The difference between cold fusion and hot fusion hair extensions
There are many different types of hair extension in the market. There two methods for the keratin hair extension, hot fusion hair and cold fusion hair, both methods are very good. Everything depends on which technique your stylist is more comfortable with, and the tools used to perform the service.
What’s their difference?
First for the hot fusion:
Hot fusion is a strand method attached at the keratin based tips with a heating element. Hot fusion hair extensions are also known as keratin hair extensions and tip hair extensions. They are applied to your natural hair in small ‘bundles’ with a heated keratin adhesive. Since your hair is already made of 90% keratin (a protein compound,) this method is actually gentler on hair than regular glue is.
The application for hot fusion hair extension:
Hot fusion hair extensions last anywhere from 2-4 months and take about 2 hours to install. With hot fusion hair extensions, you can do a variety of hair styles including updos and styling your hair.
Second the cold fusion hair extension:
Cold fusion is also known as micro link, micro loop hair extension. It is another strand method that is applied by weaving small sections of hair through a micro link tube. To install you use weaving tools and pliers to weave the small sections of hair.
Cold fusion hair extensions were created to be a gentle alternative than keratin hot fusion hair extensions. Cold fusion hair extension does not use heat to apply the hair extensions to your hair. This is a no heat hair extensions method that bond hair via an ultrasound applicator or plier.. It is a more updated extensions method that was created to be a lot gentler on your natural hair than hot fusion.
The application for cold fusion hair extensions:
No glue, no tape, I-tip extensions are perfect for women who want to be healthy and natural.
In summary, both fusion methods can result in a smooth finished look that is devoid of any bumps that are inherent in the sew-in method of attaching extensions. Using the micro clamps in the Cold Fusion method may help to create a flatter look than the Hot Fusion method.