This is my first blog post and I am so excited! I thought I would share my experiences in creating your very own clip-in hair extensions. I have lots of experience with hair. I’ve used full wigs, U-part wigs, Weaves with silk/lace base closures; all are great but I never felt satisfied for long periods of time. I then discovered clip-ins. In my opinion, this extension method looks the most natural. I began to search for companies that sold clip-in extensions. To my dissatisfaction, I realized that purchasing this method of hair extensions was not going to be cheap. So I figured, why can’t I make them myself ; that’s what started my clip-in journey.
I ordered 16 inch Indi Remi Rain hair in the color 1b. This hair cost me about $60, and I purchased it through eBay.
Once the materials needed are acquired, we may begin with the first step in the process which is: Threading the Needle.
This may seem easy, but it gets a tad bit complicated as we begin to tie the knot. When tying the knot at the end of the thread, simple wrap the thread pieces around your pinky finger. After doing that, slowly take the thread off of your finger while leaving it in the form of a circle. As shown below.
Continuing on by pulling the tail of the thread into the circle, and BINGO! you’ve completed the first step.
Step #2: Sewing clips onto the hair
This step is very simple. Slide the needle into the weft of the track.
From there, slide the top left hole of clip onto the needle and pull the needle through the hole.
Continue this step to each side of the clip.
In the end the tracks should look somewhat like this:
For a more detailed tutorial on how I achieved this look, please visit my YouTube Channel, NaviaChic, make sure to like and Subscribe.