampoo/conditioner, heat protectant, a good hair oil, etc.! (Heavy oils and silicones are not recommended because the beads used to install hand-tied hair extensions can slip off).
Be Careful When Washing Your Hair
If you are washing your hair at home and not at a salon, do not rub your hair. Be sure to gently brush the top of your hair along the strands at the roots. As for the lower part of your hair, wash it naturally.
Do Not Go To Bed With Wet Hair
For hand tied hair extensions, you shouldn’t go to bed with wet hair (I never do that anyway, so it doesn’t matter to me!).
Other than that, you can take care of them as honestly as you would your own real hair. You will find that after a few months they are in great shape and even if you haven’t installed them in a while, you can reinstall them again!