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HOW TO USE HAIR EXTENSIONS FOR THIN HAIR

Volume is the goal here.

Clip-in extensions are quick, easy, and versatile. Ok, so let’s get into this step by step guide on how to go from thin, flat hair to thick, defined layers!

 

If you have gorgeous, thick and voluminous hair, this tutorial is not for you, lol! Let’s face it, not all of us were blessed by the hair gods but guess what? That’s ok! This is one of many reasons hair extensions exist!

There used to be a time when I felt really embarrassed for people to know that I even wore hair extensions but boy, so much has changed over the years. Everyone wears them, from celebrities to the everyday woman and I can assure you, they are here to stay! And, although there are several methods of installing hair extensions, I really do love how quick, easy, and versatile clip-in extensions are. Ok, so let’s get into this step by step guide on how to go from thin, flat hair to thick, defined layers!

  • Your natural hair of course!
  • Your choice of Estelle’s Secret Clip-In Hair Extensions (17 gorgeous colors to choose from)
  • Smaller sized curling wand

DID YOU KNOW? ESTELLE’S SECRET CLIP-INS ARE MADE WITH 180 GRAMS OF HAIR!

STEP 1:CURL YOUR HAIR

Curl your natural hair using a small sized curling wand.

* Using a small sized curling wand will give you more defined curls with loads of texture!

*Remember to curl horizontally and for this style, you can release the curls and let them cool.

STEP 2:CURL YOUR CLIP-INS

Go ahead and curl your Estelle’s Secret clip-in extensions the same way you did your natural hair.

* I find hanging the extensions up makes it a lot easier to manage.

AFTER YOUR NATURAL HAIR AND THE HAIR EXTENSIONS ARE ALL CURLED IT’S TIME TO APPLY THE EXTENSIONS!

* You definitely want to finger comb between each layer of hair to blend and separate rather than using a brush.This will help to keep those gorgeous curls intact!

STEP 1:START WITH THE BACK

Let’s work with the back half first so go ahead and put the sides into an elastic band or clip to keep them out of the way.

* You will be using the three clip pieces for this section

STEP 2: MAKE A PART

Ok, start by making a part at the bottom leaving out about 2-3 of your natural hair, pin up the rest while you apply the first three clip piece.

STEP 3: Three Clip Piece

Add your first three clip piece.

STEP 4: ADD YOUR HAIR

Add another layer of your natural hair.

STEP 5: REPEAT

Repeat this process until you have used all 4 three clip pieces.

* Time to move to the sides! For each side, you will be using 1 two clip piece and 2 one clip pieces.

STEP 6:SIDES

On one side, starting at the bottom, leave out a couple inches of your natural hair.

STEP 7:TWO CLIP PIECE

Apply 1 two clip piece to your hair, don’t forget to brush between each layer!

STEP 8:ADD ANOTHER LAYER

Add another layer of your natural hair.

STEP 9:ONE CLIP PIECE

Apply a one clip piece, then add more of your natural hair, and finally one last one piece clip.

STEP 10:OTHER SIDE

Repeat the same process on the remaining side.

STEP 11:BLEND

Finger comb all the hair together blending the colors to complete this fabulous look full of body and dimension.

STEP 6: BRUSH IT OUT!

Look at all that thick, gorgeous hair! We love before and after pictures here at Estelle’s Secret… hint, hint, wink, wink! If you plan to sleep with your extensions in, be sure to put your hair in a loose braid to keep those beautiful mermaid curls tangle-free. Also, you should tie a silk scarf around your head to prevent frizz. On the other hand, if you are going to take them out before bed, it is best to either hang them up or simply lay them separately on a flat surface.

You are all set to go out and show off your new, thick curly hair. You were gorgeous before but now, you are on fire!

Thanks for trying out this style and I look forward to sharing more so be sure to subscribe!

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