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Hair Quality, Hair Type and Hair Texture, What’s the Difference

Updated: Feb 15, 2020

Hair Quality, Hair Type and Hair Texture are still a very popular topic of discussion. Even though these terms have been around for years, we’ve found that some people are still having a difficult time understanding the difference between them. Many of you have asked, “What’s Remy, non-Remy, or mixed human hair?, What’s virgin hair? Is Virgin hair Remy hair?, What’s Indian, Brazilian, Malaysian, etc.?, What’s Straight, Body Wave, Curly, etc.?” What does all this really mean?

We know the answers to these questions can be confusing, but hopefully we can clarify the difference between Hair Quality, Hair Type, and Hair Texture, Remy, Non-Remy, Virgin Remy to help you to become more familiar with the terminology.

What is Hair Quality?

Hair quality refers to the quality of the hair. Here are the most popular human hair quality available for wigs, hair systems and extensions.

Remy Human Hair – Remy hair is regarded as the best of the best… the highest-quality! It’s a 100% human hair, the cuticles are intact which means the strands face the same direction from root to tip and usually comes from one single donor to a small few. Intact cuticles lay flat and protect the hairs, which gives it that smooth and sleek look, and Remy hair is less likely to knot and tangle.

Remy refers to the quality and grade of the hair. It’s 100% human hair, which usually comes from donors ranging from one single donor to a small few straight from the scalp. Since it is real human hair, it can be washed, dyed, cut, and styled with or without heat styling tools like natural hair.

Virgin Remy Hair – Virgin Remy human hair is unprocessed natural human hair that has never been dyed, colored, permed, or chemically processed. And, there’s a chance that virgin Remy hair has never been exposed to blow dryers or other heated styling tools. Virgin human hair is the best hair if you’re looking for the best quality hair. Please note, all virgin human hair is not equal. Know your source.

Non-Remy Human Hair - Now that we’ve defined Remy hair and Virgin Remy hair, Non-Remy hair is not a good hair choice for everyday wear and longevity. Unlike Virgin Remy hair, Non-Remy hair may or may not have its cuticles intact, is collected from multiple donors and sometimes it may include fallen strands pulled from other sources. As a result, Non-Remy hair may cause the hair to flow in different directions, therefore increasing the chances for the hair to tangle and mat.

What is Hair Type?

Hair type refers to the type of hair you want, Indian, Brazilian, European, Malaysian, etc.

What is Hair Texture:

Hair texture refers to the texture is available in three primary textures, straight, wavy or curly. Wavy or Curly hair can be a tight or loose wave/curl or somewhere in between. Straight hair can be silky straight, straight, or a kinky straight texture.

Now that you’re familiar with all the ins and outs of these terms, check out the different wigs, hair extensions and hair systems available at Divas Lace Wigs. We only sell unprocessed Virgin Remy human hair in various types, lengths, densities and textures. Once you’ve picked out the perfect wig, hair extension, or hair system, our customer service doesn’t end. Our wigologist are experts in the field and ready to answer any questions or concerns you might have. We want to make your journey as easy as possible by helping you to choose the right hair product. We want you to enjoy the experience as you get creative with your look and feel beautiful about your choice.

Divas Lace Wigs offers the most popular virgin human hair wigs from straight to curly. We focus on the best quality unprocessed human hair wig products. We only offer unprocessed Virgin hair which is great when you are investing in a wig. Our glueless full lace cap wigs are the best, especially if you don’t want to use glue, tape or sew-in. Choosing the right lace wig cap is necessary for the best fit. CLICK HERE to buy the best virgin human hair wigs online.

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