How To Identify Human Hair And Synthetic Hair

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The difference between synthetic and human hair is in the fiber.Synthetic hair can be better at holding it's style even after washing. Human hair are made out of real human hair so they look and feel real, but they also have to be re-styled after washing just like real hair. Keep reading to learn more about human hair and synthetic hair.

How to identify human hair and synthetic hair?

Random selection of one or two hair,with a lighter to burn out,human hair in a fire will be turned into a black ball,gently rub,into powder,smell there is a burning taste of protein.synthetic hair fire will become hard ball,rubbing is not open,and nylon burnt the above pics.Moreover, human hair may have very little gray hair and split ends. It is normal but not a quality problem


Which is right for you?

Maybe both.While some may wear that one is more superior than the other, the truth is that both human hair and synthetic hair have their pros and cons. Ultimately, it all depends on your lifestyle, needs, and budget. If you have a busy schedule,  little time to commit for all the maintenance work, want natural looking wigs without breaking the bank or like to make dramatic changes to your style occasionally, you may want to consider having some synthetic hair wigs or hairpieces on hand. If price and maintenance is not an issue, and you care about quality and styling versatility the most, it’s not a bad idea to invest in human hair. And of course, you will choose to have both on hand as they each have their pluses!

Here are some points what you should consider before making a purchase: 

  1. Human hair is more expensive than synthetic hair,several times cost than synthetic hair.
  2. Human hair takes more time and effort but gives you more styling options.You may need to visit a professional stylist to get the look you want if it’s not box ready to wear.But synthetic hair usually is permanent styling,ready to wear style straight out of box.requires little to no restyling even after washing.
  3. Human hair can last a longer time,1-3years or longer in a good care condition.But synthetic hair even good quality only last 4-8 months or less,lower quality only last 4-6 weeks or less.
  4. Human hair color would fade as the time gone,but can be colored and permed again,however the color result would not match original.and we don’t suggest color or perm frequently,which would damage the hair.Synthetic hair fade less ,alway remain its bright color.
  5. Human hair feels soft and natural,synthetic hair feels fake rough and hard.
  6. Human hair can withstand heat at a certain temperature,but synthetic hair can not due to the fiber or synthetic material.

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