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All about synthetic and human hair wigs

Do you know anything about wigs? Do you know the difference between human hair wigs and synthetic hair wigs? Do you know how to tell them apart? This article will take you through everything.

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What is a Virgin human hair wig?

Human virgin hair wigs look and feel most natural because they are made from real human hair. The wigs and hair systems are designed from hair donated or sold to give the wigs their truest look.

The virgin human hair lace front wig is highly welcomed by women who want to create a beautiful looking. The lace wig has become a common choice for women because of the natural effects it shows.

What is a Synthetic hair wig?

Synthetic hair wig is made from man-made fiber. The density and texture of synthetic hair making it feel like human hair. Even though synthetic hair is not human hair, the fiber used has "memory" for wave, curl, and volume which lets hair bounce back into place with minimal effort-they have the advantage of holding their style longer.

Difference between synthetic and human hair wigs

Both human hair and artificial hair have their advantages and disadvantages, so choose the best wig for you based on your budget, time, and needs.

Human hair wig


  1. Natural Look

Virgin Human hair wigs look and feel the most natural. Virgin hair is considered the best choice.

  1. Human hair wigs are versatile

You can color, perm, and style your hair just like your own. There are lots of tutorials online, and if you're not sure, you can go to a hairstylist.

  1. Longevity

Human hair wigs last two to three times longer than synthetic wigs. With proper care, human hair wigs can last a year or more when worn daily. 

  1. Texture

Virgin hair wigs come in the same variety of textures as real hair: curly hair, natural hair, straight hair, deep wave, etc. If you choose a human hair wig, you’ll always be able to find something that matches your natural hair exactly.

  1. Healthier and more comfortable

Natural human hair wigs are all-natural. Lace wigs are very breathable and comfortable.


  1. Cost

High-quality hair wig is more expensive than synthetic hair wig. 

  1. Wig care

Like with natural hair, virgin hair wigs need to be washed, deep-conditioned, and re-styled regularly to maintain their natural luster.

  1. Delicate

Human hair wigs incur damage from brushing, teasing, backcombing, washing, and using heated styling tools.

  1. Weather Dependency

Like your natural hair, human hair wigs become frizzy, limp, or dry depending on the weather.

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Synthetic hair wig


  1. Cheap

It is less expensive than human hair wigs.

  1. Easy Care

Synthetic wigs are easy to take care of. Since made of strong artificial fiber, the synthetic hair system doesn't require a lot of effort in terms of maintenance and care.

  1. Style Memory.

Synthetic wigs hold their style regardless of the weather.

  1. Natural Looking

Higher quality synthetic hair offers a look and feels quite similar to human hair.

  1. Weather Resistance

No matter the weather, a synthetic wig will hold it’s style. Take that, humid East Coast summers.


  1. Not as durable as wigs with human hair
  1. You can't change the color or style.

It can't have as many different styles like human hair

  1. Synthetic wigs are sensitive to heat.

Artificial hair needs special protection from the heat and harmful rays of the sun.

  1. Lookunnatural  

Some artificial wigs have an unnatural sheen and look unreal.

3 ways to distinguish between human hair and Synthetic hair

  1. Combustion detection

Cut a few hairs to ignite with fire. Human hair will immediately burn into a small ball when it encounters a flame, accompanied by the smell of burning hair. If it does not burn but slowly melts into a

ball, accompanied by black smoke, the smell is hard to smell like rubber, then it is certainly not human hair. The most obvious difference is that real human hair burns in the fire and Synthetic hair melts in the fire.

  1. Texture

Human hair gives a natural look and feel, is very soft and looks shiny and shiny. Synthetic hair doesn't have this effect, Synthetic hair has an unnatural shine, no matter how you lick it, the synthetic hair is very smooth.

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