How many different types of Micro Rings / Links are there?
There are basically 4 different types of Micro Rings or Links. Often different names for them are used by different stylist, so if you run across a different name, don’t worry because they will be one of the below rings. They are all made out of hypo-allergic aluminum or copper, colored to match the hair extensions in Blond, Light Brown, Med. Brown, Dark Brown and Black. For attachment you simply put the ring on your own hair strand with the threading tool, thread the extension into the ring from the bottom and clamp it shut with the clamping tool. 1.) Regular Micro Ring Links (m.r.l.) – aluminum type ring with a smooth interior. These are the least expensive rings. They do tend to slip more than the other type of rings because of the smooth interior, and may need to be moved up to scalp again during an install. We do not recommend them. 2.) Silicone Micro Ring Links – they are like regular m.r.l. but have a silicone lining on the inside wall to keep the rings better in place and keep