What Are u-Tip/Nail Tip/Pre Bonded Hair Extensions?

When considering what type of u-Tip/Nail Tip/Pre Bonded hair extensions you are going to purchase you want to make sure you select the right one for you. One problem that many face is that all of the industry terminology can be confusing and make looking for the perfect hair extension for you a difficult process.

Here we shall take a look at the terminology of utip/nail tip/pre bonded hair extensions to help you understand more clearly what they mean.  Making choosing your hair extensions a much easier experience.


What does utip/nail tip/pre bonded hair extension even mean?

A utip/nail tip/pre bonded hair extension is a type of hair extension that is applied to the hair by heating up the keratin (glue) tip which is found at the end of the extension this is then attached to your natural hair.  This method of bonding hair has been around for years and is a very popular method.


Are utip/nail tip/pre bonded hair extensions different?

The terms utip/nail tip/pre bonded hair extension are often used to describe the same thing, which can be quite confusing.  The keratin glue is shaped in a “u” or “nail” type structure to make it easier to melt against the hair to form something called a bond.  Other names of this style of tip is “flat tip” or “v tip”, which again is the exact same type of fitting.  The only different terminology listed above is “pre bonded”.


What does pre bonded Hair Extensions mean?

The term pre bonded can be interpreted differently as it can be associated with other types of hair extensions. The term pre bonded could be used to not only describe utip/nail tip/pre bonded hair extensions but also stick and nano tip as these are also pre bonded and not sold as individual hair. So before asking a professional be sure to mention the type of hair extensions you are look for.

How are utip/nail tip hair extensions fitted?

Utip/nail tip hair extensions are fitted using a heat connector to melt the keratin tip against small sections of natural hair. The Keratin heats and cools very quickly and attaches around the hair, allowing for quick and easy application.
To fit a set of these hair extensions you will require:

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Thank you for your time reading this and hope it helps!