How do I find the right stylist to install my hair extensions?

How do I find the right stylist to install my extensions?

Hair extensions are one of the best ways to add length and thickness to the hair. However, not all hairstylists are trained in hair extensions, or , not trained in all of the methods. A stylist that is familiar with the installation of bonded hair extensions may not be trained in installing hand tied extensions

Finding the right stylist for your hair extension is absolutely necessary and important if you want to achieve the best possible look and have quality extensions that will last.

Here are some suggestions that will help you find the right hair extensions stylist to install the extensions.

            Ask friends for reference

The best way to find a good hair extension stylist is to ask some friend who has extensions. Ask them who does their hair and find out more about their experience. Through that chat, you will learn more about the bonds that are used, the approximate cost, and other important details.

            Call some salons in your area

Make a list of some hair salons in your area and start calling them. Ask whether they are working with hair extensions and what installation methods they are trained in.  Tell them about the condition of your hair, if you have any hair issues etc. Set up a consultation with two or three experts and meet with them before booking an appointment.

At this meeting, it is important to ask the right questions, such as:

  • What type of hair do they use?
  • What type of bond or attachment method do they use?
  • What type of training have they had?
  • How much experience do they have with hair extensions?
  • Are they certified in hair extensions?
  • Is hair loss their specialty?
  • Can they provide client references?
  • How long will it take to attach the extensions?
  • How much will the service cost in its entirety?
  • How long will the extensions last?
  • Can you bring your own hair extensions to the appointment?


Do an online research

Doing online research today is one of the most common ways to look for the right hairstylist for your extensions. The Internet is full of websites where you can read customer reviews of hair salons that specialize in hair extensions. Of course, there might be some comments that are totally unrelated to the topic, but overall, you will get a general impression of what type of service is provided regarding the hair extensions.

Since the application of hair extensions is not a quick process. It is important to be comfortable within the entire process because you will need to come back for touch-ups. The relationship with the hairstylist will allow you to express your needs and your concern and that is why you need to find the right one.

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