Nowadays, hair extensions are getting more and more popular for its convenience of providing additional fullness or length. Meanwhile, people can use different kind of hair extensions to change their lifestyles and get any look. So here are some tips and facts about hair extensions for them who want to choose hair extensions with any purpose.
First I want to talk about synthetic hair. The two major kind of synthetic hair are Toyokalon and Kanekalon. They both are from Japan and made of plastic. Since they are totally chemical products, their texture are coarse and rough and easy to get tangled. Also, heating appliances shouldn’t be used including dryers or flat irons. But as their price much lower than natural human hair, they’re still good choices to make hair braids for short term hair extensions.
Then we’re gonna talk about natural human hair. It is the easiest product to use in many hair extensions and has a far more natural look than synthetic hair. You can even treat it as your own hair, which means you can perm, dye or bleach it. And there are many ways to apply it on your hair as well. Fusion, sew-in, glue-in and clip-ins are the most common ways to do that, among which clip-in is the most popular one. You can also choose keratin in hair salon with the help of stylist.
When we talk about human hair extensions, mostly it means remy hair. Remy hair are all made up of hairs from the single donor and run the same direction which means all the hair tips are in one side and bottoms are in the other. There are five types of remy hair according to different place of production and remy hair from Brazil is of best qualities. They can match to your own hair color very well and are more smooth, sleek and free of tangle. Remy hair also includes a special type named virgin hair. Literally, people can tell that it’s a kind of hair free from any chemical process like dyeing, so most of the virgin hairs are black.
What’s more, there’s another conception which is also misleading – yaki hair. Yaki hair is actually a hairstyle mainly for African-Americans. The texture is straight and loose with chemically straightened. There are four types of yaki: silky, kinky, coarse and straight. Considering the material it can also be remy, non-remy and synthetic. Most yaki hair is braided or sewn in the hair by a professional or knowledgeable hair stylist.