Everything you Need to Know About Hair Extensions

Everything you Need to Know About Hair Extensions

When it comes to hair extensions, there are a lot of things to learn in order to help you to make the best choice for you in terms of what type of extensions you use and how you attach them to your hair. There are lots of dos and don’ts in the world of hair extensions and you will need to do lots of research before you make any decisions to ensure that you get the best type of extension for your hair and your needs, as well as your budget.

One of the most important things to do when you want to get hair extensions put into your hair is find a good stylist who is experienced in handling extensions to ensure that they know how to put them in so that they will last for along time without damaging your hair. You will need to get 100% human hair extensions if you want them to last for as long as possible and also to help them to look as natural as possible and you can find salons that specialise in high quality human hair extensions in Perth or any other big modern city in the world when you search online. You will need to book an appointment to have a consultation with the stylist before you have the extensions put into your hair and they will be able to offer you some advice about which attachment method you should use.

Attaching the Extensions …

There are a few options to choose from when it comes to attaching your extensions namely:

  • Tape
  • Weave
  • Translucent bonding
  • Clips
  • Keratin bond/glue
  • Micro-bead

Your stylist will be able to offer you more in-depth advice about which option will best suit your hair but in general, using clips, micro-beading and translucent bonding are the best options.

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A-List Look

If you want to achieve a glamourous A-lister look, then it is important to ensure that your extensions are put in by a qualified hair technician. You get what you pay for in the world of hairdressing, so don’t try to save money and go for a cheap deal as you will likely find that they won’t last long and will look fake.

Here are some of theservices to look out for when employing a technician to do your extensions:

  • Someone who uses 100% human hair
  • Fixing hair so that they cuticles all face in the same direction to get an even look
  • Applying hair in thin strips, so that they can easily be reused
  • Every strand should have the same thickness from the roots to the bottom

You should be able to style your hair normally when human hair extensions are put in properly and they shouldn’t be uncomfortable when you sleep.

Top Tip: It can take around three or four hours to put extensions in, so be prepared to spend a long time at the salon and extensions can last for around one year if they are properly taken care of.

Written by Tarence Fedrik