Ask the Experts: The Do's and Don'ts of Wearing Extensions
Before you commit to ordering a fresh batch of weave, here are 10 do's and don'ts from celebrity stylist Cynthia Alvarez, who has managed the manes of Alicia Keys and KeKe Palmer. From protecting your new growth to avoiding the dreaded hairline breakage, these tips will keep your tracks in tact.
Yes, hair extensions can be pricey, but always remember that you get what you pay for. “Cheap hair will be stiff and dry with no movement and what’s the point of wasting your money on that?” asks Alvarez. “Think about how long you would want to reuse the hair. If you buy really great quality hair, you don’t have to keep buying hair every other month. You end up saving more money and it will look more natural.”