Useful Skills

How To Wash Clip-In Hair Extensions

Clip-in hair extensions are being more and more realistic-looking. But it is important to remember to treat your extensions as your real hair. And this means washing and conditioning them to keep them fresh.

Below are the detailed steps to wash the clip in hair extensions.

  • Hair Extensions Preparation

It is very important to brush your hair extensions to remove tangles and knots prior to washing them. Lay the wefts flat on a surface for easier handling.

  •   Fill the sink or bath with warm water

Clean the sink , fill it with warm water, and add moisturizing, colored hair-friendly shampoo. It is important to use warm water, no cold or hot water. Immerse the extensions in the water.

  • Apply shampoo and conditioner to each weft

After shampooing, apply conditioner from root to tip, letting it sit for five to ten minutes before rinsing.

  • Rinse your extensions

In order to get rid of the shampoo and conditioner thoroughly, rinse them under warm water until they are clear. Finish with cold water to seal in moisture and enhance shine.

  • Brush and detangle

Gently squeeze out excess water with a towel, then use a wide-tooth comb to detangle the extensions. Avoid rubbing them dry to prevent damage.

  • Leave to air dry

Allow the extensions to air dry naturally by laying them flat or hanging in a well-ventilated area. It is important to avoid using a hairdryer in order to prevent any damage to the hair.

You don’t have to wash your extensions between every use. By following these steps, you can effectively wash your clip-in hair extensions and maintain their quality for longer use.