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Top mesh human hair weaves have the look and feel of your real hair so you can go incognito with your weave. In this style of weave, wefts of hair are sewn to a net base that sits on top of your natural hair. It's a lot of work, but totally worth it because you can reuse the mesh and hair next time.
Before you attach your mesh hair weave, nurture your natural hair. Shampoo and condition the hair, then blow it dry. Divide your natural hair into even sections, then cornrow the hair from your forehead back to the nape of your neck. You need at least four braids, but can divide the hair into smaller sections and make more braids. Pull the hair tight while cornrowing to get a clean style, but don't pull it so tight that you feel pain.
Sewing the Mesh
Thread your weave needle with weave thread that matches your hair color. Place the top mesh over your cornrows. You can also use a wig cap, which is shaped like your head and slips on easily. Using a basic sewing stitch, sew your mesh to the cornrow base. Work around the whole perimeter of the mesh to secure it tightly.
Attaching the Weave
Once you set the base it's time to attach the weave hair, which comes in small strips called wefts. Place the bottom weft at the nape of your neck, then sew it to the mesh with your weave thread and needle. Position the next weft an inch above the first one and attach it the same way. Work up toward the crown of your head like this. Next, attach wefts to the front, face-framing hair. Finish your mesh weave with a closure piece, which gets sewn or glued onto the crown of your head to cover the weave tracks.
Because the hair gets sewn to the net and not your cornrows, a mesh or net weave relieves the stress on your natural hair. You can rock the net weave for two to three months at a time. When it's time to remove the weave, simply cut around the perimeter of the net using scissors and save the weave for next time.