Clip On Extensions: 10 Ways to Style Hair Like a Pro!

Ever get stuck trying to find cute styles to do with your hair? Well have no fear, I’ve found 10 cool hairdos incorporating different colors, textures and lengths that with the help of clip on extensions will have your friends and family in awe. Look below to find your muse!

1. True Blue Beauty

This style has a blue flare to it. The clip on extensions can be used for bright or low highlights.

Hairstyle with Blue Clip On ExtensionsHairstyle with Blue Clip On Extensions Side View

How To Style:

  1. Part hair on desired side.
  2. Install clip on extensions along part.
  3. Spiral curl entire head using 1 inch curling iron.
  4. Use light finishing spray for hold.

Recommended Products:

Purchase extensions from Snazzy Lites by  Gorgeous Strandz for quality extensions with bright colors.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style best suits oval face shapes and long, smooth to wavy hair.

Tip(s):

Go to Snazzy Lites to not only get Blissful Blue, but other awesome colors like Rebel Red and Glamour Green!

2. Pretty In Pink

Using pink extensions can sometimes come across as over-the-top, but  this chic style with a simple installation creates an amazing look.

Short Straight Hairstyle with Pink Clip On Extensions Short Straight Hairstyle with Pink Clip On Extensions Side View

How to Style:

  1. Part hair on desired side.
  2. Install clip in extensions. Gauge how many rows you want to create this style.
  3. Slightly curl your own hair under. Flat iron extension pieces straight.
  4. Use serum to add shine for the finishing touches.

Recommended Products:

Use Hair Palette Color Clip-In Extensions from the Sultra Line.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Any face shape can wear this style. It is best suited for medium density, smooth hair.

Tip(s):

If you want more beautiful, funky colors like this, check out Sultra.

3. Flaming Red Frame

Clip your extensions in to frame your face with trendy magenta highlights. Different noticeable lengths give a more natural look. Shhhh, no one has to know they’re extensions!

Trendy Magenta Clip On ExtensionsTrendy Magenta Clip On Extensions Side View

How to Style:

  1. Section out bangs and sweep to the side preferred.
  2. Clip in extensions along the face.
  3. Slightly curl hair under using 1 inch gold barrel curling iron.
  4. Use hairspray for light hold.

Recommended Products:

Use clip in synthetic bangs with temples. If you purchase from Light In The Box, you can get it in 3 colors.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Oval face shapes best suit this style along with smooth, short to medium length hair.

Tip(s):

Look out for flash sales and summer sales for great prices on extensions.

4. She’s Royal

Get outside the box and go for a daring short and sassy cut! Blue highlights will definitely be a show stopper.

Short Hairstyle with Blue HighlightsShort Hairstyle with Blue Highlights Side View

How to Style:

  1. After drying hair straight, clip in extensions along the middle of forehead. Leave out ½ inch of real hair to cover clip in.
  2. Curl hair using ½ inch curling iron or flat iron.
  3. Use light holding spray.

Recommended Products:

Use hair from Ulta: Beauty at Play Brand.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Best recommended for short smooth hair, but works on all face shapes.

Tip(s):

If you really want to be different Ulta extensions also comes in animal print. Go ahead and change the hair game!

5. Hot Crossed Bun

Subtle and classy always does the trick! This classic look will take you anywhere you want to go.

Classic Bun with Braid ExtensionClassic Bun with Braid Extension Side View

How to Style:

  1. Section out bangs. Curl and sweep to the side.
  2. Smooth hair into ponytail. Twirl hair into mini bun and pin into place.
  3. Attach clip on bun. Use clip in plait to wrap around the bun.
  4. Use light sheen to seal the look.

Recommended Products:

Use a clip-on bun from Hair Rehab London for a smooth finish.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style suits all types of faces and works best on smooth, medium to long length hair.

Tip(s):

You can find neat classy buns to a tousled looking buns or even fish tail clip ons to suit your every need.

6. Sweet and Seductive

Most ladies use clip on extensions for easy access but also for length. This classic look can be accomplished in a matter of seconds.

Long Hairstyle with Extensions and FringeLong Hairstyle with Extensions and Fringe Side View

How to Style:

  1. Section out bangs and curl using a flat iron.
  2. Clip hair in more towards the back of the head and around the ears for equal length.
  3. Curl hair in loose curls using a 1 inch curling iron.
  4. Use firm holding sheen.

Recommended Products:

Use 100% Human Hair Extensions from Irresistible Me brand for smooth, already curled hair. Clip ons start at $65 and come with free returns and exchanges.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes work with this style. Smooth, medium to long length hair works best with this style.

Tip(s):

If you can’t find this type of hair in the nearest beauty store go online and check out Irresistible Me for a range of hair lengths and colors. The trick is finding hair that best matches your texture for this particular style.

7. Blushing Blonde

Ever get worried about the damage that going blond or ombre could do? With these clip ons, your hair will keep its integrity and you’ll have your desired highlights.

Short Hairstyle with Blonde ExtensionsShort Hairstyle with Blonde Extensions Back View

How to Style:

  1. Start from the back and leave out 1 inch of  your own hair out.
  2. Section out bangs and curl them out and back for a cute flip.
  3. Flip out the rest of the hair using the curling iron. On the longer pieces of hair curl the hair into ringlets.
  4. Use a light sheen to give the hair a beautiful shine.

Recommended Products:

Use hair from Ultimate Looks. They carry highlight and lowlight clip ons plus wigs.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style suits any face shape. Short to medium curly hair works best.

Tip(s):

When purchasing extensions have an idea of how much you need so you don’t end up overspending.

8. Keep it Bangin’ with Brittany

The sheer elegance of this style is fit for weddings, proms and all other formal events.

Formal Updo with ExtensionsFormal Updo with Extensions Back View

How to Style:

  1. Section out long side bangs.
  2. Flat twist entire head to preferred side and pin into place.
  3. Clip extensions in bang.
  4. Curl bangs outward and back.
  5. Use firm hold hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Use Human Hair Bang Accent from Sally Beauty.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style fits all face shapes. Naturally long hair is recommended for the best results.

Tip(s):

Sally Beauty can be found in the USA, Canada, Spain, Ireland, and Germany! The store caters to those who would like human hair extensions, ready to wear extensions, synthetic extensions and multicultural hair extensions.  You can find all you need there!

9. Natural Curls with Nina

The naturally long and curly look can take a long time to achieve, but with clip ons you can achieve the length you want in an instant!

Long Natural Hairstyle with Extensions

How to Style:

  1. Part hair from ear to ear.
  2. Section out 3 portions of hair in the front and do 3 overlap braids. Pin into place.
  3. Clip extensions in behind braids.
  4. Use light sheen for finishing touches.

Recommended Products:

Use Kurly Klips for natural textured clip-in extensions.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style suits any face shape. Curly to wavy long hair is recommended for this hairdo.

Tip(s):  

Please note that this newly founded company ran into suppliers that said the extensions were “100%” human hair when they were really a mix of synthetic hair. So be sure to ask questions about the hair you’re purchasing to make sure it’s 100% human hair. Questions like, “how high a temperature can I flat iron this hair on?” will clue you in on it’s authenticity.

10. Ponytail Princess

The fastest and easiest way to use clip ons is in a ponytail.

Ponytail with Clip On ExtensionsPonytail with Clip On Extensions Front View

How to Style:

  1. Smooth hair into ponytail.
  2. Clip extensions in and leave some going towards the face for long side bangs.
  3. Use firm holding sheen.

Recommended Products:

Use a bone straight  “tie on” ponytail from Ali Express.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This styles suits any face shape. Medium to long length,  smooth hair suits this style.

Clip on extensions are super easy to incorporate into almost any style. Don’t be shy;  just give clip-ons a try!