Sew-In Hair

How to Sew in a Yaki Hair Weave

How to Sew in a Yaki Hair Weave

If you are an African-American woman, then you may have heard the...

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Styles in Braids When Sewing in Hair

Styles in Braids When Sewing in Hair

How is Rihanna able to grow her short hair so long overnight? Her trick is a hair weave. A weave is when an individual sews in tracks of hair onto cornrows that lie flat on your head. Some hairdressers call a weave a “sew-in.” The type...

How to Sew in Weave Styles for Round Face with Black Hair

How to Sew in Weave Styles for Round Face with Black Hair

A woman's hair is her greatest accessory. Whether you're rocking your own natural growth or flaunting a weave, you want your hairstyle to look impeccable. Ladies with round faces looking to sew in their own extensions can attach the extra hair...

How to Attach a Lace-Front Closure Piece

How to Attach a Lace-Front Closure Piece

Not all hairpieces make the cut when it comes to a fashionable woman's weave needs. Many false pieces lack versatility and cannot be styled more than one way without exposing the inner construction. Lace-front wigs, on the other hand, give a girl...

How to Do a Beehive Cornrow

How to Do a Beehive Cornrow

Sick of that same old simple cornrow style? Although even a fashion-forward girl might be best acquainted with that familiar back-and-forth look, braided hair doesn't have to begin and end with only the basics. Hot horizontal braids in a spiral...

Can You Wear Braids Under a Full Lace Front?

Can You Wear Braids Under a Full Lace Front?

So you've had it up to here with your natural locks, you don't feel like the headache of dealing with a weave (you know, constantly rearranging hairs so your tracks don't show) and you don't want the headache (literally) of braids. A lace front is...

Braiding Techniques for Sewing Hair Weaves

Braiding Techniques for Sewing Hair Weaves

In case you haven't heard, the celebrity secret to perfect tresses slipped out a while ago. Most celebs aren't born with perfect hair, but with a little weave hair they can fool anyone, and now, you can too. For African American women, one of the...

How Long Does a Sewn-In Hair Weave Last?

How Long Does a Sewn-In Hair Weave Last?

A hair weave can give you the long, sexy locks you’ve been dreaming of, and it can be done in a very short time. The only catch is the dream comes at a price -- the weave needs routine maintenance. The weave should also be removed at least...

What to Do With Hair After Removing a Sewn in Weave?

What to Do With Hair After Removing a Sewn in Weave?

So you've enjoyed weeks of fabulous style with a sexy weave that gave your hair a completely new look. The sewn-in nature of the weave made it look as though the hair was your own, fooling everyone from your boss to your beau. But the jig is up...

What Kind of Hair Should I Buy for a Bob Sew-In?

What Kind of Hair Should I Buy for a Bob Sew-In?

Bobs are classic haircuts that can be achieved through many different methods. Women often consider sew-in wigs and track extensions to enhance the length or volume of, or add color to, their bobs. Sometimes, using weave is better because you...

Types of Sew-In Hair

Types of Sew-In Hair

A sew-in weave involves using a needle and thread to secure one of two types of sew-in hair: track extensions made of synthetic hair and track extensions made of human hair. Track extensions, which have machine-woven tracks at the root, are great...

How to Do a Braidless Sew-in Weave

How to Do a Braidless Sew-in Weave

Braids usually set the foundation for track extensions and wig sew-ins. However, there is a unique braidless sew-in weave process that eliminates the braiding step altogether. This technique creates a flatter, more natural look because it...

How to Sew In a Full Weave Track With No Hair Exposed

How to Sew In a Full Weave Track With No Hair Exposed

A full head weave is the best way to protect your natural hair while rocking a cute hairstyle. You do not have to worry about trying to blend your natural hair with your weave, or worry about damaging your natural hair with styling products and...

How to Sew in a Closure for My Weaves

How to Sew in a Closure for My Weaves

If you want to add length and body to your hair, but you do not want to deal with the hassle of blending your natural hair with your weave, then using the full sew-in method is your best bet. A full sew-in requires that you make a closure to cover...

How to Do a Sew-In Hair Weave if You Have Bald Spots

How to Do a Sew-In Hair Weave if You Have Bald Spots

A woman’s hair can transform her attitude, shape her personality and unleash her inner diva. But for those with bald spots, achieving the hairstyle of your dreams may seem unattainable. Fortunately, there are techniques that you can use to...

How to Part Your Hair for a Sew-In Weave

How to Part Your Hair for a Sew-In Weave

Sewn-in weaves go on over flat tracks of hair that you create by braiding your natural mane in cornrows. Planning your own weave takes time, so leave several hours and recruit a friend with braiding skills if you struggle. The first couple times...

How to Sew in Extensions for Scene Hair

How to Sew in Extensions for Scene Hair

Scene hair is characterized by choppy layers, uneven lengths and bold colors. A lot of scene hairstyles for girls feature "raccoon tails," or two long strips of hair attached at the nape of the neck. Reminiscent of wild '80s hairstyles, scene hair...

Can I Wear My Hair Half Up and Half Down If I Have a Sewn-in Weave?

Can I Wear My Hair Half Up and Half Down If I Have a Sewn-in Weave?

If you'v ever looked at your hair and thought it looked a bit "blah," then a sew-in weave may be just what you need to freshen up your look. While sew-ins are great for adding length and thickness to your locks, you may feel a bit limited in terms...

How to Take Care of Your Scalp With a Sew-in Weave

How to Take Care of Your Scalp With a Sew-in Weave

From Beyonce and Britney Spears to Jessica Simpson and Nicki Minaj, hair weaves give ladies the red carpet look without the fuss of styling natural hair. For your sew-in weave, the stylist starts by braiding your hair into tight cornrows then sews...

How to Remove Sewn Hair

How to Remove Sewn Hair

Hair extensions are a fun way to revamp your look. But removing them can be a real hassle. The best method of removing hair extensions is the one where you don't lose your own hair.

How to Prepare Hair for a Sew-In Weave

How to Prepare Hair for a Sew-In Weave

So, you've spent hours looking at your favorite celebs' locks and have finally decided that a weave is the way to go. Whether your hair-spiration is Beyonce, Ciara or Kim Kardashian, a sew-in weave will help you achieve the style you've always...

How to Sew in a Yaki Hair Weave

How to Sew in a Yaki Hair Weave

If you are an African-American woman, then you may have heard the phrase, "Yaki hair weave" a time or two. Yaki is a weave texture that resembles the texture of most African-American hair. Because the textures are similar, it allows you to blend...

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