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Hair Extension Pieces

Natural hair piecesINTRODUCTION
Hair extension pieces also known as hair intergrations are utilized to add to the length and mass of the hair. They are natural or synthetic hair. The extensions of virgin natural hair are the best quality (and the most expensive, of course) since all the strands flow in a direction giving it the most natural appearance. If you have a tight budget, synthetic hair extensions are a cheaper option. Although they are not excellent for the warm style and quickly wrapped up, synthetic extensions are suitable for anyone who wants a temporary style change. Also, they do not require the much maintenance of natural hair extensions.

Why Should You Go For Hair Extensions?

There are several reasons for someone to purchase hair extensions.

•    Those that lack proper hair growth can go for these extensions to add extra length and volume to their hair

•    It is used to get a new look like a particular cut

•   Extension adds bounce to your regular hair

•   Extensions add some color to your hair without using chemical colors.

Well, we can now look at various hair extension pieces viz

1.    Tape-In Hair Extensions

If you are looking for hair extensions that can be easily installed in a matter of hours, the tape extensions are what you need. These extensions come in sections that can be between 1.5 and 8 inches in length. Each frame includes one- and two-sided polyurethane tape tabs to suit your size. Your hair is wrapped and stuck between these extensions.

How Long Does It Take To Attach?

60 to 90 minutes

How Long Does It Stay?

4 to 6 Weeks

2.     Micro Ring

Micro ring hair extensions came in the form of short hair that is threadlike through short sections of your natural hair. The extension is then protected by a metal clamped round about it with the aid of pliers. A more easy available type of these extensions are the Micro Loop Extensions that come attached to a thread and bead. Therefore, they do not need a thread for fastening.

How Long Does It Take To Attach?

 4 to 5 hours

 How Long Does It Stay?

 2 to3 Months

3.     Weaving

 The practice of weaving hair extension includes creating a horizontal styling in your hair then sewing your hair extension into it into your natural hair with the aid of cotton thread and needle. So the extensions are “woven” through your natural hair. Weaves are commonly worn by African women because they have the really thick hair that is required to obscure the extensions from view.

How Long Does It Take To Attach?

 2 to 4 hours

How Long Does It Stay?

 2 to 3 Months

4.   Clip-In Hair Extensions

  Clip-in hair extensions are for anyone who wants longer hair in few minutes. They are weaves of hair that come with clips attached to them at the top. You have to attach them on at the base (root) of your hair. The size range is 2 to 8 inches.

How Long Does It Take To Clip in?

5 to 10 Minutes

How Long Does It Stay?

You can attach them and remove them at your will.

5. Hot Fusion Hair Extensions

Now, hot fusion is a method that is involved and requires a skilled professional. The procedure itself begins with a keratin U-tip bond that is lined with silicone to be attached to the extension. The extension connected to the root of your hair with the help of a heating tool. The silicone lining protects your hair from heat drama

How much time is taken?

​6 to 8 hours

How Long Does It Stay?

4 to 6 Months

6.  Cold Fusion Hair Extension

 The cold fusion hair extension is quite similar to the hot melt method. The only difference is that it comes pre-tipped with a keratin-based polymer added at the root of your hair.  Although you need a particular tool to do it, it does not necessitate any heat application.

How long does it take to attach?

4 to 6 hours

How Long Does It Stay?

​2 to 3 Months


When choosing a color to match your hair, choose a color that matches your hair from the middle to the ends. Never select the hair color of your "roots" as that tends to be a variant shade. The best color choice for your hair will be the one that matches the ends of your hair.