Can you trim your hair extensions?
Yes, you can and you should. Maybe you never considered trimming your hair extensions before but we feel you should.
According to our rule books, maintaining your virgin hair extensions should include trimming.
We know what you’re thinking. This sounds like it beats the whole purpose of wearing these long luscious locks.
But the fact of the matter is that just like your natural hair your human hair extensions require a trim or two.
Otherwise, they might start looking like a shaggy mess.
Here are all the reasons why you should trim your hair extensions:
1. Damage Control
Have your hair extensions started to stick out? Can you spot a few split ends?
Let’s be honest here for a minute. No matter how well maintained your best human hair extensions are they going to get damaged over time. This is especially true for human hair extensions because they react to sun exposure and environmental damage in the same way. So when you see signs of split ends, flyaway hair or damaged ends then you better take out the scissors.
Trust us snipping off those rough edges will allow you to get back a flawless look.
2. Layered Locks
Do your hair extensions feel flat?
One of the side effects of long-term brazilian hair extensions is flat hair. But using this layering technique helps you add another dimension to your look. The layered locks create the illusion of a voluminous mane. Additionally, they also give you a fresher look.
Plus, this technique is necessary if you have a layered hairstyle.
Are you tired of the same old hairstyle?
Then it is time to switch things up a little. You see, trimming your hair extensions isn’t limited to hair maintenance. It opens up doors for experimentation too. From pixie cuts, bobs, fringes to bangs― a little trim or a proper haircut can allow you to rock all these styles.
Plus, this element of versatility prevents your hair game from treading down the boring paths. So whenever you think that you’re done with the long locks. You might want to head over to the hairstylist for a sleek and stylish look.
4. Seamless Blends
Got blunt ends? Are the hair extensions standing out?
One of the worst hair extension installations is probably when you end up with uneven edges. But we know a way to turn things around for you. All you have to do is pick up a scissor and start snipping off those unequal ends. Doing so ensures that your hair extensions are integrated properly with your natural hair. So you get a seamless smooth blend without any trouble.
On the whole, trimming your hair extensions is as important as shampooing it. You might not need to do it right away, but sometimes your extensions are begging for a cut. And a slight trim won’t hurt. Plus, in the long run, the trim helps keep your hairstyle look fresh and flawless at all times.
So what do you think? Will you give trimming a try?