Hair Extensions for Short Hair - You can now get long hair instantly!
There are so many reasons why a woman might cut her hair shorter. Sometime a woman just needs to cut her tresses short! Whether it be excessive processing, the wear and tear caused by not taking care of her hair, or the need to make a clean break with the past and move on from something or someone, there comes a time when a woman just needs to close her eyes and tell her hairdresser to “cut.” Then she wakes up the next day, looks in the mirror, and goes into mourning over the loss of her precious tresses that took so long to grow out. Given that growing your own beautiful locks out to where it was can take anywhere from a few to several years, often the next step in the process is the search for immediate solutions.
Women in this position often opt for hair extensions specifically developed for short hair, and very often of the clip in variety. The question we often get from women is how long their hair needs to be in order to wear clip in hair extensions. In order to wear clip in hair extensions for short hair, seamlessly, a woman’s hair typically needs to be at least 5 inches in length, or just above her shoulders. This provides enough length to properly conceal the extensions, and though it might seem counterintuitive to many, shoulder length hair in many cases (with the proper choice of hair extensions) provides the best possible blend between a woman’s own hair and her hair extensions. The following should be taken into consideration when deciding how best to blend clip in hair extensions with short hair:
Consider the bluntness of your cut
When getting your locks cut, consider having your stylist reduce the bluntness of your cut as this will help mask the transition between your own hair and your clip-in extensions
Layering – Helps in achieving optimal blend for hair extensions for short hair
Along the same lines as above, consider taking your hair extensions to a professional stylist who frequently does extensions installs and having them layered so as to achieve an optimal blend. Make sure your stylist explains to you where each of the wefts are positioned (consider numbering or marking them) when they do so, which will enable you to replicate this at home. Consider cutting the shortest lengths down to around 14 inches and moving up from there. Trust us, the finished look will be a much more natural if you do so.
Tie-Up Loose Ends – so crucial for hair extensions for short hair
One of the tell-tale signs that a woman with short hair is wearing hair extensions are those annoying short hairs on the back of her hair that pop through onto the sides of her neck in contrast to the long, flowing extensions extending past these short hairs, falling down on her shoulders and beyond. What we recommend in these cases is to braid those shorter hairs at the nape of your neck and tie them with a bobby pin up against the back of your head and attach to them your lowest weft of hair extensions. This will go a long way towards optimizing the concealment of those hairs and avoiding the dead giveaway that comes with
The Right Thickness
Depending on her hair type, the average woman with healthy locks has anywhere from 90,000-150,000 strands on her head and loses anywhere from 60-100 strands per day. This means that her hair will always be thicker closer to her roots than it will be at her tips. A natural head of hair in which the hair is just as thick at the tips as it is at the roots simply doesn’t exist, and because it doesn’t exist, would look odd if you ever saw it. Therefore, when a woman has shorter hair, it means that the point at which her hair needs to blend with the extensions, is generally quite thick. As a result and depending of course on how thick their own hair is, for those woman with shorter hair, we would typically recommend going with our thickest sets in order to ensure that the thickness of the hair extensions most clos,ely matches the woman’s own hair thickness at the point of blending.
Styling Extensions with Short Hair
The last point that it crucial to mention is that when you have short hair, the blending will be far better achieved if you style your extensions after they are clipped in, making sure to combine your own locks and a piece of extensions in each styling pass. Also, in our opinion, when you have short hair, the best blending between the extensions and your own hair will usually happen when you wave the extensions into your own hair.
Kylisstof offers the finest Clip-in Hair Extensions for Short Hair
If you’ve cut your hair short and are unhappy about it, don’t despair. That’s why we have hair extensions specifically designed for short hair. In not time at all you’ll be clipping in your silky soft Kylisstof hair extensions in minutes flat, and saying “Goodbye” to the post-chop blues ;)