Hair extensions have become the hair accessory of choice for the Hollywood set as well as for the general public.
These products are ideal for adding thickness, length, incorporating highlights or lowlights without dyeing one’s natural hair and as a means of correcting a haircut gone wrong in only a couple of hours. Real human hair extensions have been around for more than a decade and in that time different types of extensions have become evolved.
Although the price of real human hair extensions are not as costly as they once were they are still cost a substantial amount so it is important to learn all the needed facts about it and how using it will modify your lifestyle before you commit to having it done. There are many factors to consider before you decide if extensions are for you and the type of hair used is one of them. Below are types of real human hair extensions and short descriptions of them in order to help you reach a well informed decision.
Caucasian hair has a fine to medium density with a wide variation in color and oval in shape. Most Caucasians bleach, dye and process their hair which makes it unsuitable to be made as hair extension. If virgin hair is available then the Blond extensions are fine textured, for those who have darker colors will have texture that is courser than blond hair. Surprisingly red heads have hair that is the coarsest.
Asian hair is normally straight or slightly wavy. The color choices for Asian hair are dark brown or black. It is also the thickest in diameter amongst other hair types and is one of the strongest. Occasionally Asian hair is treated so it becomes thinner and can therefore be used on clients that are not Asian.
Indian hair is small diameter wise and is available in a variety of forms from fine to thick and straight, to wavy to curly. As a larger percentage of Indian women do not chemically treat their hair most Hindu hair are in their virgin state. These hairs are however still treated so that it resembles Caucasian hair. Black women will often choose the Indian styled hair extensions as well since the textures are closely related.
The last type of real human hair extensions that we will discuss is European hair. It is also small in diameter but has a very wide range of colors. This type is in very short supply and is for the most part quite expensive.