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#21 *Heather*

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    Posted 27 June 2008 - 09:58 AM

    Definitely let us know how it turns out - I have very thin fine hair too, so I'm anxious to hear how these work!

    #22 Samantha S

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      Posted 20 July 2008 - 01:25 AM

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      Definitely let us know how it turns out - I have very thin fine hair too, so I'm anxious to hear how these work!
      First report--- not so good. I got the 10" Jessica Simpson hair and the net/weave-y thing that the hair is on that attaches to your head is too big for the back of my head. It's all bunched up and bulged out. AND, my hair is so fine and thin you can totally see the line in the back. What a bummer! I'm going to have my hair stylist put it on me to see if she can get it looking better. If it works out, I'll update.

      Somebody please tell me if real extensions will work for me!!! I'm thinking some people's (my) hair is too fine to do anything with. I really want glorious hair for my wedding.

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        Posted 22 July 2008 - 09:29 AM

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        First report--- not so good. I got the 10" Jessica Simpson hair and the net/weave-y thing that the hair is on that attaches to your head is too big for the back of my head. It's all bunched up and bulged out. AND, my hair is so fine and thin you can totally see the line in the back. What a bummer! I'm going to have my hair stylist put it on me to see if she can get it looking better. If it works out, I'll update.

        Somebody please tell me if real extensions will work for me!!! I'm thinking some people's (my) hair is too fine to do anything with. I really want glorious hair for my wedding.
        Hey Samantha,

        I have very fine/thin hair too, and I have had real extensions. They totally worked, and I know they'd work with your hair too, but I think I posted earlier how much of a pain in the butt they can be. I don't know if I'd want them for a destination wedding, unless you aren't planning on swimming or anything (because your hair will look gross when it's wet!!!). If you want any further details, feel free to PM me...I can show you some pics of my normal hair and then what I looked like with my extensions in. They're pricey but worth it! But a huge pain in the butt so make sure you REALLY want them and are willing to put up with the crap that comes with them.

        #24 Amy&Andy

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          Posted 22 July 2008 - 01:27 PM

          So...my experience with the extensions for the wedding.

          My hairstylist hand sewed three rows of real human hair extensions onto little clips for me to use. She went and bought the hair for me and matched it perfectly to my hair color, but sometimes they do need to be dyed or highlighted. She brought them down to Mexico and just clipped them in and curled my hair like normal. She said definitely do NOT get the fake hair...it has to be 100% human hair for them to curl nicely, and blend in well. I thought they were so so comfortable and no one knew it was fake until I mentioned it.

          My suggestion: have a stylish purchase the human hair strands and then put them into the clips. Most of them should know how to do that....I don't have a clue what it cost, because it was her wedding present to me. I would guess probably around $200-$300 or so Here is a pic of what it looked like:
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          #25 Samantha S

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            Posted 22 July 2008 - 11:06 PM

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            Hey Samantha,

            I have very fine/thin hair too, and I have had real extensions. They totally worked, and I know they'd work with your hair too, but I think I posted earlier how much of a pain in the butt they can be. I don't know if I'd want them for a destination wedding, unless you aren't planning on swimming or anything (because your hair will look gross when it's wet!!!). If you want any further details, feel free to PM me...I can show you some pics of my normal hair and then what I looked like with my extensions in. They're pricey but worth it! But a huge pain in the butt so make sure you REALLY want them and are willing to put up with the crap that comes with them.
            That is helpful, I will probably PM you with some questions.
            So...my experience with the extensions for the wedding.

            My hairstylist hand sewed three rows of real human hair extensions onto little clips for me to use. She went and bought the hair for me and matched it perfectly to my hair color, but sometimes they do need to be dyed or highlighted. She brought them down to Mexico and just clipped them in and curled my hair like normal. She said definitely do NOT get the fake hair...it has to be 100% human hair for them to curl nicely, and blend in well. I thought they were so so comfortable and no one knew it was fake until I mentioned it.

            My suggestion: have a stylish purchase the human hair strands and then put them into the clips. Most of them should know how to do that....I don't have a clue what it cost, because it was her wedding present to me. I would guess probably around $200-$300 or so Here is a pic of what it looked like:
            OMG!! There are extensions in there?!! Gorgeous! Thank you for posting these pics and telling us about them. One of my MOH is a hair stylist and she mentioned doing this instead of full blown extensions. She also told me to let her try the jessica simpson wig (I like calling it a wig ) on me before I go and sell it on Craigs list.

            Was it windy where you got married? The gazebo at Dreams Cancun is super windy so I'm thinking I'll probably have to do an up-do or pulled back- do but clipping in some hair would still work for that.

            Doh, just looked at your third pick with the ponytail-- that looks fabulous!

            Thanks ladies!

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              Posted 23 July 2008 - 09:39 AM

              Quote:
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              So...my experience with the extensions for the wedding.

              My hairstylist hand sewed three rows of real human hair extensions onto little clips for me to use. She went and bought the hair for me and matched it perfectly to my hair color, but sometimes they do need to be dyed or highlighted. She brought them down to Mexico and just clipped them in and curled my hair like normal. She said definitely do NOT get the fake hair...it has to be 100% human hair for them to curl nicely, and blend in well. I thought they were so so comfortable and no one knew it was fake until I mentioned it.

              My suggestion: have a stylish purchase the human hair strands and then put them into the clips. Most of them should know how to do that....I don't have a clue what it cost, because it was her wedding present to me. I would guess probably around $200-$300 or so Here is a pic of what it looked like:
              Amy - what kind of "clips" where they? Like alligator clips?

              #27 Amy&Andy

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                Posted 23 July 2008 - 12:05 PM

                [/QUOTE]Was it windy where you got married? The gazebo at Dreams Cancun is super windy so I'm thinking I'll probably have to do an up-do or pulled back- do but clipping in some hair would still work for that.

                Doh, just looked at your third pick with the ponytail-- that looks fabulous!

                Thanks ladies![/QUOTE]

                Oh it was breezy...but a nice relief from the sun. My veil did blow off, but the hair felt fabulous. I probably could have kept the clips in for a few days they were so stable. My stylist ratted spot where she was going to clip them in, then sprayed with the aerogel and then clipped them right in. She put my hair up with the flower after dinner and before the dancing and you really couldn't see any extensions at all. I would highly highly suggest doing the extensions in individual tracks like I did.....it was just enough extra volume and length, without feeling fake at all.

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                Amy - what kind of "clips" where they? Like alligator clips?
                They were just little snap clips....kind of like these....just little guys.

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                #28 *Heather*

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                  Posted 24 July 2008 - 08:07 AM

                  Thanks Amy - I totally think those would work for me! I'm going to investigate this for sure. I'm sure someone here can do it... *fingers crossed*

                  #29 Yari

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                    Posted 31 August 2008 - 01:09 PM

                    I got my extensions put in yesterday and I love them soooo much! My hair looks freaking awesome. I will post pics.

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                      Posted 31 August 2008 - 01:21 PM

                      Here our my before pics:

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