Hair Extensions For Short Hair

Growing your hair out, especially from short hair, can take years. With hair extensions, you can have the long hair you want without the wait. For women suffering from hair loss, hair extensions can be a beacon of light. Not only can hair extensions lengthen your hair, but they also can be used to fill in balding areas and give your hair a more natural, thicker appearance.

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Hair extensions are done using different methods like Braid Weaves, Mega Tips or Micro Linking / bounding. Some used as serious extensions for long keeping and some for fun and a night out! Regardless of the method or intention, always make sure your extensions are done by a professional. Although when done correctly, hair extensions are safe and won't damage your hair or scalp, if done incorrectly, both scalp and hair damage can occur.

For Short Hair

Here are few advices by King of Hair Extension Jesse Briggs for doing Extension on shorter hair:

Strand by Strand Technique

Hair Extensions strand by strand One of the system out there is the strand by strand method made by companies such as Great Lengths, Hair Dreams and SoCap.

They all use bonds made of special polymers that are pre-attached to small groups of hair to form a strand. Learn more about hair extensions with Strand by Strand Technique.

Extension Choices, Artists and Companies

short curly african amarican hair extensionWhether you're trying to make a half-up hairstyle a bit more impressive or add volume to an updo, there's a great hair extension product for the job. Hair extensions, though, are such a lucrative business that they attract every sort of entrepreneur. If you aren't careful about doing your homework, it isn't hard to end up with someone who shortchanges you on every level possible. Here is 8 Bad Hair Extension Choices

Clip-in Hair Extension that Remember Your Style

clip-in hair extension wavy long hairThe latest innovation in clip-in extensions allows you to add bangs, highlight and length to your existing hairstyle in a twinkling. But also a way for your new extension to remember your style! Read more about Clip-in Hair Extension that Remember Your Style from Balmain Hair.

Do the Pony

Extensions comes in all sorts of forms. One of the fun and easy to use is Pony Extensions also known as POP (Put On Ponys). You want to look glam for a night out and create a red carpet super groomed pony style. Just hook a pony at the back!

If your natural hair is long enough to make a small low ponytail or bun then you can choose this option (mostly suitable for medium length styles). Make sure you choose a human hair extension so you can blow-dry and use straightener for slick look.

Lucy Mecklenburgh wearing human hair extension for Easilocks - Photo: Landmark

On The Fun Side of Hair Extension

Feather hair extensions are a fun new fashion trend for women, men, teens and kids.

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These extensions use the same basic application technique as hair extensions, can be brushed, straighten, curled and be customized for any length. Learn more about feather hair extensions

Few Words about Wigs

Wigs are great alternative to extensions – A bad haircut, a night out with a dress that goes with blonde hair while you have dark brown or perhaps you shaved your hair for medical reasons and need a solution to grow out your hair. We thought few words from experts could be helpful to make a better purchasing decision.

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