PSA to all our weave and wig wearers out there, we understand that quality hair extensions can be hard to come by. But sadly, sometimes when you order bundles online, you don't always get what you expect — whether it's a Brazilian body wave or kinky curly textures. We feel your pain!
To help you out, we've done the research and complied a list of must-have, premium hair extension brands rocked by some of your favorite celebs from Teyana Taylor to La La Anthony and even Oprah.
Scroll below for 10 hair extension brands that should 100 percent be on your beauty radar. Let us know in the comments below if we missed any need-to-know companies.
Based in Atlanta, White Label Hair is known for providing both quality and long lasting extensions. Celebs such as Teyana Taylor and The Mane Event's Keyshia Ka'oir have both been seen rocking their bundles.
Boasting multiple locations across the country and even an international location in Johannesburg, South Africa, it seems like everyone can't stop wearing Indique Hair. Their premium line of virgin hair directly from India and South East Asia are customer favorites — and La La Anthony, Rihanna and Taraji P. Henson love this hair.
Founded by Adilisha “Addie” Patrom, Galaxy 5000 Extensions is a Washington, D.C.-based extensions line. The founder, who is also a hairstylist, sources 100 percent pure virgin hair directly from the indigenous people of the Philippines and Cambodia. And it doesn't hurt that the one and only Oprah Winfrey is also a fan.
Protective styles just got infused with a bit more girl power. Yep, Latched & Hooked is a 100-percent female owned beauty brand. The patented curls are described as "chemical free, stress-free, affordable and designed with the highest quality synthetic fiber." Recently, our very own BET's Being Mary Jane, Gabrielle Union, slayed Latched & Hooked's micro twists.
Atlanta-based extensions company Snob Life not only offers various hair textures, but tutorials as well to help you both maintain and install your bundles. We know you remember the frontal unit on Amber Rose that made the internet go absolutely crazy — well, it was all thanks to this brand!
"Created for us, by us," Kinky Curly Yaki is based in Drake's hometown of Toronto. They offer five unique collections of natural hair to chose from: Light Yaki, Coarse Yaki, Kinky Straight, Kinky Curly and Afro Kinky Curly. We love that they aren't a wallet-killer (read: affordable) and that HBO's Insecure star Issa Rae swears by this brand for a little extra oomph.
We don't have any favorites, but when it comes to the Real Housewives of Atlanta, Porsha Williams keeps her hair laid. It's no wonder that Go Naked Hair partnered with the RHOA for an exclusive collab. Now you can get the reality star's coveted look (when she's not bald!) with 100 percent Brazilian and Peruvian virgin hair.
Founded by a Florida-based husband and wife duo, Koil Hair is a naturalista's dream. Twenty-five-year-old Waveney Antoine is seeking to create products that "make you feel even more beautiful than you already are." From wigs to extensions, these kinky textures will have everyone fooled into thinking that you're rocking your own hair — even when you aren't!
Also based in based in Florida, Haute Kinky Curly has created a line specifically to blend in with 3b to 4c textures. You can expect premium virgin kinky hair that's believable and resembles "our" texture. Turns out Skai Jackson is a big fan of the line.
Yummy Extensions is based in Dallas and is known for providing the best and most authentic hair extensions. "We are exceptional because we ONLY offer virgin hair with cuticles layers facing the same direction from root to tip," they say on their site. The line recently named Vanessa Simmons their newest brand ambassador.
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