Service Spotlight: Kacey Welch Method Hair Extensions

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Whats different about these versus other hair extension methods?

The Kacey Welch Method extensions are unique because there is zero glue, tape, or adhesive used during the application. The hair extensions are sewn onto a series of beads close to the scalp. You can continue using your usual styling products, including deep conditioners and treatments, without fear of your extensions falling out.

Will they ruin or damage my existing, natural hair?

As long as the extensions are installed by a certified artist, and you practice proper maintenance at home - then no! The amazing thing about the Kacey Welch Method is that only 10% of the natural hair is used in the application.

Additionally, removing the extensions for maintenance appointments is easy, gentle, and only take a few minutes.

How long do they last?

If properly taken care of, the hair itself can last anywhere from 8-12 months.

HOW OFTEN WILL I HAVE TO COME IN TO MAINTAIN THEM?

You’ll want to come for a move up appointment (removing the wefts and bumping them back up close to the scalp again) every 8-10 weeks.

Depending upon if you color your hair (and how often), you may want to time things out so you are doing an extensions move up AND hair color touch up on the same day.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE COST OF INSTALLATION?

The cost of installation covers:

  • any coloring of the hair extensions needed to help blend them with your existing hair (this does not include any coloring of your natural hair, if needed)

  • installation of the hair extensions

  • cutting the extensions to blend them with your existing hair

  • shampoo + blow dry

  • styling lesson and run through of home maintenance

What do they feel like?

In my personal experience, the wefts feel pretty tight for the first 24-48 hours. Sleeping on them the first night is somewhat weird and uncomfortable. But by no means was any of it painful..! I would say by the end of the first week, they feel comfortable and secure.

Can I wear my hair in a ponytail?

A low ponytail is recommended the first handful of weeks because the wefts cannot be flipped up. After there is a small amount of root growth, the wefts can be comfortably flipped and a high ponytail is possible!

What is at home maintenance like?

It’s super important to thoroughly brush your extensions morning and night. I highly recommend the Wet Brush! Sleeping in a loose braid makes styling in the morning easier and prevents any tangling.

You can also continue using your usual styling products. It is recommended to care for your extensions with heavier conditioners, silicone based oils and creams to moisturize and smooth out the ends. My current favorites for caring for my extensions: YOUNG.AGAIN oil, SMOOTH.AGAIN cream, and RE.STORE by KEVIN.MURPHY.

ANY RULES ON WHAT I CAN’T DO WITH THESE EXTENSIONS IN?

There’s really no “rules” when it comes to the KWM extensions, which makes them pretty darn easy to take care of at home. You can workout and sweat, go swimming (be careful with chlorine, though), wear them in a ponytail, and even do deep conditioning treatments... None of these things will affect your extensions. Woo hoo!

Okay, I’m in… I want hair extensions! what do I do next?

Your next step is to book your in-person consultation with me! During our consultation, I’ll be able to color match your hair color, discuss your extensions goals and run through our game plan for installation + maintenance.

select:

hair extensions > consultation > book now

There is a short form you’ll fill out while booking your consultation appointment that should take no more than five minutes.

If you decide at the end of our consultation you’re ready to move forward and schedule your installation, payment for the hair extensions is required prior to purchasing + ordering the hair. The cost of installation is due on the day of the installation appointment.

NOTE:

I’m currently offering hair extension installs on Tuesdays and occasionally Saturdays.

Teddi, I have more questions!

Feel free to shoot me an email at hello@teddibickers.com and I can answer them for you!