Human Hair Extensions
HUMAN HAIR EXTENSIONS
Is human hair real hair and where does it come from?
Yes, human hair is as it suggests however there are many different qualities of human hair, depending on its origin and how it was produced.
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Virgin hair has not had any chemical treatment or colour change. This hair can vary in colour and texture as it has had minimal processing.
Asian hair comes mainly from China or India. This hair is cleansed in a caustic soda solution to remove any infestation. It is then rinsed and dried, bleached and tinted to match manufacturers colour charts. When wavy or curly structures are required, the Asian hair is permed. After the chemical treatment has been performed the cuticle layer is treated to correct any damage that may have occurred during process.
Asian hair is coarse in structure but very strong which is why it is used for extensions, wigs and toupees.
Asian hair comes in a variety of lengths from 10-24inchs.
European hair comes mainly from the eastern bloc countries such as Russia. It is tinted to match extension colour shade charts.
Brazilian and Peruvian hair are the latest areas to join the hair market and are renowned for their quality and range of textures which can suit a variety of hair types.
If a wave or curl is required it is permed, treated and tinted to restore manageability. European hair is finer than Asian hair and comes in a variety of natural and fantasy colours. It comes in lengths from 8-30 inches.