Best Cleansing Conditioners

It’s like the Best of Both Worlds right! What if you could skip out on shampooing your hair and just use a conditioner? Sounds fun? Well, look no further. Cleansing conditioners are in style and here to stay. They contain mild cleansing agents and are essentially rinse-off conditioners according to Perry Romanowski, a cosmetic chemist in Chicago. Regular shampoos can contain harsh detergents and chemicals such as sulfates that you don’t want near you. However, cleansing conditioners get the job done in the same way. They are made to replace the shampoo and conditioner process while cleansing mildly. They also [...]

Best Sulfate-Free Shampoos

So, you’ve been thinking about making the switch from sulfate shampoos to sulfate-free shampoo alternatives? Have you been watching all the blog talk? Me too. I’m here to settle the issue and guide you in the right direction. But first, we have to define the problem. Follow my lead. In the beginning, there was only soap, you know the normal soap made from Lye. The kind that your great-grandmother made on the back porch. Everybody used it and it was a good thing. Then in the 1930’s somebody, don’t ask me who came up with the idea of revolutionizing health [...]

Should You Wash Hair Extensions Before Install?

So, Inquiring minds want to know, should you wash your hair extensions before install? The real question should be why wouldn't you wash your hair extensions? Okay so now that you know the answer, do you know how to wash those hair extensions properly before your install? It is important to wash your hair extensions before you get a sew-in or wig; please remember that. The hair that you just bought came a long way and it’s better to be safe than sorry. This is your health and at Hair Hangouts we want you to be healthy. You want clean [...]

Blow Dry vs Air Dry: Which is Better for Hair Extensions?

I often get asked the same question; Which is better for hair extensions, blow dry or air dry? I’ll get into the answer shortly, but first allow me to define the two methods. Blow Dry Blow drying is the act of applying an outside source of heat to hair extensions. Blow drying can be damaging to hair extensions if performed incorrectly. It should be done with caution; often times it requires some sort of expertise to be completed properly. Alright, alright! Now that you are up to speed, I want to give some key points on the features of these [...]

How to Wash Hair Extensions: The Right Way

Hair extensions are heaven sent. From the bad hair days to the better days hair extensions are dependable if given the proper TLC. Some girls have even stated that their bundles have lasted up to a year. Fingers crossed! The right hair extensions can be a good investment. The general rule is that you get what you pay for. Therefore, hair extensions should be considered as important as your natural hair because they are attached to your hair and scalp; thus they should be handled with care. We all want flawless natural hair and flawless hair extensions right? Alright then [...]

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