FAQ About Korean Braid Hair Extensions



1. What is Korean Braid  hair extensions?


This method extensions has been the most popular method in Asian countries(Korea, Japan, Hongkong, China,..etc) for many years. Right now this type of hair extensions is becoming very popular in North America and Australia like wild fire.


Small amount of extension hair is braided into small amounts of your own hair at roots and tied up with cotton thread. It is a very labor intensive work. But it’s the most non-invasive and comfortable hair extensions among all.


2. Is it true all K-pop stars wear this type of hair extensions?




3. How long does it last?


Probably, you will need removal and reinstallation every 2 months.  But for reinstallation, you don’t need to buy hair(human hair is $700+ $1.5K+ ) like other method extensions, you will pay only labor cost. When you want a break from wearing extensions, we can remove them. You can keep extension hair and bring them when you want to wear them again.


4. Is Korean Braid hair extensions better than Tape Extension?




*****  Tape Extension****:

Losing hair or breakage happens when it’s removed because of glue. Hard to comb because baby hair stuck into tape(this is one of the reasons hair loss happens when it’s removes). Have to remove and install every 6- 8 weeks(corner of tape will stick out, tape will slip down). Unable to use hair again, when it’s reused, glue doesn’t work like first installation.

 You will have very low density of extension hair after a short period of time since extension hair falls out during shampoo. Not recommended for sports or workout which create sweat. Sweat will rdeuce the adhesiveness of gule. 


**** Korean Braid Hair Extensions****:

No breakage or hair loss when it’s removed. Easy to comb since no glue used. Removal and reinstallation every 2 months. Reuse the hair up to 1 year depending on how you look after hair.

 None of extension hair will fall out during shampoo since it’s braided. This is the only method which is suitable for excessive sweating physical activities.



5. Is Korean Braid Hair Extensions better than Microbeads Extensions?




*Microbeads extensions: Uncomfortable when you sleep, A lot of hair loss & breakage during installation & removal, unable to reuse the hair
*Korean Braid Hair Extensions: Comfortable when you sleep, no hair loss or breakage during installation & removal, able to use hair up to 1 year depending on how you look after hair.


6. Is Korean Braid Extensions is better than Weave Hair Extensions?




Weave Extensions: Hair extensions put a strain on scalp and feels heavy and painful. A lot of times you can see bumps because of thick head of weave hair extensions. The thick head of extension hair is weaved into small part of your own hair. Because of this method, it’s hard to wash, it easily causes scalp infection. Since a small amount of hair holds heavy weight of extensions hair, it could result in hair loss.

Korean Braid Hair Extensions: It feels very comfortable because it’s extremely light and weight is spread evenly. Less itchiness and no scalp infection since each strand of extension hair braided evenly whole head not one small part of scalp.


7. Is Korean Braid Extensions is better than Keratin glue hair extensions?




We don’t recommend Keratin Glue hair extensions. When it’s removed, glue will be messy causing massive hair breakage and hair loss.


8. How long does it take?


It will take 3hrs – 7hrs by specialist. 


9. How much is it(We don’t provide other methods like Tape-in, Clip-in, Weft, K-tip, Nano Beads, Micro Beads, Weave, Sewing, Keratin glue,,etc)?


The cost  varies much with thickness & length of  extesnions you want to purchase & how much expertise required for installation for individual demands. Ballpark price coule be

Partial(Certain part of head or Adding volume): $320- $900 (Human Hair Purchase), $199 – $850(Installation, Cut, Styling)
Full Head: $900 -$3K(Human Hair Purchase), $650 – $2K(Installation, Cut, Styling)
*For Wedding, Commercial Modelling, TV Presence: $500+ for Extra Cost for Styling
*For Mobile SVC: Extra Cost for travelling time & accommodation
(For clients who live foreign country or another province: Video Call consult avaialable)


10. Do you have good quality hair?


Yes, all our hair is from Korea. We have the top quality remy human hair. For stylists: You can simply order hair from our website.


11. Can I remove them by myself?


Yes, but we don’t recommend it because extension hair could be damaged or your own hair could break. But, if you live in another province or foreign country, we will give you detailed instructions about how to remove.


12. Can I use the extension hair again?


Yes, you can use the same extension hair up to 1 year depending on how you look after hair.


13. What’s the aftercare?


Like your own hair, you need good quality shampoo and conditioner. And hair mask will be great once in a while.
Do not apply conditioner on roots of hair(the area thread tied). Frequent long hot baths is not recommended for long lasting extensions(elastic thread life span could be shortened).


14. Do stylists need special training?


Yes, the stylist has to be be intensively trained and needs years of experience because when the tension is not even, client will feel pain.


15. Do you do highlights with hair extensions?


Yes, we have a lot of different colors of highlights. If you have dark hair and want to color ashy tone, having ashy tone extension hair will be a great option. Numerous bleaching processes could cause serious hair loss. 


16. Can I wear a pony tail?


Yes, it’s like your own hair


17. Most salons, I have to pay for hair when I make an appointment and it’s a final sale. Is it the same?




18. Do you have a video I can watch?


Yes. Please go to (341) Korean Braid Hair Extensions – YouTube   

and Korean Braiding Hair Extensions Vancouver 002 – YouTube

19. Do I have to take out my extension hair whenever I wash my hair?


No. It’s like tape-in or keratin glue extensions. Extension hair is attached to your own hair with thread instead of glue.


20. Do you provide training(Not avaialable at the moment)?


Yes, it’s a one day class and small group of students. It comes with a Certificate of Completion.


21. I do a lot of sports. Is it OK for my life style?


Absolutely! Probably this method will be the only method of extensions for very physically active people.  Most other methods of hair extensions are not suitable for very active sports. 


22. I always lose one or 2 strands of extension hair whenever I wash hair. Later my hair becomes pretty thin. Is it the same?


No. Tape in, microbeads, keratin glue,..etc method extensions slip down because of moisture and eventually falling out. This method is braided, so it will not slip down. But if any extension hair fall out within 2 weeks after installation, we reinstall them without charge. Most of all, when you lose extension hair, you have to buy new hair since most methods of extension hair is not reusable. But for this method, hair is reusable, so you can keep thick hair until the time for removal and reinstallation.


23. I believe I have to come back for removal and reinstallation every 8 weeks, how much does it cost?


Removal cost varies much with how well you looked after extensions, the price range is $90+ ~ $250+. Reinstallation cost also varies much with thickness & texture of your own hair, how well you looked after extensions, how much expertise required for individual demands, and price range will be $375+ ~ $700+. No need to buy hair.