After
Care

Great Lengths Hair Extensions are very easy to maintain. You’ll receive a Maintenance and Aftercare guide from your stylist once your extensions have been applied and our specially developed aftercare range ensures your extensions look fantastic for as long as possible.

  • Washing your hair

    Don’t shampoo your hair for at least 48 hours after your extensions have been applied, this allows the bonds to set

  • Washing your hair

    Use Great Lengths aftercare products to maximise potential wear and protect bonds

  • Washing your hair

    Lather gently from roots to tips, don’t use a rough scrubbing motion

  • Washing your hair

    When rinsing, tilt your head slightly back and let the water fall through the length, this prevents knotting

  • Washing your hair

    Finish by applying a hair mask or conditioner after every wash

  • Don’t shampoo your hair for at least 48 hours after your extensions have been applied, this allows the bonds to set
  • Use Great Lengths aftercare products to maximise potential wear and protect bonds
  • Lather gently from roots to tips, don’t use a rough scrubbing motion
  • When rinsing, tilt your head slightly back and let the water fall through the length, this prevents knotting
  • Finish by applying a hair mask or conditioner after every wash
  • Drying your hair

    Begin by blotting hair with a towel to remove excess water

  • Drying your hair

    Comb hair thoroughly to remove any tangles

  • Drying your hair

    If your hair is dry, spritz with Great Lengths Anti-Tap Water for extra nourishment

  • Drying your hair

    Blow-dry as usual, making sure the bonds in particular are completely dried

  • Drying your hair

    Using a Great Lengths Paddle Brush, sweep all hair to one side, holding in place, sweep through the length

  • Begin by blotting hair with a towel to remove excess water
  • Comb hair thoroughly to remove any tangles
  • If your hair is dry, spritz with Great Lengths Anti-Tap Water for extra nourishment
  • Blow-dry as usual, making sure the bonds in particular are completely dried
  • Using a Great Lengths Paddle Brush, sweep all hair to one side, holding in place, sweep through the length

Products

Products

What is the
benefit of using our
aftercare products?

Featuring high quality cleansing and moisturising agents, the Great Lengths aftercare range is paraben-free and kind to hair and bonds – and has been scientifically proven to extend potential wear by up to 20%.

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  • Brushing

    Use a specialist brush such as our Great Lengths Paddle Brush which are kind to bonded hair extensions

  • Brushing

    If you suffer from hair static, try using a comb, carefully working through the hair from roots to tips

  • Brushing

    Using a Great Lengths Paddle Brush, sweep all hair to one side, holding in place, sweep through the length

  • Brushing

    Remember not to be too rough when brushing your hair as this may damage the bonds

  • Brushing

    When backcombing, take care to only tease the hair after the bond attachment to prevent knotting

  • Use a specialist brush such as our Great Lengths Paddle Brush which are kind to bonded hair extensions
  • If you suffer from hair static, try using a comb, carefully working through the hair from roots to tips
  • Using a Great Lengths Paddle Brush, sweep all hair to one side, holding in place, sweep through the length
  • Remember not to be too rough when brushing your hair as this may damage the bonds
  • When backcombing, take care to only tease the hair after the bond attachment to prevent knotting
  • Styling and Finishing

    Be sure to use sulphate free styling products such as all the products in the Great Lengths Aftercare range

  • Styling and Finishing

    If you have used a lot of hairspray, spritz hair with our Anti-Tap Water after your next wash to clear any residue

  • Styling and Finishing

    If you like to use a hair oil, make sure this is only applied through the length of the hair to avoid contact with the bond

  • Styling and Finishing

    When using heated appliances, leave a 2 to 3 inch gap after the bonds to prevent any damage

  • Styling and Finishing

    Tame flyaways or fight static with Great Lengths Serum Hair Fluid, work through the length for a smooth finish

  • Be sure to use sulphate free styling products such as all the products in the Great Lengths Aftercare range
  • If you have used a lot of hairspray, spritz hair with our Anti-Tap Water after your next wash to clear any residue
  • If you like to use a hair oil, make sure this is only applied through the length of the hair to avoid contact with the bond
  • When using heated appliances, leave a 2 to 3 inch gap after the bonds to prevent any damage
  • Tame flyaways or fight static with Great Lengths Serum Hair Fluid, work through the length for a smooth finish

FAQs

Your questions,
answered

Covering everything from catwalk hair trends to maintenance advice, the Great Lengths blog is here to help you discover your dream style, or make the most of your new hair enhancements.

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