Chi Hair Products and Hair Extensions For Instant Glamor

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Hair extensions are extremely popular among celebrities and are
great for many women because they make it easy to change your
hairstyle on a whim. Hair extensions are a safe, natural way to
enhance your inner beauty, are easy to care for and usually are
not affected by your normal hair care routine or quality
shampoos. However, hair extensions are not a "one size fits all"
and some methods may not be suitable for certain hair textures
and conditions.


Hair extensions are normally available in three standard sizes -
standard, fine and extra fine. The extensions are made from a
range of human and synthetic fibers. Synthetic fibers include
Kanekalon and Toyokalon and can differ from brand to brand.

Both synthetic and human hair come in the form of a weave (also
known as a weft) as well as single strands. These can be used
for braids. However, synthetic hair is usually not recommended
for weaving, though it is suitable for dreadlocks. For those
wanting dreads, synthetic dreads can be installed and removed

easily and cause no damage or change to your natural hair. This
is a great way to grow your hair out or start permanent dreads.
However, synthetic hair is not suitable for more free-flowing
styles because it does not provide the desired natural look and
will be easily detected as fake.

Synthetic hair is also used to add the current high fashion
colors, such as pinks and blues. Generally speaking, if you are
going for the natural "it grew out of my head" look, you should
go with human hair.


It is best to entrust hair extension work to specialists as the
skill and experience required are very different from that
available in most hairdressing salons.

Human hair extensions are usually supplied as wefts (also known
as "tracks") which are batches of hair attached at the top. These
extensions are attached to your head by sewing them into a tiny
braid made out of your own hair. The effect looks natural and the
extensions appear seamless. The wefts can be made by machine but

the best wefts are handmade.

Human hair is very heavy and adding extra weight to already
damaged hair can cause the natural hair to fall out - even
causing permanent hair loss! There are various methods suitable
for damaged hair but it's wise to get a second opinion if your
hair is in bad shape. To suit your needs, human hair can be sewn
a little thicker or thinner on the weft.

Hair extensions can be applied with glue, bonds, or sewn in. For
instance, one system pre-bonds hair using a protein polymer. If
you want to add length or volume, perhaps highlight some areas,
then extensions are ideal as they can be applied in less time
than it would normally take you to get a trim!

Clip ins were the extension trade secret of the stylists that
worked at photo shoots and catwalks. However, clip-in hair
extensions are for temporary use and should be removed daily and
not left in your hair when sleeping.


The most popular suppliers for various grades of unprocessed
human hair are Asian countries such as China and India.


Pricing is based on factors such as the quality of the salon,
quality of their products, the geographic location, and the
length of the hair. Synthetic hair extensions may cost you less
than $100. For the equivalent in real human hair you might pay
from $200 to $400. Final cost depends on how many bundles of
extensions you have put in. Each bundle has 25 pieces. The costs
for hair extensions will also vary according to the thickness and
length of the finished look. Typically, for thickening, cost can
be anywhere from $300 - $900. For length, prices can start at
$1200. This is gradually becoming more affordable.

Hair extensions are popular among women as they impart a
completely new and different look. Sometimes you just want to
have longer hair. Hollywood stars often use hair extensions for
impact and instant glamour.

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