Luxury Hair Extensions by Steven Mathew
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions About Professional Hair Extensions

Frequently Asked Questions

Will Hair Extensions Damage My Hair?

Whichever method of application you choose, hair extensions are a cosmetic procedure and so, as with any cosmetic procedure, if applied and maintained properly, the application will not damage your hair. The key to a successful, damage free application lies in the details of the application. As with anything; it’s all about the care with which the application was carried out, how well the extensions are cared for by the wearer at home, and how they are removed at the end of the recommended wear time.


What Makes Your Service Different?

The type of hair extension service I offer is completely customizable. Unlike other systems where you buy a pack of lesser quality hair and jam as much of it onto the head as possible, the hair extension treatments I offer use 100% ethically sourced and traceable human hair, and are tailored specifically to each wearer to be a natural, safe and believable extension of YOUR HAIR. 


How Much Do Hair Extensions Cost?

There is no real “average price” or general cost for hair extensions, as each look is priced on a bespoke basis. Natural head shape, size, hair density, and desired look details will determine price. In order to find out what your desired look may cost, please book a consultation online.  


Why Do I Need a Consultation?

Consultations take approximately 30-60 minutes and are a bit more detailed so we can give you all the information needed for you to make an informed decision about professional hair extension services, and whether they’re the right choice for you.

In order to find out what the look you are hoping to achieve may cost, I first need to meet with you to see your head shape, size, hairline, natural hair density etc. and be able to take some measurements to determine the amount of hair to order & in which specific shades as well as how they will need to be applied. What one guest may pay for an 18” hair extension look can be a completely different price from another with a similar look. The reason for this is the customization factor— no two heads are alike. It’s not only about the length of hair or how much hair is needed, but also HOW it is applied that will also determine pricing.

I love meeting with new guests, and encourage anyone curious about what an investment in professional luxury hair extensions may cost for their hair to book a consultation online. 


Where Does the Hair come From?

Great Lengths sources the very best human hair from Indian Hindu Temples. The hair has been donated willingly by villagers to the temple as an act of devotion to their faith. The revenue generated by Temple Hair is used for the funding of schools, health clinics and other community services. 100% Indian Temple Hair. Ethically sourced and traceable, guaranteed.


Who Can Wear Them?

Virtually anyone* can wear Great Lengths hair extensions! As a truly unique and discreet system, there are nearly no restrictions for those with healthy hair who wish to wear them. Perfect for anyone with very fine, fine, medium or even thick textures of hair, these extensions can be placed in ways that no other extension can; giving you an undetectable life changing result. You may need to wait to wear hair extensions if you’ve recently had a baby, are nursing, have had anesthesia or are taking medications that are known to cause hair loss. For a partial list of medications that may affect hair growth, please click here.


How Long Does It Take To Have Done?

Application generally takes approximately 3-5 hours depending on the type of treatment being carried out. 


How Long Do Hair Extensions Last?

Recommended removal is every 3 to 5 months, depending upon the type of application performed (i.e. lengthening, volumizing, etc), the state/condition of the clients natural hair, and their lifestyle. In some cases with proper home care maintenance, Great Lengths extensions can last for up to 6 months.


Can I Wear My Hair Up In a Ponytail?

Yes! Hair Extensions are applied with care and a full 360 degree range of motion so they are always comfortable and can be worn in a multitude of styles, including ponytails.