Every girl is dreaming of fabulous, long tresses like the Real Housewives but doesn't know much about human hair extensions. Well, you may be pleasantly surprised to know that most hair weft salons offer consultation appointments where you can discuss one on one with a specialist what method is best for you.

Want to do some prep work prior to your consultation appointment? Here are some tips to help you choose the right human hair weave method for you.

Firstly, hair extensions can be used for anyone who is:

• Growing out a bad haircut

• Seeking to add length and/or volume

• Wants to disguise damaged, over-processed hair

• Experiencing hair loss due to medical or other reasons

A consultation with a hair extensions specialist at a hair extensions salon is very important because a professional salon that specializes in real human hair extensions and hair loss will offer a variety of weave hair extensions application methods so you can actually choose an option that is truly ideal for you.

 The salon will also offer a variety of hair texture options. This will ensure that your new virgin hair weave extensions will match seamlessly with your own hair, whether straight or straight with a light wave, or loose wavy, or a deep wavy, or curly, or textured, etc. The Brazilian virgin hair is available in a variety of textures in our salon.

Referring Human hair textures, you will found that there are some different hair textures in the human hair market.like Brazilian human hair, Indian human hair, Malaysian human hair, or Peruvian human hair etc. Different country names represent different hair textures.Here we will compare and explain four kinds of them.

Brazilian Human Hair

Brazilian Human hair is the most popular hair type in South Africa. The hair is typically soft, relatively thick and very durable. For this reason, the hair is suited to any style so it is always a great option whether you prefer a straight, wavy or curly style. Brazilian hair also handles color extremely well so if you buy Virgin Brazilian hair you can color the hair to any color you like. Due to the natural density, the hair has it is also less likely to frizz which is a big plus and you can also use fewer bundles to still maintain a full look.  

Peruvian Human Hair

Peruvian hair has become extremely popular. This hair is extremely durable and versatile and for this reason, allows you to style and curl it repeatedly with great results. This makes Peruvian hair a great multi-purpose hair as you can constantly change your look and style without damaging the hair too much. The hair is extremely soft and slightly silkier than Brazilian hair. As Peruvian hair is still relatively rare it is also usually relatively more expensive than other hair types.


Malaysian Human Hair

Malaysian hair has become very popular especially amongst international and South African celebrities. The hair has a very luxurious feel to it and has a great natural shine. The shine is however not excessive and after a few washes look even more natural. The hair is very strong and for this reason, holds curls extremely well. If you want to experiment with fabulous and regular curling of your hair then this is a great option. The hair is generally a nice dark brown color. Like Brazilian hair, it also handles color well so if you buy Virgin Malaysian hair you can color the hair to any color or combination of colors you like.

Indian Human Hair

Indian hair is very high-quality hair and is highly regarded in the beauty industry. The hair is very light, airy, full of bounce and easy to style. Indian hair usually comes in a natural straight and natural wave style. If you are looking for a natural wave style then this is the hair for you. Indian hair is also very popular because it does not tangle, shed easily or lose its natural wavy look.

A human hair weave is a great option to protect your hair because it can allow your hair to grow and give it a break from heat damage and overloading it with products. Sew-in weaves allow you to have any length, texture, and color that you want! If you've considered the option of a weave, you've probably heard all sorts of terms associated with the process! But don't let all of this new terminology confuse you, Perfect Locks is here to help. Here is a short glossary that will ease the mind of any first-timer!

The Weave Glossary

Protective Style - A hairstyle that is worn to help promote growth and restore the health of natural hair.

Full Weave - Most, if not all, of the hair, is braided up and the only hair that is out is the weave hair.

Partial Weave - A portion of your hair will be braided up and the remainder will be left out. Most people opt for this option when they'd like to add a little extra volume but want to achieve the most natural look.

Leave Out - A section of your natural hair that is left out and blended with the weave to create a natural part.

Cornrow - A tight braid that will protect your hair as well as provide a strong base to attach the hair too.

Weft - Hair that is sewn/fabricated as a continuous track of hair.

Machine Weft - This is the most common type of weft as it is easier and faster to make and simpler for all stylists to use, no matter their level of experience with weaves. Hand-tied wefts are pre-sealed to minimize shedding.

Hand-tied Weft - This weft is a slightly thinner than machine wefts, allowing the hair to lay closer to the head, giving it a virtually undetectable look. Hand-tied wefts are not sealed, it is recommended that they are to be sealed before installation to minimize shedding and retain thickness.

Track - The manufactured part of the weft that acts as the point of attachment.

Remy Hair - 100% human hair with the cuticle layer still intact. This hair may have gone through color/texture processing and therefore would not be considered virgin.

Virgin Hair - The hair is completely pure and natural. It has not been processed to change the natural texture or color at all. Fun fact: All of our virgin hair is also Remy, which means the cuticle is intact from root to end.

Single Sourced - This means that the hair comes from one singular donor, with natural gradations in length from root to end.

Double Sourced - This means that the hair comes from multiple donors. The hair is combined to create a weft of the same length throughout.

Closure - This piece is meant to mimic the scalp to create a realistic looking part/hairline. Closures are typically used for full weaves. We offer many different types of hair closures.

With this introduction of weaving hair, we hope this glossary helped you feel more prepared to protect your hair and made you more confident in your decision to get a weave.Remy hair weave bundles and virgin hair weave bundles are both your best choice for hair extensions.And be remember that take good care of hair is also important to extend the service life.



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