How to hide extensions in very short hair?

Many women have a need to use wigs to correct imperfections in their hair, they are like a necessary hair accessory for a daily outfit. Everyone understands that with perfect hair, you always create a more graceful and neat look. However, for some people, the job of having very short hair to do hair extensions is more difficult so we will guide you on how to hide extensions in very short hair in this article. 

Why extensions do not blend with very short hair

There are many reasons why your extensions may not be blending. One of the most important factors that we let our customers know is that everyone has a different hair type and cut. While some customers can pull off clipping in their Luxies straight out of the box and it looks amazing, other customers may need to put in a little bit more effort in order to fully customize their set to have it match their hair in the perfect way. For example, if you have lots of layers throughout your hair, odds are you will have to layer your extensions so that it matches in with those layers. 

Why else may your extensions not be blending? We’ll list a few common reasons.

  • The incorrect weight was purchased for your hair type
  • The incorrect weight was purchased for your hair length. 
  • You have a unique hair cut like a lob or blunt cut. 
  • The color of hair extensions is different from your natural hair.
How to hide extensions in very short hair (source: Pinterest)
How to hide extensions in very short hair (source: Pinterest)

How to hide extensions in very short hair?

Trim the hair

When you have short hair, short extensions will look more natural than long one. In order to hide extensions in your short hair, you can buy extensions between 16 and 18 inches from the market. If your hair is shorter than chin length, you can go for shorter extensions. Of course, if you buy extensions that are much longer than you want, you can trim them at home on your own or ask for some help from a professional hairstylist.

Next you should have a few tasks below to hide extensions in very short hair:

1. Curl the extensions with your natural hair

This is a great hack, just take a piece of your own hair and a piece of hair from the extensions and curl these extensions. This will help blur the line of your hair from the extensions. That way when you brush your hair out, it will flow seamlessly into the extensions.

Curl the extensions with your natural hair

2. Choose the right color

When installing hair extensions, you should choose matching the color to your hair, or you can opt for a different color. You can even blend two colors. When it comes to short hair, it can be easier to go with a lighter color than your natural color. This will help to blend the extensions in more easily.

Some basic hair colors of jenhair

3. Blend the side

A common mistake that people make when trying to hide hair extensions is blending out the ends. They fail to realize that blending out the ends doesn’t help blend in your extensions.

Blend the extensions with very short hair

If you have very short hair, you might be tempted to blend out the ends because it might look unnatural. But this will only make your hair look even shorter, and it won’t blend. It’s best to ignore the ends of the hair extensions and focus on blending the hair to the sides of your head.

Some of the reasons that make it hard for short hair to blend are the amount of hair there and how thick it is. For example, many people choose to install an entire head of hair extensions, which can be too much hair. This is a common mistake because we all have sucked into the idea that having more hair is always better. However, this can be very unaesthetic, even worse on short hair. It’s better to choose the right number of wefts that you think will look good on your head. If you have very short hair, you can go with just one.

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Final thoughts

We have listed above the simplest steps. Hope this article provides useful information to help you make your hair beautiful and natural when you want to hide extensions in very short hair. If you still have any questions regarding the question of how to hide hair extensions in short hair, do not hesitate to contact us via the hotline on the website or leave a comment below.

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