When it comes to hot hair, versatility is key which is why so many stylish sisters shake things up by rocking a weave. With so many textures, lengths, and colors on the market, it’s possible to transform your entire look in a just matter of minutes.  On the flip side, the wide range of weaves can leave one a bit overwhelmed when deciding on what kind of hair to buy.

We caught up with Ericka Dotson, owner of Indique Virgin Hair, to school us on “Weave 101.” Here Dotson shares her hair weave do’s and don’ts and dishes on how to find the right hair for you.  Before you shell out big bucks on your next wig or weave, here are a few tips to keep your tracks in tact.