If you’re one of the millions of women that have had hair extensions weaves or braids done then you know how annoying the application is especially at the nape of the neck. The nape of the neck is one of the most problematic areas for hair extensions especially with hair braids. Many times the hair becomes knotted, tangled and loose due to the constant movement of that area against your back. Think about it, while you’re driving you’re constantly moving your head from side to side looking in your rear view mirror to watch for traffic. Every time you do this your hair is caught between your shoulders and your car seat pulling, tugging and tangling your hair in the nape of the neck. When you go to the gym and exercise your sweat and perspiration accumulates down at the base of the neck also adding to the comfortableness of the great. You rotate your neck and head throughout the day probably tens of thousands of times and many times the hair at the nape of the neck becomes tangled. Even when you sleep in bed and lay your head on your pillow, you constantly rub your head back and forth to get comfortable and cause extra tension where in tangling on your extensions especially at the nape of the neck.
Making a Final Choice: Skin Wefts, Hair Weaves, or Clip In Extensions?
There are various alternatives that you can consider and one of those is using clip on hair extensions at the nape of the neck. Either you or the salon owner has the ability to add clip in hair extensions at the base of the neck or the hair located at the nape of the neck. You can simply have the salon owner (no matter what type of hair addition you decide on) simply start above the nape of the neck with any of your preferred attachment methods. Then you can simply ask the salon owner to add clip in or click on hair extensions at the nape of the neck for easy removal, care and comfort. This area has the most wear and tear of the new hair you just added and you can easily substitute or change that hair regularly. It is much less costly to replace that hair with clip in hair extensions rather than going to the salon and having a new hair weft or extensions braided or attached. You are able to remove them whenever you wish in the in the comfort of your own home or even in a public rest area without anyone noticing. It is so simple you can even do it at your desk while at work.
Just make sure that your clip in hair extensions match the color of your hair weft or permanent hair extension that are being used for the rest of your hair. With this blending of color, it will still look extremely natural and no one can tell the difference. You can add as many clip then extensions as you wish and place them virtually anywhere on the nape of the neck if you want to add additional volume or length to that specific area.
Here’s our video below from You Tube providing Instructions on How To Apply Clip In Hair Extensions.
If you’re afraid to offend your long time hair stylist then you can simply ask them to start the hair extension process higher on the back of the head. Simply tell them that the nape of your neck is very sensitive and you don’t like the additional tension put on the hair in that area. Tell them to please begin the hair extension process higher on the back of your head. In this regard you do not offend the integrity or your relationship with the hair stylist. You just need enough hair available for a clip in hair extension to be attached and can easily solve any problematic area with the nape of the neck.
The nape of the neck area has always been problematic for hair extensions and hair additions regardless of the method used for attachment, and clip in hair extensions can solve this problem for you while saving you money, time and aggravation.
You can easily pop out the clip in hair extensions at any time, wash them, condition them and clip them back in without having to take down an expensive hair weave or hair addition anymore.
We hope these tricks have helped you in how clip in hair extensions should be used for the nape of the neck