Stick Tip Extensions Aftercare

You have chosen Stick Tip Hair Extensions is best for you. now it is time to learn how to look after your hair extensions. This blog post will focus on the correct aftercare routine for Stick Tip Hair Extensions.

What Are Stick Tip Hair Extensions?

‘Stick Tip’ refers the long, thin, stick like shaped bond at the top of each strand of hair. The method can also be called i-tip extensions. The strand is attached to the client’s hair using a micro ring or micro tube.  The rings are then flattened with pliers to keep tightly in place.

How Do I Wash Stick Tip Hair Extensions?

Always make sure that you brush your hair extensions before and after washing. Doing this will prevent the hair from tangling which can be extremely damaging to hair extensions. You should wash your hair under running water, in the direction that your hair grows is the most effective way to remove hair product and avoid any tangling.

Belong Hair recommend not washing your hair for at least 48 hours after the initial fitting. The bonds are at their tightest at this point, so avoid putting the extra weight of water on your hair.

How Do I Brush My Hair Extension?

When brushing hair extensions always use a soft bristle brush which can be found here . These brushes are safer for both the extensions and your hair.  We recommend brushing your hair every morning and evening before bed as a minimum. Start by brushing the ends of your hair, then moving up once smooth.

What Shampoo And Conditioner Should I Use?

Investing in a good shampoo and conditioner is essential. We offer a hair care range has been designed for hair extensions allowing you to get the most out of your hair extensions.

How Do I Dry Stick Tip Hair Extensions?

You do NOT dry your hair extensions by scrubbing and rough drying with a towel. If you want to towel dry your hair, pat or squeeze dry the hair to remove as much water as possible.

Using a hair dryer will give the smoothest result make sure you use a medium to low setting. Start at the roots and work your way down using a soft brush.

Can I Use Styling Tools On My Extensions?

The benefit of using human extensions includes its ability to be styled with heated styling tools. However this can be damaging when using a high heat. To protect your stick tip hair extensions against heat, spray with heat defence and use a low to medium heat setting. Extreme heat can cause the rings to contract and can even melt the strand tip.

How Do I Remove Hair Extensions?

It is essential to always visit a qualified hair extension technician for hair extensions removal. The removal process is a delicate one, and care should be taken so that your hair is not damaged in the process. NEVER try to remove your extensions yourself at home, pliers can cut your hair if not used correctly. These tools can be purchased from our shop


This is a care guide for Stick Tip Hair Extensions, if you need any further information about any of our products and how they would benefit your hair please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our team who would be happy to assist you.