WEB-1Bored of your bob? Stressed out by short hair? Follow this step-by-step guide from Xtras.co.uk for longer tresses using clip in hair extensions.

You will need: 1 comb, 1 large hair clip, 3 layers of clip-in extensions, 4 small sections for the front of your hair. Visit Xtras.co.uk to find the right length and colour for you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Step 1 

Starting at the nape of your neck, section off a piece of hair and clip the remainder out of the way using a large crocodile clip.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Step 2

Take a small piece of hair, the same width as one of the clips on your extensions, and lightly backcomb it. Push the first clip into the backcombed section and snap shut to secure.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Step 3

Repeat this with each of the clips on the band of your extension until the whole layer is securely in place.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Step 4

Repeat step 1, and section off a piece of hair approximately one inch above the first for the second layer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Step 5

Repeat steps 2 and 3 until the second layer of hair is in place

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Step 6

Repeat steps 4 and 5 until the third layer of hair is securely in place. To create length around your face, use the small 1-inch sections of hair and position these in the same way as before, just above your ears. You will ideally need two on either side.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Step 7

Unclip the top layer of hair and gently brush. To get a more natural look, gently backcomb at the roots and tease hair at the ends for a choppy effect.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Voila! Say hello to your new, long locks!