A hair weave is sewn into hair by creating a foundation of flat cornrows in hair and sewing tracks of extension hair into the cornrows. The materials you need are human hair extensions, a curved hair sewing needle, hair sewing thread in the same color as the hair, a tail comb, hair clips and scissors.Continue Reading
Shampoo, condition and blow dry the hair. Decide where you want to part the hair and whether you want to be able to put it up. Make parts accordingly, showing where the braided base should go. Pin up any hair that you want to stay out of the weave; for example, at the crown of the head or nape of the neck.
Using a small amount of extension hair as reinforcement, braid hair in a continuous cornrow braid. Alternatively, part horizontal sections of hair and braid those.
Beginning at the back of the head, use a needle and thread to sew rows of extension hair into each cornrow. Sew a few extra stitches at the beginning and end of each track to secure it. Wait to cut the track to length until after you've secured it at the end. Continue until the whole head is covered. Sew the closure piece for the crown in place.
To make a weave with an invisible part, cornrow your hair, cut the extensions to fit your head, sew them into the cornrows and attach the final pieces with glue. This process takes about two hours and requires human hair extensions, a weaving needle, weaving thread, scissors, hair bonding glue, a mirror and a styling comb.Full Answer >
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.Full Answer >
Choose the right hair extension for your short hair by considering three important factors: ensure that your hair is at least four inches long, choose an extension that is not too long compared to the length of your hair, and ensure that your hair and the extensions blend.Full Answer >
An expert stylist can safely attach hair extensions to thinning hair using the taping technique. However, the extensions can cause hair to thin further and much faster.Full Answer >