The Right Hair Extensions For Me
If you have thin hair or short hair, extensions are the perfect solution if you want more voluminous or longer hair. There are so many different brands and types of hair extensions out there, it might seem hard to find the right kind of extensions for you. We’re here to help you find the perfect extensions for your hair!
How do I recognize good quality extensions?
Your main goal for extensions should be to make them look like your own hair. Good quality extensions are made out of real human hair, in order to make them match as perfectly as possible with your natural hair. You will recognize high-quality extensions when they are not easily distinguishable from your own hair, and when the bonding is very thin and almost invisible. We, at Salon Ziba New York, use tape-in hair extensions from the brand Great Lengths, known for their luxurious products and their high quality. Our professional stylists will help you to find the right color for you and apply them to your hair.
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Are extensions suitable for my hair?
Basically, extensions are suitable for almost every kind of hair. Whether you want to add volume to your hair or get longer hair immediately, extensions are a great tool to transform your look. The minimum hair length for a successful application is 8-10 cm, and for a full head application, 13-16 cm is preferable. The tape-in extensions we use in Salon Ziba come in a wide range of base colors – it’d be hard NOT to find the perfect match!
Can I style and color my extensions like my own hair?
Extensions that are made out of real human hair can be styled and colored like your own hair. After the application, you can color, curl, or straighten your new hair just as you would your natural hair. GreatLengths extensions also withstand salt water/chlorine, the strain of exercise, and more.
How long do tape-in extensions last?
The durability of hair extensions is relative. Every head of hair is different! Quality extensions (such as ours!) may last for up to about 6 months. One uncontrollable factor is how quickly your hair grows; if your hair grows fast you may find yourself replacing your extensions sooner.
We recommend a removal every 4 to 6 months. This depends on the type of application performed (i.e. lengthening, more volume), the state/condition of your natural hair, and other lifestyle factors. You can feel free to discuss any of these points with any of our expert stylists.
GL Tapes are the latest offering from Great Lengths. These extensions were created with ease of use in mind, resulting in extensions that are easy to apply and easy to remove. Dubbed “fast track luxury”, GL Tapes blend perfectly with your natural hair and can be integrated in a matter of seconds.
GL Tapes can last up to eight weeks – at which point, they can be easily reapplied with no hassle. With this kind of durability, ease of use, and the wide range of colors and styles to choose from, GL Tapes are shaping up to be the future of hair extensions.
How do I remove extensions?
Removal of hair extension strands is relatively easy. Your hairdresser will apply a special gel to the bonds, making them easier to safely remove. The number one challenge that usually comes with removing extensions is matting. Matting can occur when you don’t properly take care of your extensions, so be sure to practice good habits!
You should never remove hair extensions by yourself. Always return to the salon to have your hair extensions professionally removed. Our stylists at Salon Ziba are professionally trained and take all necessary precautions in order to give you the best possible experience.
Get your hair extensions in New York City
We, at Salon Ziba, pride ourselves on our professional extension services in New York. Our professional stylists are trained to create long-lasting results in order to achieve your dream extension hairstyle. Book your appointment now and visit us at either of our conveniently located salons in Midtown or Greenwich Village.