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How to clean the adhesive tape residue from my hair

Keratin Hair Extensions – PURPLE

When you take off the adhesive extensions it can happen that the adhesive tape of the hair extensions, leaves a residue in the hair. If you don’t remove this tape from your hair in time it can become difficult to remove. The adhesive that remains in the hair causes the hair to stick and form knots, so when you want to remove it you will pull the hair. However, you can remove tape residue from your hair using some of the same techniques you would use to clean other sensitive surfaces.

In this article we will explain how to remove the residues of adhesive tape for extensions easily and quickly.


How to remove the residues of adhesive tape for extensions

Things You’ll Need

Olive oil
Hair dryer
Fine-toothed comb
Wet cloth


Apply the olive oil to your hair, where the residue of adhesive tape is stuck. Cover your hair with oil to loosen the sticky adhesive.
Heat the oil in your hair, using the hair dryer. Hold hair dryer 30cm (12 inches) from your hair for 30 seconds to heat oil. Let the oil stay in your hair for a few minutes.
Comb your hair with a fine-tooth comb to remove tape residue. Remove the rest of the olive oil from your hair with a damp cloth, so you can see how much tape residue is left in your hair. Repeat Steps 2 and 3 until the adhesive has been thoroughly cleaned.
Shampoo your hair to remove the olive oil and any remaining tape residue.

Tips y Warnings

You can substitute the olive oil with any other oil of your preference.
Give your hair a light touch of vinegar on a damp cloth to loosen the residue from the tape.
Put yourself under the hot water in the shower and gently rub hair conditioner over the residue from the tape to loosen it.

As you can see it is very easy to remove the residues of the adhesive extensions that could remain in the hair. And it’s also very easy to replace the extensions again with extension tape new. In the following video we show you how.

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