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Top 15 Hair Extension Hair Styles
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Top 15 Hair Extension Hair Styles
- Under The Sea With The Mermaid Waves Hairstyle
- Low Ponytail Extension Hair Style
- Turn Heads With A Cute High Ponytail
- Dutch Braid Ideas With Hair Extensions
- The Instant Front Fringe
- Vintage Waves Hollywood Glamour
- Our Favourite Bridal Hairstyle: Half Up Half Down
- Easy Fishtail Braid Ideas
- Half Up Space Buns
- Bubble Braid Ponytail Realness
- Messy Bun Updo
- Low Bun Styles
- 2 Strand Twist Hair
- Beach Babe With Long Beach Waves
- Straight, Sleek And Shiny
Dreaming of a new look? Most of the Insta-worthy/Disney-princess/red-carpet hairstyles you see on social media just aren’t attainable for us mere mortals… Until now. With the volume-inducing magic of hair extensions, elaborate hairstyles become simpler and superior. But what extension hairstyle to try next? Check out our top 15 hair extension hair styles to level up your look instantly.
Want to give your locks the magical mermaid treatment? With hair extensions, even our girl Ariel will be envious of your look. Mermaid waves are super simple to achieve with length + volume enhancing hair extensions. To create the perfect mermaid wave, we suggest investing in a waver tool. Wavers will guarantee easy, bouncy waves that scream beachy-boho chic, without the need for pulling, rolling, or twisting your delicate strands. Just remember to use a heat protecting spray!
Queens of low maintenance opt for Low Ponytails. The go-to work/mum/school updo, this unassuming hairstyle can look super chic with a little help from some hair extensions. By adding enviable volume and length, even the simplest look can be transformed into one of the most coveted extension hair styles. The technique can be switched up endlessly; smooth and sleek or messy and textured. Experiment with partings, fringes, and accessories to make this look really pop.
The low ponytail’s sporty sister, a high ponytail gives us sassy 90’s vibes. Another extension hair style for versatility and low maintenance; match this look with bangs or braids to really create that wow-factor. Hair extensions can add the length and volume to really make a high ponytail pop, consider experimenting with ponytail hair extensions for a super simple transformation. Channel your inner Adriana by going smooth and sleek or switch it up with a sultry tousled evening look – face framing strands essential.
Credit: @laurensmitmakeupartist | Double Dutch Braids
Dutch Braids are having a moment right now. The French braids’ inverted sister is the queen of extension hair styles due to its intricacy; they involve crossing strands underneath to give the braid a stunning 3D effect. With additional hair, its far easier to create show stopping, elaborate braids that make everyday feel like a fashion shoot. While Dutch braids can be difficult to master with hair extensions, once you’ve mastered the technique the process can be surprisingly simple. Check out our How To Braid Hair Extensions to help you master this timeless style.
Credit: @richiemiao | The Instant Front Fringe
A chic front fringe may not be the first thing you think of when it comes to extension hair styles but trust us, it works! With clip in fringe, you can dramatically change your look instantly without hacking off your precious locks. Fringe hair extensions can be styled and cut individually, so you can achieve the perfect look for your face shape and desired style.
Channel vintage Hollywood glamour with this iconic hair style. As opposed to a traditional curly finish, vintage waves run in one continuous line, creating a groomed and outrageously sexy effect. Think Jessica Rabbit at a film premiere. If you’re struggling to master this timeless extension hair style, we’ve got you covered. Check out our tutorial on how to create the perfect Vintage Waves. Stay retro red carpet ready.
A staple for wedding hair, the half up half down is a true classic with endless variations and limitless elegance. Perhaps as versatile as you can get, the portion of hair lifted away from your face presents infinite opportunities; from ponytails to space buns, top knots to braided fantasies. A favourite with brides worldwide, this look can work with or without hair extensions. To experiment with the look fully we suggest boosting your length and volume for maximum sophistication and impact.
More braids you say? Another of our favourites, the fishtail braid is surprisingly easy to master. The most common variation is the French fishtail, which starts at the crown of the head and works down. This type of braid is incredibly versatile once mastered, worn from festivals to funerals. Although the fishtail braid isn’t as complicated as it may seem, styling newbies may get slightly confused on their first few attempts. Check out our article on for a Step-by-Step Fishtail Braid Tutorial for a super chic double braided look.
Half Up Space Buns require enough hair for glamourous flowing locks and two voluminous messy buns… Hard right? With hair extensions this extension hair style will come together smoothly and stunningly. Space buns tread the line between cute and edgy, combining ’90s vibes with festival fun and an e-girl edge. They’re perfect for festivals, day trips and photo shoots. This look is a real showstopper!
The perfect playful extension hair style, Bubble braids are a simple variation of a classic ponytail. Unless you are lucky enough to be blessed with super long, thick locks, you’ll need the help of Hair Extensions to construct the perfect braid. Rewind to the 2021 Brit Awards, we were blown away by rising star winner Griff’s super long Bubble Braid hairstyle worn during her knockout performance of “Black hole”. Paired with a cut out, ring detailed dress; we were itching to create this warrior princess look immediately.
Creating a picture-perfect messy bun is not as easy as it sounds. Most of our attempts culminate in a pitiful Miss Trunchbull Affair, but with some hair extensions and styling magic, this can be a super successful extension hair style. Messy Buns are effortlessly chic, making the weekly office trip, first date or film night as easy as one, two, three. To prevent your luscious long locks hanging too heavily or moving around add a scrunchie for maximum hold. Also, use bobby pins for on-the-go touch ups and flyaway fixes.
Another for you brides-to-be. The low bun is a timeless creation worn at all kinds of formal occasions. It’s versatility and elegance make it a favourite for wedding hair; buns are a great way to look stylish whilst keeping the hair away from the face and back. To create a low bun extension hair style, check out our handy step by step tutorial on low bun hairstyle.
Adorable and Effortless. Twists are a staple for many. Messy or dressy, they can be styled depending on the desired look. To achieve this extension hair style, simply apply the extension as you normally would and curl your hair. Once curled, take two sections from the front of your face, and twist them to meet at the back of your head and secure. Voila! Your super simple twist is complete.
With Summer round the corner each year, it’s easy to see why beach waves are timeless. Think natural, tousled bed-head vibes that just scream you only woke up five minutes ago. If you’re looking to add a bit of length, consider hair extensions, to give you that lying-on-a-beach-in-Mykonos-with-sea-salty-hair look.
Wondering what’s the best way to wear your hair in summer? Check out our top 7 favourite updo styles, complete with how to style guides, promise to get you through summer in style.
Last up, how could we not include an ultra-chic straight look. Simply grab your extensions, a straightener, and a whole lot of smoothing spray. This extension hair style is easy to create and gives maximum impact. Pair your sleek look with sultry eye makeup and a boss-girl attitude.
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