(Closed) Considering hair extensions for the big day but I know nothing about them. Help!

posted 7 years ago in Beauty
Post # 3
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Blushing bee

I haven’t use extensions, but I did some research because I was thinking my hair was in an awkward length. It all depends of the extensions you choose, there are natural hair extensions that can be styled and washed like normal hair, and there are fake hair ones that I don’t know so much about, but I think are more delicate.

In both cases you can purchase clip on extensions if you only need them for one day or salon extensions that are more expensive and last longer since they attached them individually to your hair. That’s about what I now about them. You can find a lot of info in the web and I suggest you ask your hair stylist which ones are better for you and your needs:)

Post # 5
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Newbee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I used them for my wedding and loved them.  I got them from Sally’s for $100…

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I had real hair clip ins supplied by my hairstylist. They were great. 

Post # 7
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

I havent had my wedding yet but I am doing clip in REMY hair extrensions.. I got them at sally beauty supply. We did my trial with big curls with a really heavy duty hair spray and they stayed curly all day..the pictures are before the clip ins when my hair was just curled and then after..when my extensions were put it…They can be washed died and styled just like regular hair…They even sell curly hair (mine were straight and we curled them)

Post # 8
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

If you do braid-and-sew-in or glue-in (what I had) give yourself tons of lead time to get get used to them.  My were a hot mess, and they fell out really quickly too.  I can’t imagine doing that hair drama w/ my wedding.  I think to really dig the extensions, you have to be OK with something that looks a bit like extensions…like fake nails don’t look real, but look nice in their own way.  Sure, they will look real in some pics and some of the time in real life, but you’ll be dealing w/ them for what they are a lot too if you have them semi-permanently fixed to your head. 

Post # 10
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Check out Sally – they have a few different colors/kinds to choose from.  Most stylists nowadays have worked with them.  The real cheapy ones can’t be curled well (they melt!) but it sounds like you’re not looking for extra length on their own, just beefing up the hair you’ve got…  clip ons are the way to go 🙂

Good luck!!!

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