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The Best Hair Extensions are Available at Avant-Garde's Miami Salon!
Want to change up your style but not sure where to start? With so many different hair extension brands, types, and methods out there, it can get overwhelming trying to figure out which type of hair extension is best for you. Whether you're looking for more volume, length, or thickness, want something provisory or long-term, we're here to help you on your hair journey. Below, we've broken down our 4 types of extensions so you can more easily decide which option is best for you. Ready? Let's get started.
Before we dive in on the different hair extensions and their application methods, it's important to distinguish human hair or natural extensions versus synthetic hair extensions. Because knowing the difference between the two can influence your decision on which one is best for you.
The main difference between natural versus synthetic hair extensions is how they are made. Natural human hair extensions are made from human hair that's typically given by a donor. 100% human hair extensions are just that—they're made of 100% human hair. Likewise, hair extensions might have & virgin hair," which is 100% human hair that has never been chemically treated or dyed. Remy hair, considered the finest quality of human hair, is human ponytail hair that keeps the hair cuticle intact and aligned in the direction it grew, giving the extension a natural look and feel.
Synthetic hair extensions contain no human hair and are made of various synthetic and blended fibers designed to imitate natural human hair.
The look and feel of your hair extensions will largely depend on the quality of the hair itself. Higher quality human hair extensions will have a better look and feel than cheaper synthetic extensions, as they blend in more naturally with your hair. Synthetic hair extensions, on the other hand, can often feel less like natural hair and more coarse and wiry to the touch.
One massive benefit to having human hair extensions is that they can act in the same ways as your natural hair would, meaning that you can style them with your normal hot tools, cut and color them, or apply your go-to hair products. Synthetic hair extensions have less flexibility when it comes to coloring and styling. With synthetic hair, you cannot color or style them the way you would with human hair as you risk damaging or even destroying the synthetic hair. Synthetic hair extensions can also be negatively affected by the sun, hair products with sulfate or alcohol, friction, and more.
Synthetic hair is more affordable than natural hair. However, with that smaller price tag comes tradeoffs with quality. Human hair extensions are more durable than synthetic hair fibers and can
last for months.
When it comes to hair extensions, the truth is that synthetic hair will never look entirely natural. That's why we use only 100% human hair to ensure that you have the best-looking results, find the perfect color match and have hair that's easy to maintain. Now that we've made the distinction between natural vs. synthetic's get to the different types of hair extensions we offer!
Avant-Garde Salon and Spa offers hair lengthening and thickening from Great Length for self-confident women wanting to look their best. Great Length hair is real hair and giving healthy extensions with invisible bonding that is long lasting because of the application techniques. ... At Avant Garde Salon we offer the best products by using REMI hair (100% real hair) instead of synthetic hair. Unlike Tape Extensions attached on a section of hair, Great Lengths are bonded using cold fusion technique and are applied by individual strand. When you sit with our Styling Experts, they will inform you on how to maintain your new thickened and longer hair.
Keratin Hair Bonds are the best looking semi / permanent hair extensions available! By using Great Lengths real hair extension bonded strands, you will feel and look your best.
Tape-in hair extensions are pre-taped and then taped (or glued) together on either side of your own hair. Tape-in hair extensions require a professional hairdresser who will apply the tape-ins by aligning them with the roots and applying heat to seal the glue. You'll also need to visit the salon when you want the tape-ins removed and new ones put in (the extensions can be reused if in good condition). This process typically takes between 40 minutes to 1.5 hours.
Tape-ins are an easy-to-maintain extension that offers length and volume. Tape-ins are also an excellent option for those who frequently work out, swim, or spend a lot of time in the water since you don't have to remove them before getting wet.
Tape-in extensions are semi-permanent, meaning they last 6 to 8 weeks on average. If well taken care of, tape-in extensions can be reused up to 3 times.
Our salon uses premium 100% Remy real hair tape-in extensions by Bellami and Hairtalk. Bellami offers an extensive range of colors and styles such as rooted, balayage, and ombre. They are also a fabulous choice for those women looking to have very long hair (longer than 25 inches).
Hairtalk extensions are also a terrific tape-in option. They're perfect for those with a smaller budget who don't want hair longer than 25 inches. However, they are more limited in color, so always consult with a hair professional before choosing which option is best for you.
Weft hair extensions are a technique where wefted tracks are sewn into the existing hair. This method is predominately used for those with thick, curly, or coarse hair. The sew-in application is lengthy (at least several hours) and puts tension on the scalp because the application method is so tight.
One of the major benefits of sew-in extensions is that they blend seamlessly into your real hair. They are a low-maintenance option for those wanting to add hair volume and length.
You are recommended to change sew-ins about every 6 to 8 weeks to still allow your natural hair time and room to grow.
For sew-ins and volume wefts, we use Bellami extensions.
Fusion hair extensions (also known as pre-bonded) are fused with natural hair using different adhesives. Hot fusion is an application method where the hair extensions are attached at the hair's keratin-based tips with a heating element or tool. The heat fuses the hair's natural hair with the extensions. On the other hand, the cold fusion technique uses ultrasound bonding to attach hair extensions without any heat damage.
The fusion application process can take about 3 hours and needs to be done by a professional hairstylist. On the bright side, the results typically last between 4 to 6 months and it's a great option for those who want a natural, long-lasting look that will blend seamlessly into the hair.
For fusion and pre-bonded extensions, we use Great Lengths. The brand is known for its high-quality, ethically sourced 100% human Remy hair that lasts up to 6 months with proper care and maintenance. Great Lengths also offers a wide range of length, volume, and color effects, so you can always find exactly what you're looking for.
Microlink hair extensions (or I tips) is an application method that weaves small sections of hair through an undetectable MicroLink tube to attach the extensions without glue, tape, or thread. Microlink is considered one of the safest hair extension options because it requires zero glue or harsh chemicals. And, if applied correctly, the hair can still thrive underneath.
Professional hairstylists can purposefully apply the micro links depending on what hairstyles the client often wears. So no matter how high your ponytail is, none of the attachments will show. The application can take an hour or several depending on how many extensions are needed.
It's recommended that MicroLink extensions be replaced every 2-3 months to protect the growth cycle of your natural hair.
For MicroLink extensions, we use Bellami.
Still not confident which extension style is best for you and your hair goals? You can book a free consultation with our team of highly trained hair specialists to go over your options and help you decide which hair extension type and method best suits you.
Keratin real hair extensions by Great Lengths, come pre-tipped and are bonded to your hair using the cold-fusion technique. Unlike traditional bonding, requiring to warm the area to glue, Cold-Fusion uses ultrasound bonding with no damage offering the best way to attach hair extensions. Keratin hair extensions can be cut to style your hair the way you always wanted it to be!
YES! At Avant-Garde Salon and Spa, we use 100% REAL Hair. Avant-Garde Salon is a Premier Certified Partner of Great Lengths. Great Lengths is known for having the best quality real hair available, offering many colors and variations to match most hair.
As in all things in life, the better you take care of it the longer it will last. Keratin Tip Hair Extensions are permanent bonded hair extensions lasting 4 to 6 months. Extensions can be re-used up to 3 times.
To provide proper maintenance, wash hair 2-3 times a week so hair does not dry out, while not allowing too much oil to accumulate reducing the life of the tape.
Once you have a particular hair shade chosen, in most case you can change a few shade levels but it is best to sit with one of our hair experts to get full details on what can and can not be done with your current hair extension.
Extensions are applied by Cold Fusion Hair Extensions bonding. No heat is used and less damage occurs.
Great Lengths Extension are the best Real Hair Extensions offered at any Hair Extension Salon. Keratin Hair Extensions are the Best Hair Extensions offering many Extension Lengths. Keratin Extensions usually referred to as Keratin Tip Extensions are available at Avant Garde Salon and Spa.
Cold Fusion is the latest beauty technology for extensions and best applied by a certified professional stylists. So if you are asking yourself if "Hair Extensions Near Me" offer Cold Fusion Extensions the answer is YES!
Fusion Bond Hair Extensions are applied by Certified Professional Stylists.
YES! We only use 100% Real Hair. Salon Customers can choose to dip the tips of extensions in Keratin for application. This technique ensures the best bond and with least damage.
Great Lengths extensions offers more than 35 hair colors, to blend with all colors. Hair colors go from beautiful shinny dark brown shades to amazing natural reds, while offering silky black and natural blonde shades. The Avant-Garde Salon and Spa hair specialist can match rich, dark colors to mellow tints. If you are looking for a new look, get inspired and let your hair stylist conjure up a custom color creation for hair colors using a two-tone hair strand option. This will create interesting hair contrasts and amazing effects with the hair extensions. Great Length also offers flow strands which are a type of hair extension installation that perfectly runs from dark to light colors for fabulous effects.
Need to look extra special for a wedding or special occasion? Let Avant-Garde apply Great Lengths glitter strands with real Swarovski crystals allowing special highlights for special occasions. Our certified stylists can apply many types of hair extensions.
Great Lengths supreme hair are made from the finest 100% human hair of guaranteed origin. Your hair no longer needs to struggle with not having enough volume, being too short or simply the wrong hair look. By using the GL Appss are fast and easy to maintain.
Great Lengths applications use a technique called "Invisible Touch", by using an effect with your own hair to guarantee covering the extensions above and below your own hair. Hair strands are available in 20, 30 and 40 cm for standard hair lengths while special requests can be requested for hair lengths in 50 and 60 cm hair strands. In addition to Great Lengths, Avant-Garde Salon and Spa Miami specializes in creating unique hair styles , Color Correction and hair coloring as well as Balayage and Ombre hair styles. When applied by our professional hair stylists and staff, you will get long-lasting bonds with invisible bonding using your own natural hair.
Look extra special for your wedding by getting longer thicker hair and letting our makeup artists make you look special by applying makeup professionally. In a totally renovated lavish spa, we provide amazing manicures and pedicures on luxurious self-massage pedicure chairs. In the fully equipped spa treatment rooms you can enjoy facials with the exclusive French – skincare line CARITA or rejuvenate with a great Swedish massage.
Hair extension clips and hair extensions tape are becoming more common. The hair extensions salon Miami staff will help you create your perfect shape and look.
Avant Garde's mission is to make sure customers always leave looking their best. When a customer is asked do you know where to find a hair extensions salons near me, we feel assured they will say Avant-Garde Salon and Spa.
Tape in hair extensions can be removed and reused up to 3 times with tape.
Let one of our beauty professionals discuss with you your color choices, style, length and thickness of hair to come up with look unique to you.
All women know what it stands for: confidence, attraction and joy of life.
With Great Lengths, this is now possible. Artistic hair styling is always more sought after. Because of lack of volume, many creative ideas were limited and now with the possibility of thickening your hair, the sky is the limit. All the best hair styles are now possible by adding Great Lengths hair extensions you will now be able to decide whether to thicken your hair and lengthen it, add crazy colored strands or if you prefer pastel colors, blended or dual toned colors.
Schedule a consultation with one our trained hair extension professional stylist. Extensions are quick and easy to apply in our Miami based salon Feel confident by visiting us in Coral Gables and getting the best hair lengthening services by a platinum certified salon. Book an appointment today by calling 305-442-8136 or schedule your hair extension appointment online.