Remy or Remi is not a brand name. The term refers to the characteristics in the collection of the hair. Everything Wigs selects premium quality un-damaged, healthy Remy hair. The hair is shinier, softer, more durable and has a longer life than non-Remy hair. Non virgin Remy has been chemically processed typically for texture or color.
Virgin Remy Hair
The best type of Remy is virgin hair also called cuticle hair. When hair is harvested from a donor, the cuticle remains intact. The cuticle protects the hair from damage.
Virgin Remy is not chemically processed for color or texture. This means the hair has not been permed, dyed, colored, bleached or chemically processed in any way. Virgin Remy is very soft and silky and 100% natural. Virgin hair color is called natural because it is not processed for color. The natural color for Indian, Asian, Brazilian, Mongolian and Malaysian virgin hair ranges from very dark to medium brown in color.
Virgin hair can be straight, wavy or curly in texture. However any hair that has been chemically processed for texture, for example yaki, body wave or curls is no longer virgin. Sometimes, virgin hair texture may be altered using a high pressure and heat method.The hair is still considered virgin because no chemical processing used. If Remy hair has been altered in color, it is also chemically processed and no longer considered virgin.
Virgin Remy hair last longer and is much likely to tangle or than non virgin Remy In a nutshell, virgin hair is Remy but not all Remy hair is virgin.
Indian Remy is the most popular hair on the market due to being readily available and affordable. The texture is versatile and excellent for all ethnicities. Indian hair holds curls very well. The hair is lifts and adds color well. Too much processing for color and texture will cause the hair to tangle and mat. Indian hair is less coarse and dense than Chinese or Malaysian.
Malaysian hair is naturally straight with a slight bend or wave.When the hair is wet is waves slightly. The hair density is thicker than Indian, but not quite as thick as Chinese hair. Although the hair is thicker, it is light-weight, fluffy and has good body. Malaysian hair has a straighter texture and is not as shiny as Indian. The hair is softer than Indian hair. The hair holds body wave curls very well. Malaysian hair texture can be used for all ethnic textures. It is an excellent substitute for European hair. The hair also creates a nice, smooth African American Hair relaxed hair texture. Malaysian hair is more expensive than Indian or Chinese hair.
Asian or Chinese
Chinese Remy is very dense, thick and very straight. The hair is very good if you want sleek and straight hair as it does not hold curls well. Chinese hair is nice and smooth and has less shine than Indian hair. The hair makes nice Yaki and kinky textures due to the thickness.
This hair is a native of Europe and primarily used by Caucasians. The hair has a light silky feel. It is in limited supply and much more expensive than Indian or Chinese Remy.