Easy-to-Apply U-Tip Hair Extensions
U-tip human hair extensions from AiryHair allow you to add stunning length and volume to your hair with a hot fusion method. Because of how they’re applied, these pre-bonded hair extensions are ideal for a long-time look. The incredible keratin or glue hair extensions are super soft and blend in with your natural tresses for a gorgeously enhanced look.
Remy Nail/U-Tip Straight, Wavy, and Curly 100% Human Hair Extensions (100 Strands)
Your Nail/U-tip hair extensions package will include 100 strands.
U-Tip Human Hair Extensions Product Information
The U-tip human hair extensions are hair strands with a U-shaped tip made of real keratin (glue). They are attached with the bonding method of melting the glue and fusing it with your original hair, and must be worn constantly for several weeks.
1. Color: All available colors, including off-black and dark auburn
2. Length: 10 to 30 inches
3. Weight: 40 to 100 grams, 120-140 grams for 22 to 30 inches
4. Strands: 100 strands
5. Single-strand weight: 0.4 to 1.4 grams
6. Texture: Straight, wavy, yaki, funmi and curly
U-Tip Pre-Bonded Hair Extensions Features
For a truly transformative look, U-tip extensions are ideal for those who want long-lasting length and volume. Features include:
1. High-quality, soft to the touch hair extensions
2. Super-soft nail shape extensions
3. Pre-glued U-tip extensions that can be easily applied.
4. Extensions made of Remy hair, providing exceptional quality and volume.
5. Available extra-long 30-inch hair extensions.
Some questions we are asked about U-tip extensions include:
What is the difference between double drawn hair and single drawn hair? Double drawn hair extensions, like the ones offered by AiryHair, are the highest quality because the hair is manually treated so shorter hairs are eliminated. That means almost all the hair is of equal length, resulting in better volume. Single-drawn hair extensions have thinner ends.
What are the benefits of Remy hair? Remy hair extensions have strands that are all the same length and alignment, resulting in a flawless, tangle-free look. Many stores add “Remy” to the label, when really the hair has just been treated with acid. With AiryHair, we guarantee the best quality Remy hair.
What are Remy Premium Plus extensions? These hair extensions are perfect if you plan to process, dye or curl them. They tend to withstand treatments better and are perfect if you need to extend the lifespan of your extensions.
Why Buy U-Tip (Keratin) Hair Extensions?
U-tip extensions are also called keratin because of the keratin tipped bonds. This is a type of glue that is completely natural and safe for your hair. Deciding whether keratin extensions are for you requires that you get familiar with all of its positive and negative features, as well as consider your daily habits. We have put together a list of the most important pros and cons of u-tip bonds that can help you decide whether you want to go ahead and buy them or not.
The Pros of U-Tip (Keratin) Hair Extensions
First, let’s begin with keratin extensions pros where you can read all about the amazing features you can get by choosing affordable u-tip extensions. Perfect for Getting Longer and Fuller Hair If you dream about long, luscious locks but your strands are simply too short, then you might want to try out our u-tip extensions. Growing your hair can be a painstakingly long process, especially if you have the type of strands that naturally grow slowly. Hot fusion extensions offer instant length that will give you that glamorous look. Greater hair density is also something you get by installing U-tip hair extensions. Thick and voluminous locks simply look better and more attractive. Because fusion is a strand-by-strand method, you can control the overall density by how many strands you put in. Some girls like just a slight volume boost while others go for the extra volume.
Keratin Extensions Last for a Long Time
U-tip extensions are one of the longest lasting ones out there. It is hard to predict the exact time because there are so many different factors that influence it. The quality of the hair, installation, and maintenance are some of the things that greatly influence the lifespan of keratin extensions. But let’s say you bought high-quality Remy hair, got it properly installed, and take great care of it, then you can expect the U-tip hair extensions s to last at least five months.
Keratin hair extensions fall into the category of semi-permanent extensions. What that means is while the strands last for a very long time, they need to be refitted regularly. That means you can’t take the strands off every day and must commit to wearing them at least a couple of weeks. As your natural hair strands grow, the U-tip strands grow along with it which means they must be moved higher up on the roots to stay invisible.
What’s great about keratin extensions is once they’re glued on, there is basically no chance of them coming off. When the u-tip is attached to a strand, it is very secure and will stay in place for a long time. The only way that the u-tip hair extensions to get detached is if heat is applied to them, they’re incorrectly washed, or the installation was not professionally done.
Perfect for Thick Hair
Wefts can sometimes look too bulky and unnatural on very thick hair and that’s why keratin extensions are a much better choice. They will blend in better with coarse hair and you also have the option to control how many strands are installed. That does not mean that U-tip extensions can’t be installed on thin hair, however tape-in extensions are a much better option in that case.
Different Shades and Textures Available
AiryHair offers a wide range of shades and textures that you can choose from. The whole point of extensions is that they blend in seamlessly with natural strands and that is best achieved by picking the color and texture carefully. For best results, pick a texture that corresponds to your real hair and try to match the shades as well.
Can Be Used to Add Highlights
Another cool thing that can be done with u-tip hair extensions is creating highlights and colorful hairstyles. For example, you can buy a couple of Remy U-tip hair extensions that are lighter than your hair color and place them strategically to get pops of color. If you’re a fan of the balayage technique, you’ll be happy to know that it can be done using only keratin extensions. There is no need to dye your own hair.
Safe and Damage-Free
Some girls avoid the hot fusion method because they think it’s harmful to their hair. That’s a myth because U-tip hair extensions are designed in a way that makes them safe. If the keratin tips are installed and cared for properly, there is absolutely no risk of damage of any kind. Keratin is a natural protein found in the human body and it is good for your hair.
Although keratin extensions are not the cheapest ones out there, you can still find good quality ones for a low price. For example, you can get 16’’ pre-bonded U-tip hair extensions for only $40 which is not that expensive considering how long you can wear them. Synthetic ones are even cheaper, but we recommend that you stay away from those and go for real human hair instead, which will pay off in the long run. Synthetic hair might cost less, but it doesn’t last nearly as long as Remy hair.
Comfortable to Wear
Real human hair extensions that use u-tips are known for being one of the most comfortable ones out there. That’s because they’re attached strand by strand and the bonds are very small and thin. After they’re attached and cooled down, they’re still kind of soft so they won’t be hard against your head. As with all extensions, it takes some time to get used to having all that extra hair, but after a couple of days you’ll forget about it.
Realistic Look and Feel
If the U-tip hair extensions are made of the real human hair, they will merge with natural strands and be completely indistinguishable from the real thing. There are also no limitations as to what you can do with keratin extensions in terms of styling. You can braid the hair, pull it up, and basically do whatever you would with your own hair.
Natural Hair Movement
A great thing about strand-by-strand methods is that they allow for a natural hair movement, so you can flip and toss your hair as much as you want to, which can’t be said for wefts. Even if there’s strong wind that’s moving your hair, the U-tip extensions will still look natural.
More Styling Options
There’s not much that can be done to short hair, so you have to stick to only a couple styling options. However, when you extend the length of your own hair, you will notice that there’s suddenly a wide range of styles that you can try. If you’re the type of girl who likes to have a different hairstyle each day, extensions are a real-life saver.
Even though the hair needs to be refitted every two or three weeks, it is reusable. That means you don’t have to buy new u-tip extensions, simply move them higher up.
The Cons of U-Tip (Keratin) Hair Extensions
There are also some cons to keratin extensions that are worth mentioning.
Not as Easy to Install and Remove at Home
The main problem with u-tip hair extensions or any hot fusion hair in general is that it’s not so easy to install them by yourself, especially if you’re a beginner. A hot tool is needed to melt the keratin bonds and glue them on each strand. It’s more complicated than simply clipping a couple of wefts on. The U-tip hair extensions are also not as easy to remove, and a keratin bond remover must be used. If the tips are not installed the right way, it will not look good and they even might come off. That’s why we recommend that you leave the installation to the professional, at least for the first time.
Needs Refitting Every Two to Four Weeks
Although the hair itself can last for a very long time, the U-tip hair extensions still need to be refitted every couple of weeks because your hair grows. That is done by taking the U-tip hair extensions off and installing them higher up, closer to the roots.
Fusion extensions require you to be a bit more careful because there is glue involved. When washing the hair, avoid scrubbing too much around the bonds and using water that’s too hot because that could dissolve the glue. Brushing the hair also might be tricky because the roots need to be avoided. For lowest maintenance hair extensions, we recommend clip-ins.
Sleeping with Fusion Extensions Takes Getting Used To
When having Remy U-tip extensions installed, the hair needs to be protected in some way while sleeping. Just letting the strands loose will result in awful tangling, matting, and possibly detached strands. It is recommended that you wear a sleeping cap, a scarf around the head, or at least make a braid. This will protect the strands while you toss and turn in your sleep. It might take getting used to, but it’s actually a much better way to sleep, even for your natural tresses.
While each extensions type has its pros and cons, it’s easy to see how the positive outweighs the negative. Consider all the points carefully before buying and installing U-tip hair extensions and determine whether it is the right method for you. You can also contact a hair professional to assess which method is the best one for your hair type. Luckily, there are so many extension types to choose from. AiryHair offers more than 8.
Have more questions about U-tip extensions? Contact us here.
How to Apply U-Tip Human Hair Extensions
We’ve designed our U-tip extensions to be as simple to apply as possible. Here’s how:
1. First, we recommend you ask a friend or hairstylist for help, if needed. Be sure to choose U-tip extensions that best fit your natural hair for a seamless look.
2. Start by making a horizontal split in the neck region. Hold the upper section in place with a hair clip. Set out strands in the lower section as per the number of extensions you are going to wear. Keep the strands straight.
3. Proceed by attaching the “nail” extensions. Avoid setting them too close to the root, and keep a gap of at least 1.5 inches from the root. Otherwise, the extra hair could put stress on your scalp. Please note: since you are using real glue (to prevent hair from falling out), removal will be troublesome, so be sure you attach hair correctly.
4. Use the fusion connector to slightly melt the glue layer. One it is malleable, roll the glue between your fingertips to attach it firmly to your hair. You will have to attach extensions in at least three horizontal layers up to your temples. You may also want to add some side extensions.
For the best results, enlisting the assistance of a stylist can help you achieve a perfect look.
How to Take Care of Your U-Tip Hair Extensions
Like any extensions from AiryHair, take gentle care of your extensions, just like you would your own natural hair.
1. Untangle extensions before washing them. Use a mild, high-quality shampoo recommended by a stylist while shampooing, and use a gentle process.
2. Apply a leave-in hair conditioner for the best results.
3. Dry hair naturally if you can. If you have to use a blow dryer, use the lowest heat setting possible.
4. Store hair extensions in an air-tight container when they’re not being used. Make sure they are clean and untangled before storing.
5. Wear a ponytail in bed to prevent tangling and increase overall product lifespan of your U-tip extensions. Your stylist can offer additional professional tips. Your U-tip hair extensions will last up to six months or more depending on care.
Shipping for U-Tip Hair Extensions
Get free international shipping for AiryHair U-tip extensions orders. Registered air mail shipping takes between 10 to 30 days to the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Western European countries (except for Italy), and Australia. EMS takes between four to eight business days. FedEx/TNT/DHL takes between one to four business days.
Typical handling time after an order is placed is less than one day, and most hair extensions are sent as soon as payment is verified. In some cases where factors are uncontrollable, such as a post office closure, handling may take up to 72 hours.
Shop U-Tip Extensions Now
From a 30-day money-back guarantee, to more than 10 years of experience, AiryHair is the best store for U-tip extensions: learn why here. We craft our U-tip human hair extensions to make the wearer feel amazing. Order U-tip extensions now to create your own attention-grabbing look.
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