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Pros and Cons Of Wearing A Quick Weave

Pros and Cons Of Wearing A Quick Weave

Last updated date Fri Jun 14 2024 By William Brown

Fashion Blog

Do you have an idea of purchasing a new sew-in quick weave? Learning about the advantages and disadvantages of quick weave will be very useful for you.

What is a Quick Weave?

A quick weave is a full-head weaving technique where tracks are glued to a wave or skull cap. The entire style is done on a foundation that's easily applied to and removed from the head. It's basically a custom-made wig.

With quick weave, you can create any look with any type of hair extension. It can be long or short, curly or straight, all one color or filled with highlights. There are some advantages and drawbacks of quick weave that you need to know.

Let your imagination runs wild! If you want a style with your hairline showing, this isn't the best weaving option for you. Look into sew-in weaves and regular bonded tracks.

Pros of Wearing a Quick Weave

There are numerous advantages in deciding to wear quick weave that make them appealing.  Here are five reasons why you should to consider.


A quick weave is a great alternative to the traditional sew-in because it is cheaper and faster. This weaving technique can be completed in about 1.5 hours, much faster than sewing-in. Besides, quick weave method also causes less tension on your natural hair as well as your scalp. Do you know why? For sew-in weaving, your hair will be cornrowed and the hair extensions are directly threaded in to these cornrows. This can lead to some pain and damages to both your hair and scalp, as well as a heavy tension on them. Meanwhile, quick weave uses bonding method to keep the hair extensions, instead of directly sewing them into your hair.


Easy to Remove

The wefts are attached into the cap instead of your natural hair, which makes it easier for you to remove and replace the hair extensions. For this convenience, this method is loved by more and more women nowadays.


Low maintenance

Lastly, a quick weave is low maintenance. All you need to do is use a daily nighttime wrapping method. You don’t need to put much thought into or worry about how maintain a quick weave.


Cons of Wearing a Quick Weave

The quick weave is not without its critics. This hair installation process has a bad reputation for triggering a few unwanted side effects. Of course, as with anything, poor results sometimes has a lot to do with human actions and errors.

Let’s take a closer look at four cons of wearing a quick weave.

Damaging to Your Hairline

The first con of wearing a quick weave is the risk that it can be damaging to your hairline, scalp, and hair. This damage often occurs when adhesive or hair glue comes into contact with your natural hair or hairline during the installation process.

Unfortunately, the contact between your hair, scalp, and adhesive is not always so evident until it is time to remove the quick weave. Ideally, you want to avoid allowing any glue to come into contact with your hairline or hair, which means ensuring you are wearing the correct form of a quick weave cap.

Another trigger of hair loss or damage may occur if they are too tight or create tension on your scalp or hairline.


The quick weave has a shorter lifespan than the traditional sew-in. Therefore, if you are expecting to enjoy lengthy wear out of this product, you may have to reconsider. Most quick weaves last for one month. With proper care, you can rock a sew-in weave for upwards of two months. This information is also essential if you are looking to invest in more expensive hair for your quick weave. It may be more reasonable to sit for the sew-in rather than a quick weave.

Products Damaging to the Hair Extensions

Products used to seal the hair can also damage it, ruining your investment. Hair extensions much like your hair, are susceptible to collecting adhesives on the strands, which can later contribute to clumping and poor quality.

Risk for Shedding

The hair wefts of your hair extensions have an increased risk for shedding due to the amount of cutting you or your stylist may have to perform to achieve the style.

In conclusion, a quick weave will allow you to create many beautiful hairstyles with weaves and promises to change your look positively. With a quick weave, you can freely change your figures with different types of hair extensions, from long to short, straight or curly, mixed with a color, or even highlights.


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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