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One can purchase wigs on-line at places like wigs.com or Milanoo passion for fashion sites. Other on-line sources include the American Cancer Society; it offers wigs for cancer patients through its Tender Loving Care or TLC Wig Collection. Local beauty shops also have wigs available for purchase, and they can often take special orders.

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  • How do you put weave in your hair?

    Q: How do you put weave in your hair?

    A: To put weave in the hair, braid the natural hair, and sew or glue the weave into place. If desired, the weave can be sewn into the hair using a net. The process of completing the weave may require several hours, depending on the length of your natural hair.
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  • How do you choose toupees for men?

    Q: How do you choose toupees for men?

    A: Bio Takara notes there are many ways to help choose men's toupees, including searching for toupees made from natural hair. Natural human hair will blend into existing hair more realistically than synthetic hair.
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  • Where can I find wigs?

    Q: Where can I find wigs?

    A: One can purchase wigs on-line at places like wigs.com or Milanoo passion for fashion sites. Other on-line sources include the American Cancer Society; it offers wigs for cancer patients through its Tender Loving Care or TLC Wig Collection. Local beauty shops also have wigs available for purchase, and they can often take special orders.
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  • Q: Where can you purchase temporary dreadlocks?

    A: Temporary dreadlocks, or dreadlocks hair extensions, can be purchased online on Etsy.com, Urban-halo.com, Dreadart.com or Doctoredlocks.com, as of December 2015. These websites offer extensions made from both real human hair or synthetic hair and sell a variety of lengths, colors and styles.
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  • Q: How do you color human hair extensions?

    A: Coloring human hair extensions is a process that takes a varying amount of time depending on the amount of hair being colored. When coloring human hair extensions, choose a low volume developer, such as a 10 or 20 volume, to avoid damage. Other supplies you need are a bowl, a brush, gloves, tin foil, plastic wrap, shampoo, water, a comb, a towel, leave-in conditioner and hair color.
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  • Q: What is True Glory Hair?

    A: True Glory Hair is an online company that sells hair extensions of various lengths. The hair extensions are made of virgin Brazilian remy hair. As of April 2015, the store offers four different extensions: Brazilian body wave, Brazilian deep wave, Brazilian straight and body wave closure.
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  • Q: How long do hair extensions last?

    A: With proper care, sew-in and glue-in extensions can last for up to 3 months, whereas micro ring hair extensions can last from 6 to 9 months. The period varies according to the type of extensions and the level of maintenance.
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  • Q: Do Kim Kimble hair extensions get positive reviews?

    A: Kimble Hair Studio is the salon where Kim Kimble hair extensions come from, and the salon has an overall average rating of 3.5 out of five stars on Yelp as of 2015. This score is based on 34 client reviews.
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  • Q: What are some styles of Beverly Johnson wigs?

    A: Beverly Johnson's wigs range in styles from short and curly or straight to long, curly, wavy or straight. These wigs are available in both human hair and synthetic hair manufactured to resemble the texture of curly, wavy or straight African-American hair. In May 2011, Beverly Johnson's wig and extensions company merged with Vivica A. Fox's Hair Collection.
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  • Q: How do you look for hairpieces or wigs for black women?

    A: Several online shops offer choices of African American hairpieces and wigs. Individuals seeking stylish wigs can browse these Internet shops for wigs and hairpieces made from artificial fibers or human hair. The choices in length are short, medium and long.
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  • Q: What are some stores that sell synthetic crochet braids?

    A: Some stores that sell synthetic crochet braids include SamsBeauty.com, GMBSHair.com and ShopHairWigs.com. All three stores offer a range of synthetic hair braids in various colors, lengths and price points.
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  • Q: How do you dye a weave?

    A: To dye a weave, wash and comb it, dry it overnight, mix and apply the dye, rinse the weave, wash and condition it and let it air dry. This overnight procedure requires foil, towels, water, hair dye, developer, an applicator bottle, a bowl, latex gloves, shampoo, conditioner and a comb.
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  • Q: Where are Jaclyn Smith wigs sold?

    A: Jaclyn Smith wigs are sold by Paula Young and Aliwigs. While each retailer provides a variety of options, Paula Young carries popular styles, while Aliwigs offers full customization.
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  • Q: What are some good sources for stylish wigs under $20?

    A: As of December 2015, RoseGal.com and SammyDress.com offer a selection of stylish wigs priced under $20. Wigs.com also sells several hairpieces and wraps for under $20.
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  • How do I remove hair extension glue?

    Q: How do I remove hair extension glue?

    A: An easy way to remove hair extension glue is to soak it in almond oil, wait 20 minutes, and remove the adhesive with a comb. This 35-minute procedure requires almond oil, a small bowl, a pastry brush, a shower cap, a comb, baby wipes, mild shampoo, conditioner and a towel.
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  • Q: How do you insert a crochet hair weave?

    A: To insert a crochet weave, braid the natural hair so it is close to the scalp, and insert the hook under the desired braid. Place a loop of weave into the hook, close the hook, and pull the loop through the natural hair. Open the loop, place the end of the weave through the loop, and pull the end of the weave to tighten the loop around the section of braid. Continue using this process to cover the natural hair.
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  • Q: What wigs does Vanessa Fifth Avenue produce?

    A: Vanessa Fifth Avenue wig brands include Vixen, Nabi Lux and Vantage Express Wig, as of 2015. Other Vanessa brands include Romance Gray, Vesa Premium Blend, Express Top Lace and Express Weave.
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  • Q: What kind of short wigs does Paula Young offer?

    A: Paula Young offers short wigs in natural hair colors and a variety of women's cuts and styles as of 2015. The company manufactures wigs from human hair as well as a selection of synthetic fibers.
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  • Q: How can braids be weaved into hair?

    A: To create braided hair with a weave, a person needs extension hair and hairspray, and the extension hair should be wrapped around the natural hair while braiding all sections together. The extension hair can be any length or color.
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  • Q: What is a yaki weave?

    A: A yaki weave refers to the texture of the hair in the package. Yaki weave texture resembles relaxed African-American or Caribbean hair. It also comes in a natural form or silky style.
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  • Q: What are micro ring extensions?

    A: Micro-ring extensions are small, metal rings that hold synthetic extensions to natural hair. To install them, a small amount of natural hair is threaded through the ring along with a small amount of synthetic hair. Micro-ring extensions may be metal or have a layer of silicon on the inside.
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