Choosing the Perfect Hair Extension Color : Matching Color FAQ

You can have beauteous locks building up that will be matching your natural hair color, mixing your tint, and the shades of the expansion. With correctly color-matched buildings up, you don't feel a separation between locks and the building up. So, how can you pick your ideal tone and length for locks building up? The information below will answer all questions.

JuvaBun`s hair buildings up are multi-tonal, meaning they are blended with natural highlights and create the organic size and depth matching your natural hair color. As a result, you receive longitude and capacity that can conjoin with your hair.

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When you’re shopping online for hair building up, do not get hung up only on the front of your locks. The front pieces and top of the head may be lighter than the rest of your locks.

Your roots are more black than the rest of your hair as well since they represent new growth and are mostly concealed from direct sun exposure.

How to choose hair extensions length

Following this article, there are two ways for determining the length: finding a natural length or choosing the Proper Gage.

  • Finding a Natural Length
    • determine the longitude of your locks from ears down;
    • opt to build up 5.1 cm longer than your hair;
    • select building up within 4 inches (10 cm) of your native longitude;
    • make 12 in (30 cm) extensions with shoulder-length hair;
    • buy 16 in (41 cm) building up with hair up to the collarbones; 
    • use 20 in (51 cm)  building up when hair is lower than breast; 
    • purchase 24 in (61 cm) building up when hair reaches the back.

  • Choosing the Proper Gage
    • gather locks into a ponytail to see their density; 
    • opt 100-gram extensions when locks are thin;
    • pick buildings up, weighing 180 grams when locks are medium;
    • use 200-gram extensions when locks are dense. 

    When you’ve decided how to choose hair extensions length, compare standing in the sunlight the tone of your mid-length to ends with the colors by holding a section of hair against a color ring. It contains a diversity of multiple swatches of different tones. 

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    How to pick hair extension color

    You can choose dark, medium, light, or red tones. To choose the right hair extension color you need to decide on your innate tone. Brunette covers levels 1 to 4, with black being 1. Level 5 is a medium brownish red, and blonde covers 6-10 levels.

    For building up is used a multi-tonal adapting technology. Lighter and darker slivers of the same coloring are combined and ensure unimprovable mixing, depth, and dimension. 

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    Hair extension color chart:

    Dark Colors 

    Medium Colors 

    Light Colors

    Red Colors

    Jet Black (the darkest shade of black that we carry)

    Medium Brown (warm mid-tone brown with red undertones)

    Ash Blonde (the darkest shade of blonde we carry and the only cold blonde from our range)

    Ginger (multi-tonal, rich auburn color)

    Natural Black (natural shade of black with warm brown undertones)

    Light Brown (the lightest brown we carry, with a mix of red and gold undertones seamlessly blended together)

    Golden Blonde (warm blonde with multi-tonal golden undertones)

    Light Red (a bright red shade with warm copper tones and rich red hues)

    Chocolate Brown (the darkest shade of brown we carry with a slight hint of red undertones)

    Honey Blonde (pure golden blonde color with rich honey hues)

    Rosewood (a deep burgundy with rich purple undertones)

    Chocolate Brown (the darkest shade of brown we carry with a slight hint of red undertones)

    Platinum Blonde (golden tone blond with yellow accents)

    White Blonde (cool-toned blonde tone with white/silver undertones)

    To understand how to find your hair color for extensions, focus on your hair's shade: warm or cold. The undertones of your locks should complement the color of the building up.

    Your skin tone can also be a guide, as warm or cold hues complement different types of skin colors. For warm skin tones, select innate locks building up with a rich golden or red basis, and for cool skin tones - with a neutral. A hair extension color chart will help you define the true shade and undertone of locks.

    And the last step is taking into account highlighting in your hair. You will opt for the mid-length and ends with the locks’ extension shade if you have ombre-colored hair. You can pick an ombre building up or a solid that fits the ends of your locks.  

    So if you figured out how to pick hair extension color, bring it to your stylist, and they will perfectly do as you want. And if you think about changing your look in the future, you don’t have to buy all new locks building up.

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    Hair color for extensions FAQ

  • Does Jennifer Aniston wear hair extensions?
  • Jennifer Aniston used to wear hair extensions for years. She stopped wearing them when she realized they were damaging her real hair, and other than a couple of minor relapses, she has stopped wearing them now.

  • Why won't my hair blend with my extensions?
  • There are multiple reasons why your extensions may not be blending. One of the most important factors that we let our customers know is that everyone has a different hair type and cut. The incorrect weight was purchased for your hair length. 

  • Can you use box hair dye on extensions?
  • If you have tape locks extensions and you want to know “can you dye locks extensions”, the answer is yes. You'll need to avoid the tape area though – the dye could damage the attachment.

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