10 Techniques to Enhance Volume with Clip-In Hair Extensions

Believe it or not, hair extensions offer more than just lengthening your hair to mermaid-worthy proportions. Clip-in hair extensions provide versatility for achieving various stylish looks, such as playful Barbie ponytails, casual beach waves, picturesque fishtail braids, and charming half-up hairstyles. They can also address common hair concerns like shortness, thinning, or lack of volume without heat styling.

One of the prime advantages of using clip-in extensions is their ability to elevate volume to new heights. If you've struggled with maintaining voluminous locks using heat tools and styling products only to see them deflate over time, fret not! Regardless of your hair type or length, clip-in extensions can swiftly deliver thicker and fuller styles, granting you instant hair transformation. Especially for those with thinner hair, extensions offer a seamless, natural-looking solution for achieving effortlessly fuller locks within minutes.

Even if you have shorter hair, don't dismiss the potential of extensions. Our latest 12-Inch Seamless Extensions are tailored to perfectly blend with shorter lengths while imparting substantial volume and a more voluminous appearance. With 10 wefts available in 40 different colors, these extensions cater to diverse preferences. Given that 12-inch extensions typically fall around the shoulder, they harmonize well with shorter lengths, allowing you to embrace your shorter locks while enhancing volume with Fabulive hair extensions.

Need evidence? Here are some incredibly striking methods to utilize hair extensions for amplifying volume. From glamorous vintage waves to edgy rocker-chic shags, you'll find a style on this list suitable for every occasion, whether it's weddings, date nights, or special events.


Long bobs, commonly known as "lobs," offer a universally flattering style, whether adorned with layers, tousled texture, or ombre hues. This versatile look celebrates the unique personality of your hair, while its manageable length ensures a smooth transition during growth phases.

To achieve a voluminous lob, gather high-quality clip-on hair extensions, hairdresser scissors, combs, and a hair clip. Application Kits conveniently organize these essentials for home or travel use. Begin with freshly washed, dry hair and attach your 12-inch extensions towards the lower section of your head. Start by securing a three-clip extension at the back, layering another atop it. Place two-clip sets on each side behind the ears, followed by a set of four clips along the back and another atop it.

Once extensions are securely in place, use hairdresser scissors to seamlessly blend them with your natural hair. With shoulder-length hair, minimal trimming is usually required with 12-inch extensions. Release your natural hair from the clip and comb through, making any necessary adjustments. Now, onto styling! Apply root-lifting spray for texture and volume, focusing just above the extensions for added oomph. You'll notice an instant boost in volume. To elevate your lob further, introduce soft curls using a slim curling iron.


Looking to add a touch of glamour to your appearance? Consider trying out velcro hair rollers. These classic tools offer an effortless way to achieve bouncy, gorgeous hair in just a few simple steps. What's more, they're heat-free, making them a safe option for both natural hair and extensions.

To utilize velcro rollers, begin with damp hair. Apply styling mousse evenly throughout and allow your hair to air dry. Once your hair is slightly damp, it's time to start rolling! Divide your hair into three sections, then further divide each section to match the size of your rollers. Remember, the larger the roller, the more volume you'll achieve. Hold a section of hair straight out and wrap the ends inward around the roller. Repeat this process until all sections are securely wrapped with rollers.

Allow your hair to set for approximately 20 minutes. For an extra boost in volume, consider placing additional rollers around the crown of your head. Leave them in place while you apply your makeup or get dressed for added convenience.


If you're on the hunt for the ultimate braid style to make a statement, look no further than this voluminous side braid. Whether you're attending a summer soirée or the first day of classes, this enchanting hairstyle is bound to captivate.

Begin by using a curling iron to create loose waves in both your natural hair and extensions. Prioritize protection by spritzing locks with a heat protectant spray to mitigate heat damage. Once your hair is curled, sweep it to one side of your head. Segment the hair at the temple and firmly clip in a weft with three clips. Gather a section of hair from the top and secure it into a ponytail with an elastic. Delicately create a small opening in the elastic, loop the ponytail, and pull the hair through the gap. This forms the topsy-tail segment of the braid. Proceed to craft another ponytail using hair from the opposite side of your head, repeating the topsy-tail technique. Continue until you've created three or four topsy tails extending from the temple to the ear. Anchor a three-clip weft at the roots beneath the lowest tail.

Gather all remaining hair and weave it into a fishtail braid, securing the end with an elastic. For added volume, gently tug at small sections of the braid to create a thicker, fuller appearance. Elevate the look further by adorning it with sparkly hair clips, flowers, or a headband for extra flair.


You don’t need a salon appointment to achieve a stunning bouncy blowout. You can create this impressive style at home using volumizing shampoo and conditioner. Remember to apply heat protectant spray before blow-drying your hair. Once your hair is clean, prepped, and extensions are in place, apply a thickening or volumizing spray to lift hair at the roots. Follow up by misting your entire head with texturizing spray. Now, it's time to fire up the blow dryer. Dry your hair upside down for maximum volume. As your hair nears dryness, use a round brush like the one your stylist uses. Begin at the roots, pulling the brush towards the ends, then back towards the roots. Finish with a blast of cold air to lock in frizz-free volume. Repeat this process until you achieve a salon-worthy blowout.

For an added boost of volume, layer our Weft Hair Extensions over the highest weft on your head. This additional weft effortlessly clips in to provide gorgeous thickness and volume.


Cheerful, playful, and versatile, the ponytail stands out as one of the most adaptable hairstyles. Beyoncé's high pony combines brevity with abundant volume on top. To achieve this look, start with second-day hair. Gather a section of hair from the front, spanning about two to three inches on each side of your face. Apply dry shampoo at the roots and backcomb the hair using a teasing brush for added volume. Then, clip in an upside-down four-clip weft at the roots along the back of your head, followed by a three-clip weft at the crown. For extra thickness, consider stacking multiple wefts together.

Once the extensions are in place, gather your hair into a high ponytail. Progressing towards the back, clip two one-clip wefts into separate sections of hair. Cover the wefts with your natural hair and incorporate it into the ponytail, securing it with an elastic. To infuse some playful waves into your pony, wrap one-inch sections of hair around a one-inch curling wand. Tease the top of the ponytail with a teasing brush to enhance volume further. Complete the look by misting your hair with hairspray for a polished finish.


If you're a fan of the lob, why not add some excitement with a playful set of curtain bangs? These airy bangs harken back to the '60s and '70s, popularized by icons like Brigitte Bardot, Farrah Fawcett, and Goldie Hawn. Typically parted in the middle and elegantly swept to each side of the face, these angled bangs frame the eyes beautifully, with shorter lengths in the center and longer strands on the sides.

To amplify the volume of your curtain bang lob, grab a blow dryer and a 1-inch round brush. Begin by blow-drying wet bangs on both sides until they're approximately 50 percent dry. Next, part them down the middle and wrap the hair around your round brush. To achieve the signature curtain bang shape, gently bring the brush forward, backward, and upward while blow-drying. For a polished finish, apply a touch of texture spray to the ends of your bangs.

  1. 1970s SHAG:

Renowned for its choppy layers, bangs, and untamed texture, the shag cut gained popularity through icons like Stevie Nicks and Mick Jagger. Today, celebrities such as Selena Gomez, Billie Eilish, and Miley Cyrus are embracing this edgy look in various iterations, including the wolf cut and shag mullet. Characterized by its layered structure, this haircut naturally adds volume and is relatively easy to maintain at home.

To style, you can either air dry for a tousled appearance or enhance the texture with a texturizing spray for added volume. If you have curly or wavy hair, apply a curl cream and allow it to air dry to accentuate your natural texture. For straight hair, apply mousse or styling cream to damp hair before blow-drying. Scrunching the hair upward while blow-drying will amplify the volume. Incorporating hair extensions allows for versatility in length and adds variation to your shag style, regardless of its specific variation.


Taking cues from iconic figures like Marilyn Monroe and Veronica Lake, Hollywood waves exude timeless glamour, evoking the allure of a movie star without the need for a red carpet. Originating in the 1920s, this vintage hairstyle continues to captivate today, adorning the likes of Amanda Seyfried, Megan Thee Stallion, and Gemma Chan. To achieve elegant Hollywood waves at home, begin by parting your hair to the side and blow-drying it smooth using a round brush. Next, employ a 1-inch barrel tong to curl your hair, then pin and allow it to cool for 10 minutes. Gently brush downwards in small sections to loosen the curls. Maintain the smooth, shiny allure of your glamorous waves throughout the day by finishing the style with a light spritz of hairspray.


Effortless, relaxed, and enduringly chic, beachy waves transcend their coastal origins to become a versatile style suitable for any setting. Whether your hair is shoulder-length with the addition of our 12-inch extensions or longer, you can effortlessly achieve beachy waves with hair extensions for amplified volume in just a few simple steps. Start with dry hair and apply heat protectant spray before using a 1.5-inch curling wand throughout your hair. Curl sections in various directions to create those characteristic messy and tousled waves. Once all your hair is curled, elevate the look with some texturizing spray to enhance volume and evoke the carefree ambiance of a beach vacation.


Regardless of your hair's texture, color, or length, the half-up, half-down hairstyle is universally flattering. This versatile style is perfect for camouflaging greasy second-day hair and effortlessly transitions from day to night. Moreover, there are countless creative ways to pull back strands from your face and add captivating volume. Take inspiration from Lana Del Rey's look, which pays homage to Sharon Tate, featuring face-framing strands on either side and ample volume on top. To recreate this stunning volume, start by clipping in your favorite hair extensions, then gather half of your hair and secure it with a clip or elastic. Tease the hair on top to create a high crown, achieving a statement-making half-up style.

Hairstyles offer a versatile canvas for self-expression and creativity, with each style reflecting individuality and personal flair. Whether you opt for voluminous waves, sleek ponytails, or classic Hollywood glamour, the key lies in embracing your unique features and experimenting with different techniques to achieve the perfect look. From beachy waves to elegant updos, there's a hairstyle suited for every occasion and mood, empowering you to exude confidence and style wherever you go. So, embrace the beauty of diversity and let your hair be a reflection of your vibrant personality and effortless elegance.

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