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How Much Do Hair Extensions Cost?

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Hair extensions are far from being an unnecessary luxury. They’re the key to bringing out your confidence, sass, and sexiness.  In fact, extensions like tape ins are the one thing that can turn a bad (hair) day around. So, if you’re interested in waking up flawless like Queen Bey herself, it’s time to determine your hair extensions cost.  


Different types of hair extensions range from $44 and up

Anyone can tell you an average price but you won’t know the actual cost of hair extensions until you go through the specifics. As such, the first step to determining your haircare budget is to choose the type of hair extensions you want.

There’s a vast array of options, and all come with a different price point. Some hair extensions are temporary, others are semi-permanent, some are synthetic, others are genuine Indian hair, and the list goes on. Here’s a list of popular, high quality hair extensions and the approximate cost associated with them: 

Tip: Click here for the full list of hair extension types

Factors that affect hair extensions cost

There are many factors that affect hair extension cost once you’ve selected the type you want. For example, the more hair you need, the higher the price will be. Quality is also a huge factor as synthetic hair extensions are cheap (in more than one way). Then, there’s several different qualities of real hair extensions, with Remy hair extensions being one of the best. So, explore the possibilities and factors that can reduce or hike up your hair extensions cost. 

  • Amount and length of hair
  • Quality
  • Textures and colors


Add on the cost of applying your new tresses 

Once you’ve decided on the exact type of hair extensions you want, you can determine the hair extensions cost to have them installed. Clip-ins and full wigs are exempt of this additional cost, as you can apply them yourself.

The following hair extensions cost is based on average salon prices plus maintenance every two to three months.


  • Clip Ins application are $0
  • Sewn In application starts at $100 - $400 +
  • Tape In application fees start from $200 - $800 +
  • Fushion hair application start from $350 - $1000 +
  • Beaded Wefts application start at $400 - $1500 +


Tip: Reduce the cost with partial installations. 


As you can see, hair extensions aren’t cheap by any means but they can be affordable. Your preferences will play a huge factor in the overall cost of your hair extensions. So, be as specific as possible when determining your budget, and don’t forget to add in proper hair extensions care products. You’re spending a nice chunk of change on your new tresses and you want to keep them looking flawless. So, never underestimate the power of quality hair products for hair extensions.
Priyanka Swamy, Founder of Perfect Locks LLC

Priyanka Swamy

Author and Founder of Perfect Locks LLC

Priyanka Swamy, the visionary founder of Perfect Locks LLC, is a passionate advocate for empowering women and promoting cultural diversity. With an unwavering commitment to ethical sourcing and quality craftsmanship, she redefined the hair extension market and created a supportive community that celebrates individuality. Priyanka's dedication to sustainability and social responsibility continues to inspire positive change within the industry. Her journey with Perfect Locks remains an inspiration, unlocking the true potential and confidence of countless individuals worldwide. Connect with Priyanka on Instagram and LinkedIn.

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