Types of Remy hair weave

Types of Remy hair weave

With my grade nine grad around the corner, I remember begging my mother for long lush locks. My first weave was long, thick and strawberry blonde. I absolutely loved it, back then anyways. I look at the pictures of that day now and all I think is I wish I knew then what I now know about hair. At the time my knowledge about the vast variety of hair was minimal, maybe non-existent.

When I walked into Images and Shades for the first time I was slightly overwhelmed by all the hair options in front of me. I remember the teller asking me what I was looking for. My reply was long hair, blonde in colour. She continued with her questions: how many inches long are you looking for? Would you rather #22, #24, #27...? I was completely confused. She spent some time explaining the various lengths and guiding me through a colour chart. She then explained what I now believe to be the most important aspect of any good weave, the type of hair. By type I'm referring to synthetic, human or remy hair. The reality of how clueless I was set it. She quickly pointed out and explained the differences between synthetic and human hair. I opted for the synthetic only because I was on a strict budget and I wasn't planning on doing much to my weave as far as styling was concerned. Although my weave didn't turn out badly, it could have been better by simply improving the quality of hair.

Ladies if you're looking to avoid a bad weave situation, you need to have a good idea of what you want to do with your weave where styling and maintenance are concerned. How good your weave looks is absolutely determined by the quality of the hair installed. As I mentioned earlier there are three basic types of hair, synthetic, human and remy. But what exactly is the difference between them? That's what I aim to explain with this next part. Here's a brief description of each type and what I suggest would work best for certain looks/styles. This also applies to wigs; the hair used to make wigs is the same, they're just an alternative installation method.


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Q&A

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How do you maintain Remy indian Hair weave?

What happens after you wash it? Any other input would be appreciated. Thanks!

If the extensions are real, you can shampoo them like your real hair, then style them like you would your hair. If they are synthetic, you can wash them, but you cannot heat style them, they will melt. Most extensions when wet turn into a wavy-curly state, but should easily style how you would like them.