Every day there seems to be a new hair trend. The most popular trend today, is the ombre look. Ombre hair extensions are a great way to get the ombre style without having to damage your hair by dying it. It’s a beautiful and easy look to pull off and no one will know you are wearing extensions. There are a few things to know before purchasing ombre hair extensions.
What type to purchase?
There are different types of hair extensions. You’ll have to decide if you want ombre tape in or ombre clip in extensions. Many consumers believe the best hair extensions are the tape in style because they last longer. Clip in extensions are temporary and are usually put into the hair in the morning and removed in the evening before bed. Tape in extensions are more permanent and can be worn for 2-4 months depending on the individual. Finding the best hair extensions really depends on the person and how they intend to wear them. The most important thing is to make sure you are purchasing from a reputable company.
How to Wear Hair Extensions
Depending on your hair length you may or may not have to dye your hair so that the ombre hair extensions blend with your natural hair. If you have short to medium length hair you should not have to dye your hair unless your current hair color is different from the color of the extensions you’ve chosen. If you have long hair that is one solid color you’ll want to dye your hair to match the extensions so that your hair looks natural and not like you have inserted extensions. If your long, natural hair is already ombre; the hair extensions should blend naturally if you make sure the shades match. The shade should be 2-3 shades off from your natural hair. For best results get the extensions cut and blended with your natural hair for an undetectable flawless look.
Anyone can wear hair extensions the important part is making sure you find extensions that match your natural hair and the overall look you are going for. Do research on the hair extension brand before purchasing to make sure you are getting the best hair extensions for your money. For best results have your stylist apply, cut and style them so that your end result is as natural as possible.