Hair Extensions for Summer

Summer is upon us, and we’re all looking for that perfect hairdo to make us look like a sun goddess over the summer months.  At Belong Hair, we have the perfect solution for your beach, holiday and festival needs – hair extensions for summer.

Why use hair extensions?

Hair extensions can give you the best of all summer scenarios.  You see, using hair extensions can give you that wavy, glowing, summer-ready look.  This is without backcombing, hair spraying, tinting or bleaching. Want volume, length and a look of vitality?  You can’t go wrong with hair extensions for summer. Using lighter coloured hair extensions, blended with your natural hair, can give you a sun-kissed look without the dangers of scorching your scalp and singeing your roots.  Hair extensions for summer festivals are also a hassle-free way to have glossy looking hair, even if you’re knee-deep in mud.  We recommend that you use brightly coloured wefts for a funky festival look, making you stand out no matter how large the crowd.

Which are the best hair extensions for summer?

At Belong Hair we’re fans of all types of hair extensions.  But we’re aware that certain wefts are preferable to others when the weather is hot.  You don’t want to be trying to pull off sun goddess, and end up sweating from your scalp.  Clip in hair extensions, for example, are a little too hot and bulky for the summer.  You want to spend less time putting in your extensions, and more time enjoying barbecues in the sunshine.

At Belong hair, we believe that tape in extensions are the best hair extensions for summer.  The extensions themselves are extremely lightweight, and they deal better with humidity.  Once they’re in, you don’t have to spend the duration of the holiday re-adjusting them – they’re in!  If you’re going away to warmer climes for the summer, you’ll be looking for a holiday full of ease and relaxation.  We believe that tape in hair extensions will be the lowest maintenance and hassle free option for you.

Hair extensions for summer: special care tips.

Now you know which extensions are best for your fun in the sun.  Here are a few tips on how to maintain your tropical tresses.

Humidity and sun exposure can cause your extensions to dry out. Use a leave-in conditioner, such as the ones available at the Belong Hair online shop, to make sure your hair stays fresh and oxygenated.

We recommend not to use sea salt sprays on your hair extensions. These sprays can create beachy waves on natural hair.  But the salt extracts moisture and oils from the hair follicles, making the hair dry and straw-like.  This reduces the longevity of the weft.

Don’t get them wet, if you can help it. Sure, hot weather is the perfect time for a dip in the pool, or, if you’re braver, a swim in the sea.  But salt and chlorine damage the bonds, and make them extremely fragile.  If you are too tempted by a splash around, then we suggest that you gently pull your hair into a loose, low bun to avoid tangling.

We’re big advocates of keeping sun safe here at Belong Hair.  But we do urge you to be careful not to get sun tan lotion over your hair extensions. Much in the same way as chlorine, sun tan lotion clogs the bonds and the hair attached to them, and will effectively ruin your locks.

Hair accessories are a great way to update your look daily and accentuate your summer outfits.  More importantly, they protect your extensions from sun damage – so go mad with hats and head scarves!