When people go for shopping human hair weaves, they will face many choices, like colors, textures, lengths, quantities, etc. They are tending to buy popular products like Brazilian hair and Peruvian hair because of their good quality. But as consumers, most of them do not know the differences between them, so it is difficult to choose. Now we will just talk about the similarities and differences between Brazilian human hair and Peruvian human hair. The differences are more apparent in the hair's reaction to water, heat, or air drying. You will definitely notice the difference after a couple of weeks of wear.

Peruvian and Brazilian hair which is better?


All virgin hair types have natural movement and should have minimal shedding and tangling. Each texture can be processed as straight, wavy, or curly. Body wave virgin hair is very hot selling for Brazilian and Peruvian. Curly and straight virgin hair weaves are also popular with girls. Virgin hair you will notice colors are not even thought out the bulk. You will find a few strands maybe lighter or darker than the rest of the weft. This is normal and typical of hair from a sunny country where hair lightens with exposure to the sun. 

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Brazilian Hair - It comes from the Pacific of Brazil and it's derived in different lengths and natural colors. Brazilian hair is one of the most beautiful types of hair around. It is known for its full body, beautiful bounce, texture, and versatility. This hair has a shiny appearance and feels. It is offered in wavy, straight, or curly textures. The Straight textures are not born straight but tend to have some light waves in them.

This hair holds curls very well and tends to hold curls longer than Indian Hair. This type of hair is usually soft and smooth. Texture may vary from natural straight to natural full bouncy body wave. The use of this type of hair is popular in most west-African countries. This type of hair lasts for as long as you take good care of it. It doesn’t require special maintenance. Brazilian hair is good for all hairstyles. It holds curls beautifully and curls when wet. 

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Peruvian Hair - This hair is a little coarser and thicker in texture than Brazilian hair. It blends well with normal African-American relaxed hair textures and medium Caucasian hair textures. Peruvian human hair has been growing in popularity in 2010. Peruvian hair is multi-purpose hair. Straight Peruvian hair is very good. It has the ability to look naturally voluminous despite the fact it is lightweight. Means, you can have over 5 bundles of hair and yet it feels very lightweight. It is extremely manageable even in times when hair isn’t maintained properly. Peruvian hair is great for sleek straight styles as well as short & edgy styles.

Brazilian Straight Hair

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Typical of donors of European, Spanish, or Native Indian ancestry, Brazilian Straight hair is very silky and straight but may be slightly wavy depending on the source. The texture of the hair is very fine and can be styled, dyed, worn straight, or even curled.

Brazilian Straight Hair is typically thick from root to end and has a beautiful medium or high luster.  The hair is soft but coarse and blends well with Afro-Caribbean hair textures.

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Peruvian Straight Hair

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Peruvian Virgin Straight Hairvery silky and is also naturally straight. When whet, this hair may curl slightly and may require straightening after styling. The texture of the hair blends well with nearly all hair types and may require higher heat when styling.

 Use a heat protector when styling Peruvian straight hair. This hair will last long when properly cared for and will it typically does not frizz easily in humid temperatures.

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Brazilian Curly Hair

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Similar to the texture of donors of Native Indian and African descent, this hair is typically coarse and naturally curly. Dark brown to near black in color. This type of virgin hair is durable and bouncy and mixes well with Afro-Caribbean hair types.

Brazilian Curly Hair is a fabulous choice for achieving a full-bodied, bouncy head of hair. Holding well in heat and humidity, this hair texture can blend well with your natural hair and will last longer when properly cared for.

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Peruvian Curly Hair

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Peruvian hair is often steam curled to develop the tight wavy pattern. The durability of Peruvian hair allows the hair to maintain it’s curly texture very well in hot and humid conditions.

This hair is also suited for Afro-Caribbean hair textures and is highly resistant to the sun and heat damage. However, it is highly recommended that your hair investment be washed and moisturized regularly.

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Brazilian Wavy Hair

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Brazilian Wavy hair is one of the most common types of Brazilian hair on the market. This hair has the soft wavy texture common with donors of mixed Spanish, Native Indian & African ancestry. This hair is coarse and has a natural wave. It is often dark brown and has lots of bounce and body.

Extremely versatile, this grade of hair is the choice for many celebrities and is a great choice for those who want beautiful bouncy curls that can easily be maintained and last for up to a year.

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Peruvian Wavy Hair

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Also very common and growing in popularity, Peruvian wavy hair is a great choice for a beautiful wavy hair texture. Although the waves are not as tight or curly, the Peruvian hair has a great loose wave that falls easily without losing body.

The hair is soft, light and airy, while maintaining a medium luster that makes the hair look healthy and clean. It is also dark brown and can be died without losing its luster and quality.