Types of Hair Extensions

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Great for people who want the flexibility to take their extensions in and out, clip-in extensions are comprised of sections of hair of various widths and lengths that are fully customized for your head. Clip-in hair extensions don’t involve any chemicals, pressure, heat. they just clip onto your hair so zero harm to your natural hair. This is one of the reasons that clin-in most popular hair extension types. These can last for years when cared for properly.


Ponytail extension is a clip and design uniquely to add length, volume, and style to your hair. Perfect for daily use. This extension is made from premium synthetic fiber, making it soft and natural like human hair.


Micro link hair extensions are also known as micro bead, micro ring, beaded weft extensions and loop hair extensions, as well. These hair extensions are made with 100% remy human hair using microbeads to attach at the root: this method is strong, secure and adhesive free. The same wefts can be used up to 3 sessions enduring roughly 6 months. Installation is completed in 2.5 hours. Hair can be colored to match the client, creating a custom blend from root to end.


These types of hair extensions are applied in quite a unique way, where the natural hair is braided into a corn row (subsequently the name ‘weave’) and the extensions are attached using a needle and a string of cotton. What's remarkable about weave hair extension is that they coerce with all hair types.


Tape hair extensions are semi-permanent extensions and their main appeal is that they are quick and easy to fit in. The extensions are pre-taped and then sandwiched on either side of your own hair. These types of hair extensions can last anywhere from six to twelve weeks. While they’re easy to maintain and are pretty easy to put in, Tape hair extensions are strong, safe and non-damaging.


Lastly, there are the pre-bonded/fusion hair extensions is also called keratin bond, hot-fusion, or keratin fusion extensions. These are the most popular types of hair extensions. Pre-bonded hair extensions are really self-explanatory; they’re bonded to the natural hair using different adhesives such as glue. Applying pre-bonded hair extensions, at least four hours of sitting in a hair salon chair but the result is permanent for six months.

So, there’s everything you need to know about the different types of hair extensions available. Now that you are fully equipped with the knowledge on how each extension are applied. You can take your hair stylist’s suggestion while choosing a set of hair extensions that are suitable for your hair type and lifestyle.


The Nano ring hair extension is one of the newer trends in hair thickening and a method received by salon worldwide. it’s also called Nano-tip or Nano bond extensions; this type is considered a long-term system that’s permanently applied. Just as it is for Micro-ring extensions. The Nano ring extensions are way smaller than the classic micro-ring ones. Because of the small size and their flexibility allowed them to be more comfortable. Nano-ring extensions are easy to remove.

It is advisable that Installation, removal should be performed by a trained hair extension technician. Nano tip hair extensions are the most popular method and the largest range. The nano method of hair extensions is the fastest method of applying the ring. A nano ring is the smallest ring, installing this type entails taking small, separated strands of the customers hair and securing a Nano ring on each strand, that’s after a Nano-tip hair extension has been threaded through the Nano ring. Nano extension can apply in seconds.


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