Hair Extensions – A Fun Way To Play With Your Hairstyle

Clip in human hair extensions have their place in the beauty world. They are used to fill in or fill out parts of your hair when you’re wearing certain hairstyles that require lots of volume. Celebrities use these hair extensions as a quick fix for a hair style that needs to be just perfect for only a few hours. They are normally only supposed to be in your hair for 12 hours or less. This is really stretching it. The ideal time period is actually 6 hours or less. However many people think that they can wear clip in extensions for longer than this period of time. They feel that it’s harmless and that it won’t damage your hair if you use it every once in a while.

Using your comb, pull down another one inch section of your hair to drape over the completed extensions. This is now your second layer. Although three is recommended for the base layer, two extensions are enough for the remaining layers. Continue layering and clipping your extensions to the back of your head until you have about three inches of hair left at the crown for the final covering layer.

Strand-by-strand. The most labor-intensive method of all, involving small clumps of best quality clip in hair extensions to be meticulously fastened to your own hair. This is done either by weaving, gluing, fusing, applying using specific waxes or polymers or clamping with metal tubes. The method you choose will depend not only on your hair type, but the effect you want to achieve and your budget. All except clamping involve having chemicals put on your hair.

Wash the tied hair extensions before installation. If you are installing them yourself, it’s very easy to do but if you are having extensions professionally installed, then trust that salon professionals have already washed it before attaching them to your scalp. Should you do them yourself, remember to hold them and wash them in a vertical position.

As they are made of human hair, they tend to settle down with natural looking layers and curls. You do not have to worry about messing it up as Cuticle hair wigs are absolutely tangle free. Unlike synthetic wigs, they have a human touch to them and they are hand tied too. This makes them easy to work with.

It is also important to note that you should not apply wax and oil near the hair extension bonds. If hair is becoming a little dry and damaged, use a serum to revive damaged hair and smooth split ends.

Now, all you have to do is sit back and wait for your extensions to come in. While you are waiting, you do need to find a stylist that can do the hair extensions for you and doesn’t mind using the ones that you have purchased. Most will not have a problem doing them for you, but you want to make sure before you book an appointment. Don’t try to do the hair extensions yourself, it will take several hours to put them in, and there are places on your head that you won’t be able to reach. A trained stylist can easily do these hair extensions for you quickly and correctly so that you have a beautiful head of long hair to enjoy – all with beautiful human hair extensions.