If you have recently bought new hair extensions but have no idea on how you can take care of them, there are some things which you should know.

Here are some care tips for hair extensions:

Make sure that you brush your hair extensions regularly as you would your natural hair. You could go for a soft brush which helps you detangle your extensions without damaging it. However, if you have a synthetic hair extension, you should not brush it too much.

When washing your hair extensions, make sure that you detangle it first before you apply shampoo. Be sure to choose a good shampoo and to gently wash your extensions, you could also use a wide-toothed comb to avoid tangles.

Do not forget to use a leave-in conditioner on your hair extensions to maintain its look.

When going for a swim, make sure that you protect your hair extensions by wearing a swimming cap. Chlorine and salt are actually not good for your extensions.


You can store your hair extension properly when you are not using them. However, you need to make sure that your hair extensions are clean and dry before storing them.

You can keep them by using a hanger or placing them on an air-tight container to keep dust and dirt away.

hangerBy following the steps above, you’ll be sure to extend the life your hair extensions and keep them on top shape.


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