Hair extensions can give you the hair you’ve always dreamed of. Gorgeous. Full. Flowing and sexy. The list of adjectives that describe how they look and make you feel is endless. They really are quite the additive beauty tool that will totally enhance your look in every way. Hair extensions are absolutely magic in our humble opinion.
How much do hair extensions cost?
If you are thinking about getting hair extensions, your first question might be, what are these amazing extensions going to cost me? We’ll be very upfront with this fact. Hair extensions are an investment.
Cost is an important question to determine, no matter what type of hair extensions you are thinking of getting. This isn’t the time to bargain shop for a service that deals with the health of your hair and scalp. When you are seeing super low prices for fusion or tape-ins at your local salon, it’s probably a deal that’s too good to be true. It’s not such a big consideration with clip-ins, but you still want high quality hair that is real and has the right clip attachments with this style as well. Cheap looks cheap and you don’t want that.
What you also don’t want with any type of hair extensions is unskilled people working on you. Don’t take this fact lightly because it’s something to consider with a deeper look at where you are getting those extensions and who is putting them in. With hair extensions, you get what you pay for. It’s as simple as that. Here are some factors on why quality and price matter in hair extensions of all types because you want to be paying for the right service.
Why Hair Extensions Are Expensive
The answer as to what makes fusion and tape-ins costly is two reasons. The quality of the hair and the time it takes to put them in properly.
Price and Quality
At Glo Extensions Salon, we use Hairtalk Tape In Extensions, made of all Remy Human Hair. They are a superior quality hair extension, held together with a non-damaging, hypoallergenic adhesive band. They are very meticulously made with the utmost care. These are designer extensions that are going to be of peak quality each and every time you get them. Hairtalk is the gold standard in tape-in extensions hands down. And trust us when we say they are worth the money every time.
As far as price goes, it’s practically impossible to quote you a specific amount, you will need to have an in-person consultation first. The right salon will guide you in the direction of the extensions best suited for your lifestyle, hair type, and budget. If you find a salon that just throws out a blanket price, or quotes you over the phone without seeing your hair, let those warning bells go off.
Time & Skills Required.
Find a reputable salon with the right people who hold the right certifications to put those extensions in your hair. This is a process that’s not super quick either. Expect to spend at least 3-5 hours for fusion extensions. Other methods will vary in time commitment. When you look at what actually goes into a complete hair extensions appointment from start to finish, you’ll realize it’s pretty in-depth. Here’s what’s going to happen when you initially get your extensions put in at Glo:
● Free initial consultation
● Top of the line 100% human hair extensions
● Expert application by a certified stylist (appointment times range from 3-5 hours in the chair!)
● A haircut to blend the extensions into your style
● Home care instructions
● Home care products (shampoo, conditioner and leave-in spray)
● 1-month checkup appointment with wash and style
So you can see it’s more than just putting in the extensions. Great hair extensions are a service that’s fully optimized with the properly certified extensions stylist. That way you’ll get the most exquisite extensions you can imagine having for hair that turns heads.
What Low Quality Does For Your Hair And Scalp
We don’t want to get into absolute horror stories about what could go wrong with a bad hair extensions application service. Okay, let’s go into it. A little. It’s fairly serious when you are talking about the health and wellness of your hair or scalp. Here’s just a few horrible applications we’ve seen walk into our salon:
When extensions aren’t put in, maintained or removed properly, it can contribute to hair loss, patchy baldness, and permanent follicle damage. Sometimes people can get really bad headaches from extensions that aren’t applied the right way. It can also destroy the hair shaft damaging it in a way that takes a long time to reverse. Cheap hair extensions – and cheap service – just aren’t worth the risk.
Make Sure The Consultation Outlines The Exact Price
One of the most important parts in getting the right hair extensions for your own head of hair is the initial consultation. At Glo Salon, this is a vital and important part of the service where we’ll not only explore the variety of hair extensions that will work for your own head of hair, but we’ll also outline the exact cost for you.
If you go to a salon that is cagey or not specific about the cost, you might be surprised with a very big bill at the end of your visit. With total upfront pricing at Glo, you’ll know exactly what your new mane will cost you and you can rest assure that you’ll be in the best hands. You do get what you pay for and with Glo, it’s definitely money well spent on luxury hair extensions.