By Kinky Roots | Apr 26, 2018
‘Cause these weaves give us the liberty to be whatever we wish for. Want voluminous tresses? Get the weave. Craving for a short bob? Put on that weave. Longing for a ‘fro like Solange Knowles? Just weave it. With no use of heat and limited manipulation, weaves are your answer to everything. But, a lot of questions arise on the types of hair weaves, their techniques or the hair extension material. We are here to answer all these questions as you weave down the article.
First, the hair is braided into cornrows and then the weft of the weave is sewed into these braids. This is the most basic technique to put on the weave. They impart a natural look to your hair and might take up between three to four hours for the installation.
2. Net Sew-In
Weave with a kink! The net sew-in technique is similar to that of sew-in but with an addition of net. This net comes into picture after the cornrowing of braids. Net sew-ins are blessing for thin hair!
3. Glue-In or Bonding
Section, Glue and Bam! Your weave is set up. That’s how simple it is. You just need to part your hair into sections and stick the weave to the hair near the scalp. Remember, not onto the scalp but near the scalp! Also, always use a fine quality glue-in weaves to avoid any scalp reaction.
The fancier it sounds, the costlier it gets. Fusion process fuses your natural hair with the extensions. Granting the most natural look to your locs, these can be only be done by the skilled stylists.
Human hair extensions are made from natural human hair. They could be Indian, Chinese, Malaysian, Caucasian and Peruvian hair. A lot of women prefer Peruvian hair weaves because of its closeness to the afro hair texture.
Synthetic hair weaves are on a roll because of its low price and less maintenance. Synthesised out of chemicals, they have travelled miles to compete with the texture and feel of natural hair.
That is not all about synthetic and natural hair extensions. Here is a detailed Comparison Between Human vs Synthetic Hair Extensions.
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