Hair weft extensions are the most common technique that is used. There are many types of hair extensions which are available on today‘s market. There are various reasons due to which different types are being preferred by different people. The common type of hair extensions that is used by girls is the hair wefts. It means the strips of hair which are attached to the scalp using the tape, micro rings, clips or special hair glue. The hair wefts are also known as the hair weaves especially when the hair weave extensions are braided to the natural hair. This is the style of hair extension which is commonly used by people with afro hair from decades but now it is becoming famous for people with other hair types as well.
Styles of weft weaves:
There are many different styles of wefts and weaves in the market and the hair weaves have certain properties listed below:
· Euro hair wefts – these hair wefts are of mid quality and they are made from 100% human hair. They can be treated as the natural human hair. They are available in colours like brown, black and in blondes, dip-dye, and ombre, red, copper and bright colours as well. They are usually 8 to 24 inches long and they come with the glue, clips or the tape.
· Remy hair wefts – made from 100% human hair, these hair extensions are of top quality and they have maximum volume. They are high hair ratio and are cuticle aligned/correct. The length is 8 to 24 inches and they are available in different colours like brown, blondes, black, dip-dye, and ombre, red, copper. They come can be fitted by glue, clips, micro rings or by tape.
· Brazilian hair - these are of high quality and are made from 100% human hair. They are easy to manage and are available in darker colours only like dark brown and natural black. They are free from chemicals and are long lasting as well. The extension can be easily sewed, weaved and glued to the natural hair. The cuticles of hair are same and thus they give shiny look and healthy look as well.
· Peruvian hair – these hair extensions are 100% human hair which are never treated chemically. They are available in darker colours, are straight and curly. They are 12 to 24 inches long.
· Russian hair – these hair extensions are of high quality and are known for the silky softness. They are available in brown, black, red, blondes and copper and are of 16 to 22 inches.
· Yaki hair – these weaves are for having good look and make feel like relaxed afro hair. They are in 8 to 18 inches long and are in black, blondes, and dip-dye, and ombre, blonde and brown colours. Some of the extensions are available in curls and some of them are straight. The pre taped wefts are available which gives ease of application.