· hair extensions
Have you wanted to have long beautiful hair, but for whatever reason your natural hair just won’t grow. Well now there’s a way to get sexy long hair that looks great. There are many different methods of applying hair extensions out there; however I choose the use 2 different methods.
1. Micro-links Hair Extensions
A method that uses NO heat or glue on the hair. Very small pieces of your hair are placed through a copper micro-cylinder and then the hair extension is secured in the cylinder along with your own hair? It is the most natural looking extensions, because each hair extension is placed to follow the natural fall of your hair. We use 100% natural Remy human hair, which is hand picked strand by strand from Russia and is considered to be the best hair to use for extensions. Removal is easy and so long as you follow our care suggestions for the hair extensions, there will be no damage to your own hair.
Micro-Tip Hair Extensions
MicroTip Micro-extensions are the smallest, most natural-looking hair extensions on the market. MicroTip Micro-extensions are especially perfect for areas on the head with thinning hair. The microtip hair extensions are perfect for the fringe/bangs area and can be also be placed close to the part area of the hair. An area where extensions were not possible before. The application is so small that it mimics a hair transplant without any surgical procedure. MicroTip Micro-extensions can be applied to all types of hair and to both men and women.
2. Keratin Bonds Hair Extensions
I prefer this method for people with fine hair. I apply the hair extensions with the Kera Fusing Tool, which is a heating tool that softens the bonds so that they can be applied to your own hair. Once they cool down, they are bonded to your own hair until they are removed. The Keratip system is by far recognized as one of the fastest and the simplest extension technique. The extension hair comes pre-tipped with a keratin (protein) adhesive. The hair extensions are removed by using a special remover which breaks down the bonds.
Will the hairof the extensions match my natural hair?
Yes, we meet for a free, no commitment consultation, where I color match your hair and texture. So whether or not your hair is straight, curly or wavy, I can match it perfectly. Every piece is custom blended for your hair.
How do I care for my hair extensions?
They are easy to care for. I will provide you with a special brush and detangling spray to help you care for them. You can color, cut and style your hair as normal. You can also use heat stylers such as hot rollers, curling or straightening irons. It is recommended that you do not wash the extensions daily however. Brushing is of utmost importance to prevent any matting. I also recommend using Pureology’s sulfate free hydrating shampoo, conditioner and a deep conditioner ‘Hydra cure’. I suggest a maintenance appointment after 6wks to prevent tangles.
Can I color my hair while I have the hair extensions in my hair?
Yes, I am able to perform your color service for you. Once the extensions are in it is recommended that you don’t color your hair yourself as it can affect the extensions if you don’t know what you are doing in the application.
How long do hair extensions last?
The average life span of each application is 3-4 months. After that time they will need to be re-applied. Depending on the condition of the hair extensions and how you take care of them, you may be able to re-use the hair, if using the micro-links method. The keratin bonded hair cannot be reused unless it is re tipped, which costs 50 cents a piece.
Will hair extensions be visible to other people?
No not if they are placed in by a hair extension specialist who is licensed and trained. You will be able to wear your hair up in a pony tail. I will ensure that they are placed in the hair carefully so no-one will know that you have hair extensions unless you tell them.
How much does it cost of hair extensions?
The application fee depends on how many pieces we use and the thickness of your own hair. I will quote you an exact price at the consultation appointment.
What do I get for the price?
- Your hair is washed with a deep clarifying shampoo to remove any residue in your hair, and then styled ready for the application.
- Expert application
- A Haircut after the application to create a beautiful shape and blend the extensions with your own hair.
- A special brush and detangling spray
- Removal and maintenance services are extra!
Where do you work?
I work out of a reputable hair salon in Santa Monica called Salon Tosca.
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Are a you licensed hairstylist?
Yes I have a current California cosmetology license and have over 20yrs experience as a hairstylist.
How do I book an appointment for hair extensions?
To book a FREE no commitment consultation please call me at 310 625 1265. If you decide to book a hair extension appointment when we meet, then I require a 50% deposit to hold the future appointment and pre-order the hair. I accept Cash, Visa, MC and checks.
I've had extensions done before, and I can honestly say that I've never had them done so well as I did with Claire. My extensions blend in so well with my hair that nobody suspects the hair isn't my own. When I recently worked on two different movie sets, I had to tell the hair stylists on set that I had hair extensions. They couldn't believe it until they looked and saw it for themselves. I have a completely new look, more confidence, and feel like I've gone through a total makeover. But I haven't, it's just the difference the hair makes!
I would work with Claire for many reasons:
1. The hair is very high quality. It is incredibly soft and silky and it moves well. It isn't the coarse hair that alot of other people get put in. It actually feels like my own!
2. The way Claire put them in didn't hurt, and they don't bother me during the day, or at night while I'm sleeping.
3. Because she doesn't use glue, heat, or other damaging methods, my own hair will be as healthy when the extensions come out as it was when they were put in.
4. The removal process for her method is so easy and doesn't hurt like the other ways do!
5. The hair blends evenly, there aren't ANY strange lines of any kind.
I am unbelievably happy, and would recommend her to everyone.
I absolutely love my hair, it's the best I've ever had it. Claire was lovely. She took her time and paid the utmost attention to detail. I would recommend anyone looking for a way to their hair look thick and beautiful to try theses amazing extensions with Claire.