How Can I Tell If My Tape in Hair Extensions are Damaged?


Warning Signs of Tape In Hair Extension Damage:

Possible Signs of Damage to Your Tape in Hair Extensions:

  1. The Tape in Hair Extension hair tangles easily.
  • The tape in hair extensions could have been exposed to excessive heat causing thermal damage resulting in tangling
  • The tape in hair extensions could have been overexposed or processed with a chemical (i.e. hair color) that is not conducive to the integrity of the tape in hair extension.
  • The Tape in Hair Extensions feel "gummy" and are hard to clean
    • The tape in hair extension has been damaged either thermally or chemically and its porous nature leans toward product build up.
    • The tape in hair extensions have been exposed to a Keratin based product leaving a coating on the tape in hair extensions that has resulted in damage.
  • The Tape in Hair Extensions are not smooth and there are visible signs of uncontrollable frizz.
    • The tape in hair extensions have been left wet bound during the drying process and have not been smoothed out properly.
    • The tape in hair extensions have been thermally or chemically overprocessed.
  • The Tape in Hair Extensions are Slipping and pulling.
    • The tape in hair extensions have been exposed to excessive heat at the tape tab causing the tape to slip.
    • The tape in hair extensions tab was exposed to a conditioner that seeped in between the tape tabs causing them to slip.
    • The tape in hair extensions tab was exposed to an oil or alcohol-based hair product that seeped in between the tape tabs causing them to slip.

    I Think My Tape in Hair Extensions are Damaged - What Should I Do?

    In an instance where you think your tape in hair extensions could be damaged you can do one or all of the following:

    • Try conditioning the tape in hair extensions making sure to avoid the tab area completely.
    • Seek the advice of a salon professional
    • Call it quitting time and grab yourself a new set of Tape in Hair Extensions. And review a proper care and maintenance routine for your new set!

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