Clip-In Hair Extensions Guide for Beginners

If you are searching for a Do It Yourself hair extension method with zero long-term bonding, then you have found it. Clip-in hair extensions are easy to attach and can be perfectly matched with your natural hair — giving you longer hair, lowlights, highlights, or added volume.

Clip–in hair extensions can come in one or several pieces in differing widths. These hair extensions are clipped–in or out in a matter of minutes and are practically undetectable. Just Do It yourself “clip-in” extensions save you time and money! It’s quick and easy!

How are they attached to my natural hair?

Clip-ins attach underneath your natural hair by tiny snap on clips. The clips used should be quality clips preferably with a silicone insert, so they will not slip.

How long do the extensions take to put in?

The extensions clip in with little snap clips with combs that are invisible once you have them in. With practice, they should take 5 minutes to put in & about 60 seconds to take out! Don’t worry you will get detailed instructions at Jadore hair extensions website when you purchase your set.

How long should my natural hair be in order to use clip in extensions?

Different people have differing opinions, but as a general rule, as long as you have shoulder length hair or slightly short hair you should be okay.

How long do the extensions last?

The extensions are human hair; thus they will last as long as you want them to. If you take care of your hair, in most cases quality extensions can last for up to twelve months. If not treated properly they will need to be replaced every three to six months. The better you take care of them the longer they will last.

I have thick hair what kind should I buy?

For individuals with thick hair, there are specifically designed sets. Two wefts are sewn on top of each other in every piece, therefore, giving double volume with the same number of clips. The clips are as secure as with single wefts.

Care and Usage

Can they be curled or straightened?

Yes, simply because its real human hair and you can curl and straighten the hair. This is a great test in itself to find out if you are not being sold a synthetic product.

Can I shampoo the extensions?

Wash them as you would your natural hair with shampoo and conditioner.

Can I dry the extensions with a hair dryer or use tongs?

Treat the hair as if it is your natural hair. Use a hair dryer or tongs, even when fitted. But as with your natural hair avoid using a hairdryer or tongs that are too hot.

Can I dye my hair?


Yes, the hair can be dyed, but it is much easier to darken the hair than to lighten the hair. Always use a good quality hair dye and test a small sample first.