Are Virgin wigs Good?

Are Virgin wigs Good?

Balancing out the Pros and Cons of virgin and remy hair. Let's go over the benefits and disadvantages 

Wigs have become a popular accessory for individuals seeking versatility and creativity in their hairstyles. Among the various options available, virgin hair wigs and Remy hair wigs stand out for their exceptional quality and natural attributes. In this guide, we'll delve into the characteristics, pros, and cons of both types, helping you make an informed decision based on your preferences and needs.

Virgin Hair Wigs:

Crafted from 100% natural human hair, virgin hair wigs are a pinnacle of authenticity. Sourced from a single donor, the hair remains untouched by chemical processes, preserving its natural texture, shine, and softness. The intact cuticles aligned in the same direction minimize tangling and shedding, ensuring a long-lasting and high-quality product.

Here are some of the pros I came across owning virgin hair 

  1. Natural Beauty : The natural and unprocessed beauty is the most significant advantage. Offering a realistic appearance, the hair seamlessly blends with your own hair, maintaining its original color, texture, and shine.

  2. Life span:Due to the absence of chemical processing, virgin hair wigs outlast other types with their longer lifespan. These wigs, with proper care, can be a cost-effective choice as they can last for several years.

  3. Option, option, options!: These wigs can be styled, dyed, and treated just like natural hair, providing endless possibilities for customization to each own personal choice. 

  4. Heat: Virgin wigs can take high heat without using heat protective oils. Due to the align cuticles, curls added by using heat hold longer rough out the day. 

Cons of Virgin Hair Wigs:

  1. Quality: Virgin hair wigs, being of exceptional quality, are significantly more expensive than synthetic or Remy hair wigs.

  2. Availability: Finding the perfect virgin hair wig can be challenging due to its limited availability in the market.

Now lets touch up on pros and cons of Remy hair wigs.

Remy hair wigs, also crafted entirely from 100% human hair, require minimal processing to attain desired textures or shades. Ensuring cuticle alignment in the same direction to reduce tangling and matting, the key distinction lies in the meticulous process of collecting and processing the hair. Most Remy hair may also contain a factory smell which most consumers find displeasing.

Pros of Remy Hair Wigs:

  1. Alignment of cuticle: The aligned cuticles ensure a natural flow and prevent tangling and matting, resulting in a smooth and natural look that requires minimal maintenance.

  2. Appearance: Remy hair wigs offer a realistic appearance with natural hair color that  mimics our personal hair.

  3. Price: While maintaining it's quality, Remy hair wigs are relatively affordable than virgin hair wigs, making them a popular choice for those on a budget. 

  4. Consistency: Remy hair wigs are soft to touch, they have more of a silky press feel to it. The ends are typically jagged for each hair may contain a different donor 

Cons of Remy Hair Wigs:

    Processing: Although there are minimal processing, Remy hair wigs may undergo some treatments, leading to a slight compromise in the natural feel and authenticity of the hair. Some of these chemical are use to create desire hair pattern. The chemical use on the wigs marks a smell to the hair reducing the quality of the experience.  

     Maintenance Required: Regular maintenance, including washing, conditioning, styling, treating, and protecting is necessary to ensure the longevity and preserve the appearance of Remy hair wigs. Although I may add, the longevity of Remy hair is significantly less than Virgin hair.


In conclusion, both virgin hair wigs and Remy hair wigs offer unique advantages and considerations. The choice between the two depends on factors such as budget, desired appearance, and the level of maintenance you are willing to invest. Whether you prioritize an unprocessed and long-lasting option with a higher budget or a more budget-friendly option that still provides a natural look and feel, investing in a well-maintained wig can transform your look, boost your confidence, and become an indispensable accessory in your hair care repertoire.

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