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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT HAIR EXTENSIONS FOR YOU

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT HAIR EXTENSIONS FOR YOU

What are the different types of hair extensions and how can you chose the right ones for you? There are so many different types of hair extensions out there: sew-ins, micro-ring, pre-bonded and much more. It can get a bit overwhelming! Today, we're sharing three great hair extensions methods for Black hair.

Clip-in hair extensions

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Pros 

  • Comes in a range of textures and colors
  • Easy to install and remove when you want
  • Instantly adds length

Cons

  • Can pull and be more visible on thin hair
  • Can be uncomfortable to sleep in

Recommended clip-ins

 

How to install 

 

 

Sew-in hair extensions


 

Pros 

  • Comes in a range of textures and colors
  • Semi-permanently installed so they can last weeks to months depending on care
  • Can sleep with a sew-in comfortably when properly installed
  • You choose how much hair you want to leave out

Cons

  • Can pull or be more visible on thin hair
  • Not great for itchy scalp as it can be more difficult to wash and get to your scalp
  • Can cause mold and mildew if you wash your hair and you don't dry it thoroughly 

For best results go to a hairdresser for installation, but if you are interested in how you can DIY a sew-in check out our post on how to flawlessly install a sew-in weave yourself.

Recommended sew-in hair:

Useful videos:

How to wash your sew-in

How to sleep with a sew-in to make it last

 

Faux ponytails and buns

Pros 

  • Comes in a range of textures and colors
  • Easy to install and remove when you want

Cons

  • Can be limiting as you can only achieve a few styles

Recommended:

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How to install 


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