Are Permanent Hair Extensions Best Hair Extensions For Fine Hair?
We know that fine hair is thinner than normal hair and breaks easily during hair extensions. For people with fine hair, choosing the type of hair extension is a type. Today we will discuss whether permanent hair extensions are the best hair extensions for fine hair, and other best wig types for fine hair.
Ⅰ. What do permanent hair extensions mean?
1. What types of hair extensions are there?
There are many small types of hair extensions, which can be divided into three types: temporary hair extensions, semi-permanent hair extensions, and permanent hair extensions. Temporary hair extensions need to be taken off every day, semi-permanent hair extensions can be worn for 6 to 8 weeks, and permanent hair extensions can be worn for several months before taking them out. It sounds like permanent hair extensions are the most cost-effective.
2. What are the types of permanent hair extensions?
The types of permanent hair extensions are as follows
Thermal fusion or keratin bond extension. In this method, hair is placed between the U-shaped tips and sealed to the keratin bond with a heat extension tool. Because the heat makes the hair cohesive, it lasts for a long time.
Microlink extension. This is done by threading a strand of hair through a bead or lock and then clipping it with a special tool.
Glue on hair extensions. Do this by gluing individual strands of hair into your natural hair.
Braided hair extensions. Finish by braiding the hair and then sewing the extension into the braided hair. This is similar to suture closure. The wig is sewn to real hair by hand. There is no doubt that it will not damage the hair as much as other tools.
3. Advantages and disadvantages of permanent hair extensions
Advantages In addition to the long duration of hair extensions, permanent hair extensions can achieve a traceless effect in appearance. This is very wonderful, compared to other types of hair extensions, especially clip extensions, permanent hair extensions can hide the part of the hair extension, and the naturalness is very high.
The most obvious disadvantage of permanent hair extensions is that they will more or less damage natural human hair. Because the means used in the hair extension process include chemicals, electronic technology will damage the hair. In particular, you need to pay attention to choosing the best hair extensions for fine hair.
Ⅱ. Are permanent hair extensions best hair extensions for fine hair?
The answer is that not all permanent extensions are the best extensions for fine hair, some permanent extensions are the best extensions for fine hair, and some are not because they can damage fine hair. Apart from that, non-permanent hair extensions also have some that are suitable to be the best hair extensions for fine hair.
1. Conditions to be the best hair extensions for fine hair
● High experience and less pain during hair extension
People with fine hair have much less tolerance for hair and are more sensitive to pain. Fine hair can break easily under high temperature and high pressure conditions. A hair extension that pulls the scalp is also not suitable for fine hair and can easily cause traction alopecia. Therefore, try to avoid hair extensions that require high temperature and high pressure, and at the same time avoid hair extensions with strong pain.
● High naturalness, can increase hair volume
The fineness of people with fine hair is reflected in the thickness of each hair, which also makes many people with fine hair not thick and appear to have little hair. Therefore, when choosing the best hair extensions for fine hair, consider whether the hair extensions can naturally increase the volume of hair. The hair extensions that expose the scalp and expose the traces of hair extensions can be selected carefully, because they cannot achieve the purpose of hair extensions for people with fine hair.
● Fewer sequelae of hair extension
This refers to the problems that can exist after hair extensions, such as hair loss, where the hair becomes more brittle and weaker. We know this is going to happen because people with fine hair need to carry more weight than their natural hair, and the scalp can be easily damaged, leading to hair loss. This is the most important thing to pay attention to when choosing hair extensions for fine hair.
2. What are the best permanent extensions for fine hair?
● Stitched hair extensions / braided hair extensions
That's right, this is the very popular closure, after braiding your real hair into a cornrow, you can hand sew an extension to your cornrow. For fine hair, we can leave out the cornrows. Through the operation of a professional, the wig is sewn to the wig.
Plus the stitch extension machine weft is 60% thinner, so it's perfect for thinning hair.
● Micro-Fusion hair extension
This is done by threading a strand of hair through a bead or lock and then clipping it with a special tool. This is one of the most subtle ways to change your hairstyle. In contrast, standard fusion hair extensions use rice-grain-sized bonds (1 gram per share). For micro-fusion hair extension , use smaller size bonds (0.6-0.8 g per share). Thanks to this small size, the load on the strands is reduced - making it perfect for those with soft fine curls!
3. What non-permanent extensions are the best for fine hair?
● Tape hair extensions
a. What is tape hair extensions?
Tape hair extensions are actually semi-permanent extensions, which means you need to remove them after 6 to 8 weeks. Still, it can give you the desired effect during this time.
Tape hair extensions is a hair extension procedure that acts on the roots of the hair. Film extension wigs have film on one end, which is glued to the roots of your hair. Of course, you need to cover the traces of extensions with natural hair. This process can be done by yourself at home or by a professional.
b. Tape hair extensions is best hair extensions for fine hair
The reason why tape hair extensions is the best hair extensions for fine hair is that the process is less painful and no chemical tools that damage the hair are used. It doesn't pull fine hair either, it's gentle. One thing you might be concerned about is whether tape hair extensions inhibit natural scalp growth. Actually no, your hair extensions can actually help your hair grow. Hair extensions also act as a protectant from damage, allowing you to style your hair in different ways.
● Clip-on hair extensions
Clip-on extensions are best for thinning hair. Because it attaches to your natural hairstyle with small clips. You can take it off at any time with little damage to your scalp. But it may also be because its naturalness is a little lower, and it is easy to expose your small clips at the moment when you bow your head and bend over. So choose this kind of hair extension, avoid the above situations as much as possible, and pay attention to details. It still makes the best hair extension for fine hair.
3. Avoid some bad hair extensions for fine hair
●Hot Fusion hair extensions
This is a kind of permanent hair extension. So not all permanent extensions are best hair extenisons for fine hair. Thermal fusion or keratin bond extension. In this method, hair is placed between the U-shaped tips and sealed to the keratin bond with a heat extension tool. The reason why it is called bad hair extensions for fine hair, because its process requires heating, which will undoubtedly damage the fine hair. It is very likely to cause hair loss after hair extensions.
What are the side effects of hair extensions?
Extensions can cause hair tangling, matting and loss of shine, itchiness, and yes, pain, like my patient experienced. They can also cause contact dermatitis and, in rare cases, life-threatening allergic reactions from sensitization to glues, rubbers, or other chemicals used for extension application and removal
How much does it cost for real hair extensions?
The average cost of hair extensions is between $200 and $600. On the low end, clip-in and tape-in hair extensions range from $100 to $200. Professional glued-in extensions prices are between $600 up to $3,000 for a full-head of extra-long, permanent, cold-fusion extensions with virgin hair.
Can hair extensions be hidden?
Invisible extensions use several rows of extension hair that wrap around the back of the head in a horseshoe shape. Typically, the application of the extensions is between 1 to 3 rows of hair. The beads stay hidden under the wefts of hair that are placed above the beaded row.