Hair Extensions and Types

Hair extensions are integrated to the existing hair to give added volume, length or more life. They are made of synthetic hair or horse hair or human hair, attached to the head or hair using different methods.

They can be attached individually or in frames. Each hair extension is to take small amounts of hair extensions, about 20 to 50 hair, and its application to small sections of hair for the real heat of fusion, weaving, gluing, clamping with metal rods, or by the use of polymers and waxes. They usually last only a few months before they are taken out and redone. The plots, however, are shades of hair attached at the top of the head. They can be handmade or machine-made.

Hair extensions can make hair appear thicker thin and short hair and displayed in minutes. They are also used to highlight or low light undyed hair. Elos used as alternatives to wigs. They are available in different lengths, textures, colors and volumes to match different specifications of hair.

Types of Hair Extensions are:

Braids, corn rows, twists and locks

Braids, corn rows, twists and locks are built in hair extensions braided hair style braids using attachments.
Blends with the hair style, making them difficult to detect as extensions.


Tissues are kept small braids hair extensions against the scalp.
They look like little rows of corn braids hidden.
Applied tensions and unequal weight natural hair causing breakage or retired.
Can be difficult after a dry cleaning.


    Bonds used natural latex plugs that stick to hair.
    It is ideal for short term use only.
    This is a quick and inexpensive method of hair extension.
    However, it is difficult to remove. You need the oil and heat to dissolve the latex, which can be messy and time consuming.
    Can cause hair to fall out when not deleted.

Metal tubes

    The metal tube using a metal tube anchored in the real hair where hair extensions attached.
    This method causes hair breakage and adds weight to the real hair.
    Not recommended for people with fine hair.

Heat shrink tubing

    The heat shrink tubing does not damage the natural hair, but it has a strong capacity for long-term retention.
    It can loosen after a few washings, causing falling hair extension.

Fusion-based adhesive

    The fusion-based adhesive wax-based adhesives used to attach hair wefts of hair.
    The natural hair is used to cover the frames.
    Comes with adhesive remover and a special glue to return to the application of the extensions when necessary.
    Can last for weeks, even when washing, but it depends on how oily hair and weather conditions.

Choosing Hair Extensions

Materials used: that blends well with existing hair, just choose hair extensions 100% human hair. Synthetic hair does not blend well with natural hair, and is easily detectable. If you are a Caucasian, choose the European hair extensions because the hair strands are thinner. If you are Asian or African-American, looking for hair extensions made of Asian hair, because they are wider and highly pigmented.

Professional: For best results, consult a professional to do your hair extensions.