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Hand-tied Weft: What does that mean?

There are a lot of hair extension terms thrown around today. Some of it is just clever marketing while other terms are actual descriptive words that we use in the beauty industry. Let's take a few minutes to break down the meaning behind some of these terms!

hair extension hand tied weft
This is a single weft that is hand-tied

Hand-Tied: this refers to the way the hair extensions are produced.


Weft: this refers the strip of hair that is produced by the hand-tying process


These wefts are made by manually tying hair onto a series of threads and knotting it in place. One 11" long weft of hand-tied hair takes approximately an hour to complete.


One of the benefits of using this type of hair extension is the ability to stack them together to match your own natural hair density so that you get a seamless blend. They lay very flat to the scalp and are very comfortable to wear for long periods of time.


As with all of the brands I work with in the salon, the integrity of the hair I choose to work with matters a lot. I use 2 different brands of hair extensions. You can find them both on Instagram: @covetandmane and @haircompounds


Click the links below to learn more about the ethics around hair extension production and where your hair comes from!







Are you interested in learning more about adding extensions to your hair? Click the link below to start the process!





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