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Why are some hair extensions more expensive than others?

Why are some hair extensions more expensive than others?

The short answer is quality, longevity, and application method. The longer answer goes much deeper, there are many grades of hair extensions that are based on country of origin. The most important factor is the processing of the hair extensions (this does not include natural virgin hair in dark colors), in order to keep extension color and texture consistent, they need to be processed. Imagine a red dress, the color barely varies, same with hair extensions. The caveat is that with less processing and the use of silicone the better the quality of the hair extensions is.  Also, the collection of hair extensions is a significant factor as well, whether the extensions are collected from one donor, multiple donors, or brushed hair.  

Application method

Human hair extensions can be applied via various attachment methods which include tape-in extensions, clip-in extensions, Keratin, Sewn-on, and Veila Hair Extensions offers Pull-thru. Applying hair extensions to your scalp takes a stylist time to attach, adjust tension, and blend the existing natural hair, color matches the extensions, and style your hair. The attachment method has an impact on how they feel, how they grow out over the weeks, and lastly, how are they maintained when they need re-adjusting. Maintenance is a must as hair will grow, and your hair extension attachment will grow with them. Therefore, thinking of the attachment is important since weeks later after the application, maintenance will be needed. When using the Pull-thru method, the micro silicon attachments are easily released, the extensions moved to be adjusted and you have control over the tension. Other attachments can be messy, or more time-consuming to adjust, such as tape-in hair extensions, or clip-in hair extensions.

Hair Extension Quality

The cuticle being in-tact flowing in one direction is called 100% Remy human hair, hair collected from brushes is impossible to detangle once the silicone coating washes away. Often non-Remy hair will blow up and matte - wearing this dry matted hair is horrific. As a hair supplier, I have worked with manufacturers that offered a lower price point, but the experience was horrific. After working tirelessly to apply for hair extensions, my client was helpless trying to detangle their hair. I immediately replaced the inferior hair extensions with virgin -- one-donor -- hair! Not only did I face losing a valued client, but it was a costly lesson. Today I only work with virgin hair, virgin hair comes from one person, the donor is paid, the hair is ethically removed and it is more expensive. At Veila Hair, we only sell virgin hair, the price is slightly higher than what Amazon offers, and less than Bellami hair!  

Most hair extensions are reusable, i.e. pull-thru, wefts, and tape, therefore, making the investment in quality virgin hair will ensure your hair extensions will last up to 1 year with proper home maintenance. Purchasing extensions that are attached from Amazon is not a wise investment, and they are not esthetically pleasing since they look synthetic like "Barbie hair".  

If you compare the Veila Hair quality to other brands you will find the prices are more competitive, they are the best bang for your buck.


Hair Extensions Background

At Noelle Salon, they evaluate your natural hair, and listen to the client's wishes on styling, color match, and look. They use human hair extensions like 100% Remy human hair, or Virgin Hair (unlike Bellami hair). Hair extensions can be used for short hair or 24 inches of a full head of hair, and they have worked with different methods like tape-in extensions, clip-in hair extensions, Keratin and enjoy using the Veila Pull-thru method with the Veila Hair Extensions for ease of hair care. Styling can vary from flat iron, natural curl, or curly hair. Whether you are looking for a change of style or look for a day such as a Clip-in ponytail, having a high-quality ponytail extension can mix it up for you. Your natural hair journey with your hair growth can be enhanced with Hair extensions when protective styling is applied, and regular maintenance is used. You can change your hair in one day - feel free to reach out and explore the possibilities.