October 09, 2021 2 min read

There are several techniques for applying a hair weave. Check out our tips for choosing the one that's right for you.


Half-head wig

This technique will be ideal if you want to easily add volume to your mane. Inexpensive, however, she must choose a type of weave that goes well with your hair. To achieve this isolate the upper part of your hair (between the forehead and the top of the ears) and save plaits with the remaining hair. Then sew your weave on the braids and cover it all with your natural hair. You want a very natural look, perfect for highlighting your lengths.

Tip: Use a little wax to flatten your natural hair back and hold your hairstyle firmly.


Closed wig

Closed weaving consists of covering the entire scalp. To do this, make plaited braids all over your head and then sew your weaving on them. This technique requires a little know-how, so it is advisable to turn to a professional for the installation. Closed weaving has the advantage of allowing you to completely change your head (by opting for another color, for straight, curly hair, etc.) It also protects your natural hair and your scalp, which are no longer subjected to aggressions. Daily.

Tip: Be careful not to sew your weave too tightly, at the risk of weakening the scalp.


The closure

The closure consists in using extensions glued to the tulle (or lace wig). It is placed over your natural hair for a very natural look. Easy to apply yourself, the lace wig will exert less pressure on the head than a Brazilian weave but is also a little more meaningful.