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HAIR TERMINOLOGY

WIG TYPES

Lace front wigs: Lace front wigs have a lace strip sewn on the front. This can be trimmed to ensure the best fit and a natural look and feel. The hair is single knotted and hand tied, which gives the illusion of a natural hairline.

Full lace wigs: Full lace wigs have a lace front and lace cap, ensuring a breathable and comfortable fit.

Full wigs: Full wigs are usually more affordable than lace front wigs.

HAIR TYPE

Virgin hair: Virgin hair is 100% natural, unprocessed, untreated, and the hair cuticles are intact. The hair cuticle is the outermost part of the hair shaft. It's formed from dead cells, overlapping in layers, forming scales that give the hair shaft strength and protection.

Remy hair: Remy hair is considered the finest quality human hair. This is because the cuticles are kept intact, unlike most other non-Remy hair extensions where they are stripped. Preserving the hair’s cuticles and aligning them in one direction creates extensions that are completely natural in appearance. This process ensures that the hair remains especially soft, shiny, silky and tangle-free.

Non-Remy hair: Non-Remy hair is the left-over hair that is often gathered from the floors of temples and salons. This hair is then recycled to make a weft. But, because the hair cuticles are facing various directions, the hair can tangle easily.

Single donor: Reference to a single donor means that the hair was gathered from a single person. This means that all of the cuticles will be facing downwards and in the same direction.

Fallen hair: Fallen hair refers to the hair strands that fall to the floor after collecting from multiple donors. Because it's swept up from the ground, the cuticles don't all face the same way. This means that fallen hair will tangle much easier than Remy hair, as the cuticles can lock together.

Ratio / draw: When looking at the fullness of a Brazilian bundle, we refer to 'ratio or draw', as bundles can be built up with different length hair. A good full draw will have a high ratio of long hairs.

Yaki: Yaki refers to the processed texture of the hair. It resembles chemically relaxed Afro hair.

COLOURS

Frosted colour: Frosted colour is one of the most popular colour mixes, as it's made up of sprinkles of colours throughout the piece. Frosted highlights add a touch of colour without changing the overall shade of the hair.

Two tone colours: Two colours (T colours) refers to the placement of strands of hair with one solid colour throughout the wig, varying the colour, thickness and length. This gives you a natural, blended look. Two-tone colour (TT Colour) refers to the fading of hair with a prominent solid colour at the roots into a solid highlight colour at the ends. This blend gives the appearance of ombre-style highlights or colour that has grown out.

Ombre colours: Ombre is a French word that means 'shading' or 'graduating'. It usually refers to having dark hair at the scalp and lighter hair at the ends.

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