How to Fit Nano Tip Hair Extensions

by ABBEY WILSON / JUN 4, 2024

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    Nano Rings/Tips are fast becoming the most popular hair extension method on the market today. Owing this to their tiny size, gentle application and lightweight feel, we aren’t surprised at their rising popularity. As they are so small, they are super easy to hide in even the finest of hair and cause virtually no damage. Finally, there is a system designed with thin hair in mind that requires ZERO heat and ZERO glue to apply!

    Cliphair have covered all the FAQS relating to Nano Ring Fitting and Removal in todays blog. Take a glance at our luxury, double drawn Nano collection which includes 13 gorgeous shades, We’ve even created a unique discount code for 10% off your first Nano purchase if you needed any more convincing.

    1. FAQS: Nano Ring Fitting

    What are Nano Ring Hair Extensions? 

    Nano ring/tip hair extensions are small, keratin bonded individual permanent hair extensions, tipped with a tiny metal wire that is clamped to the hair with a miniature metal ring. Applied without the use of any heat or glue, making them the least damaging method available.  

    Are Nano Rings Suitable for Thin Hair? 

    Yes! Nano rings were quite literally made for thin and fine hair. As they are so tiny, they can be placed much closer to the hairline than other permanent hair extensions, sometimes even used to create fringes because they are so well hidden. Being so small and lightweight also means they do not add so much tension to the hair making them the least damaging extension system, perfect for thinner hair. 

    Can You Fit Nano Ring Hair Extensions Yourself? 

    No! We strongly advise having any permanent extensions installed by a professional extensionist to avoid any damage to your own hair and for the best quality results

    What Tools Do You Need to Install Nano Ring Hair Extensions? 

    Nano rings do not need the use of heat or glue to apply or remove them, making the application gentler on the hair compared to other methods. Minimal tools are required, all you need is the Nano Tip hair itself, 2.5mm Nano Rings/Beads, a pair of pliers, a threading tool and a few sectioning clips. Take a look at our Nano Rings/beads which come in packs of 200 and in a selection of 3 natural root colour.

    How Are Nano Ring Extensions Applied? 

    Your own natural hair is threaded through a tiny metal, silicone lined ring/bead, the tip of the Nano hair extension is then placed inside and the two are clamped tightly together with pliers securing your own hair in between. 

    2. Nano Ring Hair Extensions - How to Apply

    To Apply Nano Ring Hair Extensions You Will Need:

    • Nano Tip Hair Extensions 
    • Nano Rings (or silicone-lined nano rings) 
    • EZ Threader (also known as bead loader)
    • Smooth Jaw Plier (to clamp the nano rings) or HairX Pro Nano Pliers
    • Section Comb (to section the hair)
    • Hair Section Grippers

    3. Nano Ring Hair Extensions - How to Apply Step by Step Tutorial

    1. First, load your EZ Threader with a nano-ring, then simply thread the bead over the hook so the nano-ring is resting on the stick.
    2. Using a section comb, part a small section of hair to prepare to attach your first extension. Using the EZ Threadertool, hook the hair and feed the first bead over the hook, which will feed the hair through the nano-ring.
    3. Feed the metal hook from the nano-tip extensioninto the nano-bead.
    4. Place the nano-ringinto place, be careful placing close to the root area to prevent from pulling delicate hair strands
    5. To hold the extension in place clamp the nano ring ing your smooth-jaw pliers.
    6. Repeat the above steps until you have finished the full head application

    4. How many Nano strands do you need for a full head?

    A full head application of Nanos usually requires between 150-200 strands of hair, this is for when you are adding both volume and a lot of length to the hair. Even though we do not recommend using Nanos on very thick hair as it would be extremely time consuming, if you do you will need around 250 strands for a natural finish. For a half head application when you are only adding volume to the hair 50-100 strands will be perfect. Our Nano hair extension packs contain 50, 1g strands of double drawn, AAAAA grade Nano tip hair extensions. 

    5. FAQS: Nano Rings Aftercare

    How Long Can Nano Rings Stay in the Hair? 

    As your hair grows you will need maintenance appointments roughly every 6-8 weeks. During these appointments, loose or hanging extensions are repositioned with new rings, the hair is checked for matting and any fallen strands are added back in. After 12 weeks the Nanos should be fully removed and repositioned with new rings, this is will not only keep your hair extensions looking their best but it will prevent any damage to your own hair as well. 

    How Do You Remove Nano Hair Extensions? 

    To remove the Nanos you simply unclamp the rings by squeezing them in the opposite direction to how you secured them. The Nano Tip hair is then gentle pulled out; this section of hair is then combed before reapplying. Do not be alarmed if you notice some hair coming out in during this process. We all naturally shed around 100 hairs a day however when extensions are attached these hairs will stay in the ring until they are able to fall out when the extensions are removed. 

    Can Nano Ring Hair Extensions Be Re-Used? 

    Yes! Nano ring hair extensions can be reused again and again if you take good care of them. You will need to use new rings/beads each time but the tip of the hair will stay intact making this method very cost effective. 

    6. Conclusion

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