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There’s no shame in wanting a full head of hair, and that is why extensions and wigs exist. It’s 2019, and this kind of makeover is being embraced all over the world. Who blames them? Achieving the volume and length of hair that you’ve always wanted is a guaranteed way to start your day right.

Since their invention, extensions have come a long way, and the latest trend is the tape-in variety. It is a bit more expensive than other types and for good reasons. Tape-in hairpieces are quicker to put on, take a minimal toll or damage on the hair, and require no tools or chemicals to apply. The best part is that, with proper care and maintenance, the hair can be reused.

If you’re among the thousands who love tape-in hair extensions, then you should know there’s a lot more freedom and ease when it comes to styling your mane. You may already have go-to hairstyles that you love. If you’re new to the mane game, there are easy hairstyles you can start with. Look below.

Messy-Bun Variations

The messy bun is easier to pull off with long hair. There are a lot of variations and techniques you can use. This is a go-to style to pair with more casual outfits, but you can dress it up to suit fancier ensembles. The beauty of this hairstyle is that it only takes a few minutes to pull off, so it’s a great last-minute hair idea.

The secret to a messy, textured bun is applying a texturizing spray on the roots to add volume. This stuff also helps keep the hair from going flat, especially if it has been teased.

Convenient Heatless Waves

Constantly using heating tools can damage your hair. Double your caution when you’re wearing extensions. When drying your hair, always use the cool setting on the hair dryer. It is recommended to use hair protectants to keep hair safe from hair damage. Fortunately, there are ways to achieve waves without using heat.

You can easily achieve rocker waves by using salt stray and bobby pins. Apart from sectioning the hair, there is a specific way of knotting the hair together to achieve the look. Look at the video for more information. Lastly, the secret to this messy do is by letting the hair completely air-dry.

Space Buns

Space buns are simply two buns on either side of your head. You can choose to do it half up and half down or use all your hair. This works best if you have medium to long hair length.

This hairstyle is relatively easy to do. The most important thing to remember is to keep the buns relatively similar-shaped as you can. In this tutorial, you will only need hairspray and bobby pins.

Bubble Braid

Sure, you can put your hair in a simple ponytail, but if you want to look like you put in more effort, you can always try a bubble braid. Also known as a french pull-through braid, it is one of those dos popular all over social media because it looks great and is easy to achieve.

The “bubble” part is fluffed-up hair sections that are achieved either by teasing or by using elastics. There are many ways you can sport a bubble braid, and it depends on how long and volumized your mane is.

Half-up Top Knot

This hairstyle is also called a half bun and is a lifesaver when you want to keep enjoying the curls in your hair before wash day. It’s regarded as one of the easiest hairstyles that even beginners can pull off. You can achieve it whether you have long or medium-length hair and whether you have extensions or not.

There are ways to conceal your hair extensions with this hairdo. One is to tease the top part so you can put more hair at the bottom. Here are some examples you may want to check out.

What are the go-to hairstyles you love? Share some pointers in the comments below.


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