To Weave Or Not To Weave: The Hair Extension Question
There is no doubt that long, flowing hair is in, but many people who desire to have long hair are unable
to achieve the right look no matter how long they let their hair grow. For this reason, many turn to hair extensions to get that look they've always dreamed of. Whether their hair is sparse and thin or ethnic
and curly, many have found
that they can have long hair through hair extension.
to 50 strands of synthetic or natural hair to your own hair by weaving, heat fusing, gluing, clamping,
or using waxes and polymers. Hair extension wefts, on the other hand, use wefts of hair that are sewn
into a small braid of your
own hair that has been put across your scalp for the purpose of hair
hair instantly. And the hair extensions can be matched up perfectly to your own hair. With hair extensions,
you shampoo, style and do everything that you would normally do to your own hair. If you want to change colors, you can. If you want to perm, you can. (There may be some restrictions with certain types of
synthetic hair extension).
of your upkeep appointments will depend largely on what type of extensions that you purchase. The amount
of damage to your natural
hair and longevity of your hair extension will also be determined by which
type of hair extensions you choose.
by the name of some of the application methods used such as heat fusing and gluing, the damage can be substantial. While the strand hair extension does not cost as much as other procedures, there is a good deal
of upkeep. These hair
extensions normally have to be completely re-done every few months. And
because these types of extensions cause so much damage to your hair shaft,
they are not a good option for allowing your natural hair to grow out
while you wear the extensions.
of hair attached together at
the top and free flowing at the bottom. These hair extensions are attached
to your head by sewing them into a tiny braid made out of your own hair.
The effects achieved with this technique are very natural and no one can
see the braids or wefts of hair unless you show them. Since hair growth
will push your braids off of your scalp, in order to keep this type of
hair extension looking fresh, you need to return to your stylist every 6
to 8 weeks to have your wefts taken out and put back in close against your
just what you need. But be sure to weigh all of your options and the costs carefully before deciding to
get hair extensions.
About the Author: by Michael Barrows www.great-hairstyles.com