High Heat Kanekalon Braid, Steel Blue

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Steel Blue high heat kanekalon

Professional quality 100% kanekalon braiding hair. Great for braids and crochet dreads! This type of kanekalon has a very high resistance to heat and tends to stay quite soft even when it's set.

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: T4127 Steel Blue.

The fourth picture shows Denim Blue on the left, Steel Blue in the middle, and Bluebonnet on the right.  Steel Blue is lighter and brighter than Denim Blue, and it's lighter and more muted than Bluebonnet.

The fifth picture shows Periwinkle on the left, Steel Blue in the middle, and Polar Blue on the right.  Pariwinkle and Polar Blue are regular kk jumbo braid, not high heat kanekalon.

The sixth shows Steel Blue on the left and Twilight on the right.

In the last picture, hairby_cammy used Steel Blue and Rich Periwinkle to add color and volume to pigtail braids.