Difference Between Hot Fusion, Cold Fusion & Skin Weft Hair Extensions
Do you feel confused about hair extension terms? Do you know what the difference is between hot fusion, cold fusion and skin wefts? All of them are wonderful hair extensions. However, they slightly different.
1. Hot Fusion Hair Extensions
Hot fusion is a strand method that is attached at the keratin based tips with a heating element.
Hot fusion hair extensions, also known as keratin hair extensions or tip hair extensions, are applied to your natural hair in small ‘bundles’ with a heated keratin adhesive. This method is actually more gentle on hair than regular glue is since your hair is already made of 90% keratin.
Hot fusion hair extensions last 2–4 months. Installing hot fusion hair extensions takes three hours. You can do a variety of hair styles including updos and styling your hair down as long as you use hot fusion hair extensions.
2. Cold Fusion Hair Extensions
Cold fusion, known as micro link, or i-tip extensions, is another strand method applied by weaving small sections of hair through a micro link tube. In order to install cold fusion hair extensions, you should use weaving tools and pliers to weave the small sections of hair.
Cold fusion hair extensions are a gentle alternative than keratin hot fusion hair extensions. With cold fusion hair extensions, you don’t need to use heat to apply the hair extensions to your hair. It is a no heat hair extensions method that bonds hair via an ultra sound applicator. It is a more updated extensions method. Cold fusion hair extensions were created to be a lot more gentle on your natural hair than hot fusion.
3. Skin Weft Hair Extensions
A skin weft is a tape in method. It uses custom cut sections of hair that are sandwiched into sections of hair that are attached to your scalp with double sided tape or glue.