This question always pops up during consultations….. to have or not to have extensions.
We have decided to give you the low down on the various types of extensions and have spoken to some top stylists .
Extensions were invented to create volume and can also be used to add length. They can transform fine hair into something magnificent and enable people to create magical hair styles that could look full bodied and last all day. You can also add colour and texture with extensions without chemical damage to your own hair.
I always recommend you get 100% real hair as this curls and last much better.
Extension varieties are………
Every girl should have these somewhere in a drawer.
As teenagers we are always keen to try new looks and clip in extensions are perfect for that, they cause zero damage to the hair and they are very easy to use.
For brides they can be added to create a look, add length or volume and can give you that extra boost for your big day.
If taken care of they can last a very long time.
The only negative I can find with the clip in extension is that when doing an up style, the clips are solid and about an inch wide these need to be well hidden.
The cost of clip in extensions range from £140 – £600 depending on quality
2.Individual extensions – keratin tips or metal bonds
These beautiful extensions last up to 3 months in the hair. They are individual bonds that you can place strategically where you need them.
Metal bonds use a metal clip to attach the extension to the hair.
Keratin bond is a more natural form – the bond is made from keratin like the hair and can be made very smooth in order for your brush not to catch it.
The cost of individual extensions will vary on the amount and length of the extensions
These are my favourite as they cause no damage to your hair. They last about 6 weeks and are very easy to style. A section of the hair is plaited and the weave is attached to it. You can reuse the pieces if you take care of them.
cost are £160 – £500
These are amazing for a wedding or just an event. They can last up to 4 weeks as long as they are kept free of any oil. They are easy and fast to attach and cause no damage to the hair.
Hair is there to have fun with. There are so many options there is no need to let a lack of hair be the dark cloud on your big day.