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The Pros And Cons Of Tape-In Hair Extensions
Sep 06, 2017

Are you one of the girls out there who still hasn’t tried on hair extensions? Or maybe you belong to those who are looking for the fastest way of getting that long hair you’ve always wanted? If you are, then I guess it’s time for you to give it a try. Hair extensions have always been in the bucket list of a lot of women nowadays and are becoming more popular than ever. Considering the number of hair extension methods (Glue-in, clip-in, tape-in), it’s just unavoidable for girls to get confused on what type of hair extension they ought to try.

But which really is the best hair extension method? It’s none other than tape-in hair extensions. They do not require much in the way of setting up, and as such, it’s no wonder why it’s the most in demand type of hair extension nowadays. However, just like with anything else, there are pros and cons of having tape in extensions. These are:

Pros:

Easy to install/apply

The time it takes to install tape-ins is quite less compared to other hair extension methods. It only takes about 30-60 minutes to install unlike other methods which requires you to spend quality time with the styling chair. If applied properly, it can stay on your head for 6 to 12 weeks.

Less Harm/Damage

If you’re worried about hair loss thinking that hair extension can take a lot of toll on your real hair, then tape hair extensions are your best bet. They are not heavy and, as such, do little to no damage to your scalp and hair. They are also very easy to install, and, as such, do not stress your scalp and strands.

Blends in naturally with your hair

Our tape-in hair extensions are made with natural hair so you do not need to worry about people noticing them. They also will not be noticed since flat tape is used to attached them to your scalp.

More Styling Options

With tape in hair extensions on your head, you can try a wide array of hairstyles that allow you to stand out in private parties or public events.

Cons:

Requires patience due to some restrictions

You’ll need to resist the urge to wash your hair or perform any difficult physical activities within 48 hours after installation, as the tape has not properly bonded by then. Oily styling products and shampoos are not to be used as well since they may lead the taped panels on your head to slip. Well again, just a quick reminder, always be gentle.

Not cheap

One thing is certain, these tape-ins are not cheap. But it doesn’t mean that it’s expensive enough to leave you broke and in debt. On the bright side, however, they can be used for up to a year, and thus it is safe to say that they are cost effective extensions.

So, there you have it, now you know the pros and cons of tape-in hair extensions. Of course, make sure to consult a professional first as they will tell you which type of hair extension will best fit you.

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