The History of Hair Extensions
Ever think there’s a glitch in your family’s hair history? There’s Aunt Connie with her mile-high bouffant, Cousin Alice with proper hippie tresses flowing in a glorious cascade and then there’s you. You, with the über-straight hair, falling in a limp line of disappointed blonde ambition. What you may not realize is that Connie and Alice had a secret that may have nothing to do with DNA.
The history of hair extensions stretches from the days of Cleopatra to the current fashions of today. Scroll through this infographic to learn about where your aunt’s bouffant may have really come from. You can also read about the advantages of clip-in extensions versus sewn-in extensions, the benefits of human hair extensions and myth-busting facts about everything from extension cost to maintenance.