Hair care advice (© Great Lengths)

How to properly take care of your hair extensions

You have decided on professional hair extensions or thickening – and made the right choice.

To ensure you will be able to enjoy your precious extensions as long as possible, we recommend keeping the appointments scheduled with your hairdresser. If you have additional questions or requests, your hairdresser will be glad to assist you. Proper hair care is important to enjoy your hair for a long time.

Please read the following care instructions and follow them in your daily care! It’s worth it!

WASHING HAIR
Wash your hair very thoroughly, preferably twice a week. When doing so, be sure to be as gentle on the bonds as possible! We therefore recommend never washing your hair with your head down but instead keep your head up. This is easiest in the shower or at your salon. Please remember, Great Lengths hair care products must be used for warranty purposes. Our hair care line was specifically developed for the needs of premium genuine hair strands. You can rest assured your natural hair will also benefit from the quality of these products!

DRYING HAIR
Squeeze your hair, do not rub. Then properly arrange the damp strands and carefully brush with the Great Lengths brush. When blow-drying, start at the root and the bonds, then the shaft and tips. We also recommend slightly drying the bonds when allowing your hair to air dry.

BRUSHING AND COMBING HAIR
To ensure gentle brushing and combing, we recommend arranging your hair daily. To do so, place your fingers between the fusion and the scalp and run through your hair from roots down. Your hairdresser will gladly show you the correct technique! Please, never brush your hair completely wet, only whilst damp or semi-dry! Wavy hair should only be brushed after washing, since the curls may become frizzy from frequent brushing. Use a hair pick or your fingers for your morning hair routine. Slightly dampen the genuine hair strands and scrunch up curls. Straight hair should be combed thoroughly morning and night. When doing so, hold on to the genuine hair strands at the root and brush carefully, without tugging, from the tips to the root.


Hair care advice - for longlasting wonderful hair extensions (© Great Lengths)

Consult a professional, choose a Great Lengths partner salon near you.


Great Lengths hair care products for wonderful hair extensions (© Great Lengths)

SPORTS, ON HOLIDAY
Since your extensions act exactly the same as your own hair, you are not limited during your free time.
With extensions you can enjoy your holiday to the full. If you go to the beach your hair will need special care, so we advise you to shower in order to remove salt from your hair and use our Energy Conditioner and lotion for hair afterwards.

BEDTIME
The hair should be braided before bed. This will effectively prevent tangles!

PERMS, DYING AND COLOURING
Extensions can easily withstand the usual styling methods. However, they should always be done by one of our professional partners.

FROM THE SPECIALISTS: GREAT LENGTHS HAIR CARE LINE
The latest findings from fundamental research, two intensive years of development and thorough practical tests:
Our hair care line is the ultimate innovation for naturally nourished hair and is the optimal solution for any treatment. Never before has there been this complete, lasting and therefore effective option to care for both your natural hair as well as your precious genuine hair strands.

    The dos:

  • Braid your hair before going to bed. This will help against knots and should be done with naturally long hair as well.
  • When drying hair, dry bonding areas first. This will protect the bonds.
  • Have your hairdresser cut your hair for a more cared after look.
  • Only use brushes with soft bristles. This will help ends and bonds.
  • Brush thoroughly twice a day.


    The don'ts:

  • Do not use products that contain alcohol.
  • Do not brush with twisted knots. They may be at the bonds.
  • Never wash, brush or dry your hair with your head upside down.



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