One Fashion trend that has taken the world by storm especially among women color is human hair and its accessories. Human hair wigs are expensive but offer the most natural look and feel, with the proper care, they are also more durable. Human hair wigs can last between 1 and 3 years. They are remarkably soft with a shine and movement that is not easily duplicated in synthetic hair.
Types of Human Hair
There are generally five basic types of human hair used in wigs:
Chinese hair: Chinese hair is the strongest hair compared with other hair material, and it has a very good natural appeal. When you keep the Chinese hair On hand, you will feel its thickness. It is rich in antioxidants, minerals and vitamin E that improves the hair’s elasticity and has restorative properties. It contains inositol, a carbohydrate known to repair damaged hair. It also protects the hair from any future damage.
Indonesian hair: Extremely voluminous, bouncy and has the most natural appearance. This hair is ideal for wavy or straight styles. This Indonesian hair is naturally silky and has a medium luster. Due to its full texture, only a few bundles are required for a look/full head.
Brazilian hair: Brazilian human hairs are silky, smooth and shiny. Brazilian hair is better when facing humid conditions for causing less frizz. Its advantage is that the hair is durable, thick, silky, smooth and blends well with many hair textures.
Caucasian/European hair: Caucasian hair can be straight, wavy or curly. Its color can vary from blond to dark brown. This hair type grows diagonally and at a rate of about 1.2 centimeters per month. Caucasian hair strands are oval in shape. Caucasian hair density is the highest of the three ethnic categories and is therefore the fullest.
Indian hair: Caucasian, Asian and Indian hair samples were put to the test for the World’s Best Hair study. Their results put an end to any splitting of hairs over the issue: in terms of health, the Indian hair is the best, topping other ethnic groups on all four counts. Most people who choose Indian hair is because of the hair length, softness, quality and texture. Indian hair is available in straight, body wave, natural wave, deep wave, curly hair types. Indian hair has thinner denier close to that of European hair but with a bit more texture.
The origin of the hair is not the only factor however. Processing technique is directly related to the strength and quality of the end-product. The chemicals needed, to sanitize and strip away the original color to produce different curl patterns and colors, are very strong and can affect the integrity of the hair depending on method used. When a higher quality of chemicals and a more artful approach to processing is used, the results are higher quality product and thus higher price. In general the side effects of human hair are
Wearing a wig can cause headaches, if a wig doesn’t fit properly or is worn incorrectly. It can also place pressure on the head and end up causing frequent headaches. However, in most cases if you loosen the wig cap slightly you can alleviate the problem.
- Hair loss
Wearing hair or wigs may damage even healthy hair and cause hair loss if certain steps aren’t followed. It is important that your hair is clean and conditioned regularly, even if you plan on wearing a wig. Before putting on the wig, taking the time to position your hair instead of simply jamming it under the wig will go a long way toward preventing both breakage and hair loss. For individuals who are bald or balding, wearing a hair alternative lead to scalp health problems because it won’t get the natural body oils it needs and will end up extremely dry. A dry scalp can be painful at times and can lessen your chances of new hair growth. So sure to go without the artificial hair enough to give your head plenty of exposure to fresh air and natural oils to avoid dry scalp. SEE: How to Regrow Hair on Bald Head – Fast Natural Formulas
You will want to make sure you aren’t allergic to hair or any of the material used in the wig you are going to be wearing. Dandruff, hair breakage and etc. are caused by hypoxia (lack of oxygen in head skin and hair root tissues). So you should buy a wig or human hair that let the skin and hair breathe. Do not wear the wig or hair for twenty four hours if there is no medical necessity (baldness). If you Find out that you have red, raised skin around your hairline and on your scalp? If you frequently use wig glue, these could be signs of an allergic reaction to the glue. Other symptoms include, hives, general scalp reactions, swelling and in extreme cases, trouble swallowing and breathing.
Wigs whether human hair or synthetic suffers wear and tear, strands of hair can come back through the base, which can also cause itching. For some people, even light touches, such as the slight rubbing of clothes against skin, can cause itching. This annoyance is especially common in older adults and people with dry skin. SEE: How To Spot Fake Andrea Hair Growth Essence.