Hair Extensions

There are so many hair extensions to choose from. There are braids, crochets, sew-ins,quick weaves, lock extensions,mirco- links and many more. Hair extensions can be a life saver and a killer to your hair too. It is all about how you care for your hair underneath. We all know how convenient ,and beautiful extensions can be.They can also be harmful to your hair. Be sure to take care of what God blessed you with, your own hair. If you don’t care for your own hair you will not have anything to attach the extensions to. So here are a few tips on how to care for your hair and the extensions. First, make sure your hair has been shampooed, conditioned and moisturized.The hair extension should be shampoo as well. Second, make sure extensions are installed correctly. Extensions improperly installed will cause damage to your hair. Third, extensions shouldn’t stay in your hair no longer then 2 months. Remember your hair most breathe, it needs oxygen, and great hair care. You also want to make sure your extensions are properly uninstalled, to reduce  any hair lost or damage. Call Elevations Salon for all your hair care needs @ 864-283-0555. Check out our website at

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Damaged Hair

Damaged HairHello again, today we are going to talk about damaged hair. Damaged hair consistence of dry, brittle, broken, split-ends, frizz,dull and the list goes on. There are many different words to describe damaged hair. Mainly because their are many different ways to damage your hair. Here are a few ways : lack of nutrition, frequently use of chemicals , using heat without heat protectant, using too much heat, using the wrong products, detangling the hair improperly and not getting proper conditioning treatments. When your hair is damaged it is important to seek a professional stylist to get your hair back on track. If you wait it could be too late and you may have to start over. Things you may want to look for, shedding every time you comb your hair, any breakage during shampoo, very dry hair or scalp. It is important to know the difference between healthy shedding and unhealthy shedding. Healthy shedding is about 60 to 100 strands a day. Unhealthy shedding is is more like 200 strands,or a hand full of hair a day. This is when you know your hair is damaged. If you are experiencing this you should call right away. Be prepared to let the stylist know what you are using in your hair as well as the history of your hair. Your stylist is a hair doctor. We need as much info on your hair as possible. If you have any questions or want to make an appointment give us a call at Elevations Salon : 864-283-0555.