The magical advantages of tape-in hair extensions

Tape-in hair extensions

If you are looking for a simple hair extension that can be done quickly in just a few hours, then tape-in hair extensions are  just what you need. This post will show you the magical advantages of tape-in hair extensions and thereby, you will know why they are so favored.

1. What are tape-in ​​hair extensions?

Tape-in ​​hair extensions are known to be one of the most popular hair extensions on the market and are often the first choice for busy girls. Tape-in ​​hair consists of pre-glued thin wefts approximately 1 inch wide and with adhesive tape to attach your hair to the hair extension.

For salons throughout the world, tape-in hair extensions are the most popular hair extension procedure for ladies who want to do their own extensions at home, as well. Using this approach is fully natural, does not involve any equipment or chemicals, and may last for up to 3 months.  There is no harm to your hair when you get tape-in hair extensions applied in less than an hour.

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What are tape-in ​​hair extensions?

2. Why should we choose tape-in hair extensions?

There is no denying that tape-in hair extensions blend perfectly with your natural hair that no one will be able to detect that you are using hair extensions. The links with the hair are quite thin, lying close to the hair, giving you a comfortable feeling when using. This is a wig that is highly compatible with your hair’s thickness, texture and natural hair color. Made from 100% natural hair, you can completely take care of them like your natural hair without fear of tangles.

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Tape-in hair extensions blend perfectly with your natural hair

Tape-in hair extensions are a less damaging method because it’s light and doesn’t pull your hair to the point that it could cause hair loss. Removing tape-in hair is quite easy and does not affect your real hair. The tape-in hair extensions are reusable, once removed you can replace it with a new and reusable adhesive tape.

With tape-in hair extension you can style it as you like with braids, ponytails or any hairstyle you want. This hairstyle is suitable for girls who want to fasten their hair and spend less time.

3. Advantages of tape-in ​​hair extensions

There are many reasons why girls do and did choose tape-in hair extensions. In this part, we show you some of these main points.

  • With tape-in, you can completely style your hair as usual.
  • Tape-in hair extensions allow you to change your hair color without bleaching or dyeing your hair.
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Tape-in hair extensions allow you to change your hair color without bleaching or dyeing your hair

  • Attaching and removing hair with tape is very quick and does not damage natural hair. Tape-in hair extensions minimize damage to the hair because there is no need to use heat.
  • Tape-in hair extensions are very easy to do as no heat or other tools are required. It takes less than 90 minutes to make, so this is the fastest hair extension method available today.
  • This method reduces stress on your head because the extensions don’t pull your hair so tight that it breaks.
  • After extension, many people will not know because the hair appearance is very natural.
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Tape-in hair extensions bring you a natural outlook

  • Tape-in hair extensions hair extensions can be reused for 6-8 weeks.

4. Some weaknesses of tape-in hair extensions

Everything has two sides and it is not an exception for tape-in hair extensions. Some weak points we can refer to such as:

  • The adhesive of the hair extension needs to stay in place for 24-48 hours. So you can’t wash your hair or do any activities that might make you sweat.
  • You cannot use any products containing silicone or hair conditioners as they can cause the hair extensions to fall out.
  • This method is not recommended for swimmers.
  • Hair cannot be tied comfortably when applying this hair extension method.

5. Maintain your tape-in ​​hair extensions

In spite of having some weaknesses, we can totally extend the lifetime of tape-in hair extensions by some tips below:

5.1. Washing tape-in hair extensions

Wait at least 48 hours before cleaning your tape-in hair extensions. With enough time to attach to your hair, the glue will remain longer and stick more securely. Use a shower cap when you take a shower for the first two days.

Tape-in hair extensions should be shampooed using a mild solution. Pour the shampoo for extensions into your hands, suds it up, and then massage it into your hair with your fingers. It’s fair to wash tape-in hair extensions twice a week because the tape makes them more susceptible to dirt and dust than natural hair.

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Avoiding roughly massage when washing tape-in hair extensions

5.2. Drying tape-in hair extensions

Use a towel to dry your hair extensions after you’ve washed them, but don’t massage them in the towel. Tape-in hair extensions can be dried naturally if you have the time. Natural drying is the best method for drying hair extensions. This isn’t always optimal because of the additional drying time required when you’ve added additional layers of hair. After washing your hair, patting it dry with a soft towel will help eliminate knots in your tape-in hair extensions by gently drying your hair. Set the dryer on cold air if you must use it. The joint might be damaged by the dryer’s high temperature. If you’re going to use a steamer, make sure you use a cold steamer.

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Gently drying your tape-in hair extensions

Many hair extension users have a habit of blow drying their tape-in hair extensions upside down, which can be dangerous. This is dangerous because the tapes in use for tape-in hair extensions are designed to bear the weight of the extensions. However, when blowing upside down, they must bear additional weight and might accidentally detach from your scalp.

5.3. For enriching tape-in hair extensions

In fact, tape-in hair extensions cannot absorb nutrients, because they are dead hair. However, enhancing absorption is still a good thing to do after hair extensions, because when there is a connection, real hair needs to be supplemented with more nutrients to be able to grow healthy.


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