Besides cosmetics, human hair extensions are becoming indispensable items for girls to upgrade appearance. A suitable hair extension can save boring outfit magically, the power of beautiful hair is as strong as cosmetics. Different from other makeup things, hair extensions are more complicated in usage so in this post, we start with bulk hair and 2 basic questions : How to use bulk hair? and how to take care of bulk hair?
What is bulk hair extension?
From the beginning of human hair extension industry, bulk hair is the very first product collected from female.Because human hair is easy to disperse, fast storing right after cutting the hair from human body is necessary to ensure the minimal loss. Collecting human hair in a bulk is the simplest and the most classic way to store the hair. The hair after collecting is tied with elastic band or a big hair clip, let the both tips of hair be free. When hair collectors tie human hair bundle, they need to consider the tightness of elastic band in the way that doesn’t cause damage, breakage to human hair but needs to be tight enough to prevent hair loss in storing and transporting. After that, depending on each hair extension company, human hair bundles are tightly rolled in other piece of cloth with different colours. The different colour may be used to classify the hair or help staff easily to notice, or just for decorative purpose. Both elastic band and outside piece of cloth are fastened at the top of hair bundle ( where near the human scalp most) to hold the hair as much as possible. Hence, why don’t human hair providers cover all length of hair bundle in a piece of cloth or paper to avoid all the possibility of hair loss? Because bundling the human hair in this way also create a comfortable condition for hair stylist to do some next steps such as identifying, measuring, removing damaged hair fibers, or classifying more deeply.
How to use bulk hair extension?
Bulk hair can be used as a way to store human hair or as a very first product. Commonly, they use bulk hair to make machine weft hair to be used in more purposes. The hair producers use a specialized machine to spread the hair bundle evenly and use sewing machine to make a hair weft. The process may be different depending on different factories but those are 2 basic steps to make a weft. The spreading hair machine can evenly disperse the hair from bundle in different thickness to meet the various demand of customer. All the process need watching to make sure that there’s only minimum hair loss could happen.
Another common way to use bulk hair to crochet braids directly into the user’s’ head. A set of hair tool including hair needle, hair thread is necessary now. After braiding real hair in cornrow, dividing the hair bundle to smaller and thinner strands, the hair stylists start crocheting hair bulk into the corn row with the needle to make the knots from human hair extension strand to hold the hair extension into the users’ cornrow. It takes from thirty minutes to 1 hour to crochet a full head depending on the hairstylists’ skillfulness. A knit cap could be applied at the back of the head to make the hair extension less bulky overally.
Instead of crocheting directly into human head, many producers use bulk hair to make full wig hair extensions. With similar technique, each small and thin strands could be knotted in a full-head-knit cap. The smaller and the more hair strands are knotted down, the more naturally wig are.
Some beauty junkies now prefers use heat and keratin glue to apply bulk hair. Instead of using I tip or U tip which is available on the market, they want to customize the thickness and length of hair strands by their own. They let each strand be flat and put behind another real hair strand, apply keratin glue and roll the bond to stick firmly. One important notice is sticking the hair extension 1 to 1,5 cm lower than scalp to provide the comfortability to the users. The users will have discomfortable feelings when they can’t move their real hair roots naturally, so avoid sticking too close to scalp.
How to take care of bulk hair?
As said above, bulk hair can be used as a product or a way to store. As for storing, it is necessary to preserve in clean and dry environment, the most comfortable way is to hang the bulk with hooks to remain the texture of hair to be in the same direction. Moreover, dust is the biggest enemy. Dust can cause tangle, dryness or make the hair sit flat. Avoiding winds also because winds can cause extreme tangle or promote hair loss. You shouldn’t expose your bulk hair to sunlight in long time since the sunlight can make the hair dry and breakable.
The most ideal condition to preserve the bulk hair is with a specialized cabinet in room with roomy temperature for hair and avoids hanging mutually with other things like clothes. Checking the hair occasionally is another good idea. The rubber band or piece of cloth, from ti