Hair extensions are a glamorous way to enhance your hair style and garner some extra attention. However, having hair extensions applied by a professional can be very expensive. One way to keep the cost down on hair extensions is to put in your own extensions. Tying hair extensions onto specially made clips is a great way to accomplish this task. Clips are convenient because you can remove them at night when you wash your hair or when you want a different look. This results in a healthier, happier head of hair.
1. Purchase all of the materials needed at your local beauty supply store. Buy Clip In Hair Extensions that are real hair, not synthetic hair. When you take the hair out of the package you will notice that it is a long weft of hair that looks much like a few yards of material. Cut the weft into smaller pieces of varying widths.
2. Open a clip. Make sure the snap side of the clip, not the straight side of the clip, is facing towards you. Place the straight side of the clip on the darker material that the hair is sewn onto.
3. Use the needle and thread to sew the clip onto the extension. Insert the needle through the extension with the needle coming towards you. Hold the thread with your thumb and loop the needle around again to form a knot. This will hold the clip securely in place. Then, continue to hook the thread through the clip, making sure the clip remains open with the snap side facing you.
4. When you reach the end of the clip, hold the thread with your thumb, loop the thread back around, tie a knot and cut off the thread.