Something you want to know-- sew in braids
There are many methods for wigs installation, and sew-in is one. Sew in braids are a kind of braids used for sewing in wigs. Braids are actually the foundation of any wigs hairstyles, so keep the security of braids is significant. Only we do long-lasting braids that fixed on the place, wigs installation could be smooth. And for good-looking, flat braids are better than the compressed. Considered braids as hooks on the wall, the raised hooks will hold the product not against the wall tightly.
Sew in braid patterns
Different braid patterns are designed for multiple hairstyles you may want to get. Here are five fashion braid patterns proved to be available for impeccable hair installation.
U part with leave-out
U part braid pattern with leave out is made for U part closure. It consists of two part: straight cornrow and U part. Find the middle line of your body and leave out 1 to 2 inches from the line. If you have very thick and strong hair, this part could be more big, and it will have no bad impact on wig wearing but give you more natural appearance. And the U part should extend to the center of your ears, measured from the top of your head. From the straight back braids, you can some thick cornrows downward. But thick cornrows are not the best style for natural looking because it leaves out such a large chunk of hair. So more thin cornrows are recommended.
Diagonal braids that are perfect for hairstyles involving bangs ang angled parts because of its own angles.
Part a section across the front for the braided section, start braiding your hair directly from temple to temple, leave out a small horizontal area at the nape. Braid the remainder of the back section all the back and the leave out section at the nape while leave a space between each braid, ensure each braid follows diagonals. Then, to incorporate the braided ends, sew down the end of the braids to make sure they are secure.
Do you like curly hair? Would you want to try a body wave wig for pretty appearance? If you do, choose to make a beehive for braid pattern. Beehive braid like a special signal, the braiding of hair is in a circular pattern, beginning with the outside of your hair and ending in the middle. Generally, it starts at the nape, a circle enfold another. The result is a flat, neat braid which is impeccable for all kinds of sew-ins, even short wigs and extensions. Because this type of braid leave out no hair hanging down.
You can regard Vixen braid as an entirety consisted of four small beehives. It has a more complicated part method and section your hair into four part. Three or two sections are also available if you do not need to apply it to different types of wigs. In addition, you should leave out the hair along your head edge and braid them into a whole braid as the wall encircled four small beehives.
This pattern is not advisable for people who have thin or medium fragile hair. It needs and leaves too much hair exposed to the air, which may cause hair damage for some reasons. And it let the hair be in a state of tension for a long time, not friendly to your scalp and hair roots.
Cornrow with leave out pattern
This pattern is the most popular pattern of sew in braids and easy to learn. Leaving out a few inches of hair at your hairline allows you to style your edges and make a cute bang, which could cover your forehead and balance your face. The middle part behind the leave out part braids the typical cornrow pattern throughout your head. Finally, you need to blend all the braid ends together, or you can sew them in, just make sure they are fixed on your head.
How to sew in wigs?
All these braid patterns are made for sewing in wigs, that why they have to against your scalp and hold the place on your head tightly. Neat braids with space left out facilitate wigs installation.
After finishing braids styling, the next step, of course the crucial step, is attaching the weft. Thread a curved needle, pull the thread through until there is an equal amount on both sides, then tie the two loose ends together with a secure knot.
Insert the needle underneath the cornrow and bring it up. Make sure the point of the needle should now be pointing back at you. Take the needle and insert it into the front of the extension (or lace closure track) right below the seam. Please be sure that your needle goes under both your hair and the track. Cover the cornrow with your wig, layer by layer, until your hair looks natural.
Wash and shampoo your hair before braiding it.
Dry your hair and grease it (avoid dullness).
Spray some water into your hair (more tidy appearance).