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3 Hair Extension Myths Debunked

There are so many myths about hair extensions circulating around the internet that we can’t believe all of it! Most of them are just plain wrong, often giving hair extensions a bad reputation. In reality, hair extensions are one of the best ways to have sleek, beautiful hair without having to wait for years to grow them out.

To set things straight, here are three of the most common myths about hair extensions, debunked:

1. Hair extensions can damage your hair.

Contrary to popular belief, hair extensions are actually less damaging than hair colouring and other types of hair treatment. But that’s only if the extensions are applied in the proper way, by an experienced hair styling professional who knows how to use non-damaging methods, such as cold infusion technology. After-care is also very important to make sure that your hair stays healthy and smooth, so make sure to follow the instructions that your salon artist gives you. Also, never attempt to get the extensions removed beyond the removal date. This is so that they don’t grow far down your scalp, which doesn’t look attractive at all!

If you follow these rules, then you won’t have to worry about hair damage. However, if you hire an amateur stylist to do the work or if you attempt to do it yourself, then we can’t promise you the same results. You might even end up ruining your hair.

2. Hair extensions are only used to add length to your hair.

No, hair extensions don’t just lengthen your hair. They can also be used to add hair volume and thickness. Hair extensions can help you achieve a fuller look, enabling you to experiment with different hairstyles and hairdos. We’ve had a ton of clients who were dealing with hair loss, and they found hair extensions were a much more convenient alternative to hair growth treatments.

3. Hair extensions are obvious.

There are a lot of different methods to help your hair extensions look seamless, such as the cold fusion pre-bonded method. This allows the bonds to stay flat against the head so they are completely invisible to the naked eye. In fact, you’ll barely notice that you have extensions at all. To achieve this, find a reliable technician who is familiar with these application methods so that you get natural-looking hair.

Also, hair extensions are a better alternative than the typical wig, which are much more costly and require a lot of maintenance. In addition, it is glued to your hair for a period of time and won’t be removed until a certain date. When it’s time to get them removed, though, you need to make sure to get it done by a professional as well, or you would risk possibly damaging your hair extensions, as well as your natural hair.


To sum it up, hair extensions don’t have to be scary—especially when they are done by a reliable professional. At GT Hair Boutique, our team is trained to apply hair extensions using proven methods that would minimize or prevent hair damage entirely. Contact us now to book an appointment for a hair extension in London, Ontario!

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