Ever wondered what causes your hair to itch when it’s in hair extensions?
It’s called Alkaline Lye. Most, if not all synthetic extensions have been coated with an Alkaline lye. This is a chemical distributed onto the strands of the extensions by the manufacturer to make it wear/heat-resistant. The whole essence is to create a product with a high thermal resistance ”that would protect you”. The downside to this is the allergic reaction that causes the extreme itchiness and dry/flaky scalp.
The good news is, it can be gotten rid off by soaking the hair in Apple Cider Vinegar.
1. Fill a large bowl enough for the hair with warm water.
2. Pour a cup of ACV into the bowl.
3. Place the synthetic hair in it and leave it for about 20 minutes.
4. When a while film appears, remove the hair.
5. Take the hair out and dispose the ACV mixture.
6. Rinse with plain warm water, squeeze the excess water and leave it to dry.
*It is important to do this before installation, immediately after purchasing the extensions.*© Copyright 2015 Ebun Oluwole, All rights Reserved. Written For: Get your Sizzelle on!