Hair Extension Methods, Which Is Right for You?

Contributed by Sarah Harris

Hair extensions are perfect for transforming and enhancing a woman’s beauty to that of a goddess. As a hair stylist, I’ve tried different types of extensions, and it can be quite confusing choosing a system that is suitable for you. There are so many factors to take into consideration, and it is best to know the different methods because not all hair extensions work for everyone; the results are determined on the type of extensions and the methods used to apply them. But with lots of options out there, how do you figure out what method is right for you?

Below are the hair extension methods, advantages and disadvantages from someone who has tried them all.

Sew-in:

Sewn-in hair extensions are perfect for those with thick, coarse or curly hair that’s able to handle them.  They are cost-effective, easy to maintain and also stress-free to remove. Your hair is plaited tightly into braids to build a foundation for the hair extensions to be sewn and attached using a thread and needle. Not all hair types can withstand the stress from the braiding, so this method is not for everybody; most often there is a need to have the hair retightened which requires serious upkeep and salon visits throughout the four months of its durability.
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