High Heat Kanekalon Braid, Rose

I Kick Shins
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High heat kanekalon is a type of synthetic fiber used for wig making, braids, and dreads. It's quite durable and tough, and has a heat resistance of 250°F (120°C), sometimes higher. It's much softer and silkier than kanekalon and can be a bit slippery. It comes in a considerably wider range of colors than regular kk, though, so sometimes it's worth the effort to work with!

High heat kanekalon does not shrink down like regular kanekalon and will stay quite soft even when it's set.

Boiling water generally isn't hot enough to seal high heat kanekalon. We recommend using a steamer or a wet wash cloth and straightener to seal dreads. High heat kanekalon is best suited for crochet dreads. For braids, it's best to seal the ends with rubber bands or thread, or use a damp cloth/straightener (like with dreads).

Because high heat kanekalon has a smoother texture and comes in smaller bags than kk jumbo braid, it is also less voluminous. We recommend using around 20-50% more bags than you normally would with kk jumbo braid, depending on the style.

Length: 24" folded, 48" unfolded (60 cm folded, 120 cm unfolded).

Weight: 2.8 ounces (80 g).

Texture: Smooth, only very slightly kinky yaky texture. High heat kanekalon is very soft and somewhat slippery compared to regular kanekalon.

Brand: I Kick Shins.

Color: Rose. A warm, muted pinkish reddish shade.

In the third picture, kick_roqs is wearing high heat kanekalon in Dusty RoseEnglish RoseFleshRose, and 1B Off Black with Mint Green Tips as well as kk jumbo braid in Pastel Pink.  Rose is the darkest out of all of the colors shown.

Rose is kind of all over the place in what kinds of colors one could consider similar to it, so this one's got lots of color comparison shots! The last five pictures show the following colors from left to right:

Color:
Pink
Length:
24"
Color:
Red
A 5% bulk discount is available on orders of 10 bags or more for this product. The shopping cart will automatically change the price from $0.99 per bag to $0.94 when you add 10 or more bags of Rose; the discount will not show separately during checkout.