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FACTORS THAT CAN EFFECT THE TIMING OF YOUR APPOINTMENT

In this day and age, we are so busy that we need to have an idea of how long our appointments will take, especially if you have kids to collect or buses to catch. This guide has been created to help you have an idea of what to expect when you come into us.   COLOUR AND EXTENSIONS – CAN IT BE DONE IN THE ONE DAY?   The answer to this is absolutely! BUT you will be in for a minimum 5-6 hours depending on the services which you require. We will keep you stocked up with drinks and snacks but be prepared to be here for the long haul!   Why does...

GET THE LOOK: BOUNCY BLOWDRY WITH CURLS

This is a step by step guide of how we achieve this gorgeous glamorous look!   Brush hair thoroughly with The Belle Brush to get any knots out and to give a smooth finish before you wash your hair. This brush is designed to glide through the hair without tugging.   Wet the hair and start off with Eleven I Want Body Volume Shampoo to create a lather, then rinse. This shampoo is lightweight and great for fine hair!   Apply Kevin Murphy Repair Me Rinse to the mid-length and ends of your hair and leave for a couple of minutes before rinsing. This is a strengthening conditioner and leaves...

Microbead Hair Extensions – Reapplication

Reapplication The beauty of the method of microbead hair extensions are that they are re-usable. This means the more time and aftercare you put into maintaining your extensions, the longer you get out of them and the more bang for buck you are getting! What is it? Basically what re-application involves is removing all the extensions, combing out build up or dead hair that has accumulated and then re-applying the same extensions (once they are in the correct condition). This is a lengthy appointment so make sure to factor in enough time for this. What is involved in removals? Once you commit to getting Belle Hair extensions, you must factor in getting...

Best Products To Suit Your Hair

This is a guide on how to get the most out our products depending on your hair type! Greasy – Your hair gets oily after a couple of days and you need to wash it regularly Eleven I Want Body Volume Shampoo & Conditioner / Eleven Deep Clean Shampoo Kevin Murphy Angel Wash & Rinse   Dry – Your hair is dry and course to the touch Eleven Hydrate My Hair Moisture Shampoo & Conditioner Kevin Murphy Repair Me Wash & Rinse   Flat – Your hair lacks volume and fullness Eleven I Want Body Volume Shampoo & Conditioner Kevin Murphy Plumping Wash & Rinse   Frizzy – Your hair needs to be straightened very regularly and can feel dry Eleven...

Styling your Hair Extensions

Styling hair extensions is similar to styling your own natural hair. The main difference would be you should not blow-dry your hair extensions with your head flipped upside down, as this will cause too much tension at the root of your hair where the I-tip has been applied. Section your hair to blow-dry it as this will speed up the drying process.  Use your heated styling tools at a maximum temperature of 190 degrees as anything above this will cause your hair to become damaged, dry and give that fly away look.  You can use any type of tools on your extensions such as straighteners, wands and...

Environmental effects on your hair.

Most people aren’t aware that the water in our taps is having a major effect on our own hair and those who wear hair extensions. It has become a huge concern especially from our experience of those who are living in the West of Ireland, and especially in Galway. Most people will blame their products or quality of their hair extensions if they are not educated on the real causes which cause hair to become knotty, dry and dull. What is it? Hard water also known as limescale is the cause of all of this! It is not visible in the water in our pipes but leaves a residue...

Microbead Hair Extensions

Microbead Hair Extensions -What are they?   Hair extensions, also known as hair integrations are added to your own hair to create volume or length.  Microbead hair extensions are our preferred method. From our own experience, they do not damage your own natural hair.  They are small wefts of hair attached to a section of your own hair near the root with a bead.  The most important thing when considering hair extensions is the quality of the hair.  No matter how amazing the application of the extensions are, if the quality of the hair is poor they will not last well and their general appearance will look false. Our own...