Hair extensions must be the best thing to happen to beauty since false eyelashes – we LOVE them.
Want gorgeous long tresses without the hassle of the upkeep? No problem. Even if you’re looking for a little extra volume rather than a longer length, or a splash of colour without having to dye your locks, hair extensions are a godsend.
Finding the right ones, however, can be a little tricky. Anyone who’s Googled hair extensions knows there are hundreds to choose from, which can create a bit of a headache when shopping (not what you want), so to make it easier we’ve done the work for you.
The type of hair extensions you go for will depend on two things – your hair type and what you want out of your product.
For example, if you just fancy lengthening your locks for a night out, we’d recommend clip-ins. Wefts are a more permanent option and will generally be fitted by a hairdresser, although you can choose your own shade online to take to the salon.
With both options, some will be made of human hair and others will be synthetic.
You can buy hair extensions for wavy, curly and straight hair. But don’t worry – most will also allow you to use straighteners and tongs on them, which means you can continue to style your mane as usual.
For an instant update, you can pop in a single clip-in streak. Considering going pink? Or blue? This is the perfect way to experiment without having to make any long-term decisions.
Fancy the ombre look? You can get hair extensions in various two-tone shades.
One issue with extensions is that it’ll become harder to tie your hair up – trying to cover the clips/bonds can seem like mission impossible. But don’t worry, we’ve found a clip-on ponytail that will give you a sleek up-do in seconds.
So whatever look you’re going for, you can shop the 10 best hair extensions online here.
The hair is attached to an adjustable invisible wire that fits around your head. Once on it won't slip and the wire blends in with the rest of your hair. As the extensions don't attach to any of your own hairs it's 100% damage-free.
Wearing your hair up can be seriously tricky when you're rocking extensions, trying to cover the clips/bonds can seem like mission impossible. Instead, try this clip-on ponytail for a sleek, long pony in seconds.
These single clip-in streaks come in natural or pretty pastel colours, so you can change your hair colour without the commitment.
These may be synthetic but you can still style them using your straighteners or tongs. Once done they hold the style without dropping, so your hair will stay perfect all day.
Get hair as bouncy as Beyoncé with these big curly clip-in extensions. They are synthetic – so your waves won’t drop not matter what.
Beauty Works have tons of different ombre extensions in varying shades, so whatever your hair colour, there’s no excuse not to rock a dip dye.
These no-nonsense clip-in hair extensions are some of the cheapest around, perfect when you’re a little cash-strapped but still want great quality that’s easy to style.
These no-nonsense clip-in hair extensions cling to hair without slipping, it's the easy way to thicker, longer locks, fast.
These uber-luxe hair extensions are a popular choice among the A-list, we hear Nicole Scherzinger, Michelle Keegan and Rochelle Humes are all fans. The high-quality Russian hair stays super soft and shiny for ages.
These luxury clip-in extensions have been coloured to the highest standard and will blend flawlessly with your natural hair. The high quality of the hair means they can be styled just like your own locks and they'll stay beautifully soft. Plus, the extensions come in an oh-so cute 'hair dress bag', so you can store them in perfect condition.