Loved by celebrities and used as a staple by hair stylists within the TV, movie and fashion industries extensions are now available on most high streets throughout major cities as well as online. However, with the widespread popularity and new lines appearing on the market it is sometimes hard to keep track of prices.Due to the various qualities and the fact that they are available in different lengths and colours it is very difficult when considering prices to know exactly what you are paying for and how to compare them. Below are some tips to keep in mind when purchasing your weaves and extensions and considering lots of pricing bands fort lauderdale hair stylist either online and on the high-street.
As with any product there are various quality levels. Firstly, extensions are either human hair, synthetic hair, or sometimes even a mixture of both and in some circumstances very unscrupulous suppliers will even mix horse hair! Human hair is more expensive then synthetic hair. This is because of the process of collecting the hair, treating it and colouring it. There are a number of brands which produce both natural 100% human hair extensions and synthetic extensions so be careful when making your selection.In addition, within the human hair band, hair is also catagorised as either Remy hair or non-Remy hair, Virgin Remy hair and non-Virgin Remy hair. Firstly, all Remy hair is cuticle aligned hair, that is all running in the same direction. Because Remy hair is less prone to tangle and matt the end result is a significantly better looking hair wefts. It does however, take longer to source and produce Remy hair wefts, and Virgin-Remy wefts and it they, therefore, cost more to produce. In addition, within the Remy quality there is Virgin Remy and non-Virgin Remy. Virgin Remy hair being hair that has not been tampered with chemically or mechanically, bleached, coloured or texturised in any way.