In the days leading up to Memorial Day, we asked stylists for their best hair extension tips for the summer to share with the rest of the community and their clientele. We posted a tip submitted by Long Island extensionist Alex Denaro that raised more than a few eyebrows. What was Alex's suggestion?
"K-Y Jelly is a wonderful way to protect hair extensions from salt!"
Disclaimer: we do not own this photo | Photo: Megan Madden / Refinery29 for Getty Images
Yes, K-Y Jelly as in the lubricant. And, no, Alex isn't the only one to think so. We did some digging and found forums and blogs that go back years on the wonders that K-Y Jelly can work on wavy and curly hair. Allegedly, from using a little lube, varying results included curl enhancements, moisture and anti-frizz taming.
Check out these blogs to learn more about how K-Y Jelly can work well for hair:
- NaturallyCurly: Why Curlies are Using K-Y Jelly to Fight Frizz
- Natural Hair for Beginners: K-Y JELLY FOR HAIR MOISTURE & FIGHTING FRIZZ. YES, THIS IS REAL!
Girlboss: I Used Lube As My Go To Beauty Product for 7 Days
While we haven't personally tried this out, we are intrigued. If you're thinking about testing this out, be sure to do a strand test and let us know! We'd love to hear your results!
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