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How To Take Out Microlinks Hair Extensions At Home?

How To Take Out Microlinks Hair Extensions At Home?

Last updated date Mon Sep 11 2023 By William Brown

Fashion Blog

Most people learn the installation process without finding out how to take out microlinks which creates problems later. In this guide, we will explore everything related to micro links hair extensions. Micro links are popular hair extensions that are installed using a silicone bead which is usually round. Both the installation and removal process of the micro links is super easy. In maximum cases, these extensions blend well with natural hair. Most women choose micro links because it helps them achieve their hair goals, length, and hairstyle. These extensions can also inspire you to get longer hair.

Women prefer micro links over other hair extensions to add more volume and length to their fine and thin hair. However, when they cannot properly remove the extensions or install them correctly, the micro links severely damage their natural hair.

The woman who is installing these extensions for the first time is advised to avoid pulling the hair too harshly or add pressure to the hair roots in the styling process. However, micro links usually damage the hair during the removal process. You must get professional help to avoid harming natural hair.

Can Micro Links Cause Hair Damage?

Generally, the longevity of micro links hair extension depends on the overall maintenance routine and the installation and removal process. If you install and maintain these hair extensions properly, they can last for more than 3 months. Although these hair extensions can last for more than 2 months, you should avoid using them because the natural hair can get damaged.

Your natural hair and scalp require some space to breathe. The women whose hair grows too quickly will notice the micro links begins lagging and putting unwanted pressure on their strands beginning from the hair roots. If you want the extensions to last longer, then learn how to take out microlinks.

If you are not contacting a hairstylist, the installation process and micro link hair extensions will cost around $100-$400. You might have to pay even less based on the location. For example, a woman in Camarillo might have to pay less compared to someone in Las Vegas. You can also find these hair extensions in a hair store. However, you must look for good-quality micro links.

Those who have never used a hair extension before won’t differentiate between a fake product and quality micro links. Hence, you must let the hairstylist bring these extensions and inform them about the installation and removal process.

Alternatively, you can buy good-quality micro links from Amazon after checking the reviews. Choose the color, pattern, and length according to the requirement. If more than 100 women have positively reviewed the product with images, you can be sure about the quality.

How Much Does A Micro Link Hair Extension Cost?

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There are certain tools that you must possess at home to properly remove micro link hair extensions without harming the natural hair. You will need an opener and effortlessly reverse the installation process. 

For More Clarification:

Micro links are generally round. During the installation process, the hairstylist changes the round shape to a rectangle one to make the extensions hold the hair properly. Hence, in the removal process, you have to convert the rectangle pressed ring to the round shape again. You have to pull the micro links gently out of the natural hair.

You can find several stores both online and offline, providing micro links. However, it is difficult to find the perfect length and quality of hair extensions in all the stores. When you order online, be ready to wait for at least a few weeks to get the micro links delivered. However, those who live within the top-tier countries can expect deliveries in a few days.

Amazon, AliExpress, and eBay are some popular online stores that provide multi-choices of micro links. You can also get a guide on how to take out microlinks and increase the longevity of the extensions.

Generally, it depends on the type of hair extension, quality, storage, and maintenance routine. If you have the quality micro links and properly maintain them, these extensions can be reused 2-3 times. Most women choose either synthetic or human hair type of hair extensions.

Those who choose human hair extensions should store and maintain them properly. These extensions can last for more than 4 years. Even after proper maintenance, synthetic hair extensions don’t last for more than 2 years. However, you can choose synthetic hair extensions based on the budget and hair goals.

Synthetic hair extensions are the best option for women looking stunning at events without the styling process. Women who prefer the natural looks and feel should always select human hair extensions. However, you have to put some effort while styling these extensions.

Maintenance Routine

Just like the regular hair routine, you have to take out some time for these extensions. You should have the best hair tools and products to take proper care of micro links. Either wash the extensions using water or clean them by applying shampoo. While applying shampoo, avoid pulling the hair because the links would pull down and get slippery. Use the same process while applying the conditioner.

After the rinsing process, use a wide-tooth comb to remove tangles from micro links. You should be extremely gentle and begin from the ends. Leave it to dry. Then, you can apply a leave-in conditioner for best results. 

Maintenance Routine


We hope now you understand how to take out microlinks hair extensions. You should buy good-quality hair extensions from online or local stores. Make sure to take care of these hair extensions to increase longevity and reuse them more often.


William Brown

William Brown


William is a professional hair stylist with over 10 years of experience. He is passionate about creating personalized, trendy looks for his clients and specializes in hair treatments and updos. He is now a certified hair adviser for Mic Hair Company. His articles are always filled with advice, pro tips, and latest hair research results.


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