FAQ: How To Braid Hair With Extensions?

What hair is best for box braids?

What is the best hair for box braids you may ask? We recommend using 100% Kanekalon Jumbo braid. If you’re allergic to syntactic hair or want to use real human hair instead, you should use human kinky hair (4B) because they will not slip as easy as syntactic hair. 7

What are Goddess braids?

Goddess braids are essentially thicker cornrows. They’re bigger in size, raised higher, and are also braided closely to your scalp. They can be styled in so many ways for every occasion; you can go from the gym, straight to work, then out to drinks, all while protecting your hair and looking superchic.

Can you put box braids in short hair?

Cornrows, box braids, and micro braids are the best for short hair. With these styles, you may not need to add extensions, or if you choose to, they don’t need to be long or large extensions.

How long do Dutch braids with extensions last?

Some will last just for a couple of days (eg. If going to White Water World the next day!) or some of our regular customers have left them in and looking good and frizz free for upto 3 weeks.

How do sewn in hair extensions work?

Sew-in extensions/weave: Weave hair is applied by braiding the natural hair into cornrows first. After this, the hair extensions are then applied to the braided hair using a needle and thread. Because it is sewn into your hair, the weave will stay in place until you choose to take it out.

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How do you blend thick hair extensions?

Here are some of our top tips for blending our extensions into thick hair.

  1. Clip the wefts higher on your head. By clipping the wefts in higher on your head or spreading them apart more it can help create a seamless blend.
  2. Wash your extensions.
  3. Braid the bottom section of your hair.
  4. Style your hair!

What are permanent hair extensions?

Permanent hair extensions are extensions that are meant to stay in the hair for an extended period of time and in most instances are installed and removed by a salon professional.