Hair extensions methods - Advantages and Disadvantages
Are you considering getting hair extensions but unsure which method best suits you and your lifestyle? Here's a helpful breakdown to help you decide!
1. I-Tip Method~The I-Tip method is an individual strand extension that is attached to the hair using an adjustable bead. This method comes in both regular and micro-strands for clients and is great for creating more customized blends in a client's hair.
Maintenance:Move-ups every 6-8 weeks.
Extension Lifespan : 8-12 months
2. K-Tip Method~The K-Tip method is a keratin- tipped individual strand extension that is applied to a small section of hair with heat. Great for creating customized blends, this method is offered in both regular and micro sizes that can be cut down into smaller pieces. Bellami Hair Pro K-Tips have an added silicone.
Maintenance: None; Hair is not re-usable.
Extension Lifespan: 4-6 months
3. Tape Method~The Tape-In method is a small weft extension that is secured to a section of natural hair which then sandwiched in between each piece of tape extension. No heat is needed when attaching this method to hair. This method can also be installed using a single-sided application for fine hair!
Maintenance: Move-ups every 6 - 8 weeks.
Extension Lifespan: 6-8 months
4. Volume Weft Method~The machine-tied Volume Weft method is great for clients who are wanting full coverage. This method can also be deconstructed into smaller density wefts for clients who have finer hair as well!
Maintenance: Move-ups every 4-6 weeks.
Extension Lifespan: 8 - 12 months.