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Bonded Fused onto small strands of your own hair by a stylist using a heat-activated keratin-based polymer. Lasts up to five months. Cost From R68-R128 per strand. Contact Great Lengths (011 326 1525; greatlengths.co.za)
Clip-on These come in a package of different widths. They are attached to the roots of your hair by tiny combs and last until you take them out.
Cost From R1 700, depending on hair type and length.
Contact Clipin Hair (086 125 4746; clipinhair.co.za) Sew-in A stylist cornrows a section of your hair, then sews in hairpieces. It lasts six to eight weeks. Cost From R125-R1 300, depending on the hair used. Contact Frika (021 511 6767; frika.co.za) Tape-in These are taped to the roots of your natural hair by a pro and last up to six weeks. Cost From R4 000. Contact Limitless Hair Design (011 908 0272; limitlesshairdesign.com)