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How to Video: Turn Poly Extension Tips into Micro Strands

Poly extensions can help those with fine, thinning hair.  All you need to do is separate the bond into micro strands with a few tools, and this simple step-by-step guide.    

What you need:

  • extension iron
  • pair of scissors
  • poly extension strand


Step 1
  • Compress the poly extension tip with the extension iron to flatten and spread the bond
Step 2
  • Cut the poly extension tip lengthwise down the middle
Step 3
  • Separate the tip to reveal two micro tips perfect for fine, thinning hair
  • Flattening and spreading the bond is a better alternative to just cutting the bond to avoid hair shedding