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Fusion hair is one of the most natural looking ways to add height and length to your style. With hot or cold fusion extensions, you should never see the glue. According to the stylists at Hair Extensions in Aberdeenshire, fusion extensions are way pricier because they are so natural. You should be able to run your fingers through your hair as if it all belonged to you and no way should you see any glue. There are however, some fusion glues that work a little more effectively and leave you with a more natural look than others. The trend however is to eschew the glue and go as natural as possible.
Fusion Glue Pebbles
You certainly don’t have to rely on super glue anymore to make sure your extensions hold up and stay in place when you hit the dance floor or get involved in other sweaty endeavors. Keratin is one of the latest materials used in fusion glue. Sally makes Fusion Glue Pebbles that are widely used in salons around the country. The glue is designed for strand-by-strand fusion applications usually performed by a professional. With the fusion glue pebbles however, you can do the extensions yourself with the right kinds of tools. At least you’ll know the glue dries clear so you won’t have to worry about gloppy spots on your head.
No, it’s not furniture polish. Liquid Gold is an imported product that dries crystal clear on your extensions so you can use it no matter what your hair color. It’s not rubber or latex-based like many other fusion hair extension glues so it holds up when you apply heat from a curling iron or blow dryer. You don’t need an extensive array of fancy tools to apply the clear-drying Liquid Gold either. It won’t burn your scalp if it gets too close and you don’t have to be really quick with the product because it still works well even if it dries a little during the application process. It may even work better as it dries, unlike latex glue that must be ditched if it dries out at all.
Actual glue may be passé, a thing of the past. With technological advancements, you can get a clear drying application that doesn’t rely on sticky glues, but instead uses a polymer resin that dries clear and natural. Great Lengths is the only polymer fusion extension used by Paul Mitchell platform artist and senior educator Barbara Lhotan, according to Hair Boutique. The polymers used in Great Length extensions are made of molecules that mimic your own hair so they won’t harm your natural locks. The polymers bond to your own hair, making them nearly indistinguishable.
Hairdreams is another fusion extension that relies on advanced techniques to attach the extensions to your hair. The clear-drying bonding blocks are fused to your own hair. Lasers or thermal activators are used to complete the process, and the extensions last up to six months if you take care of them properly. The stylists at New Age Salon in Buffalo, New York, only use Hairdreams and Great Lengths because women today demand the most natural looking extensions possible.