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The Easiest Way To Put In Clip-in Extensions for Thin Hair

The Easiest Way To Put In Clip-in Extensions for Thin Hair

Last updated date Thu May 23 2024 By William Brown

Fashion Blog

Blending clip-in hair extensions with thin hair can be quite challenging. The lack of volume, limited coverage, and difficulty in holding extensions can make it challenging to achieve a natural-looking blend. However, with the right techniques and a little professional help, you can overcome these issues and get seamless blend hair. In this article, I will let you know how to put in clip-in hair extensions for thin hair.

What Should I Notice Before Putting Clip-in Hair Extensions for Thin Hair

The quality of clip-in hair extensions play such an important role in how natural the result will look. When buying clip-in hair extensions for thin hair, there are 3 important factors that should notice:

Invisible Clip-In Hair Extensions: Invisible Clip-in hair extensions are designed to seamlessly blend with your natural hair, particularly for individuals with thin or fine hair. They are often lighter in weight and have lower density compared to normal clip-in hair extensions.

Matching color and texture: It’s obvious that thin hair often lacks volume and density. By selecting extensions that have a similar texture and thickness to your natural hair, you can achieve a more balanced and harmonious look.

Weight and excessive use of hair extensions: The weight of the added strands and using too much hair can lead to hair loss.

What Should I Notice Before Putting Clip-in Hair Extensions for Thin Hair

Step-by-Step To Apply Clip-in Hair Extensions on Thin Hair

Prepare your natural hair

Prepare your natural hair before putting in clip-in hair extensions is very important, especially for thin hair. It not only makes the installation process easier but also makes the blend seamlessly.

First, ensure that your hair is clean by washing with clarifying shampoo. Then dry your hair with a blow dryer at medium heat. When your hair is 90% dry, you should detangle your hair by using a detangle brush or a wide tooth comb.

Prepare your natural hair

Section your hair

Start by creating a horizontal parting at the nape of your neck using a rat tail comb. secure the top section using clips and brush the bottom section one more time.

For thin hair, avoid putting clip-in hair extensions too high at the temple of your head unless it cannot be blended seamlessly. 

Section your hair

Source: Emily Brown

Start attaching clip-in hair extensions

Take a clip-in hair extensions and put it along the teased area of your hair. If you get the desired look, secure it by snapping the clips shut. Then release the top section down and repeat the process.

Start attaching clip-in hair extensions

Source: Emily Brown

Read more: How To Put In Clip-In Hair Extensions

Blend the extensions

When you finish attaching clip-in hair extensions for thin hair, you may need to comb through your hair to blend the extensions with your natural hair.

Blend the extensions

Source: Emily Brown

Tips For Using Clip-in Hair Extensions With Thin Hair

Consider the weight of the extensions: Thin hair can be more susceptible to damage from heavy extensions. Select extensions that are made from high-quality, lightweight materials, as these will be less likely to weigh down your natural hair.

Regular maintenance: Maintenance is very important to keep your hair extensions last longer and maintain their quality.. If you are a beginner with no experience to care for your clip-in hair extensions, you can refer to our guide to care for clip-in extensions.

Secure the clips properly: When attaching the clips, make sure they lay flat against your natural hair. If necessary, gently tug on each weft to confirm that it's firmly attached. This will prevent the extensions from slipping or becoming visible.

Use smaller wefts: For thin hair, you should clip-in extensions that have smaller wefts or pieces. These smaller wefts will be easier to conceal in thin hair and will provide a more seamless blend.

Final Thoughts

Blending clip-in hair extensions with thin hair can be challenging, but with the right techniques, it is possible to achieve a natural-looking blend. Consider factors such as selecting invisible extensions, matching color and texture, and paying attention to weight and clip attachment. 

By following Michair's complete guide, you will gain the knowledge and skills to achieve a seamless blend. With practice and proper maintenance, you can confidently rock a seamless blend that boosts your hair's appearance and your confidence.


William Brown

William Brown


William is a professional hair stylist with over 10 years of experience. He is passionate about creating personalized, trendy looks for his clients and specializes in hair treatments and updos. He is now a certified hair adviser for Mic Hair Company. His articles are always filled with advice, pro tips, and latest hair research results.


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