When your clip in hair extensions are new they’re shiny and soft and have a natural bounce that makes them look like natural hair. You may notice after you’ve owned them for a while that your clip in hair extensions aren’t quite as shiny as they once were and that they have turned from soft to harder than they once were. They may also appear drier than they were originally.
The great news is that you can reverse the condition of your dull and dry clip in hair extensions and restore the softness, bounce and shine they had in the beginning with little effort. Human hair clip in hair extensionscan be maintained the same way your own hair can. Anything you’d use to restore the moisture balance to your own hair or to add healthy shine can be used on your human hair clip in hair extensions.
Synthetic clip in hair extensions that have become dull and dry in appearance and that have ends that look frizzy, broken or frayed can be restored to their former glory with a little trick that will get them back to looking like new.
Here are a few things you can do to revive your dull and dry clip in hair extensions:
Sometimes all your human hair clip in hair extensions need is a good wash with a moisturizing shampoo to get them back into tip top shape. Fill a sink, basin or container with cool water, mix in a good moisturizing shampoo and massage your clip in hair extensions until they are free of excess dirt and hair styling products.
Synthetic clip in hair extensions aren’t like natural hair because they’re made of acrylic fibers that are designed to resemble hair so products designed to moisturize, strengthen or otherwise help human hair will not work for them.
One trick for eliminating frizzy ends and bringing back shine in your synthetic clip in hair extensions is to soak them in very hot water. Place your synthetic clip in hair extensions in the sink or in a bowl and pour water that has be heated until it’s very hot but not yet boiling on top of them. Let the extensions sit in the hot water for a few minutes before removing them. When you take them out place them on a towel to air dry. Within minutes you’ll notice the frizzy ends have become smooth and the shine has come back to your synthetic clip in hair extensions.
A tiny amount of serum or oil can work wonders on the appearance of your human hair clip in hair extensions. Just like your own human hair, human hair clip in hair extensions need a little oil to maintain their natural glow. Massage a very small amount of coconut or jojoba oil or a moisturizing product containing healthy oils into the length of your clip in hair extensions to restore softness and shine. Serums also work well to bring back softness and shine. Apply a small amount to your human hair clip in hair extensions to bring them back to life.