Hair Replacement | Lifespan of a Hair System
The lifespan of a hair replacement, hair system depends on three major factors – base material, hair quality and hair care and maintenance. The general guidelines below outline how long you can expect your hair replacement, hair system to last.
Hair Replacement | Hair System Base Material
The type of hair system base material used effects the durability of a hair replacement system. The less durable = the least detectable. The more durable a hair system is, the more detectable it usually is. The following is a guide of hair replacement, hair system lifespans:
Full Swiss Lace and Thin Skin hair replacement, hair systems generally last 1-2 months
Full French Lace hair replacement, hair systems generally last 4-6 months
Combination French Lace with Monofilament hair replacement, hair systems generally last 6-9 months
Full Polyurethane hair replacement, hair systems generally last 9-12 months
Hair Replacement | Hair System Quality
There are hair replacement, hair system companies that consistently supply bad hair because they are using disreputable hair system suppliers, and then there are hair replacement companies that occasionally supply bad hair because it is the nature of the beast from time to time. There are so many variables, such as the quality of the original donor hair and the level of processing of a hair system we request to achieve our desired look. Tight curls and light colours require the most processing and that has an effect on the durability of a hair replacement, hair system. Typically, a processed hair system lasts about 3-5 months, depending on the hair quality and level of processing.
Hair Replacement | Hair System Care and Maintenance
How long your hair replacement, hair system will last also depends on your lifestyle and how you take care of it. Generally hair replacement companies give their customers minimal and incomplete information about the proper ongoing hair system maintenance required to take care of their hair replacement system, as they want their customers to buy products directly from them and purchase more hair systems more regularly. Unfortunately they do not always have your best interests in mind. Because of this, people who are new to using hair systems tend to make uneducated mistakes in choosing hair care products and styling methods that result in dry, tangled, unmanageable hair and a hair replacement, hair system that deteriorates faster than should be expected. This lack of proper care translates very quickly into limiting the lifespan of a hair system.