Hair extensions can quickly change your hair length, texture or tone. But it
can be expensive to purchase hair extensions attached to clips and have
them put in professionally. You can do it yourself without damaging
your hair and save a lot of money. You can look glamorous any time of
the day by clipping in hair extensions.
Each individuals size of head will vary so use these instructions as a guide to preparing your own. Be creative and wear the extensions how you would want to. there is no right way or wrong way only your way. Experiment and enjoy!
Measure the extension to fit your head from ear to ear above the
ears. Cut the extension a quarter of an inch shorter than the
measurement. This ensures that once you put the clips on the extension
it will not be too long. Continue to measure and cut the extension to the
nape of the neck evenly spaced.
- Place the clips on the weft of the hair extension with prongs facing outward. Sew the right end of the hair extension
through the hole of the clip, through the thick weft of the extension
until sewn through all the holes of the clip. Keep the edge of the clip
flush with extension and tight. Sew the left end of the hair extension
to another clip through the holes and thick weft.
Sew two clips to each hair extension you want to use. Some people prefer to sew on three clips, one either end of the section and one in the centre to stop it from hanging.
your hair (section off) where you made your lowest measurements. Open the clips and
gently slide the clip into the hair. Push the clip on the edges into
the scalp to lock closed. Continue to part the hair (section off) and place the
extensions into the hair.
Comb or brush and then style your hair as desired making sure the clips and wefts are covered.
- If your hair is short you\’ll want to
put an extension closer to the top of your head to blend in with your
- Sew two wefts together for thicker hair.
- Do not comb the hair extensions while wet.