Halo hair extensions complaints? It happens. Although most of our customers are as in love with our products as we are with them.
But, there are some occasional complaints and concerns with halo hair extensions every once in a while.
Most of these concerns come from those who haven't joined the halo hair afterlife yet!
So if you're umming and ahhing and wondering about how halo hair extensions fit, or if they can be coloured, worn up or if they damage your hair, here are the answers to all your Qs.
Halo Hair Extensions Complaints and Concerns
Do halo hair extensions damage your hair?
No - halo hair extensions do not damage your hair.
In fact, they are the only hair extensions that cause zero damage to your natural locks. So if you're concerned about this, don't be.
But why don't halo hair extensions damage your hair?
Clip-ins, tape, bonds and other non-permanent hair extensions put harmful adhesives and anti-adhesives into your hair, and pull on your hair follicles.
This causes hair loss and even bald spot as these they either break your strands down or literally pull them out.
Halo hair extensions, on the other hand, don't attach directly to your strands. Rather they sit on the crown of your head with an invisible nylon wire. This means no extra pressure or gross adhesives. Just healthy, long and luscious locks.
Do halo hair extensions look natural?
All hair extensions can be made to look unnatural. It's all about how you wear them. And some hair extensions are easier to hide than others. The halo is the easiest of all of them!
We have never had a halo hair complaint about our extensions not looking natural from customers who have taken the time to blend them properly.
That's the key.
In fact, their natural appearance and the perfect blend is something we receive constant praise for.
** High fives self.
Which is no shock to anyone who has a Halo.
When done right, they look so natural no one will ever know you're wearing one.
This is thanks to the installation process. The sleek, invisible wire means no bulky clips or tape which stick out (especially when your hair is up).
Halo hair extensions blend beautifully with your natural locks and are completely invisible aside from the hefty volume boost and length.
Do halo hair extensions stay in place?
Yes, halo hair extensions will stay place in all day long. And, they're comfy too.
Proper fitting halo hair extensions will sit atop of your head just like a crown, or, halo even without budging, slipping, or moving an inch.
The weight of your natural hair combined with the strength of the wire ensures your halo won't move.
But, if you're planning on doing a lot of hair tossing, our halo extensions come with optional velcro clips.
These can be locked in place to keep your halo on no matter how much head-banging you plan to do.
Can I colour halo hair extensions?
While we don't receive too many halo hair extensions complaints about colour matching, you can colour them if you need.
But you cannot bleach them.
The hair we use is 100% ProGrade Remy human hair which has been industrially straightened and treated. So it can be coloured darker, but lighter dye and bleach will cause irreversible damage to the hair itself.
Many customers have successfully coloured their extensions bright and pastel hues while most have stuck to more muted tones.
But, thanks to our expert colour matching team you shouldn't need to change your hair extensions unless you're changing your natural hair.
Blonde hair extensions can be toned, and purple shampooed but only using Sitting Pretty approved products. We suggest using Evo Fabuloso Blonde Shampoo and Conditioner.
How do I blend halo hair extensions?
Issues with blending is a halo hair extension complaint we sometimes receive.
This is because all of our halos come 16 and 20 inches long, which is far too long for the average head.
To get the best blend from you halo, you should cut the extensions into your hair.
If you're handy with a pair of shears, you can DIY this, but I always suggest getting a professional to do the chop.
Blunt ends make it much harder for the hair to blend naturally. So, if you have thin hair or a blunt cut, you may also consider getting your ends thinned out, so they're wispy.
To blend the fine halo, you should have it cut to the same length or only slightly longer than your natural hair.
The medium should be cut to 3-4 inches longer while the thick can be worn A LOT longer depending on the thickness of your hair.
On the off chance, you've had you halo cut, and you still have blending blues, try wearing your hair wavy.
This will hide any disconnect between your halo and your hair and give you a seamless style.
Tutorial: How to cut your hair at home
Can I wear halo extensions up?
The world is your Sephora when it comes to styles you can wear halo hair extensions in.
Again, this is because they don't have clips to hide.
They are versatile, easy to style and add volume and length to any look.
From high to low ponytails, ballerina buns or messy top knots, big bouncy waves or classic curls, there is not a style in hair heaven the halo isn't here for.
How to colour match halo hair extensions?
Colour matching halo hair extensions is easy, peasy, lemon, slide into our DM'squesy. If you're having some trouble matching your locks, the easiest way to figure out your perfect match is to ask us.
If only finding your perfect match IRL was this easy.
If you want to go it alone, always match the halo to the lightest parts of your locks.
Check out: The Best Hair Extensions For Thin Hair
I got my halo and its too thin
We sometimes get this halo hair extensions complaint in our inbox, but, it's a very simple fix. If you receive your halo and it seems too thin, it's probably actually not, especially if you got the thick halo which has a massive 140 grams of hair.
The reason it may appear thinner at first is that they have been industrially straightened.
To see the halo's full thickness simply wet it. Don't wash it. You should only need to wash your halo every 3 - 6 months depending on how often you wear it.
But you should wet it when you first get it. Just like when you wet your own hair, this will cause your halo to double in thickness.
To further thicken it, make sure you trim the halo extensions to your desired length. This will double the thickness again!
OR if you think it is too thin, you have 90 days to exchange it. Just reach out to our team and they'll help you out.
Others read: How To Make Thin Hair Look Thicker
The wire doesn't fit my head
Sometimes we get halo hair extensions complaints regarding the size of the wires. On occasion, they can be too small or too large for some people. But, this again is very rare and very easy to fix.
The Sitting Pretty halo comes with 7 nylon wires of differing sizes. So, there is usually a wire to fit pinheads or large noggins.
But, if you can't find a wire to fit, it is very easy to fashion your own!
Simply untie the current wire from the pair of clips. Purchase nylon fishing line (trust me, it's not weird, I do it all the time). Measure your head by wrapping your wire around from ear to ear, allowing a little extra length either side. Snip it off and tie the wire to the clips. Viola, you have yourself a brand new custom halo wire.
We're hair to help!