An Introduction to Clip in Hair Extensions

by admin on November 3, 2009

in Bob Hairstyles

Clip in hair extensions are a great way to give your existing hairstyle a new lease of life. They can change the length, add volume and give you a completely different look quickly and easily. The clips on these extensions are hidden and when placed correctly in your hair are not visible, as they should blend with your natural hair. In order to achieve this natural and flawless look it is important to choose extensions that are as close to your hair color as possible.

Clip in hair extensions come in either, full headsets, double wefted sets, streaks/colored or one-piece quick fixes. The extension consists of a length of hair with small snap clips across the top ready to be easily secured to your own hair. The size of the extensions varies, larger ones may be seven to eight inches across with three or four snap clips and the side extensions may be two inches with one snap clip.

Clip in hair extensions can be made from either human hair or from synthetic hair although the synthetic hair cannot be permed, heat styled or colored as it is man made and it will melt. The human hair extensions can be colored and styled making them a more popular option. The human hair extensions hair is usually sourced from, Europe, China or India. The texture, quality and colors of the hair vary depending on where it was sourced.

Europe: this hair varies in texture straight to wavy to curly; it also varies in color ranging from, blond to red to dark brown. European hair is less well protected against the sun due to a lack of melanin in the hair.

Chinese: this hair is usually straight, thick and very strong and can be easily styled. The hair is usually brown or black and sometimes the black hair can gave a bluish tint to it.

Indian: the hair from India is usually similar in texture to European hair and is mostly black or dark brown. Clip in hair extension can cost anywhere from Β£10 to hundreds of pounds for a very good quality full head set. It is recommended that buyers only purchase extensions, which are graded as A as, they are of the highest possible quality and will give the best results to the client. Most clip in hair extensions will last anywhere from six months up to a year, making them incredibly cost effective.

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