Saturday, June 8, 2013

Real Vs Fake Hair

The majority of hair extension disasters are due to the kind of hair extensions used. You can opt for real or synthetic ones, and both have their advantages, and disadvantages. Some will completely eliminate or thoroughly deter any hair extension disasters while others will totally enhance the tacky tresses that can occur from poor use of extensions. In order to understand which ones will work best for you, you need to know what the pros and cons are of each 

Real Hair Exensions
There are a variety of benefits that come from using real hair extensions, as opposed to those with fake or synthetic hair, and there's really only one disadvantage which is the price. Since you are opting for real hair, the price is much higher than if you were to purchase extensions that can be made in a factory. The benefits, however, are certainly worth the increased price. The most important thing you get from real hair extensions is a real look. You don't look like you're wearing anything, and people will be fooled into thinking that your hair is simply and naturally that luscious and beautiful. 

Synthetic Hair Extensions
The first thing you need to know is that although synthetic hair extensions are much cheaper than real ones, you don't always achieve the best look. There are some that are so inexpensive and your look will be just as cheap. However, you can certainly find affordable synthetic hair extensions that look more like perfection than plastic. There are a variety of price points, so you typically want to aim for something that isn't the cheapest, but that isn't extremely expensive as well. Sometimes you will come across fake hair extensions that are the same price as real hair ones, and if this is the case, you might as well just purchase real ones, right?

In addition, you can opt for a variety of both real and synthetic hair extensions that get added to your hair. Some have to be glued or sewn in, but you can also opt for an alternative to a more permanent look by using clip in extensions that slide into your hair. These are often used by a variety of celebrities and hair stylists across the beauty industry because they are even easier and less damaging than clip ins, while still providing a truly stunning and effortless appearance at an affordable. You just slip these bad boys in while heading out the door and voila. You immediately resemble the women that you see on hair commercials. Your hair is bouncy, flowy and flawless. 

You wouldn't ever want to purchase a set of hair extensions that stick out like a sore thumb because the texture is totally out of whack. Avoid resembling Britney Spears in the middle of her breakdown, and choose a hair extension set that replicates true hair features, while also fitting within your budget. You can get that in both synthetic and real hair extensions so explore your options to add luscious locks to your already glam look.
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  2. Thanks for this interesting article. Being African American I also want to add, one should take out those hair extensions from time to from time to time, and use your own hair. I see too many people losing their hair from not taking out the extensions.