Q: What’s so special about cold fusion hair extensions and what is the difference between the different types of cold fusion extensions (Air Pressure Cold Fusion hair extensions; Ultrasonic Cold Fusion Hair
Extensions; Laser Cold Fusion Hair Extensions; Remylinks Cold Fusion Hair Extensions)?
A: The buzz about Cold Fusion Hair Extensions comes because the processes use a keratin-based polymer or other methods to attach the extension hair to the natural hair and uses NO heat. This differs from the original
fusion extension method, which used a tool that heated the adhesive and created the bond that held the extension to the hair.
Ultrasonic Cold Fusion Extensions connect the extension hair to the natural hair using a keratin-based adhesive with a tool that uses ultrasound waves as a catalyst to facilitate the bond.
Air Pressure Cold Fusion generally refers to a Fast Fusion system whose equipment allows for multi-strand bonding as well as single-strand bonding that is equally gentle and undetectable.
The Laserbeamer System is another multi-strand attachment system that allows up to eight strands to be attached at once. This allows more hair to be applied at once, it speeds up the
thickening process and can allow a stylist/technician to feel more productive and gives the client the full, thick hair she has long desired.
The Remylinks Method uses small wefts attached to a tiny “Link&Lock” device through which a few strands of natural hair are pulled, then the “bonded shell” is crimped with a tool and secured in place.
Because the cold process uses NO heat, extensions can be applied much more closely to the scalp and can provide a very natural look. The applications generally last from 4 to 6 months.