Research Articles on Human Hair Extensions
Hair & Compounds has published several informative articles that have appeared in trade newspapers, such as the National Hair Journal. These articles were written for the industry professional in an effort to share the years of study done for human hair extensions. These articles detail the science behind human hair extensions manufacturing, the importance of after care and treatments with hair care products, the many different types and origins of human hair extensions and how the stylist can educate themselves.
A summary of important facts regarding the effects of styling and cleaning products on human hair extensions such as swelling, moisture content, combing forces and surface energy. Read More
A technical article that discusses international standards for human hair extensions, the different hair types such as Remy and Non-Remy hair, the effects of using standard conditioning products and the final effect at the user level. Read More
The importance of moisture in wearing and maintaining human hair extensions, the aspects of moisture content and the role of conditioners and how they effect hair fiber strength. Read More
A very informative outline of all hair types used in the hair extension and hair replacement industry. This article gives details on hair origin, advantages, disadvantages and common use for the different markets. Read More
An article on how the hair business has changed salon services, the cost of hair and risks for both stylist and consumer, some suggestions on selecting suppliers and how to educate oneself. Read More
Discussion of evaluating the effects of tensile properties of hair according to combing ease, strength, elasticity and the general properties of human hair extensions and what the stylist can do to maintain the quality of the hair. Read More