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How to Weave Hair the Right Way

Nothing is worst than seeing a lady wearing a weave the wrong way! Whether the tracks are showing, the hair doesn’t match the the leave out or the weave looks untamed, it all adds up to a bad look.

While it may take some practice, with careful attention you can easily rock a fabulous, DIY weave. Keep reading for helpful tips on how to weave.

1. Bangin’ Betty

This style features bangs and a ponytail. It’s a classic quick weave that’s coming back in style.

Long Straight Ponytail with Bangs Hairstyles Front ViewLong Straight Ponytail with Bangs Hairstyles

How To Style:

  1. Smooth hair into high ponytail.
  2. Wrap hair around ponytail. Sew or glue into place.
  3. Take a shorter piece of weave and glue into place for a smooth finish.
  4. Use serum to add shine for the finishing touches.

Recommended Products:

Try Smooth n’ Shine Keratin to bring your weave back to life.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes can rock this do! This styles is best suited for smooth, medium to long length hair.

Tip(s):

Use 20 to 22 inch long human hair for the ultimate smooth look. Apply a dime sized amount of oil to ends to maintain  a sleek finish.

2. The Ponytail Princess

This style features a cool, funky ponytail with a stylized braid and pompadour. Simply pinning a weave into place can help you to easily achieve this look.

Ponytail with Braid Headband WeavePonytail with Braid Headband Weave Second View

How To Style:

  1. Section out front half of head. Tease, smooth and pin into place.
  2. Smooth the rest of hair into a pony tail. Wrap and sew or pin extension around ponytail.
  3. Braid extension and pin around puff. If the hair islonger, wrap around ponytail.
  4. Use serum to add shine for the finishing touches.

Recommended Products:

Use Brazilian or Malaysian hair for this exact look.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes can rock this do! This styles is best suited for curly or wavy, medium to long length hair.

Tip(s):

If you can’t find the hair you want in stores, look online on websites like Ali Express.

3. The Two-Toned Tracy

This style features a block color look with blond and jet black. Playing with hair color through weaving  is extra fun when your own hair can maintains it’s integrity!

Two Tone Weave HairstyleTwo Tone Weave Hairstyle Side View

How To Style:

  1. Use Hair Solution for quick weaves.
  2. Apply blonde hair to back and side of head.
  3. Apply black hair to the rest of the front and side.
  4. Dry, cut and style hair as desired.

Recommended Products:

Use Salon Pro-Gro 30 second Molding Gel to protect your hair and encourage hair growth.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes can rock this do! This styles is best suited for smooth, short to medium length hair.

Tip(s):

Don’t forget to treat your hair before and after applying the weave.

4. Leave Out Lancy

This style features long, soft waves. For a more natural look, the perimeter of the hair line is left out to cover the weave.

Long Natural Weave HairstyleLong Natural Weave Hairstyle Back View

How To Style:

  1. Section out 1-2 inches of hair around perimeter.
  2. Sew or glue hair around entire head.
  3. Blend actual hair and weave together. Style as desired.

Recommended Products:

Use wet and wavy hair extensions for versatility of styling.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes can rock this do! This style is best suited for curly to wavy,  medium to long length hair.

Tip(s):

You might choose to relax the perimeter of your hair for a smoother blend.

5. The Invisible Ivis

Some women prefer to cover their entire head with weave and still have a part such as featured here with this long look.  Check out how to achieve the “invisible part” technique below.

Weave Hairstyle with Invisible PartWeave Hairstyle with Invisible Part Back View

How To Style:

  1. Braid front down to the sides in cane rows leaving a part in the middle. Braid the rest of the hair in a circular pattern.
  2. Sew or glue hair into place.
  3. For invisible part, separate weft into thin pieces for smooth finishing.
  4. Cut and style as desired.

Recommended Products:

Try Smooth n’ Shine Keratin to bring your weave back to life.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes can rock this do! This styles is best suited for any length hair.

Tip(s):

To reduce shedding of hair, don’t cut the weft in the back.

Weaves are great styling choices for those who want to change up their style  without compromising their hair’s health.  There’s certainly nothing wrong with rocking a new look, but don’t be shy in taking these tips on how to weave the right way!