How much does it cost to extend your hair in terms of length, body or volume?
An often repeated question by those who want to dive in the vast market of hair extensions. The answer is that the cost or price can vary widely depending on the type of hair you choose and the method applied.
Natural hair is obviously more expensive than synthetic hair. Virgin or raw hair also cast more than treated human hair. Let us begin by concentrating on hair extension prices for different hair extension methods.
Weave : This is a popular hair extension method in which the extensions are braided on the client’s actual hair. These costs anywhere between $1,500 to 43,500. Clip Ons: Clip ons are done for a short period. This temporary hair extension solution. They cost less for this reason.
Hair replacement centers offer clip on services for anything ranging from $19.50 to $269 for a single kit. Cold fusion: This traditional technique of hair extension was developed for gentle handling of the hair, and costs vary between $1500, to $3,500.
Hot fusion bonding : Hair extensions are hot glued to the client’s original hair through this method. This is also a traditional method and costs around $300.
Hair extensions normally cost between $150 to $300 for a partial head extension. The cost of hair is added to this and the final cost ranges from $400 to $800.
For full hair extensions which focus on fullness the cost hovers between $300 and $600, plus the price of hair. The total cost comes within the range of $1,300 and $1,600. If the client desires hair extensions for fullness and length addition the costs are typically between $600 to $1500 and above.
After adding the cost of hair the total ranges from $1,600 to$4,000.However high quality human hair that is cut and not brushed is typically priced between $250 to $500 for a partial head job and $1, 00 to $2,500 for a full head job.
The final cost depends on the desired length and origin of hair. Synthetic and low quality hair obviously cost much less.
However there are many salons offering extensions at much lesser prices than the standard listed above. It is imperative that you find out whether the hairdresser is qualified and competent enough to service you hair before buying discounted extensions. Also make sure about the quality of the product. To sum up the price of hair extensions can vary on the basis of the type and length of hair extension you choose, the length and density of your natural hair and the method you choose to apply.
It is advised that shopping for hair extensions be done with great care and in accordance with ones genuine needs and resources from a certified practitioner, after consulting a competent professional.