Is X-Pression hair good?

X-Pression braiding hair is one of the most popular brands out there—and for good reason. For a little over $5 (I mean, what a deal), you get a pack of pre-stretched braiding hair that’s fairly soft, doesn’t shed all over the place, and won’t irritate your scalp.

Is X-Pression hair itchy?

According to Refinery29, popular hair fibre extensions such as X-Pression and others allegedly coat their synthetic hair in an alkaline formula that many people have had allergic reactions to. This, as well as other things ranging from how you care for your braids to the products you use, can cause the scalp to itch.

What is X-Pression hair made from?

It is made up of 100% Kanekalon, synthetic fiber with a soft afro-hair texture. Not to mention, it has a hot water set technology which makes it suitable for hot water curling and rod sets for beautiful coils and curls.

Is X-Pression pre-stretched?

This classic braid now comes in a pre-stretched fiber and in a convenience 3X pack!

Do box braids damage Caucasian hair?

Box braids can damage Caucasian hair, just like they can damage any other type of hair. The braids require you or a stylist to braid extension hair with your natural hair using tension (to ensure the braids won’t slip or unravel).

Why do braids make your hair grow?

Do Braids Make Your Hair Grow Faster? Braiding your hair can help to make it grow faster by providing it with a more stable structure. The style can also protect your hair from daily contact with textiles and objects that may cause additional friction, which can lead to breakage.

How long should you keep braids in?

between two to eight weeks
Although braids can last anywhere between two to eight weeks depending on which kind you go for and how you wear them, you should be prepared to cleanse roughly every two to three weeks. If you’ve been swimming (or happen to sweat a lot), your scalp will require a bit of TLC.

How many packs of Xpression hair do I need for box braids?

How Many Packs Of Hair For Box Braids? It depends on which brand you are using. You may need about 8-10 packs of Kanekalon hair. If you are using X-Pressions hair, you will need 4-6 bags only as they come in longer and fuller packs!

Who is the owner of Xpression hair?

Solpia Nigeria Limited
Manufactured by Solpia Nigeria Limited and sister-company, Linda Manufacturing Company Limited, X-Pression is the most popular hair extension brand in Nigeria with attachment and weave-on types.

Is xpressions braiding hair Prestretched?

Unlike the traditional and ‘well known’ X-Pression Ultra Braid, the hair is stretched before use and is perfect for those who want to save time prepping their hair before braiding.

What do box braids symbolize?

5. Box Braids Many believed if a woman was able to afford the time and cost of these braids, she was a woman of wealth. Women also showed their readiness for marriage, economic status, and other classifications through colorful beads, cowrie shells, jewels, and other items worn in their box braids.