What's Your Type!? Hair Extensions

Updated: Dec 8, 2020


Hair extensions are exactly what they sound like, with flexibility at its peak, you'll appear absolutely beautiful

They come in different colors, textures, and lengths, of which the most significant difference is extension types. This could be a bit overwhelming if you are new to the world of hair extensions when you hear things like, the tape-ins, clip-ins, micro-link, fusion, you begin to wonder, what does it all mean?. Take a deep breath now, because in this piece you will be getting all the information you need to know about the types of hair extensions, which will help you determine the one that suits you best.

Micro-link/micro-bead extensions.

They are also known as micro-loop hair extensions, it can last for approximately 4 months, which makes it semi-permanent in nature. This type of extension has silicone lined beads which are used to link the wefts to your natural hair by pulling through and clamping it down to secure the extension, it's done strand by strand. This type can be reused as long as you maintain it's shiny texture. You can shop for this type of hair extension at our hair salon, glossbeautyco in Wichita Ks.

Sew-in/weave hair extensions.

This type is applied in a unique way, whereby you braid the natural hair into cornrows (weaves), which allows you to sew in the hair extension using a needle and a cotton thread. Weave hair extensions are suitable for all hair types, it's extremely important you have a professional do it for you. If you have a weave, endeavor to moisturize the scalp and edges at least once a week

Hair wigs and pieces.

Wigs are certainly hair extensions that cover the entire head. It transforms your hairstyle and adds volume to it. Wigs are unique extensions in its own way because you could try different styles without having to change the look of your natural strands. There are wig types like the 360 wig, lace frontal, and full lace wig. You can have it installed either through sewing or gluing, it depends on your choice. It can last for as long as you want it to.

Tape-in hair extensions.

This type of extensions are pre-taped, they are sandwiched to either side of the natural hair, with a heated tool that heats up the glue. They are quite easy to fix in and maintain. You can have it removed with a glue remover, and get it reinstalled probably, depending on how well you maintain it.

Happy Hair to You!

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