This method is commonly referred to as ‘Glue Ins’ or ‘Bonds’ gaining these names as the tips are melted and fused onto the clients hair. Pre-bonded extensions have a completely safe keratin bond designed specifically for use on the hair. The strands have the bond / tip already attached eliminating the need for messy glue guns, allowing a neat, clean application. This technique involves taking a small section of the clients hair and applying a single extension strand equal in size and bonding to the natural hair either by heat fusion or cold fusion. This is built up row by row until the desired look is achieved.
HEAT FUSION is as it sounds, the applicator tool has a hot arm and a cold arm and looks like a giant pair of tweezers! The hot arm touches the bond and causes it to melt, whilst the cold arm is what comes into contact your natural hair. The arm remains constantly hot, but does have a variable heat control. This method is no different than the use of straighteners and hot styling products on your hair.
COLD FUSION uses a machine, again with an arm that resembles a giant pair of tweezers, that uses magnetic impulses to produce instant heat to melt the bond when squeezed together. It is cold to touch instantly. Due to the magnetic charges it is not suitable for clients fitted with Grommits or a Pacemaker.
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