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Human Hair Extensions - Texture Match range

Articles based on our most frequently asked questions: how much you'll need for a full head, tips on heat styling, to guidance on how long you can expect your hair extensions to last and more.

GreyScale

'Grey’ may be a singular word, but it’s not a singular colour...What are GreyScale extensions made with?All GreyScale extensions are made with 100% virgin remy human hair that has been lifted to create white/grey hair. That hair is then mixed with va

InvisiBlend® Clip-ins

Which textures are InvisiBlend® Clip-ins available in?. We've launched with our stretched textures - Think Silk and Press’d. Why these textures?. One of the great advantages of our InvisiBlend® Clip-ins is how they allow you to create a naturally sea

How do I choose a hair texture?

Great question! If you’re purchasing products that need blending (e.g. clip-ins, or bundles for a leave out sew-in), you’ll probably want to go with a texture that closely matches your own hair. Try taking our hair quiz to find out what your hair typ

My hair falls under more than one curl pattern description, which hair texture should I purchase?

You’re not alone, a lot of people fall under more than one curl pattern! We’ve developed our hair extensions with that in mind.   If you’re only leaving out a small amount of hair, we recommend going for the hair texture that most closely resembles t

What colours does Ruka human hair come in?

To avoid the use of chemicals, and maintain its "Virgin" nature, any human hair that you order from us will come in its natural colour. This means that it will resemble a #1B (natural black) or #2 colour (brown-black), with some slight variation give

How much do I need for a full head?

Our Bundles range from 100g (The Classics) up to 140g (Natural textured extensions), and are double drawn which means that over 75% of the hairs used in each set of Ruka extensions are true to the advertised length and are more consistent in volume f

What hair length should I choose?

The advertised length of our hair is based on the stretched length of the hair - as in the length when you pull on a hair strand. However, similar to real kinky/curly hair, the “shrinkage” of the hair will make it seem about 40% shorter than the stra

What length is the headband on your headband wigs?

The headband for our Headband wigs measures at 53cm in circumference.

Can the hair be dyed?

The short answer is yes, however keep in mind that colouring human hair extensions requires the same TLC as colouring your own hair, and any dyeing you do is at your own risk. Whenever you apply a light colour dye, the hair is slightly damaged in the

Can the hair be straightened?

Yes it absolutely can - straightened, curled, blown out - you name it. Just like our own hair, your extensions are susceptible to heat damage and loss of curl pattern, so we recommend applying a heat protectant to preserve the hair health if you are

How do I install my clip-ins?

How you install your clip-ins will depend on your desired final look. Have a look at our step-by-step pictorials here for a visual on how to install your clip-ins. Otherwise: To wear your hair out as is with a little added volume, simply part your ha

Can I swim with my Ruka human hair extensions?

Absolutely - just be sure to take care of your extensions afterwards by carefully rinsing the chlorine/salt water out and applying a good deep conditioning treatment. This is important because salt water / chlorine can impact the quality of your exte

Can I sleep with my Ruka human hair extensions?

You sure can, though we’d recommend using a silk/satin bonnet or silk/satin scarf to preserve the quality, hair health and longevity of your extensions whilst you sleep. Image source: SleepzyIf you're likely to forget to put on a satin bonnet, a sati

How long will my Ruka human hair extensions last?

This means:. - Wearing your Ruka hair regularly will have it last approximately 1 year. - Wearing your Ruka hair less often (several times a month or year even) will have it last at least 2 years. Getting the most longevity out of human hair extensio