FAQ

How long does my hair have to be to have Professional Hair Extensions?

Your hair needs to be at least 4 inches all over. Our general rule is to have enough hair at the top layer to cover the rings or bonds.

How long do professional Hair Extensions last?

Professional Hair Extensions can last 3-8 months. How long they last depends on the method you have chosen and also the After Care.

Should I expect to lose and bonds/rings?

It is normal to lose a small amount of strands if any at all. This all depends on how regular you wash and style your hair. Most clients only lose a few when they are due for a maintenance.

How long does the application take?

Application time varies depending on the chosen method. Generally no less than 1 hour for half head and no longer than 4 hours for a full head

Can I use heat on my Hair Extensions?

Yes you are able to use heat on your Hair Extensions. However we do recommend using rollers, hair dryers and wands instead of hair straighteners to avoid high heat temperatures. Heat protection should always be used when using any form of heat.

What products should I use?

We recommend using Professional Hair Extension shampoo and conditioner advised by your Hair Extension Technician. You should always use a Sulphate free shampoo and conditioner to ensure your Hair Extensions look good all the time. When brushing it is always advised to use a soft brittle brush. Oil based products should only be used mid-length.

Hair extensions are not attached to your scalp and therefore do not get the same vitamins and nutrients as our natural hair would. Using the correct After care products will prolong the life of the Hair Extensions and the use of incorrect products does not guarantee the life of the Hair Extensions.

How often should I wash my Hair Extensions?

We recommend no more than twice a week.

Can I go on holiday with my Hair Extensions in?

Yes you are still able to go on holiday with the Hair Extensions in. however it is advised to use sun protector on the hair. This avoids the hair from becoming dry. Applying a good hair mask whilst on holiday protects the hair from the heat and chlorine.

Can I remove the Hair Extensions myself?

It is always advised to remove the Hair Extensions professionally. Removing them yourself can potentially damage your natural hair.

What is required on the day of the fitting?

It is recommended to use a clarifying shampoo to wash your hair on the night before or the morning of your appointment. You shouldn€™t apply any conditioner or serums on your hair as this can cause the micro rings to slip. This is highly important if you have chosen the pre bonded method. As if there is any oil or residue, this can affect the adhesion of the keratin bonds.

If you are considering having your hair chemically treated, this should be done at the least 7 days prior to the fitting of Hair Extensions.

Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my appointment?

A non refundable deposit of £50 – £100 is required upon booking to secure your appointment. This will then be deducted from the total amount on the day and is non-refundable should you cancel your appointment.

What is the After Care of having Hair Extensions?

Once you have your Hair Extensions fitted you want to make sure you take care of them. After care is important in keeping the Hair Extensions in good condition until you are ready for your next set. It is advised to only wash the Hair Extensions no more than twice a week. You should always try to make sure you are standing upright. When shampooing always massage your scalp gently and not vigorously. Conditioner is only to be used from mid-length to ends. You should take extra care in avoiding the bonds/micro rings as this can cause them to slip out.

When drying pat dry with a towel rather than wrapping hair up in the towel. This can cause the bonds and micro rings to pull at your natural hair. Once dry always use a serum or a leave in conditioner from mid-lengths to ends. Although the hair is Human Hair it isn€™t getting the nutrients our natural hair gets from the roots, so this is required to keep them healthy.

A soft bristle brush is to be used so you can brush your hair without catching any bonds/micro rings. Your technician will go through the After care during the application and this is all then sent to you. At Lacy Locks we don’t forget you once you have your Hair Extensions fitted. We give you the option of a free check up appointment to discuss how you’re getting on.

Am I still able to have my roots coloured?

Yes you are still able to have your roots / t-section coloured and highlighted.

Why choose Lacy Locks?

Lacy Locks is built on recommendation. Most of our clients are word of mouth. With Lacy Locks you are always able to come see us should you have any problems or questions. We can be contacted via email, text, and Facebook. Once you leave our Salon we don€™t forget you once you have your Hair Extensions fitted. Customer Service is what we pride ourselves on and we are not happy until our clients are. Appointments are flexible and we offer private, one to one appointments comfortable and exclusive locations.