Fusion Hair Extensions

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Fusion is the oldest of the modern hair extension techniques, dating back to 1987.  The year Philip James began doing extensions.  Fusion extensions are known as a “strand” method. Small groupings of extension hair are attached to small sections of your hair using a keratin protein bond.  This bond is melted, then rolled between the fingers with the section of your hair, in order to streamline the bond with your hair.  The melting temperature is half that of a normal …
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Do Hair Extensions Come In Ombre Colors? 

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Ombre hair is available, although color options are limited. Ombre also does not come in all methods of attachment. Most of our Ombre requests require us to color the hair, as pictured in these Reverse Ombre Fusion attachments.

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What are the benefits of extensions?

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Aside from making hair longer, more full , or both, a bad haircut can be remedied instantly. Middle stages of growing out can be avoided. If you’re always trying to get more fullness, washing every day to get volume – you can put an end to this and not have continual styling stress on the hair. Extensions can actually save a lot of people time otherwise spent styling. Many people say their hair looks and feels better after extensions. Most …
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How long do extensions last?

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Maximum 4 months. No type of extension should stay in longer than 4 months. Can extensions remain attached longer than 4 months? Yes. However due to the natural shedding process of your hair, it is not ideal for it’s integrity. All extensions should be removed or re- done after 4 months. In addition, extensions should be removed at the salon. Claiming overextended wear times is counterproductive to the true benefits of extensions.

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Hair Wefts – They’re Not All Created Equal.

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The amount of hair on a weft is critical to proper installation. Be it clip-in or other weft attachments, inadequate amounts of hair on the weft = more hair needed, which = unnecessary attachments. Sparse amounts of hair on the weft is common in cheaper hair products. It’s one of the many ways manufacturers cut corners in order to reduce prices. These price reductions in hair may seem like a savings, but they only mean higher costs when actually trying …
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What Is The Cuticle?

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Each strand of our hair is covered by a hard shingle-like layer of overlapping cells. It is formed from dead cells which form scales that gives the hair shaft strength and do the best job of providing protection for it. The cuticle is the outermost part of the hair shaft. The cells point downward from root to end, much like the scales on a fish, from head to tail.

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What Is Remi Hair?

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Remy hair, often misspelled Remy, is extension hair in which all the cuticles are pointing, or facing in the same direction. When hair is processed for extensions, the root to end direction of individual hairs can get reversed. Some hairs run root to end, along with hair that is end to root. More expensive hair leaves the cuticle intact, that is, all hairs running root to end. Cheaper hair does not. This hair might seem soft to the touch, but …
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