What are some tips for strand by strand hair weaving?


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Install strand for strand hair weaves strategically in rows to create a natural look and to prevent excess weight on natural hair strands. Place the extensions a sufficient distance from the hairline so that the keratin glue bonds stay covered by natural hair at all times.

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Strand for strand extensions are small bundles of human hair bonded together with a keratin resin tip that is attached near the base of natural hair strands. Choose virgin remy extensions that match the natural hair, or add a desired highlight. Wrap the tips of the extension hair bundles around small sections of natural hair.

A template circle often included with hair extension sets helps to keep each section of natural hair even. Bond the extension hair approximately 1/2 inch from the root of natural hair. Avoid silicone-based conditioners that can loosen the keratin bonds and cause extension hair to slip.

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