Mixed Plate: Cancer survivors make use of latest hair extension technologyUPDATED 7:20 PM HST May 25, 2013Video Transcript
lose their hair from chemotherapy treatment regain their locks during recovery.... but not always completely. On tonight's mixed plate we how some survivors are making use of the latest in hair extension technology. :01 :25 Knowing it would be tough to see her waist-long hair fall out, Lydia Mahelona wanted to be pro-active. As many cancer patients have opted to do, she had her remaining tresses buzzed off. Now, 5 years later, the hair is back, but not quite the luscious locks she used to have. Kahikina Klug of Imagine That salon has a solution. 15:14 WITH LYDIA I'M GOING TO DO CLIP IN HAIR, BUT THAT HAS TO BE TAKEN OUT EVERY DAY. 15:02 IT LOOKS A LOT HEALTHIER AND MAKES THEM FEEL BETTER. The strands, made by SHE by SO.CAP.USA come in a strip that is layered between the real hair. Want more volumn? Add more strips. This is real human hair, so a clip-on styling can be expensive, about $500, but you get the keep the clips for future stylings. 15:40 ALSO THE BANGS, SHE CAN CLIP THOSE IN, WHEN SHE WANTS TO HAVE A DIFFERENT LOOK AND THEN TAKE THEM RIGHT OFF INSTEAD OF COMMITTING TO CUTTING YOUR BANGS SHORT AND HAVING TO GROW THEM OUT. For a more permanent solution Kahikina prebonds. 15:53 PUA HAS PREBONDED HAIR EXTENSIONS ON THE SIDE. :42 THEY DON'T USE GLUE AND IT'S 100% KERATIN SO IT'S THE SAME MAKEUP AS YOU HAIR SO IT DOESN'T DAMAGE IT. 15:59 YOU CAN'T GET THAT BLOND WITHOUT DAMAGING YOUR HAIR. To get ready for Cancer Awareness Month in October, the salon is offering pink pre-bonds for $10, all proceeds going to the American Cancer Society. Kahikina Klug's She by So Cap.USA hair extensions are at Imagine That salon in Kailua. That's mixed plate. Thanks for watching KITV4 News at Six.