The 4 Best Hair Extension Brands, According to Celebrity Hairstylists

Maya Allen

With a million and one brands out there, getting your hands on a good batch of extensions is like finding gold. The unlimited supply makes it hard to sift through and differentiate the average extensions from the fierce extensions—there’s a big difference. I’ve had my fair share of extensions and can easily point out the brands I won’t ever be revisiting. It took a whole lot of trial and error, research, and crowd-sourcing to find my favorite brand. It felt like I hit the lottery when I discovered Indique Hair Extensions. Worn by A-listers like Rihanna, Zendaya, Jennifer Lawrence, and Gabrielle Union, these coveted locks are my crème de la crème.

Here, I am wearing Indique extensions:

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When wearing extensions, be cautious of tangly, shaggy strands that shed everywhere. It’s one of the most common characteristics of poor-quality extensions. Pay attention to the sizes of the extensions’ wefts, shade range, and texture. Always feel your extensions before you commit to them; they should be smooth, soft, and natural to the touch. Ever catch yourself staring at your favorite starlet’s hair and wondering how you can get yours to look the same? Well, you can start with familiarizing yourself with the extensions they wear.

To get the inside scoop on the luscious locks some of our fave stars swear by, we tapped their hairstylists. And now for the celeb-approved, best hair extension brands to keep on your radar…

Next up: the must-know details if you're interested in trying tape-in extensions.

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