Generally, wigs are made of three kinds of materials: human hair, synthetic fiber, and high-temperature fiber. The most real wig is made of human hair.
What is synthetic wig?
Synthetic wigs are made of chemical fiber. It can be subdivided into three types: low temperature fiber, high temperature fiber and protein fiber. Low-temperature fiber is mainly used for styling and can be used to make fake bangs; high-temperature fiber can be applied to make curly hair wigs. Protein fiber feels more like real hair. It can be used to make various types of hairstyles wig.
What is human hair wig?
Human hair wig is made of processed real hair. The characteristics of it can be described into life-like, natural, feel similar to real hair, and it is not easy to knot. It can be baked, dyed, permed, also the hairstyle can be changed. However, the price of this kind of wig is more expensive and requires attention to maintenance.
The difference between synthetic wigs and human hair wigs
- Service life
The reason of high quality and flexibility of human hair wigs are that human hair wigs use our naturally grown hair. So, the service life ranges from 1-3 years. The synthetic wig is made of artificial chemical fiber. After a long time of use, the synthetic wig hair ends will be curled, which is difficult to take care of. The service life is only a few months at most.
In terms of appearance, synthetic wigs are obviously stiffer. Under the light source, the reflection of the synthetic wig will be very severe, and it is that there is a sense of plastic. The human hair wig with better hair quality looks no different from our own hair, and it also shows natural reflection under the light source.
- Hand Feeling
The synthetic wig feels a little hard, dry without elasticity. Moreover, there is a feeling of astringency. The human hair wig can be known as real hair when you touch it with your hand. It feels exactly the same as hair. It is smooth, elastic, and even it has a moisturizing feeling.
- Hair quality
There is no hair quality at all because of synthetic wig is not hair. It will get stuck in the middle when combing with a comb. After wearing it a few times, the hair becomes very frizzy, which is difficult to sort of.
Human hair wigs include high and low hair quality wigs. The quality of remy hair is very good, and it feels smooth when it wrapped in your hand. It does not get knotted or frizzy when wearing it, and also it is very easy to take care of.
Reasons for choosing human hair wigs
Most of the high-end wigs are made of human hair. This kind of wigs are handmade, so the feeling of them is light, breathable, and comfortable to wear.
In the view of wearer, customizing wig is a better choice for someone who wants to know how to make their hair style better to show others, someone who wants their hair style not always look like that and makes people feel immutable. If you don’t wear a human hair at first, then when you wear human hair wigs, you will find the same psychological gap as before, although synthetic wigs are better than human hair.
Moreover, human hair wigs last longer than synthetic wigs because of different materials. Human hair wigs are not easy to frizz, and also the appearance and color of it can remain unchanged for a long time. Human hair wigs can be used for 3-5 years as long as you take good care of it. But synthetic wigs can’t.
The important point is that human hair wigs can be styled in a variety of ways. It can also be permed and dyed like real hair. In this way, you can go out with different styles every day. In addition, human hair wig is authentic and natural. You can’t tell the hair is yours or wigs after installing it.