5 Hair Extensions Tricks For Thin Hair
If you have thin hair, hair extensions are probably your saviour for achieving voluminous, thick locks. We know it can be a little difficult to blend your hair extensions with thin hair - especially hiding the clips and wefts. So today, with the help of our vlogger Mim, we’re going to give you some much needed top tips for using hair extensions with thin hair.
So, let’s get to it, shall we?
Tips For Using Hair Extensions With Thin Hair #1
First up, we have a little trick that we like to call ‘the twist’. This helps disguise the shorter ends of your hair from appearing at the nape of the neck and giving away your natural hair. All you need to do is section off a your hair at the nape of your neck, from one side to the other Then simply twist your hair, and secure this in place against your head using a bobby pin. Then you can simply clip the wefts on to of ‘the twist’ and your shorter, thin hair is hidden and long, voluminous hair is on show for all to see.
Tips For Using Hair Extensions With Thin Hair #2
Another tip for using hair extensions with thin hair is pretty simple - don’t use all of the wefts from the Full Head Set. You’re probably thinking what? I thought I need alllll of the hair for it to look natural? Well, thin haired ladies can get away with wearing fewer wefts as there isn’t as much natural hair to conceal and/or blend with your hair extensions. So, figure out what hairstyle you're going to be wearing, then decide how many wefts you need for the hairstyle to appear natural.
Tips For Using Hair Extensions With Thin Hair #3
Next up, we have a tip that’s ah-mazing for adding some much needed volume and texture to your thin hair - as well as some grip for your hair extensions to hang on to. All of these factors can be infused into your hair with the help of one product - volumising dry shampoo! Yup, volumising dry shampoo really works to give thin hair a much need boost and what’s even better? It’s so quick and easy to use. So, if you find that your thin hair is a little limp and your hair extension clips have nothing to grip on to, simply spritz some volumising dry shampoo into your locks and massage - then get styling fellow thin haired beauties.
Tips For Using Hair Extensions With Thin Hair #4
Next up, the back-combing tip. You might already be familiar with this one, but are you doing it the right way? To help disguise your wefts and clips, those of us with thin hair simply neeeed to backcomb. Be sure to focus on the root section of your hair to begin with and work downwards until you reach the wefts which are at the highest point on your head.
Tips For Using Hair Extensions With Thin Hair #5
If you don’t like backcombing but still need something for your hair to grip onto, don’t worry - there is a super easy alternative that you can try. Crimping! Yup, using a mini crimper like Mim will add instant lift and texture to your roots so that your hair has a little extra grip for your hair extensions to grip onto.
Tips For Using Hair Extensions With Thin Hair #6
Our final tip to blend hair extensions with thin hair is to curl them. Using a large barrelled curling tong, be sure to curl away from your face for an effortless, natural finish. Remember, the bigger section you take - the bigger the curl. Our go to styling tool to achieve this look is the Session Instant Heat Tong 32mm which is our absolute favourite for voluminous, bouncy curls.
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Do you have any other tips for using hair extensions with thin hair? :)