We bet you must have a ton of questions about Gorgeous Hair Extensions (especially if you're a first time hair extensions wearer)!
Below are questions we frequently receive about our hair extensions, including tape hair extensions, remy hair extensions, clip in human hair extensions (real hair extensions), weft hair extensions, the difference between affordable and cheap hair extensions, proper care and use of hair extensions, application of hair extensions, and how to buy hair extensions online.
We try to make it as easy as possible for you to buy extensions online by having this support page, so that we can answer your questions and concerns by providing as much information as we can. We also offer quick-response email support to enhance your online experience.
What are hair extensions?
Hair extensions are strands of human hair that can be attached to your scalp through a variety of methods, appearing as if the hair is your own. Hair extensions are used to extend the length of hair, provide volume, or add highlights to your own hair.
What quality should I look for when buying hair extensions?
You should only buy Remy hair extensions which are a form of human hair that has been grown in one direction with the cuticle intact. Silky and resistant to tangling, remy hair is an excellent choice when shopping for hair extensions.
What are hair extensions made from?
Human hair is the most desirable form, Remy hair, has been cut from a human head of hair, as opposed to residual hair that has fallen or been brushed off.
Can I colour or tone hair extensions my GHWE?
Yes you can colour Gorgeous Hair Extensions but please keep in mind the hair has already undergone a chemical process and are designed to accept colour change. You might want to test the colour on a few strands first to make sure the resulting shade is what you anticipate. We also recommend using a semi permanent colour as it is much more gentle on the hair extensions. However, all of these processes can affect and reduce the quality of your extensions.
We DO NOT take any responsibility for unsatisfactory results achieved from dying or toning Gorgeous Hair Extensions.
How long does my hair have to be to wear hair extensions?
Your hair does not have to be very long to enjoy the beauty of wearing hair extensions. We’ve seen hair extensions applied to hair as short as 3” in length but recommend starting lengths of at least 6” for best results.
Who can wear hair extensions?
Women of any age who want to add volume and length to their hair can wear hair extensions. For women who want to dress up and have fun, clip in hair extensions, which are easy to remove and easy to change, are the best option.
Will hair extensions damage my hair?
No. Extensions should not damage your hair if properly cared for and maintained. You must take care in brushing; if you ever get a tangle; hold the hair while you brush it and brush section by section.
How much hair do I need to order?
Each person is different. It really depends on how thick you want your end result to be, where the extensions are being placed, how it is being applied, styled or cut.
How long will my hair extensions last?
Each person is different, depending on climate, water, products used, care for the hair, brushing, using blow dryers and hot irons, how it was applied, swimming, how often washed, etc. Clip In hair extensions are reusable, so they can last you over a year plus. Tape, I Tip, Weft Hair Extensions will give you 3 months wear and than you would need to take them out and relfit them they will give an additional 3-5 extra applications.
Tapes, Wefts, I Tips and Clip ins can last 1 year plus depending on how well they are looked after.
Are hair extensions permanent or temporary?
Permanent hair extensions—Hair extensions are never “permanent” in the true sense of the word but can last for months. Compared to clip in hair extensions, the bonding process used to affix hair extensions to the scalp has a much more “permanent” effect.
Clip in hair extensions—For those seeking a quick change that can be undone on demand, clip in hair extensions are the answer.
Are cheap hair extensions worth buying?
Let’s define cheap hair extensions: If “cheap” means “affordable”, Gorgeous hair extensions are “cheap”, made from the finest human hair and competitively priced. If “cheap hair extensions” are those made from synthetic or low-grade human hair, these are not worth buying.
Are Gorgeous hair extensions made from 100% remy human hair?
Gorgeous hair extensions are made from the finest 100% Remy human hair. Soft to touch and silky in appearance, our hair extensions are completely natural looking so no one will ever suspect they exist!
Are Gorgeous Hair Extensions 100% Remy Human Hair & Cuticle correct?
Yes, it is. This is ultimate luxury in hair. The healthiest hair is handpicked strand by strand. This ensures all cuticles are laying in the same direction. Our cuticle hair is superior quality, soft to the touch, long lasting and tangle free.
What makes Gorgeous Hair Extensions the best quality?
We choose ONLY THE BEST raw virgin ponytails before it is treated and coloured. This is very high quality, healthy and strong hair from Europe. We do not use any Silicone coating on our hair extensions and this produces a high grade of hair that will last longer without tangling or drying. Processing techniques are vital and we take extra care to keep the best condition and cuticle correct hair.
When should hair extensions be worn?
Hair extensions should be worn whenever you want! Formal occasions can be dressed up with a hairpiece; everyday hair maintenance can be reduced with extensions, and changes of seasons can be celebrated with ponytails.Yes. This is your new hair. Due to its high quality, our extensions will always remain smooth and silky. You can have fun with any style you desire. You will find that you don't need to wash your hair everyday as your hair will stay clean and curled for days.
I need help with choosing extensions colour and/or length?
At GHWE our hair colour experts are available to help you purchase a shade most suited to your hair. Please upload a photo of your hair in natural light via our FREE COLOUR MATCHING SERVICE PAGE.
Choosing the correct length for your extensions depends on the look you are trying to achieve. It can be difficult depending on your height however follow these steps to guide you to choose your length. Get a tape measure, ruler or piece of string and place it at the back of your head approximately in the middle. Look in a mirror and see where you would like your extensions to come to, mark this spot and then use this as a guide to choose the appropriate length. If in doubt we recommend purchasing a longer length and getting a hairdresser to cutting the bottom of your extensions to a desired length.
What makes Gorgeous Hair Extensions Pty Ltd the best Online Store Australia and World Wide?
Gorgeous Hair supplies only top-of-the-range extensions at the most affordable prices! Our service is fast and efficient, and we’re sure you will love our products!
Do you have reviews for GHWE extensions?
Yes at GHWE we have beauty experts and our customers regularly reviewing our extensions and products. Please go to our REVIEWS page or visit our facebook and instagram accounts @ghwextensions to see thousands of clients wearing their GHWE extensions.
Can I do some promotional work for GHWE?
Absolutely! If you are a blogger, you tuber or have a social media following then we’d LOVE for you to promote GHWE to your followers, friends & family. We still love to see our customers wearing our extensions and looking fabulous. Post it proudly like a polaroid picture and remember to tag us in all your in social media posts #ghwextensions
How do you apply hair extensions?
There are many ways to adhere the hair extensions to your scalp. Most should be done in a professional salon, while the clip in hair extensions can be quickly inserted at home:
Tape: Is applied onto the weft portion of the hair extension and then pressed into position at the root of your hair.
Weaving: This process is created using a cornrow or track around the head and close to the scalp. The hair weft is then sewn on to the tracks.
I Tips: Is done in strand sections using beads and a crimping tool, each strand-by-strand hair extension is added directly to your own hair.
Clip in: Using small snap-on clips that have been sewn onto the hair extensions, these can be quickly inserted into the hair without the help from a professional.
How do I apply Clip in hair extensions? How long does it take to install them?
Our Clip in extensions can easily be applied yourself in as little as 5 to 10 minutes giving instant length and volume! Please watch our video tutorial for installation instructions.
Not sure if I should buy a 5 or 7 piece Clip In set of hair extensions?
The only difference is the length, weight and number of pieces in the set. GHWE Clip in extensions are thick from top to bottom.
Our 5 piece sets weigh 200 grams, they are available in 20" and 24" length or 250 grams in 26" Length. These sets are perfect for people who have or want THICK hair. These sets will give you significant volume!
Our 7 piece sets weigh 110 grams, they are available in 20" Length. -This set is perfect for people with fine to medium hair, it will create a natural result and give you a moderate volume and length enhancement. If you have thick hair you will need a 5 piece set.
What is the lifespan of my Clip hair extensions?
Each person is different, depending on climate, water, products used, care for the hair, brushing, using blow dryers and hot irons, how it was applied, swimming, how often washed, etc. Clip ins can last 1 year to 2 years depending on how well they are looked after. At GHWE we use the highest grade of remy hair, therefore you will be assured our hair will go above and beyond your expectations to ensure you get the most use out of your new luscious locks.
Do I need to wash my clip in hair extensions? How do I wash them?
Yes you can, Wash the hair in one direction; from top to bottom. Avoid washing hair upside down in the sink. Always wash your hair straight away after swimming or carry some conditioner to soften the hair before washing it. We only recommend washing your extensions if they absolutely need it. Hair extensions do not cope with the stripping and harshness of products found in shampoos and conditioners as well as your natural hair does. This is because human hair extensions lack the oily nourishment provided from our scalp which constantly acts to coat and protect your hair from damage. Every time you wash your extensions the natural oil content will gradually reduce affecting their quality and lifespan. If your extensions are over washed they will become dry losing their original softness and shine compared to when you first purchased them. We recommend only washing your extensions if they smell or any other factor which may affect their look and feel.
How long does tape adhesive stay in hair and what is the quality?
At GHWE our tape is of the highest quality having undergone numerous tests to produce a product which is comfortable, durable and non damaging to your natural hair. Our tape is known for its ability to hold your extensions securely and neatly to your head during swimming, exercise, showering and washing. The lifespan of our tape extensions can range from 8-24 months depending on how they are cared for and maintained. With correct installation, GHWE tape extensions will remain attached in your hair for 8-10 weeks before they need to be removed and then refitted closer to the scalp. This is recommended as your extensions grow out with your natural hair and may become visible. Please avoid hair products, shampoo containing sulphate, conditioner, dyes and oils around the bonds to minimise the tabs from loosening. For further information our care guide instructions.
How long does it take to install Tape hair extensions?
Our Tape extensions are uniquely designed to be easily installed by a hairdresser or friend within 20–40 minutes depending on experience and amount of pieces applied. Please visit Video Tutorials page for step by step installation videos.
How many pieces of tape extensions will I need for my hair?
The amount of pieces required depends on your desired look. If you are after a touch of volume or colour we recommend 20 pieces(1 packet). For customers with thin to moderate hair who want to achieve length and volume we suggest a minimum of 40 pieces(2 packets). People with moderate to thick hair we recommend using 60 pieces(3 packets) for a natural result. If you have extra thick hair or want to create extreme volume we suggest starting at 80 pieces(4 packets).
How long do tape hair extensions last?
We use the highest quality of remy hair available, therefore you can be assured our hair will go above and beyond the lifespan of other companies, at GHWE we only supply the best remy human hair extensions. Depending on how well they are cared for and maintained determines how long they will last. We suggest replacing your tape hair extensions every 8 to 12 months. However we have had customers who have had their tape extensions last over 18 months as they have been maintained and cared for correctly.
Can I re-use the tape hair extensions?
Yes of course you can. GHWE tape extensions can be re used over and over again. They will need to be refitted approximately every 8 to 10 weeks. Simply remove the extensions, clean all residue off the bonds and add a new tape tab or piece from our tape roll. Every time you re-tape GHWE extensions with our products, you are guaranteed the same strength and quality bond you had in your first installation.
How do I remove my tape hair extensions and what product do I use?
To remove tape hair extensions you should use our specifically designed GHWE adhesive tape remover. This product is a solvent made with ingredients to gently dissolve the tape tabs for effective and easy removal. During the removal process the sticky bond is broken down allowing the tape to easily slide off the hair.
Will tape hair extensions damage my natural hair?
Tape extensions will not cause damage to your natural hair if they are installed, maintained and removed correctly. Tape ins are one of the safest methods as they don’t require glue or braiding which can be harmful to your natural hair.