How Long Does A Pronto Weave Last? 

Is it your first time getting your pronto weave hairstyle? If yes, then you may have lots of confusion like how long does a pronto weave last, what are the signs of pronto weave removal, how to remove weaves, and so on.

Generally, a pronto weave lasts for 4 to 6 weeks if installed accurately. You can increase the lifespan of your pronto weave by taking proper care and washing methods. Plus, it’s essential to avoid using heat, harsh products, and sleep without protecting weaves.

You should also remove weaves at the right time to avoid damaging your natural hairs. But how to remove weaves? What do you need to remove? Read along to find out the answer along with other information.

What Is A Pronto Weave?

What Is A Pronto Weave?

A pronto weave is pretty similar to a quick weave, but you need a gel to do a pronto weave style. Pronto weaves use the sew-in method to install. 

First, you need to braid your natural hair, cover them using a wig cap, sew the cap with braids, apply glue, and attach the hair to your head.

What Do You Need For A Pronto?

Things you need for making pronto weave are as follows:

  • Human or synthetic hair extension
  • Protective weave cape
  • Hair glue
  • Thread
  • Needle
  • Scissor
  • Clip
  • Comb
  • Molding gel

How To Extend The Life Of Your Pronto Weave?

How To Extend The Life Of Your Pronto Weave?

The only way to extend the life of your pronto weave is to take proper care of them, use high-quality hair glue and extensions, and avoid using heat.

Few things you can do to help extend the life of your Pronto weave

  • Shampoo and condition regularly
  • Use a wide-tooth comb or pick to detangle
  • Avoid excessive heat styling
  • Protect your hair at night
  • Give your hair a break from extensions
  • Don’t neglect your scalp
  • Be gentle when brushing
  • Avoid harsh chemicals
  • Use a sulfate-free shampoo
  • Avoid over-washing
  • Get regular trims

How To Clean A Pronto Weave After Use?

You need acetone or nail polish remover, glue removal hair oil, bonding glue remover shampoo, and conditioner. 

Soak acetone in a cotton ball, hold the ball over the glue, then apply oil and massage. After that, shampoo and condition your hair extension.

Will My Pronto Weaves Shrink After Washing Them?

No, your pronto weaves won’t shrink after washing them. But if you use hot water to wash them, it can shrink your pronto weaves.

What Are The Signs That My Pronto Weave Needs To Be Replaced?

What Are The Signs That My Pronto Weave Needs To Be Replaced?

Here are some hints that you shouldn’t ignore and remove your weaves:

  • If your scalp is dehydrated.
  • Too much itching on your scalp.
  • When your scalp produces excess oil, and your hair smells bad.
  • Too much hair shedding.
  • When your hair extensions look dull even after conditioning.

How To Prevent Shedding In Your Pronto Weave?

You’ll need to seal the hair weft securely while installing the hairstyle. You can use a weft sealant or hair glue to seal the hair extension and prevent weaves from shredding.

How Often Should I Change My Pronto Weaves?

If you can take proper care of your pronto weaves, you should change or re-do your pronto weave style after 5 to 7 weeks. Putting weaves longer than this duration can lead to hair fall, hair breakage, scalp irritation, and so on.

How Do You Remove A Pronto Weave?

How Do You Remove A Pronto Weave?
  1. Apply Hair Oil for Weft Loosening: Apply a hair oil ideal for loosening wefts: Use a hair oil specifically designed for loosening wefts, which are the tracks that hold the hair extensions in place. This will help to make the removal process easier.
  2. Cover Head with Shower Cap: Cover your head with a shower cap for an hour: After applying the hair oil, cover your head with a shower cap to create a warm and moist environment that will help to further loosen the wefts.
  3. Massage Scalp to Loosen Extensions: Massage your scalp to loosen the hair extension from the wig cap: After removing the shower cap, gently massage your scalp to help loosen the hair extensions from the wig cap. Be careful not to pull or tug too hard to avoid damaging your natural hair.
  4. Repeat Process for All Extensions: Continue the process till all extensions are removed: Repeat the process of applying hair oil, covering with a shower cap, and massaging your scalp until you have removed all the hair extensions from the wig cap.
  5. Cut Thread Holding Wig Cap: Cut the thread that holds the wig cap in place: Once all the extensions are removed, carefully locate and cut the thread that is holding the wig cap in place. Be cautious not to cut your natural hair or the wefts.
  6. Remove Wig Cap Gently: Remove the wig cap: After cutting the thread, gently remove the wig cap from your head, taking care not to damage your natural hair or the wefts.



A pronto wig is pronto style hair that you need to put on the hairstyle. Without using the pronto hair extension, you can’t call it a pronto weave hairstyle. 


Closure pronto creates an illusion that your weaves are growing from your scalp. In short, closure pronto makes your weave looks like your real hair 


The main difference between quick weave and pronto is you don’t sew in the cap with braids in quick weaves method like pronto.


So you now have the answer to how long does a pronto weave last and what are the signs of weave removal. While having your weaves on, you should ensure your weaves are clean; also, don’t aggressively wash your hair.

By Cindy Mahlangu

Hey there! I'm Cindy Mahlangu, a pro hairstylist with a serious passion for natural hair care. My mission? To inspire and educate others on the beauty and benefits of protective hairstyles. Through my creative writing, aim to empower individuals to embrace their unique hair texture and confidently care for their locks. So, whether you're rocking locs, braids, or twists, join me on this hair journey and let's achieve healthy, fabulous tresses together!

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