What are MicroLink Hair Extensions?
The Microlink method is also known as Cold Fusion, Micro Bead, and I-Tip hair extensions. Sometimes extension brands, products and methods are used interchangeably. Microlink is a strand by strand technique that creates a similar result to hot fusion hair extensions, but without the use of heat or glue. Strand by strand means that a tiny individual bundle of extension hair is attached to a small section of your own hair, the result is extreme versatility.
How long does it take to install my hair extensions?
For a full head hair extensions you will need an average of 150 strands. These extensions are put in strand by strand so it will take about 3 1/2 to 4 hours to install them. Extra full requires about two additional hours. If you are getting partial for a highlight then it could be as little as two hours, it depends on how many strands you like to install.
How long do they last?
On average, 3 months of constant wearing. There is no system that should be worn for more than 3 months. Although your hair extensions may last up to a year and are reusable. If your hair grows fast, you may need to adjust the micro rings up after 4 to 6 weeks, it all depends on how fast your hair grows.
Are the hair strands reuseable?
Yes, you can re-use our extensions, they are always high quality.
Will people know that I'm wearing hair extenions?
They will feel similar, but the texture may be a little bit different as every donor has a unique hair texture. Through styling, and the use of styling products you will learn how to make the hair look and feel more like your own.
Will the hair extensions feel like my natural hair?
They will feel similar, but the texture may be a little bit different as every donor has a unique texture of hair. Keep in mind that 100% human hair is still a natural product. Through styling, and the use of styling products you will learn how to make the hair look and feel more like your own.
Will the extension damage my hair?
An average person loses more than 100 hairs a day naturally. When you wear micro rings, the dead hairs will not be brushed out or fall out because they are attached through the attachment. This often looks like broken off hair. But is normal with every hair extension method. These are simply the 100 hairs each day that you would have lost anyway. Only you are seeing them all at once.
How long can I keep the microlinks and extensions in?
On average, 3 months of constant wearing. There is no system that should be worn for more than 3 months. Again, it is highly individual according to your preference and how fast your own hair grows. If you hair grows fast, you may need to adjust the micro rings up after 4 to 6 weeks.
Can the micro link hair extension method work on any type of hair?
Yes, this method will work on any type of hair! As long as your hair length is about an inch above your shoulders and the extension texture blends well with your own, microlink hair extension methods will work for anybody!
Can I use hairdryers, curling and straightning irons?
You may blow dry the extensions the same way as you dry your own hair. Be sure to always point the hot hair downwards along the hair shaft or use a diffuser. Never blow the hot air upwards against the cuticle of the hair as this can cause frizziness.
Straightening and Curling Irons:
Yes, be sure to use the lowest setting possible for results that you like.
Yes. They make wonderful volume. Simply use large curlers and roll hair and extensions to the scalp. Leave them in until they are completely cold, remove and style. This is the safest “heat” styling method.
Can I use MY shampoo and conditioner with the hair extensions?
Yes, but I will recommend you to use a hair moisturizer and deep conditioner treatments because the hair extensions may be 100% human hair, but they are not getting the nutrients from your scalp to keep the hair moisturized. Please visit the recommended products page.
How much will it cost to get the hair extensions done?
It all depends on the hair extensions you want to get. Depending on the lengths and style the price will differ. I can offer you advice to help you stay within a your budget. An example would be; darker hair cost less than lighter colors, so if you were will to color your hair darker, you could save a bit more.