Using Shampoo on your Hair System Effectively

Using shampoo on your hair system effectively

When you're ready to wash your hair, there's a simple five-step technique we recommend for short hair which will help maintain your frontal attachment during an extended-wear bond.

Things you may need

  • Blow dry brush with poly tip.
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner leave in type
  • Microfiber or bath towel

2.1 Step 1

Applying shampoo

First, squeeze a small amount of shampoo into the palm of your hand and apply it to the system's hair.

Gently distribute the shampoo through your hair system, and brush the hair forward with a poly tip brush.

Tip: Always be sure to brush the hair forward in the front so you do not put stress on the front bond. 

2.2 Step 2

Rinsing the hair system

Secondly, shower and rinse thoroughly with lukewarm or cool water while attempting to keep the hair flowing in the same direction.

Tip: Never put hot water directly on the system. Cool water is better so you are comfortable.

2.3 Step 3

Use shampoo on your natural hair

In order to clean your hair, wash your growing hair with the shampoo of your choice. Work into a lather, gently massaging up to the edge of the base of your hair system to make sure your scalp is oil-free at the edge of the system.

Third, rinse thoroughly with lukewarm or cool water.

2.4 Step 4

Use Towel to dry

Fourth, when you're done in the shower, lay a bath towel over your head and gently blot dry. It is important to blot. Of course, you never rub the microfiber towel on the hair system or else it will cause tangling and shedding.

Keep moving the towel and blotting the hair until you remove most of the water. As a matter of fact, it will help reduce friction when brushing and styling later.

Tip: Never check the strength of your bond right after a shower. Wait at least an hour after showering.

2.5 Step 5


So as to keep the front bond as strong as possible, never brush or comb your hair from front to back right after a shower. Consequently, the hair will tangle with a brush and the front may lift off your scalp.

Fifth, while your hair is still damp, spray on a few pumps of leave-in conditioner.

Always brush the top and front of the hair system forward first, again, making sure there are no tangles or kinks. After brushing it forward and untangling any strands, you can brush it in any direction, however, it's best to do so while it is still damp. Following these steps can impact the overall length of your bond in a good way.

Lastly, style the hair the way you like it or attempt a new hairstyle and allow it to air dry.

Given that you're all clean, you can style your hair in the manner you normally would, otherwise, you're ready to go!