Virgin Hair Extensions: Which Type Is The Best?

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With all the different types of hair extensions available today, how can you possibly figure out which type of hair to install? Hopefully, this guide will help you determine the type of hair that’s best for you.


Virgin Hair Comparison Chart

Brazilian HairVirgin Brazilian Hair Fine, Silky, Straight, Wavy, Coarse, Thick, Curly4.5 Stars

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Peruvian HairVirgin Peruvian HairStraight, Wavy or very curly, Thick, Strength, Body, Smooth, Requires less bundles4.6 Stars

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Malaysian Hair Virgin Malaysian HairThick, Wavy, Loose body wave, Shiny, Silky4.5 Stars

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Indian HairVirgin Indian HairMostly Straight, Curly, Wavy, Shiny, Thick, Coarse, Straight, 4.3 Stars

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Russian HairVirgin Russian HairRarest, Difficult to find, Incredibly soft and shiny, Straight, Wavy, Long lasting & durable, 4.5 Stars

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Cambodian Hair Virgin Cambodian HairExtremely rare, Cross between Chinese and Malaysian, Less coarse than Chinese, Soft and shiny, slightly wavy4.0 Stars

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Virgin Hair Guide: TOP 5 HAIR TYPES

Indian Hair

Indian virgin hair extensionsIndian virgin hair is one of the most common and widely available hair types on the market today. Since India has an enormous population, with a large number of women who donate their hair for religious purposes regularly, India produces much of the worlds best virgin hair extensions.

Indian virgin hair has a very fine density and has a light bouncy feel to it. This makes it easy to curl and style. With textures ranging from silky to coarse, Indian virgin hair is a great choice if you like hair that is versatile and flexible when it comes to styling. A great fit for all hair types, Indian hair is a consistent contender for the best hair available today.  Indian hair is a popular choice because its texture and color are easily matched to many ethnicities, especially relaxed African American hair. Although it may become frizzy in moist temperature, quality Indian hair will be able to maintain its silky texture for months if well treated and cared for.

Best Virgin Hair MalaysianMalaysian Hair

Malaysian hair is soaring in popularity and has become a hit among celebrities. Have you ever noticed that luxurious and sleek look of the stars? In many cases, that’s Malaysian hair at its best. Similar to Brazilian hair, the luster and shine of Malaysian hair is clear but not too sleek and oily looking. Great for holding curls, Malaysian hair can maintain curly and wavy styles without the need for additional products. Colors range from very dark to near black, with some lighter colors being less common, but just as beautiful.  This hair blends extremely well with African American hair and is less likely to frizz up at the first sign of moisture or humidity. Since it is more rare and growing in popularity, expect to pay a little more for this amazingly beautiful hair. Given it’s versatility, luster and popularity, Malaysian hair surely deserves its place on the list of best virgin hair choices in the world.

virgin hair extensionsPeruvian Hair

Known as the best kept secret in the virgin hair market, Peruvian hair is a multipurpose and versatile hair choice. Not easily sourced, true virgin Peruvian hair can be hard to find, making it expensive at times. Extremely thick and beautifully dark, this hair can require less bundles to give a strong, full body look. Although it’s more coarse and thicker than Malaysian or Brazilian hair, Peruvian hair is as light as a feather. This hair is one of my favorites and blends well with multiple relaxed hair textures and ethnicities. 

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Virgin Hair BrazilianBrazilian Hair

Brazilian hair is one of the most sought after hair types in the world. How come? Well, its soft feel, durability and thickness make this one a guaranteed beauty. It is also not sourced from temples which makes the hair hard to come by. That scarcity drives the price up and makes this one of the most luxurious types of hair to have.  Brazilian hair is also often really Indian hair extensions that are being passed off as Brazilian. Sometimes Virgin Brazilian hair has come to define a style of look rather than true Brazilian hair. The texture of true Brazilian hair blends will with all types of ethnicities from Caucasian to African American and will give a full body look straight out of the package. With a low to medium luster and natural density, Brazilian virgin hair will require less bundles to create a full look. Brazilian hair will hold a curl longer than Indian and Malaysian Hair and its also less likely to frizz up from moisture. An amazingly beautiful choice.

Russian Hair

Russian Virgin HairRussian hair is simply silky, glossy and gorgeous and is considered by many to be the best quality hair extensions ever. Sourced from small villages in Eastern Europe, this hair is rich with vitamins due to the diet and genetics of its donors. Extremely rare to find, Russian hair is highly regarded as some of the most beautiful and therefore, expensive hair in the world. Not always a perfect match for African American hair textures, Russian hair still maintains a wide range of colors and comes in light brown to medium brown and even dark brown colors. The likely hood of fraudulent dyed hair is high with this extremely rare selection. If well maintained, Russian hair can last up to 5 years while still maintaining its luster and silky texture.