Platinum Hair Extensions: Your Questions Answered

Here at Frankie's Hairdressers, we have applied beautiful platinum hair extensions to hundreds of clients. Platinum hair extensions add length and increase the volume of a person's hair. While we do offer competitive pricing for our hair extensions, our clients inevitably have questions regarding hair extensions.

To share our expertise, we have compiled some of the most common questions and included comprehensive answers below.


How long do platinum hair extensions last?


The lifespan of platinum hair extensions can vary depending on a few factors, such as the quality of the extensions, how well they are cared for, and how often they are worn.


In general, high-quality platinum hair extensions made from 100% human hair can last anywhere from 3-6 months or even longer if they are well taken care of. However, if the extensions are made from synthetic materials or lower-quality human hair, they may only last for a short time and must be replaced more frequently.


To extend the lifespan of platinum hair extensions, it's essential to follow the care instructions provided by the manufacturer or stylist. This may include using gentle, sulfate-free shampoo and conditioner, avoiding excessive heat styling, and storing the extensions properly when not in use.


Regular maintenance appointments at Frankie's Hairdresser can also help to keep platinum hair extensions looking their best and can help to prolong their lifespan. 


How to remove platinum hair extensions?


The process of removing platinum hair extensions will depend on the type of extensions that you have. Here are some general steps to follow:

Brush out the extensions: Before removing them, use a gentle brush to detangle them. This will make the removal process easier and help to prevent damage to your natural hair.

Locate the bonds: If you have bonded extensions, use a mirror and your fingers to locate the bonds at the roots of your hair.

Apply a bond remover: Apply a bond remover solution to the bonds. This solution will help to break down the adhesive so that the extensions can be easily removed.

Use a removal tool: Use a hair extension removal tool or a pair of pliers to gently squeeze the bond and break it apart. Be careful not to pull too hard, as this can damage your natural hair.

Slide out the extensions: Once the bond has been broken, gently slide the extension out of your hair. You may need to use your fingers to help loosen the attachment from your hair.

Repeat the process: Remove the extensions individually, working in small sections to prevent tangling or damage to your natural hair.

Wash and condition your hair: After removing all the extensions, wash and condition your hair to remove any residue from the bond remover solution.




How much are platinum hair extensions?


The cost of platinum hair extensions in Ireland can vary depending on a number of factors, such as the quality of the hair, the type of extensions, the length of the hair, etc.

On average, you can expect to pay between €300 and €900 for platinum hair extensions in Ireland. To discuss exact pricing, please call our salon today.


What shouldn't I do after getting hair extensions?


After getting hair extensions, it's essential to take proper care of them to ensure they last as long as possible and prevent damage to your natural hair. Here are some things you should avoid doing after getting hair extensions:

Don't wash your hair for at least 48 hours: Avoid washing your hair for at least 48 hours after getting extensions to allow the bonds or tapes to set properly.

Don't use products that contain sulfates or alcohol: These ingredients can dry out the extensions and cause damage to the bonds or tapes. Use only products that are specifically formulated for use with hair extensions.

Don't use heat styling tools on high heat: High heat can damage the extensions and cause them to become dry and brittle. Use heat styling tools on low to medium heat, and always use a heat protectant spray.

Don't go to bed with wet hair: Sleeping with damp hair can cause the extensions to tangle and become matted. Always make sure your hair is dry before going to bed.

Don't use a regular brush on your extensions: Use a specialised extension brush or a wide-toothed comb to detangle your hair gently. Regular brushes can pull on the extensions and cause damage to your natural hair.

Don't pull or tug on your extensions: Be gentle when brushing or styling your hair, and avoid pulling or tugging on the extensions. This can cause them to become loose or fall out.

Don't swim with your extensions: Chlorine and salt water can damage the extensions and cause them to become tangled. If you go swimming, wear a swim cap to protect your hair.


We're sure you still have questions regarding our Dublin platinum hair extensions. So please call our salon today. Our customer service representatives will be more than happy to answer any enquiries you have. If you'd like to book a hair extension application, please contact us today


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