Photo 1: Part off a small portion of hair. Divide the hair into two sections.
Photo 2: Place the yarn between the two strands of parted hair.
Place yarn at an angle, forming an X between the parted strands of hair.
Photos 3, 4, 5: Place yarn over one strand of hair and under the other strands of hair.
Photo 6: Begin to twist the yarn to the hair. Twist one strand clockwise while twisting the other counterclockwise.
Photo 7, 8: Bring twisted hair strands together and cross at the root. Twist the strands together to create one large twist.
Photo 9: Tie a knot or burn end of yarn to seal twist. Cut off extra yarn.
Tips for creating yarn extensions
- Use a pomade or heavy cream to slick your hair to the yarn
- Part your hair by using your fingers to divide equal sections
Ways to finish off yarn extensions
- Burn the ends of your yarn twists/braids for a neat and tidy look
- Use one strand of yarn to tie a knot over the other strands of yarn