FAQ

Hair Extension Maintenance Tips

At IHB Hair, we are committed to ensuring that every customer is satisfied. If you detect any problems, contact us immediately. Please be aware that each batch of virgin hair is unique and no bundle of hair is exactly the same. We provide Raw unprocessed hair that will last 6 months to 1 year with proper care. If there are no problems with the hair within the first two weeks, it can be assumed that the hair is fine. If problems arise after two weeks, the problem does not lie in the hair or workmanship. Please feel free to contact us and we will try to help you resolve your situation.

We highly reconmend the following hair care tips.

Pre- Installation:

Examine hair before installation it is suggest to wash exstensions before installation (wash instructions below)

Installation:

Bulk Hair

  • All of our hair has the cuticle intact. It is vital to follow these steps. Always take hair from the top where it is tied with string. NEVER take hair from the bottom of the bundle. When folding hair over to braid. the tail must be trimmed short, just below the tie-off.

Daily Maintenance for Straight, Wavy and Curly Hair

  • Brush or Comb hair everyday
  • Shampoo and Condition at least once a week.
  • Use styling products to achieve the look you desire.(preferably alchokol free)
  • Before bed, braid, wrap or ponytail hair (sleep directions below)
  • Although the extension hair is real, it is not receiving nutrients from the scalp like your own hair. Heat is your hair extensions biggest enemy. The more you use on it, the shorter the life span of your hair. We cannot guarantee that the hair will remain silky if you use the blow dry, flat iron, or curling iron.

Shampoo and Conditioning

  • Comb Hair
  • Use shampoo that is no higher ph level than 7
  • Shampoo hair in a vertical direction
  • Do not massage.DO NOT pile the hair on top of your head or wash in circles. This creates tangles. Instead gently shampoo the hair in one direction (vertically) only.
  • Rinse thoroughly.
  • Apply conditioner and comb hair, starting with the ends working your way up to your scalp.brush hair with a large paddle brush
  • Rinse thoroughly.Squeeze out excess water and pat dry with towel
  • Deep Condition when needed
  • Comb
  • Rinse
  • Let air-dry. Never use a hand blow dryer. this will cause static and matting.
  • For curly hair, scrunch hair while damn to reform curls.
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* If you experience any tangling - Before washing the hair, spray mixture of conditioner and water and brush the hair from bottom up. Gradually wet the hair down and brush it gently before you completely wash the hair.

BED TIME

When you sleep, we highly recommend that you braid, wrap or ponytail your hair together to prevent tangling, especially on longer lengths extensions. (please comb/brush and untangle the hair before making the braids)

Before going to bed, depending on your style, braid your hair into one loose large braid at the back of the neck, two pigtail braids, A ponytail, pin curl or wrap. Consult with your stylist for the best sleep care for your hair style. After waking up, undo and style hair as necessary

NEVER SLEEP ON WET HAIR. Make sure the hair is completely dry before going to bed.

Sleep for Curly Hair

  • Before going to bed, braid your hair into one loose large braid at the back of the neck.
  • After waking up, undo braid.
  • Dampen hair with a water bottle.
  • Comb through beginning at the ends and working your way up to roots.
  • Scrunch up hair gently to reform curl.
  • Let hair air-dry.
  • Style as desired.

Swimming, Spa or Exercise

Before swimming,Spa or Exercise comb out any tangles.

Braid hair into two braids.

After swimming,Spa or Exercise undo braid. Comb hair and Proceed with shampooing and conditioning instructions allow hair to air dry.

Styling Products use for straight, wavy or Curly Hair

Straight

  • use aragain or cocunut oil for shine
  • lusterizer for silky straightening
  • use ionic or ceramic flat iron

Wavy

  • use aragain or cocunut oil for shine
  • lusterizer for silky straightening
  • use ionic or ceramic flat iron to achieve straight look
  • wash or saturate hair with water and use wave booster, or leave in condition to achieve wavy look must let air dry.

Curly

  • use aragain or cocunut oil for shine
  • lusterizer for silky straightening
  • use ionic or ceramic flat iron to achieve straight look
  • wash or saturate hair with water and use curl booster, or leave in condition to achieve curly look must let air dry.
  • Hair must remain moisturized daily. Use leave in conditioner or hair gel daily to define curls
  • Scrunch up hair gently to reform curl.
  • Let air-dry.
  • Style as desired.
  • Use styling aids, such as mouse, gel, and hairspray in moderation (preferably alcohol free products).

Miscellaneous Tips

If you perm, tint, bleach or cellophane the hair, you do it at your own risk. We do not guarantee any hair that has been chemically altered. If you must chemically alter it, then be sure to do a test strand first. This will allow you to test how the hair will hold up to the chemicals.

Product Recommendations

John Frieda Frizz Ease weather works shampoo & conditioner, Pantene Pro V, Keracare hydrating detangling, Mixed-Chicks Leave-in, Organiix Morocain oil line and Cocunut oil line shampoo and conditioner, Garnier Fritis Styling gels and leave in conditioner,