Hair extensions have been around for a long time, in fact there is evidence that the ancient Egyptians wore them back in 3400 BC. They wore wigs, sewn-on hair pieces and braids that were made of human hair and dyed sheep's wool.
Fast forward to today and you can find women all over the country wearing hair extensions of all different types. Popular application methods include braids, keratin bonds and micro links; all of which can be found at most hair salons.
While all these types of hair extensions will add length and volume to your hair, there are only a handful of methods that will not cause damage!
All the methods listed below, are damage causing:
- Micro-Link Hair Extensions
- Keratin Bond Hair Extensions
- Fusion Bond Hair Extensions
- Braid and Sew Hair Extensions
- Tape-In Hair Extensions
But what makes these types of extensions damaging? If you where to look up each of these methods you would see that they all have unique application methods. To understand what makes them “non-damaging” you need to first understand how each different method works at a fundamental level.
After doing your research you will see that all of these methods attach the extension hair directly to your natural hair and that is what causes the damage.
Think about it, If you are adding a lot of length and volume, you are going to be adding about 5 ounces of extensions to your hair. That is about the weight of a billiards ball pulling down on your natural hair and roots.
When you add in brushing, styling and everyday wear and tear, you are going to be causing a great deal of stress on your natural hair! Overtime this stress will ultimately lead to bald spots and hair breakage!
The Only Patented and Damage Free Hair Extension Method
The Glamour Locks Hair Extension System was designed to take all the good parts of hair extensions and remove the damage causing parts. Where were able to do this by introducing a third step to the application method that creates a barrier between your natural hair and the extension hair.
First, the Glamour Locks Stylist will gather your hair to create a row across the back of your scalp. Then the stylist will create a Glamour Track using a Tension Strap.
The Tension Strap bears the weight of the extension hair resulting in less stress on your natural hair. The Tension Strap holds all the weight of the extensions resulting in comfortable and damage free hair extensions!
So What Does Non-Damaging Mean?
To summarize this article, non-damaging means that the hair extension application method you have chosen uses specialized tools and techniques to ensure that the extensions do not cause stress to your natural hair.
Hair extensions that are attached directly to your hair will break your hair, create bald spots and will cause long term damage that you will need to deal with for many years to come.
If you are interested in trying the Glamour Locks Hair Extension System you can request your consultation here.