Instead of going in for the time- and effort-consuming rigmarole of weaving the natural hair, Brazilian weaves hair extensions are fast becoming an alternative option for those who wish to install weaves in their hair, but do not have the time in today’s fast world to weave their natural hair or look after them for proper maintenance. Apart from styling the hair, Brazilian weaves hair extensions are also used to add volume and density to the existing locks. The basic premise in the installation of a Brazilian weaves hair extension is the use of external hair extensions to either cover or supplement the natural hair or hair style. When you decide to opt for Brazilian weaves hair extensions, the first step is to determine the type of hair you would be comfortable with – human or synthetic. Human hair extensions are more preferable but are also more expensive. Next in line are choices with regard to the texture, color and size of the Brazilian weaves hair extensions. The texture and color shade of the Brazilian weaves hair extensions should be as close to the natural hair as possible to avoid an immediate clash. Finally, the question of application method for the Brazilian weaves hair extensions wherein you have to decide whether to use the services of a professional or do it yourself at home, or a combination of both – with consultation from a professional and the actual application by you. Also, the type of application method best suited to your budget, hair style and usage needs to be addressed here.