Hair extensions are ideal to enhance a hairstyle and remain beautiful and elegant. However, there are a large number of installation techniques. You can choose your extensions according to the nature and length of your hair. Your budget as well as the duration of the extensions must also be taken into account at the time of the installation.
The different types of hair extensions
At Elite Extensions, we offer 5 different methods to give your hair more length and mass:
Clip-in extensions have metal clips, the clip-ins. They are suitable for all hair types and are available in natural or synthetic versions. You can find clip-in extensions from 50 to 73 cm and in three different shapes: straight, curly and curly. Clip-in extensions require no expertise and can be removed at any time.
Cold extensions are human hair extensions, they do not require any bonding products and therefore respect the hair perfectly from wholesale hair vendors. Cold extensions must be installed at the hairdresser's for an optimal result. You will find cold extensions from 48 to 73 cm adapted to your hair type (curly, straight).
Hot extensions are also suitable for all hair types, they are composed of keratin to give more flexibility to the hair. The advantage of this type of extension? They are available in several weights to densify the hair according to your preferences.
Loop extensions are equipped with "lasso" attachments that ensure a long-lasting hold without damaging the hair. Loop extensions have padded connectors that protect natural hair strands and prevent breakage. To apply this type of extension, simply insert a strand of hair inside the connector equipped with a hook or a wick.
The weaving of hair is the finest method of extension, it is mostly used for frizzy hair even if it adapts to all types of hair.
How to choose the color of hair extensions?
For a natural effect, it is important to choose the right color for your extensions. Make sure to refer to the color of the tip of your hair to determine the shade of the extension. Never take into account the color of your roots! By referring to the color of the tips, you will ensure that the visual transition between natural hair and extensions is perfectly invisible.
How to apply hair extensions ?
Depending on the type of human hair for black women you have selected, you can either go to the hairdresser or do the installation yourself. For a natural result, we advise you to entrust the installation of your extensions to your hairdresser!
The method of application of the extensions varies according to the type of extensions you have selected. Regardless of the type of extension you choose, you will need to proceed strand by strand after having defined your hair by making a horizontal parting. For ease of use, you can tie up the hair you are not working on!