There are various textures of hair weaves, extension, and closures. It is a confusing issue to looking for the perfect hair textures that well blended with your natural hair. It is not easy to decide what kind of hair will suit your needs, and how to take care of it.

Synthetic hair  

Synthetic hair is the cheapest kind of hair that you can use for weaves and a great choice if you're looking for a new look to last you a short time. You should not get synthetic hair if you plan on using heat, since it is essentially made of microfibers and cannot take heat at all. However, Synthetic hair is the most affordable type of hair on the market — ideal for anyone who wants a change without having to break the bank. This type of hair is usually already styled at the time of purchase which eliminates the styling process, saving you money as well as time. If you're considering getting a weave for first time synthetic might be the way to go.

But what you need to know is that although synthetic hair is convenient and cost effective, it does have its limits when it comes to being versatile. Synthetic hair is made to look like human hair constructed from thin manufactured hair fibers; therefore, it is not heat resistant to the extent that human hair is. You can not to curl or straighten synthetic hair for you might take the risk of burning or damaging it.

Human hair 

100% human hair has an clear natural appearance to it when compare with synthetic hair. This is a step up from synthetic hair. Human hair is great because it adopts natural hair and can last for a long time (approx 6-8 months) with multiple installs, up to how well you take care of it. Human hair also has the versatility that synthetic hair doen not have. Human hair gives you the free range to style your weave exactly the way you want. Whether it's curled or straightened it will withstand the heat applied to it and just like natural hair you have the ability to dye it if you choose to.


Also, just like anything else, human hair does have its defect. It is a bit more expensive than synthetic hair, cost from approx $50.00-$150.00, cost difference depends on the brand and length. But you will get higher quality hair. Human hair also has a tendency to tangle and shed; this is because the cuticles are not all facing the same way. Also, human hair is often put through some processing to improve its appearance.

Remy hair 

Remy hair is amazing! Remy hair is versatile and natural and has similar qualities to human hair. Remy human hair is the most durable, long-lasting, and reliable hair and will maintain its natural movement and appearance from 6 months to over a year. It is also heat resident so applying various styles and dyes will not be an issue. Various styles like straight, curly and wavy are available.


You will notice that with remy hair there is virtually no tangling or shedding because the cuticles are kept intact and all face the same direction. There are various textures you can purchase like Indian, Brazilian, Malaysian and Peruvian hair would come into play. That you can come to another blog: How About the Quality of Brazilian, Indian, Peruvian, Malaysian Human Hair Weaves?


Virgin hair

Virgin hair is completely 100% natural and unprocessed human hair. Some of you may be wondering what the difference is between remy and virgin hair is. Although they are almost identical the biggest difference is that virgin hair is completely 100% natural and unprocessed. Virgin hair has not been processed or dyed and is only available in its natural colour. Virgin hair is always remy hair; however, remy hair may not always be virgin hair.