How to Choose Hair Extensions for Your Hair

Hair extensions can be a great way to not only experiment with new hairstyles and looks, but also add volume and length to your hairstyle.The problem? There are a ton of hair extensions to choose from, so it can be tough figuring out which is the best type to purchase for your hairstyle.

Philip James Salon in Chicago has created a “How to Choose Hair Extensions” guide the covers some of the most commonly asked questions regarding hair extensions, and breaks the answers down the advice they’ve learned into a really helpful visual guide.  Some of the questions covered in the graphic include:

  • What type of hair extensions are there?
  • What are the different hair extensions best for?
  • What do the different types cost?
  • How are hair extensions attached?
  • How long do they last?
  • How should I maintain my hair extensions?

It’s a lot to think about. Fortunately, the folks at Phillip James Salon have answered all these questions for fusion, micro link or micro cylinder, braidless sew-in, skin weft and clip-on or clip-in hair extensions.  To learn more check out the guide below.  You can download a larger version here, and we offer a list of some popular extensions at the bottom of this post.