Tape ins are the best semi-permanent hair extensions. They can increase the length and volume of your hair, without you having to do the application and then remove it every day.
What is tape in extensions?
Hair extensions are a great way to hide hair loss or poor haircuts. These are 1.5 inch wide pre-taped weaves that you attach to your natural hair by’sandwiching them together. How do you install tape in extensions? Place a thin strand from your hair between two tape-in weaves. This will create bonds as close as your scalp can handle. These bonds will be invisible and lightweight because they are flat on your head. The glue used in hair is medical, so it is not harmful to your hair.
How to select the right tape for hair extensions
1. Select human hair tape
Human hair extensions always make the best choice when it comes to choosing your tape in extensions. We only sell 100% Remy hair extensions. This is the best quality human hair. Remy hair is collected so that they face the natural growth direction. This prevents them from getting tangled and keeps their natural appearance.
Another benefit of hair extensions is the ability to color, curl and straighten them exactly like your hair. Synthetic hair, on the other side, cannot be dyed and will melt if exposed to heat. Pre-set styles are the norm for synthetic hair. You will not be allowed to alter them.
Adhesive hair extensions are versatile and can be used multiple time. This is why it’s important to buy high quality real hair that will last longer. You will get the most bang for your buck this way.
2. Affordable tape ins
Quality hair is not cheap. But don’t be fooled by expensive tape in extensions. The cost of tape-ins is influenced by celebrity endorsements and marketing, not the actual value. Hair extensions are usually sold in 50-70g packs. The fair price is $55. You will need to pay an additional fee if your invisible tape extensions are not applied by you. This could cost you around $100 per session.
3. Select the right color for tape-ins
Color blending is essential to achieve the best results. You will get natural results if you choose the right shade for your tape ins. Human Remy Hair is always dyeable, so you can color your tape-ins even if they don’t match your hair.
You can experiment with highlights/lowlights and even ombre by getting some packs in lighter or darker shades that are complementary to your hair. This will allow you to add more volume and depth without having to bleach it.
4. Tape ins made with high-quality adhesive
Tape-ins should only contain high quality medical glue. This will ensure that your hair and scalp are not damaged. human hair tape in extensions will remain in your hair for approximately 4-8 weeks. Therefore, you should make sure you get the best adhesive. This is because you will be washing the tapes on a regular basis and using styling products.
How do you care for tape extensions?
Tape-in extensions can be cared for just like normal hair. Use sulfate-free shampoos to wash your hair. Avoid using oily hair products near the glue as they can cause slippage. However, you can still use any oil to remove the adhesive if you need to take off your tapes. Tapes can cause hair damage or breakage if you pull your hair back while they are in place. Use heat styling tools with care to avoid melting the adhesive tapes.
How long does tape used for hair extensions last?
You will need to remove the real hair extensions every 4-8 weeks depending on how quickly your hair grows. You can find additional tips and tricks in our article. Tape used in hair extensions can be re-used 2-3 times, or for as long as they look good.
We hope you have learned our tips about the best hair extensions. Now, you will be armed with the best tools to choose the right tapes for you. Now you are ready to make the most of your hair extensions with minimal damage and a high price-performance ratio.