What is often mentioned as Brazilian hair is actually the short for Brazilian human hair weave extensions .Cause Brazilian hair is becoming so popular that most people will choose to sew the Brazilian hair in with their own hair so that is why today we write this article and to tell you how to wash the hair extensions together with your own hair .Cause we are asked many times and some female dont really know how to wash the hair extensions when their natural hair is blended with the popular Brazilian hair extensions .
The life span will increase of the hair extensions If you wash it in a proper way ,this can be applied to any kind of hair origins and this is the truth .Now we have to tell you that the measure you wash your Brazilian hair can make your virgin hair have a long life and as far as we know the longest time that some customers have achieve is 1.5 year which is really a long time .So are you interested and will show you in the following passage.
Things you will need:
Procedure for wash
Before cleaning: in order to eliminate knots, you had better start with comb hair ends,reverse hair, then finishing wig styling. The hair needs to clean when it is difficult to styling or smudges obvious.
Start at the ends of your hair and gently work your way up,when brushing use a soft bristle brush or Use a smooth-edged wide-toothed comb, in this way tangling and pulling damage is greatly avoided .dont brush the hair too harsh in a downward motion .
Washing: with your Brazilian bundle hair wet using the warm water in a downward motion from where the tracks are .you can do this in either in a shower ,a bath tab or using a container filled with warm water .dont soak the weave as it might have some influences in the tracks beneath the weaves and this will have more interference on the glue in method
Shampoo: To remove the oil,dirt and dandruff from your natural hair and hair extensions by applying some moisturizing shampoo ,firstly you need to repeat the washing step and then apply the shampoo and start to massage the hair and rinse the shampoo repeat times when you think your natural hair and the hair extension is totally clean .you can use some herbal shampoo or rice water which is ideal to your natural hair and the hair extension because this can prevent the weave from being dry and brittle .Rinse your hair several times until all the shampoo has been removed from your hair.
Conditioning: Apply your hair with a deep conditioner in a downward motion and using the herbal shampoo if possible which can have better result if used together and leave it for about 15 mins and rinse .you can use other shampoo that you like and fits your natural hair cause we do think that everyone has different kind of hair .and you need to make sure that you rinse it thoroughly which can prevent building up of product
Drying: the best way to have your hair dry is to leave t air dry or sit under a dryer .it is important to have all the tracks dry before doing anything else cause you will have your wig a bad smell which is hard to remove .
After cleaning hair weft: it is necessary to have your hair staying in a well-ventilated place which will avoid the direct exposure of sunshine .you will need to put some spray of essence or some essential oil and keep it shining and from tangling .comb it gently and then leave it dry naturally .
Trim your hair regularly:it is highly recommended that one should do things to prevent the split ends themselves and you should Take some hair shears and attack the split ends about 0.25 inch (0.6 cm) above the splitting.to get your hair trimmed is the only secret of having perfect hair that never has split ends .the recommended time to have a trim is every 6-8 weeks
Things you need to know about hair extensions
1: use a special comb to comb virgin hair.
2: wigs or hair extensions should soak in cold water for about 5-10 minutes.if this is done for too long and the hair is easy to fall off;
3: to wash the hair with your hands and dont use the washing machine .
4: Choose good quality shampoo
5: use warm water to wash and Special virgin hair conditioner
6: use some towels to have the water dry and dont twist the hair bundles or with the help of a washing machine
7: Don’t use hair blow dyer and exposure to the sunshine directly.
8: when wig is dry to 90 % and you should comb the hair with your hand and then use oil or treatment to the hair so you can use the weaving comb lastly
Attentions needs To be paid:
1: oil sheen is good for hair but it is not suitable for bundles hair, oil may cause weave to get sticky which will ruin the hair
2:One of the biggest enemies is heat ,the more you use it, the shorter your hair extension will last.
3: Avoid brushing the hair when it's wet ,while you can gradually wet the hair and brush gently before you completely wash it. Brush your hair, remove all tangles before washing. Wash your hair going in a downward motion.
4: Wear a cap or keep your hair out of water.when swimming. Chlorine and salt water can cause the hair to tangle and mat up.
5:Putting the hair wig in the dry and clean place when you are not wearing it.Better have it store in package or in a box.and do not put heavy things on top of it.
6: Use good shampoo, When lots of water is added at once to very dry hair, hair can swell up and tangle.
7: Keep your hair clean. Hair tangles when dirt and sweat builds up, wash it after exercise, swimming etc.