[How To]: Preparing to Install Tape in Hair Extensions


So you've got your new tape in hair extensions but you don't know how to install them?  First thing is first, you need to follow a few simple steps before you can install your tape in hair extensions.

Preparing your hair for Tape in Hair Extensions:

Before you can install your tape in hair extensions, you need to make sure you are hair is perfectly clean and free from debris:

  • Before shampooing, release any tangles in your hair using a natural boar bristle brush;
  • Run warm water through your hair until completely saturated;
  • Opt for a detoxifying shampoo to cleanse your hair and scalp before installing your tape in hair extensions;
  • Shampoo twice using the detoxifying shampoo as needed to ensure a clean surface prior to installing your new tape in hair extensions;
  • Do not use conditioner prior to installing your tape in hair extensions to ensure proper contact with the tape in hair extensions tape tabs on your natural hair;
  • Towel dry your hair to remove excess moisture;
  • Blow dry your natural hair smooth using a boar bristle brush prior to installing your tape in hair extensions
  • Do not use styling products of any kind on your natural hair prior to installing your tape in hair extensions.
  • Brush through your blow dried hair to ensure your natural hair is free of tangles and ready for installing your tape in hair extensions.

 


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