Now, hair extensions are getting more and more popular. And, most people choose Remy hair extensions since they give a natural look. However, do you know what remy hair is?
Remy hair is the highest grade of real, natural human hair. By using it, we can create the best, longest lasting wigs and extensions. As the cuticles are kept intact, remy hair is considered to be the top of the line in human hair. Maintaining the cuticles and aligning them in a unidirectional fashion for weaving to create a wig (or extension) with the completely natural appearance.
Remy hair is divided into six quality categories based on processing and length grading. Each of virgin and non virgin hair has 3 categories. Virgin Remy hair is 100% natural and has not been chemically treated in any fashion. Therefore, this hair is considered the best for use in wigs and extensions. Non virgin one has been through some chemical processing (like changing the color of the hair) on its way to becoming a wig or extension.
Generally, the three distinctions in each of the above categories are based on hair length per weft. Single drawn Remy hair is made up of hairs of all different lengths, because it grows naturally on the head. The cuticles are intact. These pieces look very natural. Double drawn hair is sorted. Therefore, all the hairs in a weft are within one or two inches in length. The final grade is double drawn and sorted. Thus, all of the strands are of the exact same length. Due to the care that is required and the time it takes to sort the hair so meticulously, this is the most expensive grade of hair.
Although Remy hair comes from several different locations, Indian hair is the most popular choice. Indian hair can be easily matched to people from all around the world and of different ethnic backgrounds. And, the next most popular choice is Brazil. The blend of European and Native American ancestors produces thick hair. This hair is suitable for everyone. Last but not least, European hair is also very commonly used in wigs and hairpieces.
The care that is taken when cutting it from the head of the donor and maintaining the cuticles intact is what makes the distinction between Remy hair and non Remy hair, no matter where the hair comes from. It is the most expensive hair since it is generally believed that it is the highest quality hair a person can use for wigs and hair extensions. Remy hair can be treated exactly the same as one’s own hair, therefore, it is considered by most to be well worth the price.