Choosing the Correct Length of Hair Extensions (guide)
If you are interested to buy hair extensions, congratulations you have arrived at the right place. You will also have a clear-cut idea of which kind you like or also which is the correct length of hair extensions. Sapphire Hair provides you with a short hair extension length comprehensive guide to help you learn. how to measure the length as well as how to choose the correct length.
You have taken a huge step in not only adding density, volume, and thickness to your natural hair. On the other hand, you also seem to have a lot of interest in increasing your beauty and confidence in the process.
The length chart for hair extensions:
It is a practice that is recommended by many hair stylists and people who love hair extensions that a person should not use hair extensions whose length is longer than their natural hair. We at sapphire hair suggest you use a maximum of about 3 to 4 inches in length more than your natural human hair.
The length of hair extensions you pick also is dependent on your personal preferences. In addition to this also suggest using hair extensions having hair lengths of at least 4 to 5 inches. It helps you to conceal and blend the extensions in your hair.
Hair extensions are also present for short hair; it can look unnatural if your hair is too short and thin, especially with clip-in hair extensions.
How to measure the length of hair extensions?
If you wish to see how your hair extensions look on your hair, you will need to measure them. This is not a complex process as the only thing you need is a measuring tape.
First, you need to measure the hair length from the top of your hair to the end of the stresses. Follow the same step for the hair extensions you have bought, you will get a clear-cut idea of the best length you need to add to your hair.
If the natural hair length of your hair is 16 inches then hair extensions that measure from 18 to 20 inches in length will be normal.
12 inches hair length:
12 inches hair length approaches mid-length or shoulder level, So if you wish to prefer curly or wavy 12 inches hair extensions. You must be familiar with the fact that they appear shorter but still measure 12 inches in length when flattened.
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14 inches hair length:
14 inches of hair length approaches at about the shoulder blades and adds a little bit of length that’s all if you want. This length is typically used extensively for adding fullness to the hair.
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16 inches hair length:
If your natural hair length is measured 16 inches, then you must have a length of hair and hair extensions beyond your mid back. On the other hand, if you want your hair to extend the length to 16 inches, then we at sapphire hairs offer several human hair extensions from nail tip, tape-in, i-tip, clip-in, machine weft, and hand-tied weft.
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18 inches hair length:
You’re natural hair length measures 18 inches, and your hair just touches the place below your shoulders. If you wish your hair to extend to 18 inches, sapphire hair comes up with a wide range of human hair extensions from nail tip, tape-in, i-tip, and machine weft.
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20 inches hair length:
If your regular hair length is measured at 20 inches, then your hair should touch the center of your back. Then again just suppose you need your hair to stretch out to 20 inches, sapphire hair offers human hair augmentations from nail tip, tape-in, I-tip, machine weft, and hand-tied weft.
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22 inches hair length:
The length of your natural hair measures 22, and your hair must approach the middle of your back. If you want to extend the length of your hair to 22 inches, sapphire hair comes with a wide range of human hair extensions from nail tip, tape-in, i-tip, and machine weft.
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24 inches hair length:
The length of your natural hair is measured at 24 inches, your hair should approach just below the middle of your back. If you wish your hair to extend to 24 inches, we at Sapphire Hair offer several hair extensions from tape-in, nail tip, clip, and machine weft.
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26 inches hair length:
26 inches hair length extensions are usually sewn in at the top and attached with the micro clips and installation time hardly takes a few seconds. Your hair should approach slightly by touching your back. If you wish to extend to 26 inches, we at Sapphire Hair offer a wide range of hair extensions from tape-in, nail tip, clip, and machine weft.
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28 inches hair length:
28 inches hair length is equal to 70cm and you’re straight and the bone goes over the hand if you have average height and body then the hair approaches your butt. While in the case of curly and wavy 28 inches hair seems a bit shorter falling at the waist length.
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Choose the correct length of hair extensions:
The best practice is to choose human hair extensions that are within 3 to 4 inches of your natural hair. So if you have the desire to reach the middle of your back at 22 inches, then it is clear that your actual real hair measures at 18 inches at the very least.
We also understand the trend that long hair extensions are very popular now a day. You may wish to extend the length even further and in that case, we suggest purchasing an additional pack of hair extensions to provide more of a natural look.
Minimum hair length for the extensions:
Would you like to explore how short hair extensions can be? We suggest you have curls at least 6-7 inches which is 15-18cm. This will be the minimum hair length for the extensions. On hair extensions lengths shorter than this, hair might look unnatural.
On the other hand, if your natural hair is short and thin, you don’t want it to expose to unnecessary risk, then you must get shoulder hair length.
-The minimum length of your hair extensions in this scenario should be 1.5 inches or 4cm longer than your natural hair. This is one of the main reasons they don’t put too much weight on your original styling.
-Go for the fusion hair extensions having micro keratin bonds as they look natural. They perfectly blend with your hair and micro keratin bonds are almost invisible as which makes them the best fit for women with short hair.
If you want to have medium-length hair extensions, then the optimal length must be between 18 to 20 inches which are 45 to 50 cm.
What length of hair extensions do I require?
Hair of the same length will look entirely different on a person depending on how tall they are. For example, on women of short height, an 18-inch bundle will almost reach the waist while on a tall girl; it will reach below the shoulders.
Keep this fact in mind that wavy and curly hair extensions are measured straight. Thus if you want a particular length of hair, you must get a bundle that is 2 inches, I mean 5cm longer than the target length for wavy hair, and 4 inches I mean 10 cm for every curly hair.
If you wish to use hand-tied wefts then remember that by sewing the weft you will lose approximately 2 inches which is 3 to 5cm of the length. Thus similarly, tape in hair extensions loses a little length while some play an important role to secure the tape to the hair.
To choose the right hair length for extensions, first of all, you need to measure the length and after that, you purchase the hair bundle. One of the easy ways to measure the position is to choose the measuring tape at top of your hair and then slide your fingers over it until you reached the desired length.
This comprehensive guide entails how to choose the correct hair length for extensions.
FAQ about the length of hair extensions:
These are as follows:
What is the most famous length of hair extension?
The 20-inch length is the most famous length of hair extensions and you can wear it easily and comfortably. It turns your hair into a long luscious crown and ends and approaches below the bust level. Apart from the beauty side, it also acts as a supplement and is versatile enough that you can easily curl it and it remains adequately long.
Which length of hair is most attractive?
There exists no appropriate length of hair which is considered the most attractive and all that matters is which kind of hair easily mingles well with your natural hair length and body height. So your hair length makes you feel confident. Don’t ignore having it on your heart throbs for a short bob or a pixie cut.
How much longer are the 14 inches of hair?
14 inches of hair surely sits back on the upper back such as beyond the shoulders in case of the straight hair and sometimes it is regarded as the hair that exists at the armpit level.
This length of hair lies in the range of middle length and is neither too short nor too long.