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Sometimes it’s difficult to be cutting edge. Wearing something totally original takes courage and a fearless attitude. Instead of sticking to the tried-and-true methods you’ve become accustomed to over the years, consider trying a unique weave. Bold and daring women are trying various new weaving materials and loving the results.
Yes, there is such a thing as Hair Lingerie and it’s one of the newer lines on the market, according to Marie Claire. The unique weaves are permanent and require special adhesives to install them, but – and this is the best part – your man can run his fingers through your long lovely tresses and never catch a clue that all that beautiful hair isn’t yours. The extensions lay flat on your head and can be washed and styled just like your real hair. Another unique quality of Hair Lingerie is that even though they’ll last as long as other weaves, they only take about two hours to install.
When you prefer to avoid the glue and heat usually involved with weaves, you’ve typically had little choice other than going with the metal clips and cylinders to attach extensions. If all that copper and aluminum left you feeling like you might pick up alien sound waves, a unique weave has emerged that allows you to skip the glue and still get a good look. According to Hair Boutique, the weaving hair comes prepared with a built-in hook that attaches directly to your natural hair. Even taking out the extensions is easy and painless since you don’t need any chemicals to loosen the glue; they simply slide off in two to three months as your hair grows. And then you can reuse them.
Bangs offer a great twist on a style and give you a modern look – sometimes. Wouldn’t it be nice to have bangs when you’re in the mood and let them go when you’re not? Cutting bangs in your long sleek hair usually is a permanent act that’s going to last for a while. Now you don’t have to make that ultimate decision. Editors at Glamour Magazine rave about fake bangs and how they can give you a quick change without getting a completely new style. And you can change up between side-swept bangs and a straight mod look – whatever tickles your fancy. The latest, unique style of clip-in bangs gives you that option now. Try the clip-ins from Hairdo by Ken Paves and Jessica Simpson.
Now that feathers in the hair are totally mainstream, you may want to consider a few other accoutrements to add to your weaves to make them a little more unique. It’s one thing to follow a style when it’s brand new and trendy, quite another to wear it out until you’re just another pretty bird on the branch. Try adding Swarovski crystals or rhinestones to stand out from the crowd. Add colored beads and glass baubles to your extensions to give them a distinctive edge. Weave brightly colored yarn and threads of varying thicknesses between the beads into your braided weaves for a look that’s all – and only – you.