Weaves: Let’s Play! | Salon Secret Africa
Wigs and Weaves

Weaves: Let’s Play!

07 March 2018
Salon Secret

Salon Secret

The online destination for all things hair.

The site showcases stylists’ professional expertise and promotes the latest industry innovations. Through smart, conversational content, Salon Secret brings stylists to their clients in a new way.

There once was a time when only the rich and famous could afford to rock a gorgeous weave, the whole affair being rather hush hush among those who could afford it. But nowadays, women from every walk of life are embracing weaves as a form of self-expression, experimenting with colour, style and length – particularly during summer months, when weaves afford the benefits of powerful protection.

Benefits of a Weave

  • Protection
  • Ease of maintenance
  • Wide availability of products
  • Easily chop and change looks

Protection

Sew-in hair weaves are added in wefts and are generally braided tightly against the scalp, protecting your natural tresses from the wear and tear of daily life absorbed by the extensions. This is also true of heat styling methods such as straightening or curling that can leave your hair feeling dry and damaged.

Ease of Maintenance

The modern world is fast paced, and women are expected to do it all. That’s when ease of maintenance comes in handy and wearing a weave will save you time when it comes to hairstyling. Furthermore, there is no colour upkeep and wearing a weave gives you the freedom to change it up, whenever your heart desires – without risking damage to your hair.

Product Availability

Real hair extensions can be expensive. So, it’s worthwhile to invest in a few high-quality products to maintain your new look. Luckily, the world is your oyster when it comes to product availability and you’ll find a wide selection of merchandise, including shampoos, conditioners and moisturising treatments, perfectly suited to keeping your mane looking luscious. Head to your nearest salon and they’ll advise you of your best options.

Chopping and Changing

Today your hair is short, sleek and brown, tomorrow it’s long, wavy and pink. With a weave, you have a variety of options accompanied by low levels of commitment. It’s for this reason that weaves are a fun and safe way to play with your style.

Summer is here, so now is the ideal time to start thinking about your weave and style. Remember to consult a professional when booking your appointment and have fun playing with cut, colour and style.

I like this article
Be the first to like this article

Oops, something went wrong! Please try again later...

More to discover

African woman long thick weave
22 November 2018

We’re all about that wig life – here’s why!

Top reasons to wig it this summer

Everything you need to know about cornrows AKA straight back braids:Woman with braids
16 August 2018

Everything you need to know about cornrows AKA straight back braids

Throw your winter hair worries over your shoulder with this protective style.

Salon Locator

Salon Locator

Find your nearest hairdresser on our Salon Locator and experience the latest hair trends and techniques by the best hair experts. Visit a salon and benefit from their professional tips, which include all regimens to maintain and prolong your hair look at home. It's time to get pampered!


Cookies

We use cookies to give you the best user experience and personalisation on our site and third party sites. By continuing to browse our website, you consent to our use of cookies. For more information, see our Cookies Policy.

X