Weave 101: Choosing the Right Hair Extensions Technique [VIDEO]

The hair weaving market has grown into a trillion dollar business. Long gone are the days when only celebs like RuPaul and Beyoncé could score a “yaasss honey”, believable-looking head of extensions. It’s now completely mainstream and the good stuff is more affordable and attainable than ever.

From sew-ins and fusion to lacefront wigs and clip-ins, we can purchase any length, texture, or color hair with all the shine and fullness we could desire at our nearest beauty supply store or from our favorite celeb.

While many of us are pros in this department, others are just beginning to figure out what process works best for our hair’s needs.


If you’re the latter, than this post is just for you. Tish Celestine, owner of Labelle Boutique in Brooklyn, NY, recently appeared on PIX11 to walk novices through several basic types of hair extensions.

Press play above to check out your options and what really goes into installing that “perfect” head of hair.

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isis is a music, hair and communications junkie. founder of Sadiaa and editor for HypeHair.com.