10 Things No One Ever Tells You About Hair Extensions

If you weren’t blessed with long, glamorous hair then getting hair extensions might be the perfect solution. Hair extensions are often responsible for the enviably gorgeous hairstyles of all your favorite celebrities. There are several things you need to know before getting that luxurious hair you have always wanted.  Here we will discuss 10 things that no one tells you about hair extensions.

Hair Extensions

1.  You Get What You Pay for

Depending on quality, the cost of hair extensions may vary. You can buy synthetic hair extensions for less than a hundred dollars. But high-quality human hair extensions that may run into the thousands to complete a look.

Human hair extensions tend to be more expensive and you can color and iron these extensions just like your own hair. If you want to get value for your money, it is a better investment to select real human hair extensions.

2.  Good Hair Extensions Should Not Cause Your Hair Damage

A lot of people think that hair extension will cause damage to your hair. However, that is not always the case. If you buy cheap extensions, chances are that your hair will be damaged. If you invest in quality hair your hair will look healthier and natural.

3.  You Don’t Need to Spend Hours In The Salon

Occasionally it can take quite some time to install hair extensions. Depending on the process of installation, it is usually possible to complete an install of hair extensions in a relatively short amount of time.

4.  Choose Your Hairstylist Wisely

Having a great hairstylist is as important as getting that perfect hair. You want to work with a professional hair extension stylist who knows what they are doing.

5.  Condition and Comb your Hair Regularly

Once you purchase your hair extensions you’ll need to wash and brush them to prepare for the installation. Taking good care of your hair extensions will ensure they stay in good condition for a longer period of time.

6.  Avoid Sleeping On Wet Hair

If you want your hair extensions to remain healthy, silk, and soft you have to avoid sleeping on wet hair. Instead, tie your hair in a ponytail or braid before going to bed. You can also invest in a silk pillowcase, which will be soft on your hair and prevent hair breakage.

7.  You, Will, Be Paranoid

Another thing that no one tells you is that the first time you get hair extensions, you will be paranoid about the point of installation shows. As time goes by, you will be more comfortable wearing them and learn how to prevent this from happening.

8.  You Can Do Your Hair Yourself

It’s advisable that for the first-time installation that you go to a professional stylist to get your hair extensions installed. After visiting the salon, a couple of times and observing what your hairstylist does, it may be possible for you to do them on your own and save yourself some money.

9.  You, Will, Feel More Beautiful

Once you use hair extensions you will feel more beautiful. Ignore how others will interpret your appearance and concentrate on how good you look.

10.   You, Will, Need to Use New Products

The products you use on your natural hair may not work on your hair extensions. You will need to get a moisturizing conditioner and sulfate-free shampoo for the hair extensions to remain in good condition.


Now that you know the secrets that no one tells you go get your hair extensions and rock that new hairstyle that you have always dreamed of.

Matt Williams is the founder and CEO of Add USA Story - A platform for global startup, looking to find happiness in the world of startups, investments, health, technology, business and more.


  1. This is a new establishment and thanks for sharing

  2. Thanks for making me aware of advantages and disadvantages of hair extensions.

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