The first 48 hours
Do not wash your hair or the extensions for 48 hours after installation.
You may experience a tension headache during the first few days after application; this is normal and will go away with wear and time
For K-tips and Tapes, Avoid saunas and hot tubs for at least 48 hours.
Use a Bellami Boar Bristle Brush daily to remove any knots or tangles
Gather the hair into a ponytail and Securely hold close to the scalp. Begin brushing from the ends, carefully working your way up toward the scalp.
Be sure to brush the top and underneath of the weft where the foundation is attached to. This will help remove natural shed .
Brush extensions thoroughly before washing to remove any tangles. Use a Sulfate-free and Paraben-free shampoo. We suggest Aveda Botanical Repair, Aveda Nutri Plenish or Olaplex.
Begin at the scalp and massage shampoo into hair using a “Z” formation. Do not use a circular motion or flip head upside-down as this causes tangles
Part Hair and rise all the way to the scalp. Follow up with a final rinse
Apply a conditioner from mid-shaft down to the tops of your hair and leave on for 2-3 minutes . NOTE: adding conditioner at or near the point of attachment may lead to extensions sliding out. Rinse Thoroughly
For wefts: Towel or air dry your hair as much as possible before using a blowdryer.
For K-tips and tapes: Towel dry and blow-dry, to avoid moisture pooling in the bonds and loosening them. To protect your extensions, we recommend using leave in conditioners and heat protectants on the ids hafts and ends. Using a blow dryer, rough-dry the hair
starting at the ends and working your way up towards to the scalp, round brush the hair
Be sure to dry point of attachment (your scalp) thoroughly
Bellami hair extensions are safe to use with thermal tools like curling wants, flat irons and blow dryers. Temperature's setting depends on your natural hair. You may use between 270ºF - 450ºF on your extensions as long as you apple proper heat protectants before styling
For K-tips and tape extensions, do not apply heat too the bonds or tapes.
Swimming/ Hot tubs/ Suanas
Before swimming wet your hair with fresh tap water and apply a small amount of leave in conditioner to the ends
If using a hot tub or sauna, ensure hair is up and do not submerge in water as this can break down the bonds and cause hair to dry and frizz.
Brush hair gently and loosely braid before sleeping
Do not go to bed with wet hair as it can cause tangling close to the scalp. If this occurs, schedule an appointment with your stylist to remove immediately
You can colour your hair while your extensions are installed, but please DO NOT ATTEMPT TO COLOUR YOUR HAIR EXTENSIONS AT HOME.
Avoid the use of chemical-based sunscreens, as this can discolour the hair. Pleas use a mineral- based sunscreens only.