FAQs

What are Tortoise & Hair fibers made of?

Tortoise & Hair fibers are made out of Gossypium herbaceum, commonly known as Levant cotton. It is a species from sub-Saharan Africa and grows in the wild as a perennial shrub.

What are Tortoise & Hair fibers colorants made of?

The colors are from iron oxide, a naturally occurring mineral.

If I’m caught in the rain, will Tortoise & Hair fibers stay in my hair?

Assuming it is not a torrential downpour, shower or fire hose, Tortoise & Hair fibers will stay put. Simply let your hair air dry or use a blow dryer. 

How long will Tortoise & Hair fibers stay in my hair?

Tortoise & Hair fibers will stay until you rinse or wash your hair (or until you jump in the pool).

Can Tortoise & Hair fibers cover roots or color treated root regrowth?

Yes! Tortoise & Hair fibers are a great way to fill the gaps between coloring.

Can I use Tortoise & Hair fibers with my styling tools?

Yes, style your hair as normal and then apply your Tortoise & Hair fibers. You may then apply a finishing spray or hairspray.

How do I make my hairline look natural?

Use the Hairline Perfecting Comb!

Do Tortoise & Hair Fibers work with curly hair?

Yes! Tortoise & Hair fibers work great on all hair types.

Can I mix different colors of Tortoise & Hair Fibers?

Yes! We recommend doing this if your hair has a range of colors.

How long does it take to apply Tortoise & Hair fibers?

Typically, less than a minute. When you first get started it may take you a little longer until you get the hang of it. Be sure to check out the instructional video!

Do I need a special shampoo to remove Tortoise & Hair fibers?

No, just shampoo and condition your hair as normal. If you do not want to wash your hair you may simply rinse your hair.

Will Tortoise & Hair fibers work if I have lost most of my hair?

As long as there are still some fine hairs present for the Tortoise & Hair fibers to magnetize to you’ll be good to go!

Does Tortoise & Hair fibers run/bleed if I have an intense workout and sweat?

No problem! Tortoise & Hair fibers are sweat resistant.

Can I apply Tortoise & Hair fibers or do I need someone to apply it for me?

You can do it yourself, and it may even become your best kept secret!

How long does one bottle of Tortoise & Hair Fibers last?

Depending on the size of the area you are covering, a bottle of Tortoise & Hair fibers is a one month supply.

Do Tortoise & Hair fibers stain clothing, furniture or bedding?

No, simply wipe away the fibers. Because of the naturally occurring magnetic properties fibers can adhere to fabric. If it wont wipe away simply use a lint remover or wash the fabric.

Can I comb my hair after applying Tortoise & Hair fibers?

Style your hair before applying the fibers. Combing or brushing your hair after the fibers are added could remove the fibers.

Can I use hair products?

Hair Gels: Wait until the gel is completely dry before applying Tortoise & Hair fibers
Wet Pomade: If the pomade is creamier wait for it to dry completely before applying Tortoise & Hair fibers
Dry Pomade:  If the pomade is more clay like you can apply Tortoise & Hair fibers immediately after applying the pomade and styling your hair
Hairspray: Apply after using Tortoise & Hair fibers