What is Virgin Hair
Virgin hair is hair that is free from being processed with all the cuticles intact, is collected from a single donor (the donor could be Indian, Malaysian, Brazilian, etc). Virgin hair is free from the following processes: chemical treatment, perming, dying, bleaching or coloring in any way.
Virgin hair is completely 100% natural and unprocessed human hair. The hair is usually single drawn, meaning that there are different lengths within the weft. Some of you may be wondering what the difference is between remy and virgin hair is. Virgin hair is the next level up from Remy hair, apart from being cuticle correct it has all the features stated above. 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 color. Virgin hair is always remy hair; however, remy hair may not always be virgin hair. Read blog: what is virgin hair.
Why is the Virgin Hair Extensions A Hot Prospect
Virgin hair is cut in its natural state. Each bundle is different in texture and wave pattern. This means there is something for everyone.
Virgin hair is harvested from real human hair from a donor. Its harvesting process is meticulous adding to its premium value.
All the cuticles in the Virgin hair are intact and running in the same direction. You are therefore guaranteed to have the right cuticle alignment.
Where Does Virgin Hair Extensions Come From
Virgin hair comes from a single donor (i.e. one person). The hair is tied back into a ponytail and then the ponytail is then cut. Each virgin hair ponytail should come from one person (i.e. one single donor). The reason for the ponytail cutting in this way is to keep the hair cuticles in one direction (Remy) preventing tangling and shedding.
What Happens to the Virgin Hair Bundles After it Has Been Cut
The virgin hair bundles after it has been cut is washed and disinfected and prepared into single drawn or double drawn wefts.
What is the Difference Between Hand Tied and Machine Wefted Hair
Hand-tied wefts - are hair extensions that are wefted by hand. The advantage is that the hair lies flat and gives more of a natural look. The disadvantage of this is that the hair sheds and it is harder to sew the tracks onto the hair, as well as needing a lot more than machine wefted hair.
Machine wefted - is hair extensions that are wefted by machine. The advantage is that the hair is reinforced multiple times by stitching for durability. The disadvantage of this is that it is difficult to cut the hair as it can cause shedding. Click Your Hair Deals to find the best prices on wefted hair.
How Much Should Come In a Ponytail of Virgin Hair
In a ponytail of virgin hair should be approximately 100g - 115g, some suppliers may give you more but be wary, as it may have fillers, synthetic fibers or other animal hair mixed in with it.
200g - 300g of virgin hair is needed to complete a full head weave.
300g - 400g of virgin hair is needed to make the weave look full and bouncy
400g - 500g of virgin hair is needed if you are going for lengths longer than 18 - 20 inches of hair to make the hair look full and not scanty.