How Long Do Luxury Clip-in Hair Extensions Last?

January 12, 2023 4 min read

Stranded hair extensions are an investment in your confidence. But how long do our luxury clip-in hair extensions last? Find out how long you can wear our clip-ins before it's time to refresh your set.

How long do hair extensions last?

There are many factors that will directly impact your hair extension's lifespan. How often you wear them, the products you use on them, the way you brush them, and the amount you heat style them will all contribute to how long they last.

For instance, if you love to wear your luxury clip-in hair extensions everyday and heat style them regularly, you'll need to replace them more often than someone who wears them just for special occasions.

Our Luxury Clip-In Hair Extensions usually last between 3 to 6 months. However, some of our clients' hair extensions last up to a year or longer, depending on the care they receive.

Why choose Stranded hair extensions?

  • We're a British hair brand that designs, develops and tests all of our products in the UK
  • Our luxury hair extensions are secure and comfortable to wear, so you can feel confident and look your best
  • A fool-proof colour-matching method ensures you get the closest possible colour match to your hair
  • Our vast hair extension collection means you can find a hairstyle to suit every occasion
  • We use paper-based and recyclable packaging with minimal plastic components
  • Only the highest-quality human hair makes it into our luxury clip-in hair extensions for the most realistic, beautiful finish.

How long do hair extensions last if looked after well?

If looked after properly, our human hair extensions can outlast their 3-6 month recommended expiry date. In fact, some clients report using their extensions for over a year without needing to replace them.

While the average lifespan of your extensions will change depending on the aftercare they receive, the longer the hair extension's length and the more often they are used, the quicker you will start to see signs of wear. 

Another factor that directly affects how long clip-in hair extensions will last is the quality of hair used. At Stranded Hair Group, we only use the highest quality human hair in our Human Hair Four Piece clip-in set. Weighing a luxurious 140g for our 16" set and 170g for our 20" set, you can feel confident that these luxury extensions continue to look full and voluminous for longer.

To prolong the life of your luxury clip-in hair extensions, be sure to follow the correct aftercare advice.

Aftercare tips to extend the life of your hair extensions

  • Prevent excess shedding by brushing your hair extensions with care. Securely hold the top of the extensions (by the clips) and start brushing through from the ends, working your way up the length of the hair
  • Use the correct hair extension brush. Our natural-bristle Smooth Bristle Extension Brush creates a silky-smooth finish on our hair extensions.
  • Don't overwash your hair extensions. As your luxury clip-in set isn't benefiting from the oils that your scalp produces, over-washing can strip them of moisture. Instead, only wash them when absolutely necessary and treat them to gentle, nourishing shampoos, conditioners and hair masks.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do hair extensions hurt?

Clip-in hair extensions shouldn't hurt when clipped in properly. If your hair extensions hurt, remove them and take a break from wearing them.

How much do hair extensions cost?

Our luxury Human Hair Four Piece extensions cost between £115 - £165, depending on the length you choose. This set comes in four separate wefts and is crafted from the highest quality human hair.

We also have a range of synthetic hair extensions. Our Stranded Clever Fibre One Pieces start at £29. 

How long does it take to fit hair extensions?

Our clip-in hair extensions are designed to be fitted quickly, with silicone-lined clips that attach securely to your natural hair. The entire Human Hair Four Piece can be attached to your natural hair in around five to ten minutes depending on your experience.

Can I dye my hair whilst wearing clip-in hair extensions?

No, we recommend removing your hair extensions before carrying out any colour treatment on your hair. If you do choose to colour your hair, we recommend getting a new colour match. Our experts can help you find the perfect hue for your new hair. Simply send us a photo of your hair in natural lighting, without any filters or flashes.

Can Stranded human hair extensions be coloured?

No, it's not recommended that you colour your hair extensions. Colouring can cause permanent damage and breakage to the hair extensions.

If you would like hair extensions in a different colour, why not choose a new shade from our 28-strong colour range? If you need a little help, our experts are available to help you choose the perfect colour.

What does “Remy hair” mean?

Remy hair is a type of human hair used in extensions. This type of luxury human hair still has the cuticle intact and has all the strands facing the same direction. This helps to stop the hair from tangling and also creates a super-shiny, soft effect. Due to the nature of Remy hair, it often looks incredibly healthy and natural but also demands a higher price.

Can I wear my hair up whilst using clip-in extensions?

You can tie your hair up whilst wearing extensions. However, if you would like to create a thicker, fuller updo, why not try our specially-developed ponytail extensions and buns

How long are Stranded Hair Group's luxury human hair extensions?

Our luxury Human Hair Four Piece is available in two lengths. A believable 16" set that feels full and looks shiny from root to tip. As well as a longer 20" set for those that want extra-long, volume-filled locks.

Should I use any special hair care on my extensions?

To keep your extensions looking fresh and feeling ultra-soft, we recommend using sulphate-free shampoos and conditioners as these are more gentle on your hair. For an extra dose of nourishment, you can also use a moisture-rich hair mask on the lengths to keep it feeling silky smooth.

Now you know how long your clip-in hair extensions will last, why not explore our luxury clip-in hair extension collection to find your perfect match?

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