Everybody loves to experiment with their hair. Hair extensions and wigs have proved to be one of the most useful tools for doing so. Women love the transformation their hair goes through when attaching hair extensions as a lot of women love to have long, thick and luscious hair.
There are many different types of styles that you can try out this summer. Some women like to have silky, wavy hair, while some like to wear ponytail extensions to give more volume to their hair. Understanding your hair extension requirements is very important before purchasing any type of hair extension. Whether it is waist-length or summer waves, there is a world of options for you to explore that are not only natural but custom-made for you. If you suffer from poor hair growth, especially in the summer season, hair extensions are your best solution to get that luxuriously thick hair no matter the occasion.
During the summer season, hair tends to get coarser making it difficult to maintain them, especially when traveling. One of the best hair extension options for the summer is braided hair extensions. It is convenient, yet trendy and can give your hair the much-needed change without any hassle in the application. With the X-Pression colored hair extensions range, you can try out fun colors.
There are also some precautions that come with installing hair extensions. Below are few tips to keep in mind:
- The extensions placed should not be too tight but correctly fixed in order to prevent pain
- Quality hair extensions are always a must for long-lasting results
- Always take care of your natural hair
The most popular types of hair extensions
1. Tape-in Hair Extensions
Tape-in extensions are one of the easiest and most convenient types, as they can be attached easily and quickly. Coming in wefts, they are attached to the strands of hair and can be kept on for 4-6 weeks depending on the user.
2. Clip-in Hair Extensions
Clip-in extensions are the most popular type of hair extensions as they take mere minutes to apply and give instant length and volume. Several beauty influencers swear by Clip-in extensions as they are attached to your roots just with a click and give long-lasting results. These extensions are suitable for any occasion and very adaptable to styling with straighteners or curling irons.
These extensions are attached by sewing hair extensions, using a needle, into a cornrow made with your natural hair. While it is a time-consuming process, the result is relatively long-lasting with the extensions securely attached. This hairstyle is more suitable for thicker hair.
4. Micro ring Extensions
Micro ring extensions consist of small bundles of hair that are looped through sections of your natural hair using pliers. The application of these extensions takes a minimum of 4-5 hours and can be worn for 2-3 months at a stretch. They are adjustable, seamlessly blending with your natural hair and being easy to wash.
There are also other factors you should consider before making a purchase, such as how naturally the hair extension blends with your natural hair color, the texture of the extension (curly, straight, or wavy), and whether they can be styled or not. Safe and professional application and removal of extensions are very important to make sure that the hair is not damaged.
The best way to ensure that the hair extension blends well with your hair is to give it a nice cut and style. If the extensions are not styled well, they can be very obvious making the whole hairstyle look unnatural.