The best way to take care of your extensions is to make sure you keep them maintained always by keeping them cleaned, combed and free from a lot of product. Product tends to weigh the extensions down causing the extensions not to hold curl. If this occurs please shampoo your extensions. You can shampoo the extensions as often as you would like, use a leave in conditioner when combing wet hair. Never go to sleep on wet virgin hair always make sure your extensions are dry all the way before you go to sleep. It is suggested to sleep in a bonnet, scarf for use a silk pillow case to help protect your extensions while sleeping. by all means style your extensions to your desired looks. Feel free to have fun an be creative!