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Choosing The Right Hair Extensions

Hair extensions are a great way to add extra length and volume to your hair. Even so, many people are still hesitant to get hair extensions for themselves due to many pictures of poor-quality extensions floating around online, particularly ones that show the clips peeking out of the scalp and mismatched hair colours. However, you can avoid these mishaps by going for better quality hair extensions and a newer application technique instead. If done right, the extensions will blend perfectly with your real hair, making it look so natural that no one can even tell you are wearing them!

Why You Should Get Hair Extensions:

Boosts Confidence

Our hair is more likely to thin as time goes by. Some people are genetically susceptible to baldness and hair loss at old age than others. If you are one of these people and want to make your hair look fuller, hair extensions can be a good solution for you.

Changes Your Look

If you are sick and tired of your hairstyle but don’t want to do anything too crazy, consider wearing hair extensions to change your look without making a significant change. Extensions allow you to have fun with new hair colours without having to bleach or dye your hair.

Gets an Instant Long Hair

If you want to grow out your hair, hair extensions can provide the length that you want right away. This allows you to enjoy long hair while you wait for your real hair to grow out.

Different Types of Extensions:

Clip-In Extensions

While nearly all women can benefit from clip-in hair extensions, others who suffer from alopecia or psoriasis may have to go for a wig instead. These temporary and reusable extensions are ideal for a special event, such as a wedding, as they can be styled with heat from a curling or flat iron and taken off the same day. Make sure that you tease your roots before clipping your extensions. Wash the strands with shampoo after the sixth use.

Tape-In Extensions

Tape-in extensions are sandwiched between two pieces of adhesive tape. These can last on your hair for six to eight weeks. Make sure that you use a sulfate-free shampoo and avoid applying conditioner to your roots as the oil in it will weaken the tape. If you are a gymgoer or an athlete, then this type of extension may not be for you. However, if you really have to exercise, be sure to apply dry shampoo before your session to absorb moisture and avoid sweat from loosening the tape.

Sew-In Extensions

This type of extension is the best option for those who love to work out and swim. Also, as the appearance of keratin extensions on the hair is very seamless and natural, you can put your hair up as well.

Choosing the Right Extensions

When it comes to hair extensions, there are many different textures and colours, ranging from straight to curly and blonde to pink. If you want a very natural look, go for a darker shade. For the best result, it is recommended that you choose the extensions that match your natural hair’s texture.

If you’re looking for hair extensions in London, Ontario get in touch with us today! We’re happy to help find the perfect set of extensions for you.

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