Fashion & Style Hair

How To Use Clip in Short Hair

Published at 03/27/2012 22:33:49


Using clip in hair can be a fun way to change the look of your hair without having to wait on growing your hair or cutting it.  Clip in hair is a great way to change up your hairstyle quickly and easily without a lot of fuss.  There are so many types of clip in hair extensions that the options are limitless as far as color and style.  You can now add body, volume, and color quickly and easily.  The world of hair extensions has changed so much over the years but now women are beginning to use hair extensions as a way of adding style to their hair without the traditional methods their time consuming and damaging to the hair.

Step 1

The first step to using clip in hair is to begin with a clean head of hair.  If your hair is not clean, your hair extensions will not look as good as they possibly could.  You must begin with clean hair and you must make sure that there are no tangles in your hair.  This is one of the most important steps to making your hair extensions look the best.

Step 2

The second step to adding clip in hair extensions is to style your hair before you had the extensions.  Most hair extensions are made from synthetic materials.  These extensions can be damaged by heat so it is recommended that you style your natural hair before adding the extensions.  This will ensure that your extensions look natural and look like they're part of your hair.  If you're adding a curly extension, you want to make sure that your natural hair has been curled to match.  Also, if you're adding straight extensions, your natural hair should be straightened. 

Step 3

Placement is key when you're adding clip in hair.  Many women made a mistake of placing the extensions in the wrong areas.  This causes an unnatural look and shows very blatantly that you are using extensions.  The extensions should be well hidden by your natural hair and they should glee and seamlessly so that others cannot tell that you're wearing extensions.  This takes practice and understanding to place the extensions in the proper areas.

Step 4

When you have correctly placed your hair extensions, it is important to blend your natural hair with the clip in hair.  You want to run your fingers through your natural hair in the extension to blend them together for natural look.  This is one of the most important steps in finishing your extensions.  by blending  the two types of hair together, you will create a more natural look and no one will be able to tell that you're wearing your extensions. This helps in disguising your extensions and makes them look the best that they can.  This is a step that many women overlook when they're adding hair extensions.  This is a step that you want to take your time with.

Step 5

Caring for your clip in hair extensions is one of the most important parts of using extensions.  Many people do not realize that the hair must be cared for.  The hair should be stored in storage bags to keep them clean and protect them from damage.  You should all so wash them about once a month with a gentle baby shampoo.  This willClean the hair of natural oils and styling products buildup.  This will prolong the life of your extensions and make them last for years. 


Start with clean hair.

Make sure your hair's free of tangles.

Style your hair brfore adding the clip in hair.

Blend your hair for a natural look.

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