How To Install
How to Apply Clip In Hair Extensions
Hair extensions can add length, volume and color to natural hair. Clip In Hair Extensions are an ideal way to use extensions without the long-term commitment of sewing or gluing in hair extensions. Clip In Hair Extensions are available in small, 1-inch strips that can be applied individually or larger wefts of up to 6 inches long that may run around the entire head. When applied properly, Clip In Hair Extensions can comfortably and securely remain in place all day long. Instructions
1.) Decide on the location you'd like for your hair extension. If you are using a single streak, you may choose an area near the face. For larger wefts, begin at the back of the head.
2.) Measure a length of hair approximately the same length as the extension strip. Split the section of hair in half, pinning the top half out of the way with your hair clip. This portion of hair will conceal the extension clip.
3.) Tease the lower strip of hair at the root using your comb. Backcomb both the top and bottom sides of the hair about 1 inch from the roots. Roughing up the hair will give the clip something to grab on to.
4.) Spray both the top and bottom sides of the backcombed hair with hair spray.
5.) Open your hair extension clip by pressing down in the middle of the clip. Place the teeth of the clip against your scalp at the root of the selected area.
6.) Dig the teeth of the clip into the backcombed area and, when secure, click the clip into place by pressing down on either end.
7.) Remove your reserved hair from its clipped-up position and allow it to fall over the top of the extension. Smooth the surface of the hair using your comb to neatly conceal the clip.
How to Apply Hair Weave
Hair Weave can be purchased from most beauty supply stores in either synthetic fiber or 100 percent human hair. Wefts are strands of hair that are woven into long, cloth bands. The bands, not the actual extension hair, are what you attach to your natural locks. Wefts are applied to your hair with a special type of latex glue made special for hair extensions. Give your hair the length and body you want by applying weft hair extensions.
1.) Create a horizontal part across the back of your head about 2 to 3 inches from the nape of your neck. Clip the rest of your hair away.
2.) Measure the part and cut a weft slightly smaller than the measurement.
3.) Apply a thin line of glue along the rough side of the band at the top of the weft.
4.) Press the glue-side of the weft along the part, about 1/4 inch from the roots. Lightly press your fingers all along the weave.
5.) Hold the extension in place for about 30 seconds to allow the glue to dry. Unclip your hair and create another horizontal part across the back of your head about 1/2 inch above the first part.
6.) Repeat the applications until you reach just below the crown of your head. Extensions applied any higher will be visible.
7.) Make a horizontal part about 1/2 inch above your left ear. Cut a weft slightly smaller than the part and repeat the applications until you reach just below your temple. Repeat this process for the other side of your hair.