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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2012 8:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've never had that problem.
Make sure the hair is Kanekalon and not some other material.
Are you pulling the hair tight?
How close is the blow dryer nozzle to the hair? Often times mine is right up against the hair.

If nothing else works, try a different hair dryer. Maybe your just doesn't get warm enough.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

GotWookiee wrote:
I've never had that problem.
Make sure the hair is Kanekalon and not some other material.
Are you pulling the hair tight?
How close is the blow dryer nozzle to the hair? Often times mine is right up against the hair.

If nothing else works, try a different hair dryer. Maybe your just doesn't get warm enough.


Hair is Kanekalon
I think the nozzle wasn't close enough, and we weren't pulling the hair tight, sounds like that might fix things. The hair dryer is new, so don't think that was it either.
Thanks again
ah the joys of new learning curves! Wink
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 3:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

So today day we got the 1st of many boxes to start with. I ordered them from ikickshins.com this is what we got. Will it work? Do I need to return them? It says 100% afrelle by Kanekalon, and the Kanekalon name is all over the package, for as much $$ as this is gonna be, I want to make sure I have the right stuff. The good part is that they got the colors right Wink
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 5:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kanekalon is just the type of hair... who's name is on the package doesnt mean a thing.

You should be set... Smile
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 6:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks good to me.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 1:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

With regards to the hair. You want the packaging to say best quality. There is a quality grade difference in different brands of hair. The lesser quality have more plastic like fibers and do not straighten as well as the Best quality....
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2012 9:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

haven't gotten very far on this project, my wife lost her job and is struggling, so "fun" projects have been put aside at the moment...
still, I do have stuff to start, so I think we can start on the top/shirt and go from there.
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