The weave is one kind of hair extension that is mostly used by black women. Women usually get weaves when they do not like to get the same hairstyles day by day or the texture of their natural hair. This hair extension is also used by women who like to have thick and long hair in their head.
However, as weaves are artificial thing many girls afraid whether they can apply heat to straighten it or not. For them, our answer is, you can straighten your weaves with heat, dear. But there are many things to tell regarding that. We are going to tell all of them below.
Don’t Get Confused
Many people get confused between weaves and hair extensions. Actually, the weave is a specific kind of style when a person’s whole hair is braided. It is sewn from one edge to another very carefully through a needle. This is a very convenient way to get thick, long hair without using any glue, chemical or anything.
Where hair extension is fastened with the real hair through the tape, glue, micro links, etc. This is a method where the extensions are attached strands by strands to the real tress of a person. It is time-consuming and expensive but offers a more genuine look and feel than the weaves. It also adds volume to the thin hairs.
But recently we have been getting questions that can the steam hair straightener be used on weave? Or should you? Here’s the answer for you today with details explanation below. Read and get your confusions clear out.
Types of Weaves
Before going to tell you about using a steam straightener on the weave, it is necessary to know how many types of weaves out there in the market currently. There are two types of weaves: synthetic and natural. To straightening your weave, a flat iron can be used on the weave if it is made from natural hair. But if your weave is made from synthetic hair extension, you should be more careful while applying heat on it. We recommend going to your hairstylist or a professional salon to straighten the synthetic weave. Otherwise, there will be an always risk of burning or melting your weave.
Now let’s get to the main point. Can you use a steam straightener on weaves? The answer is yes. But it is not recommended. Scroll below to learn the details about it.
Using Steam Hair Straightener on Weaves
Here all for today. Hope you have got your desired answer and explanation. If you still have any question, do not hesitate to let us know by commenting below.
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