WHAT DOES IT MEAN WHEN YOU HEAR THE TERM 'WEFT?'
Well, weft or machine weft, basically refers to the process of how the hair comes together to form what we know as a hair extension. It starts with loose hair being fed through a sewing machine and this hair is effectively sewn or wefted together to create a long veil or piece of hair. Think of it like this. Ever been to Spotlight, seen those rolls of tassles on a cardboard backing and unravelled the fabric? It comes out in one long piece, and that's exactly what the beginnings of a hair extension looks like. These veils or wefts of hair are then cut into pieces to be transformed into all the different types of extensions. Minque Hair Extensions have a wide range of Weft Hair Extensions.
CLIP IN/SEWN IN HAIR EXTENSIONS
The most common forms of machine wefted hair extensions are used for the clip in and sewn in methods of hair extension application. Machine wefted hair is the thickest, and therefore it is very popular.
SKIN WEFT HAIR
This type of hair extension is relatively new. The hair is bonded together by a strip of polyurethane tape which mimics the look of skin when attached to the head. This makes it very natural looking when applied.
HAND TIED WEFT
This method of weft is slightly different to machine weft because it is actually manually woven by hand, as opposed to fed into a machine and sewn. These wefts of hair are much thinner than machine wefted hair, which makes them a lot less noticeable when applied onto the head because, let's face it, who wants to FEEL like they're wearing hair extensions? They're a lot more durable than machine wefted hair because the hair is sewn in tighter, however, the downside of these is that they cannot be cut, so they need to be applied in a spiral and doubled back if there is any extra hair left. (NOTE: These are not available for purchase through Minque. This information is purely to demonstrate what the difference between wefts are)
WHICH THICKNESS SHOULD I CHOOSE?
The Classic Set of 120gram Hair Extensions is a great go-to for most of your needs, especially those wanting to achieve a more natural result and if your own hair is super-duper fine. The Deluxe Set of 220gram Hair Extensions is for those who like a full, extra thick and luxurious look or if you have short/thick hair. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact us, we are always happy to help! All of our hair extensions are available in different lengths (a combination of 20/22 inch and 26 inch. Check the website for which methods are available in each length).
BUYING YOUR HAIR EXTENSIONS
If you want to make the most of your new hair extensions, make sure to buy high-quality hair from a reputable seller. To purchase hair extensions in Australia, for the widest range and best quality, visit the Minque Hair Shop. You will easily be able to find a great colour to match with your natural hair and our lovely online team can recommend the best colour for you if you are a bit unsure. Just send a picture through and we can match it up.
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