FAQ

S I L K   P R E S S

Q. What is silk press? A. A silk press is a service where the hair’s texture is temporarily straightened using hot tools, such as: a pressing comb if needed and a flat iron.

Q. If I’m natural and I’ve never gotten a silk press before, can I still get a silk press? A. Yes you can still receive a silk press

Q. Will my hair frizz after? A. It depends on how often you get your hair straightened, it also depends on the humidity in the air.

Q. Why are there two different prices for this service? A. There are two different prices, these prices are based on the length of the hair. Longer hair takes longer, therefore it will cost more than shorter hair.

Q. How long does a silk press last? A. About two weeks, with a proper at home hair care regimen.

Q. How do I maintain my silk press after leaving the salon? A. It depends on the style you want to maintain. If your hair is curled, we suggest pin curling at nights and wrapped with a silk scarf. If hair is straight, we suggest wrapping the hair around the head and tie with a silk scarf.

 
K N O T L E S S   B R A I D S

Q. Do I have to provide my own hair ? A. Yes, cost of hair will be added to the service.

Q. Do I have to wash my own hair? A. You have the option of washing & blow-drying your own hair OR we can do it for you for an additional fee.

Q. What us the difference between knotless braids & box braids. A. Knotless braids do not have the knots at the root area and the traditional box braids do.

Q. Does my hair have to be a certain length for this service? A. We recommend that your hair is at least 6 inches in length.

 

Q. What services are included in a weave installation? A. For a sew in weave installation service it includes: washing your hair, blow-drying, braid down & sewing in your weave, and styling and cutting your weave to achieve the desired look.

Q. Should I provide my own hair? A. For best results, we recommend that you use hair from our Hair extensions line Hair Freaq or one of our trusted brands.

Q. Do I need to do anything to prepare for my weave installation? A. If you're not getting any add-on services (ie: weave take down, detangling) please ensure that your hair is detangled and ready to be washed by us. Hair that isn’t detangled will incur an additional fee.

Q. How long does this service take? A. This service takes approximately 4 hours to complete, provided that we are adding any additional services.

Q. How many bundles of hair will I need? A. Two bundles

Q. Should I remove the weave that I currently have installed? A. We offer a service for a weave take down but this service must be booked in advance with your weave installation appointment.

Q. Should I detangle my own hair? A. We offer a detangling add-on service for detangling.

Q. How often do I have to redo my installation? A. Your weave installation can last up to 3 months

Q. How often should I be washing my hair? A. To prevent any tangling, matting, or residue build-up we suggest that you schedule a wash weave and style for every 2 weeks.

Q. How often can I apply heat to my hair (leave out)? A. About once a week, always use a heat protector.

W E A V E   I N S T A L L
S E W - I N
 
 
M I C R O   L I N K S

Q. What are wefted microlink hair extensions? A. Wefted microlink hair extensions is a hair extensions technique where the hair is safely pulled through the wefts and securely fastened using silicone beads.

Q. Do they hurt/pull on my hair? A. Micro links do not hurt nor do they pull on your hair, if done correctly.

Q. How do I remove them? A. To remove your micro links please book an appointment for removal with us. Please do not try to remove them yourself. Special tools are needed by an expert hair extensionist.

Q. How often should I get my micro links maintained? A. To ensure that there are no tangles/ knots, we recommend you schedule an appointment for every two weeks to keep your micro links tangle-free. If you must shampoo at home, we recommend using the tips of the fingers and focus on the scalp area.

T A P E   I N S

Q. Can I wash my hair with tape ins? A. Yes you can, you can wash and blow dry your hair as per usual with tape ins.

 
C O L O R

Q. My hair is black and I need to go lighter, will I have to bleach my hair? A. If your hair is black and you need to go blonde, yes, you would need to pre-lightened the hair and then toned to the desired color.

Q. If I have a relaxer can I get color? A. It all depends on the overall health of your hair. But you can, however not on the same day. We suggest waiting at least 2 weeks after your relaxer to perform a color service.

 
T R I M

Q. How often should I be getting a trim? A. About 6-8 weeks

K E R A T I N
T R E A T M E N T

Q. What is a Keratin? A. Keratin is a protein found naturally in skin, hair, and nails, in addition to other sources. In human hair, it acts as both an external protective shield and an internal structural protein. Keratin is depleted when hair is damaged physically, chemically or from environmental factors, such as the sun.

Q. What is Keratin Complex®​’s Signature Keratin? A. Keratin Complex’s Signature Keratin is a proven ingredient that acts as a powerful humidity blocker. It helps stop frizz and repair damage to the hair. It gives hair incredible strength, making it more resilient against uncontrollable factors such as the sun, heat damage and age.

Q. What is a smoothing treatment? A. A keratin smoothing treatment is a professional treatment that helps repair damage, block humidity, and reduce frizz.

Q. Do Keratin Complex smoothing treatments straighten the hair? A. Keratin Complex smoothing treatments are not straightening treatments. Keratin Complex smoothing treatments reduce curl, target weak spots, and reinforce the hair’s structure, helping to repair damage, block humidity, and reduce frizz while leaving hair soft, silky, shiny, and smooth.

Q. How long will the treatment last? A. Longevity depends upon the selected treatment. Regular use of Keratin Complex shampoos, conditioners, and styling products will help maintain the longevity of all treatments and ensure optimal results. - KCMAX™ Maximum Keratin Smoothing System: Up to 3 months. - Natural Keratin Smoothing Treatment (NKST): Up to 5 months. - Natural Keratin Smoothing Treatment for Blonde Hair (NKSTB): Up to 5 months. - Express Blow Out® (EBO): Up to 6 weeks. - Personalized Blow Out™(PBO): Up to 3 months.

 
C O R N R O W S

Q. Does my hair have to be a certain length to get cornrows? A. For cornrows, your hair must be at least 6 inches long.

 
 
T W O   S T A N D   T W I S T
F L A T   T W I S T

Q. How long should I wait before taking my twists out? A. You should wait approximately two to three days before taking your twists out, ensuring that your hair is completely dried. You can wait a full week if you so desire.

Q. How long should my twist out last? A. It all depends on how you prep your hair before bed, it depends on when you untwist your hair after leaving the salon. Your twist out could last about 2 to 3 weeks.

 
O T H E R

Q. Can I bring my own products? A. No! Unless your products are prescribed, at the Nadia Vassell salon we carry our own line of hair products that protects, strengthens, and adds moisture to your hair, giving you the best results.

 
H A I R   E X T E N S I O N S

A. What type of hair do you provide? A. Here at the Nadia Vassell salon we carry our own line of natural raw Indian hair in the textures curly & wavy. In the salon we carry inches 16 - 20. For other length, please contact us.

Q. Can I be serviced on the same day as my consultation? A. Not likely, all appointments are scheduled in advance.