How to Install Tape-In Hair Extensions

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If you want easy, mess free, and durable extensions without emptying your wallet, tape in hair extensions might be for you!

Applying tape in hair extensions is easy to do at home or by a stylist! Which is great when you want to try your hand at adding your own beautiful extensions.

You can learn how to prep your extensions with tape here.

The application process is done by placing two hair extensions, prepped with one of our Hair Extension Tapes onto each other with your natural hair in between. This technique is called the “sandwich” technique.

If you are unsure about doing this process at home, we HIGHLY recommend you go to a professional stylist who has been trained to do tape in hair extensions. If you are a stylist that is learning to install tape in extensions and have questions for us, please contact us here.

Step 1

Starting from the bottom, section your hair and make sure that you have a nice clean horizontal line on the section.

Step 2

Hold the section of hair up, stick an extension to your comb and place it 1 cm from the hair root.  Release the section of hair, place your finger over the tape, press firmly and roll the comb off of the tape.

Step 3

After you have firmly pressed the tape extension into your hair, lift the hairs that did not attach to the tape and clip them up with the rest of your hair.

After you clip the hairs that did not stick to the tape,  you will then place the second tape extension on top of the first tape firmly. Make sure the tapes are even. If the sides of the tapes do not line up, they are more likely to come apart and decrease hold times.

Step 4

Once you have firmly place the two tapes together, take a small (or regular size) flat iron and place it onto the tape for one second. This way the glue with be sure to stick to the hairs in between the two tapes in the sandwich.

Step 5

And there you go!

Now, repeat steps 1 through 4, placing the tape extensions side by side with a distance of 1 cm between them.

After your first row, go up 1 inch and start your second row and work upwards.

While you are installing extensions, be sure not to place the extensions out on the sides. This will make them visible. Your extensions should always be covered underneath your hair.

If you would like to see a video on how to install tape in hair extensions with Hair Extension Tape’s Pro-Flex II Tape Tabs click here.

Before Pro-Flex II Tape Tabs

After Pro-Flex II Tape Tabs

If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions for future posts, contact us at Info@WalkerTapeCo.Com

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