Clip-in hair extensions are clipped directly to the hair with tiny hair clips and are available with all types of human and synthetic hair. The higher the quality of human hair, the more expensive it will be per clip-in piece. This is an easy do-it-yourself solution for adding length, changing up your style, or adding volume. Clip-ins come with hair and clips pre-attached.
Clip-in extensions are also a great place to start if you are serious about getting hair extensions but not sure how you would look with long hair, if you would like a special look for a night out or a big event, or even if you are looking for a cost effective solution for hair extensions. It’s a great option for photo shoots and fashion shows.
Clip-ins come in several different widths of weft hair, pony tails, bangs and falls. Hair can be reused anywhere from a few weeks to years depending on the quality of hair, proper use and maintenance.
PLEASE BE ADVISED: Clip-in hair extensions can be very dangerous for those who really want long term long hair and wear clip in extensions on a regular basis. The clips are usually made of metal, metal covered with rubber, or softer material or plastic. If the clip-in hair is left in the hair for long periods of time, clipped in too tight or the metal clips are thin and have sharp edges, you are risking bald spots where the clips are attached to your natural hair. They will either be cut by the metal clips or broken from the pressure and friction of the clips resulting in traction alopecia. Sadly, I’ve seen this too many times on clients from other salons.
When attaching clip in extension at home without a professional teaching you the proper placement (especially for women who have really short hair and purchase really long clip in extensions), it is very difficult to place them so the clip in extensions blend with your natural hair. They have to be purchased or cut to the perfect layered lengths to blend well and look like the real thing.