Perfect Weaving Needles For Your Hair Extensions

Article published at: Aug 9, 2023 Article author: Eme Ray Article tag: and Trends
Perfect Weaving Needles For Your Hair Extensions
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Hair Weaving Needles are Vital Tools 

stylist sewing in hand tied wefted extensions on red haired client

Your personal preference will provide additional information to you when making your selection

Hair weaving needles are important and specialized tools for hair weaving, also known as hair extensions or hair integration. They are long, thin needles with curved or straight flat needles tip that is designed to thread hair extension pieces through a person's natural hair to develop a perfect fuller or longer hairstyle. 

Our weaving needles are designed and made specifically for working with hand-tied extensions

Weaving needles are an item used to ensure detailed sewing

The needles are typically made from stainless steel, which is durable and rust-resistant, and they come in various sizes and shapes depending on the type of weave or extension technique being used. They may also have a latch or hook mechanism at the end to secure the extension hair in place.

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Hair weaving needles are commonly used by professional hairstylists and hair extension technicians who have received training in the proper techniques and safety protocols for hair weaving. It is important to select the right type of recommended needle for the specific hair extension method being used, due to the fact that the wrong type of needle can lead to damage or injury to the scalp and natural hair.

Examples of some weave needle options - j hook, curved and straight

The curve of the weaving tools

C and J curves being most popular

There are several types of hair weaving needles available, each designed for a specific hair extension technique. Here are some common types:

  1. C-Needles: These are curved needles.

  2. J-Needles: These are straight needles with a hook at the end.

  3. I-Needles: These are straight needles with a blunt tip.

  4. Latch Hook Needles: These are also called micro-needle tools and come with a latch or hook at the end to hook and pull hair into micro beads or for crochet weaving techniques.

  5. Netting Needles: These are long and straight needles, often with a blunt end, to sew hair net onto the scalp to create a base for some extensions to be attached.

  6. Weaving Needles with a latch: These are long needles that come with a latch or hook to attach hair extensions. They are utilized in various hair weaving techniques.

Type of needle for hair extension technique

weaving needle being used to install hand tied wefted hair extensions

You need hair weaving needles for various types of hair extensions that require a weaving technique

  1. Sew-in extensions: This involves braiding the natural hair into cornrows or creating a beaded row, and then sewing the wefts of extensions onto the braids with an I-needle or C- needle. 

  2. Crochet extensions: This technique involves creating a foundation with cornrows and then a C-needle or latch hook needle to loop the hair extensions through the braids.

  3. Latch hook extensions: This is a variation of the crochet technique, where a J-needle with a latch to hook the hair extensions through the braids.

  4. Netting extensions: This project involves creating a hair net on the scalp with a netting needle, and then sewing the hair extensions onto the net with an I-needle.

  5. Bonding extensions: This technique involves attaching individual hair strands to the natural hair with a special adhesive, and then a weaving needle to create a seamless blend between the extensions and natural hair.

Each of these hair extension techniques requires a specific type of hair weaving needle

straight weaving needle with thread

There are several factors to consider when determining the quality of a hair weaving needle:

  1. Material: High-quality hair weaving needles are typically made from durable and specifically rust-resistant materials such as stainless steel or high-quality metal alloys. These can withstand repeated use and are you'll be less likely to break , warp or bend during the hair extension installation process.

  2. Size and shape: The size and shape of the needle can affect its excellent performance and durability. A high-quality hair weaving needle should have a consistent shape that allows for easy and precise installation of the hair extensions.

  3. Comfort and ergonomics: The needle should feature a comfortable grip and be easy to hold and maneuver. A well-designed needle will reduce strain on your hand and make it easier to create a seamless blend between the extensions and natural hair.

  4. Brand reputation: It's important to choose hair weaving needles from reputable brands that demonstrate a proven track record of producing high-quality hair extension tools. Look for brands that are well-known in the industry and have positive reviews from other hairstylists and hair extension technicians.

  5. Price: While price is not always an indicator of quality, high-quality hair weaving needles are often priced higher than lower-quality needles. Be wary of very cheap needles, as they may be made from low-quality materials that can break or bend easily, or may not have the correct shape for the specific hair extension technique you are using.

Our high-quality hair weaving needles are made from durable and rust-resistant materials, have a consistent in shape, be comfortable and easy to maneuver, and are reasonably priced.

Hand tied hair, thread and the proper needles included in every kit!

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