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July 9, 2018

Blonde Dimension Extension Application

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Blonde Dimension Extension Application

Got 99 problems? Tape-in extensions can answer probably 98 of them. Seriously, do your clients want length and added volume? Your answer—tape-ins! Do you want to up your service ticket? Again, tape-ins! Now that we’ve convinced you, the next step is mastering the application process. Scroll down for the step-by-step technique using the luxurious GL Tapes from Great Lengths

 

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HOW-TO STEPS

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    Before

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    To start the application, create a subsection at the nape, then part a thin section within the working subsection to apply the tape-in. Work from the center outward.

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    Place the GL Tape, adhesive side up, ¼ inch down from the part.

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    Lay the thin section of the client’s natural hair down onto the adhesive area and press firmly. Use the back of a tail comb to press the hair into the GL Tapes adhesive. Then, sandwich on the top tape-in. 

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    Continue up the back of the head, working in a bricklay pattern.

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    To create a dimensional end result, apply a lighter shade of GL Tapes when working in the crown area.

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    Continue the tape-in application on the sides of the head, always keeping a 1- to 1½-inch perimeter along the hairline. 

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    Once the application is complete, style as desired. 

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