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HOW TO CLIP IN THE 20” SET

Time to show you the ropes!

We’re here to show you step by step just how easy it actually is to add clip-in hair extensions to your hair. You can make it happen in under an hour.

 

Want to volumize and lengthen your hair? Try hair extensions!

You can make it happen in under an hour, and we’re going to show you just how to do it step by step. We’ve even made a short video for you to give you a visual guide to go along with it. The secret to instant volume and length is ESTELLE’S SECRET Classic 20-inch Hair Extensions—you’ll want to get a set that matches your hair color.

  • Your normal, medium-long hair
  • ESTELLE’S SECRET Classic 20-inch Hair Extensions Set
  • Hairbrush
  • OPTIONAL: Dry Shampoo

READY TO GET STARTED?

Back

STEP 1: BRUSH OUT YOUR HAIR

You’ll want to make sure to clear out all the tangles. Brushing out your hair may seem like an obvious first step, but it’s super important to be able to work your extensions into your hair.

STEP 2:EAR TO EAR

Section your hair from ear to ear, making sure your line is clean and even. You’re going to be attaching your first weft here. Leave the bottom portion of your hair down, so you can brush in the layers of extensions as you go.

Take the top portion of your hair, brush it up, and clip it to the crown of your head, away from where you will be adding the extensions. Make sure you don’t have strands hanging down the back of your head that will get in the way of adding your extensions.

*OPTIONAL: Spray some dry shampoo on your exposed roots to give your clips a better grip.

STEP 3: TIME FOR THE FIRST CLIP!

Clip in your ESTELLE’S SECRET Chic 20-inch-long 3-clip weft hair extension.

Start with the middle clip first, and then clip in the other two. You’ll want to make sure it’s right near the part, attaching it to the roots of the bottom section of your hair.

STEP 4: BRUSH

This will volumize and blend the extension strands with your own bottom layer of hair.

STEP 5: TEMPLE TO TEMPLE

Taking from the top portion of hair, section your hair from temple to temple. Make sure the line is parallel with the weft you just attached underneath. Take the top portion of your hair, brush it up, and clip it to the crown of your head, away from where you will be adding the extensions.

STEP 6:BRUSH AGAIN!

Add volume, delete tangles!

STEP 7: ADD YOUR NEXT CLIP

Clip in your shorter 4-clip weft.

Clip in the middle two clips first, then the outer two. Again, you’ll want to make sure it’s right near the part, attaching it to the roots of the bottom section of your hair.

STEP 8: BRUSH IT OUT!

Blend and volumize!

STEP 9: BROW TO BROW

Section the hair from brow to brow, taking from the hair piled on top of your head, bring down the next layer of hair, keeping the line straight and parallel with the previous weft underneath, section the hair from brow to brow. Clip the top portion of hair back up to the crown up of your head, away from where you’ll be adding the next weft.

STEP 10:BRUSH!

Again, get rid of the tangles and flyaways. This will also blend your weft in with your hair and volumize it!

STEP 11: CLIP IT

Clip in your 4-clip weft.

Start with the middle two clips, and then attach the outer two (just like STEP 7).

STEP 12: TIME TO BRUSH

(You’re probably starting to get it.)

STEP 13: SECTION YOUR HAIR

Section the hair ½ inch above the weft, and bring down another ½-inch layer of hair, making sure that the line is parallel with the previous weft. Fasten the rest of your hair up on top, away from your working area.

STEP 14: BRUSH!

STEP 15: NEXT CLIP

Clip in a 3-clip weft.

Just like in STEP 3, start with the middle clip, and then put in the other two.

STEP 16:BRUSH IT ALL OUT!

All right, you’re done with the back—that was the hardest part. All you’ve got left is the sides, so let’s get started.

Sides

STEP 1: Divide and Clip

Starting on the side, divide the hair from the brow, and clip the remaining top section of hair to the top of your head.

Keep that line clean, and pile the top bunch of hair onto your head and clip it!

*OPTIONAL: Spray some dry shampoo on your exposed roots to give your clips a better grip.

STEP 2: ADD FIRST CLIP

Clip in your 20-inch-long 2-clip weft hair extension 1 inch from your hairline.

You’ll want to make sure the edge of the weft is hidden by the front portion of your hair. Make sure it’s about 1 inch back from your hairline.

STEP 3: BRUSH IT OUT

This will blend and volumize!

STEP 4: DIVIDE YOUR HAIR

Divide the hair 1/2 above the weft, and clip the remaining top section of hair to the top of your head.

Make that a straight and clean line, and then clip what’s left on top.

*OPTIONAL: Spray some dry shampoo on your exposed roots to give your clips a better grip.

STEP 5: ADD THE NEXT CLIP

Clip in your 20-inch-long 1-clip weft hair extension 1 inch from your hairline.

Same thing here as in Step 2. Make sure your weft is hidden—keep it 1 inch back from your hairline.

STEP 6: BRUSH!

STEP 7: CLIP UP YOUR HAIR

Divide the hair 1/2 above the weft, and clip the remaining top section of hair to the top of your head.

Make that a straight and clean line, and then clip what’s left on top.

*OPTIONAL: Spray some dry shampoo on your exposed roots to give your clips a better grip.

STEP 8: FINAL CLIP

Clip in your 20-inch-long 1-clip weft hair extension 1 inch from your hairline.

Same thing here as in Step 2. Make sure your weft is hidden—keep it 1 inch back from your hairline.

STEP 9: BRUSH IT OUT!

REPEAT STEPS 1 THROUGH 9 ON THE OTHER SIDE.

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