As you know, virgin hair is sold by the weight. Besides, since virgin hair is 100% human hair, it adds the quality as well as price. Many hair extension buyers are used to purchasing by the pack. Thus, you might be wondering: how many bundles of virgin hair makes hair look full with body?
In general, most hair is imported from India. And, India uses the metric system of grams to ship the hair by weight. On the other hand, America uses the imperial system like inch, ounce and yard. The United States uses the ounce to measure the virgin human hair. One bundle can weigh between 95 to 113 grams. Or, one bundle can weigh between 3.5 to 4 ounces.
How many ounces or grams are needed for a full sew-in install?
The length of the hair must be added in proportion to the weight of each bundle. Generally, the width of the weft is determined by the length of the hair. Wefts are also called tracks. Long length hair also has shorter wefts. Measure hair, and then sew hair on to the weft. On average, for a full sew-in install, 16 inch, 14 inch, 12 inch, 10 inch and shorter inches will need 8 ounces/ 230 grams. Installing long hair such as 8 inches up to 32 inches requires 12 ounces/ 250 grams.
How many bundles are needed for a full sew-in install?
There are some correlations between the total weight of the bundles and the number of bundles you will need. You will need at least 2 bundles since 16 inches and shorter will need 8 ounces/ 230 grams. Each bundle should weigh between 3.5 to 4 ounces. Most virgin hair retailers offer 3.5 to 4 ounces bundles. Always know the weight of your bundles.
Usually you may need 3 bundles for a full head. According to the length you want, the detail quantity is as below: