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Different kinds of hair weave

Sew-In Weaves
Sectioning the hair properly is very important because it can lessen the mobility of your weave and significantly decrease the appearance of hair tracks. Visible hair tracks are not appealing and make hair look artificial. Be sure to leave some of your hair out before braiding it. The amount of hair you leave out should be kept to a minimum but be enough to hide tracks and blend well into your own hair.

To begin a sew-in weave, your natural hair must be braided. There are two braiding techniques to choose from. Both beehive and straight-back techniques are used for applying sew-in extensions. The beehive consists of your natural hair being braided in a circular direction, starting at the right outermost corner of your hair line. The straight-back technique consists of hair being evenly parted vertically.

Once hair is properly braided, loose ends should be secured. Sew the loose ends of braids into the base of braids so that they do not remain hanging. By sewing loose ends you eliminate their visibility when attaching hair extensions.

Begin to sew hair horizontally from left to right. When reaching the end of a hair extension, tie a knot to secure it. Add as many layers of extensions as you desire. The more layers you add, the thicker your hair will appear to be.

Blend your own hair into the hair extensions. If your hair is thick, consider using a flat iron to straighten your hair texture. Using a thin-tailed comb, make sure that your natural hair covers any sign of a hair extension. Feel free to style your hair any way you like. Human hair extensions can be cut, colored, permed, relaxed and curled.

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Fusion Weaves
Strand-bonding or “fusion” techniques have become extremely popular. Fused hair follicles are longer lasting than glue-applied extensions, but they can be equally damaging if not applied correctly. There are several ways to fuse loose hair strands. The most inexpensive way is to take small sections of hair and fuse it together using rubber band bonds. Professional fusing is normally done with adhesives, thermal bonding or cold bonding. All are methods used to fuse artificial hair to human hair follicles.

Glue-In Weaves
Glue-in weaves are the easiest to apply. They do not require you to know how to braid. The only major drawbacks to glued-in extensions are their damaging effects if not applied correctly. Glue can cause your hair to break. Also, if the glue is not removed properly it can cause hair loss. It is best to have someone else glue in your hair extensions. If you do it yourself, be sure to have two mirrors that allow you to see the back of your head clearly. Part hair horizontally and apply an even amount of glue along the extension track. The track of the extension will have thread in it. This will help you identify its location. Place track on the scalp and avoid getting glue onto the hair itself. If you do, don’t worry about it too much because there are glue removers available. Continue to apply extensions hair until you reach your desired level of fullness.

Drawstring Weaves
Drawstring weaves come in a variety of options and give women versatility. They also are not as stressful on hair follicles and can be easily removed because they do not require adhesives. The style that you can achieve using drawstrings can change day to day. Drawstring weaves are available for a variety of ponytails, buns, afros and different hair textures.

Half Weaves
Half weaves are attached using combs, similar to those found in a traditional wig. In a half weave, “half” of your natural hair is revealed and used to cover any detection of the artificial weave piece. This weave option allows greater mobility in style. For example, you may want a swoop bang on Monday, a middle part of Tuesday and a half-up, half-down style on Wednesday.

Custom Weaves
How to create a custom weave using a weave cap, mannequin, glue and plastic wrap:
1). Place plastic wrap on the entire head of the mannequin for full coverage.
2). For extra protection, cover the plastic cap with a weave cap.
3). Glue, using the technique from section 2, step 3.
4). Cut and style hair as you desire.
5). Remove weave cap from the mannequin and allow hair extensions to dry.
Now you can wear your custom wig.

Lace-Front Weaves
As the demand for human hair lace front wigs continues to increase in Hollywood, everyday women are becoming more intrigued because these weaves allow women to disregard their natural hair for four to six weeks.Women with damaged hair or hair loss use lace fronts to give their natural hair a restoration break. Hair growth can develop from the constant wear of lace-front wigs but hair loss around the hair edges or nape area will occur if not applied correctly.This can subsequently cause an unhealthy dependency on lace fronts weaves.

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How To Hide Layers Using Layer Blending Weft Hair Extensions

However much we love our hair extensions, there’s just one pesky problem that leaves us in one stressful scenario, our layers.

Layers be gone’ we hear you cry! But fear not, as we have the solution hat will put a stop to your tormenting hair nightmare and your layering catastrophe, with the helping hand from layer blending weft hair extensions.

These types of wefts can miraculously disguise layers by blending your natural hair length with your hair extensions, to create sleek, Rapunzel-like hair. Instead of mesh, the layer blending wefts are sealed together with glue for a seamless finish. They also have two clips on either side to attach to your hair.

Take a look at our terrific tricks on to how to hide layers using layer blending weft hair extensions below.

Trick One

The layer blending wefts are perfect for hiding your layers and for giving the illusion of long locks that are all the same length. To cheat your way to one gorgeous length, start by clipping in your set of full head extensions and leaving your layers out. Then section your layers and clip one layer blending weft hair extension to the hair parting that you have created. This will blend in your layers to your clip in extensions for an immaculate, sleek finish.

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Trick Two

Alternatively, for a more natural look, you can clip the layer blending weft hair extensions on an angle to hide your layers.

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Trick Three

Another trick for hiding your layers is to straighten your short layers with the longer pieces of your hair extensions. This will help to blend your natural and hair extension hair together.

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We love how our layers magically disappear just by using layer blending weft hair extensions! What do you think of these innovative hair pieces?

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