Hair Extension, also called hair weaves, are lengths of real or synthetic hair that are closely attached to a person’s scalp,adding length and/or thickness to the person’s own natural hair. There are several different systems for attaching hair extensions, some of which are longer lasting than others. When well matched in colour and texture, and professionally applied by a competent stylist, hair extensions are designed to mix in and move naturally with a person’s own hair, making it difficult to tell the person is wearing them. They can provide volume, extend hair, and add highlights or low lights. With the proper maintenance, some extensions can last up to a full year before they need to be removed.
Smaller, temporary extensions usually don’t require the services of a professional. The most basic type of extensions simply clip onto existing hair, a process that can usually be done at home without much effort, although a stylist may help attach them or dye the hair to better match the wearer’s natural colour. Hair attached this way usually only lasts for a day or a night, although they can be reused repeatedly.