Frequently asked Questions
How much are hand-tied extensions?
the cost of hand-tied extensions vary from client to client because it all depends on the look you're trying to achieve. For a more accurate estimate you can fill out the Extension Pre-Consultation Form on the Extension page.
What are hand-tied hair extensions?
Hand-tied hair are the type of hair extensions used with a beaded row method. They are a thin weft that can be stacked together to give thickness and/or length. Hand-tied hair is often used to described the type of extension service.
How long do hand-tied extensions last?
Hand-Tied hair extensions can last between 6-9 months depending on how well you take care of them. Maintenance (move-up) appointments for your Hand-tied Extensions are every 6-8 weeks.
How do I maintain the extensions at home?
You will receive step by step care for your extensions to ensure you know how to properly care for your extensions at home. It may feel overwhelming at first, but once it is explained you will actually spend less time on your hair.
Can I swim in my extensions?
Yes you can swim in the pool or at the beach with your extensions. Make sure you apply a deep conditioner to your hair before putting it in a top knot bun. Once you're out of the water, be sure to promptly rinse with clean water and wash with a clarifying shampoo and condition with a mask to restore moisture.
Can I blow dry, flat iron, and curl my extensions?
Absolutely! Extensions are made of 100% real human hair and can be washed and styled just like your natural hair. You'll need to use a heat protectant on the extensions to prevent heat damage.
Do the extensions need to be colored to match my hair?
Yes, the extensions are matched to your hair or your inspiration color as closely as possible. However the extensions typically require additional coloring for the most seamless and natural blend.
Will I be able to feel the extensions?
After your first install you may experience some tightness. This is normal and will go away within 24 hours. If you've never had hand-tied extensions before this may feel a little uncomfortable like a headache. Extensions will begin to loosen and feel more natural as they start to grow out.
Why do hand-tied extensions cost more than tape-in or kera bond extensions?
Hand-tied hair extensions cost more because the way the hair is sourced and made is by hand. It takes a person nearly 8 hours to take individual hair strands and tie it to the thread creating the weft. This is why it is called a Hand-tied Weft and why it costs more.
Do hand-tied hair extensions cause damage?
Hand-tied hair extensions have the least amount of risk for damage because there is no adhesive used to build the extension row. In fact, the row is created with a bead and your hair making it completely customized based on your hair, lifestyle, and head shape. With a clean install and proper at home care, you'll be set up for success from day one.
Where does the hand-tied hair that you use come from?
The Hand-tied hair that I use for your service comes from Harper Ellis Hair Co. This hair is ethically sourced and manufactured in West China. Men and women grow their hair out in exchange for a 6 month salary. This allows them to provide for their family, while gifting you with the hair and confidence you've always wanted.