Weaves are prevalent in today, for they not only can make statements about their self-image but also can hide hair loss from diseases. Although braidless techniques can tend to appear more natural, most users choose fusion techniques since they tend to last longer. However, if not carefully apply fusion techniques, hair follicles will get damaged.
Hot Fusion Technique
African-American people had better choose heat-based methods since they create a stronger bond and are ideal for black hair texture. And, silica fusion is the newest hot fusion technique which can last between six months and a year. Silica fusion, available in four sizes like large, medium, small and extra-small, can be applied using heat-based and non-heat-based methods. Silica methods take from three to six hours to apply.
Cold Fusion Technique
African-American woman with thinning hair can choose keratin, a cold fusion technique. And keratin can be used for individuals with thin hair. Keratin-based polymer is used to bond hair to extensions by using this particular fusion technique. Cold-fused extensions can be applied closely to the scalp which is not the case for heat-fused extensions since there is not any heat involved. Therefore, if offers an aesthetically pleasing solution to African-American women with alopecia. Cold fusion lasts between three and four months. Cold fusion takes three to six hours to apply professionally. Do not leave extensions in for an extended amount of time. Otherwise, breakage will occur.