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The history of hair wigs dates back to the era of the Pharaoh of Egypt. People of Egypt used to shave their heads generally to avoid generation of lice in their heads because of the weather conditions. They used to wear wigs in big social gatherings to demonstrate their social rank in the society as high quality weaves were regarded as high status and matted hair that was shedding was associated with female slaves.

Why hairs have different shapes:

People have different types of hair. The most decisive factor in deciding the type of hairs is believed to be the genes they inherit from their parents, other factor includes the shape of the follicle and temperature of the region the people are living in. In order to deeply understand this matter we have to understand which organ is responsible for their growth. The first important thing is that hairs have two main parts, one is the shaft, which is above the head and is visible, and the other is the follicle, which is known to be the organ responsible for hair growth. Some people have curly hair as opposed to people with straight hairs because of the autosomal trait that is inherited genetically. Some people have kinky hairs because the shape of follicle is not completely round. Also some people have frizzy hairs because of their vulnerability to the humidity taking out the moisture from their hairs.

Chinese Plastic Cheap Hairs:

Chinese manufacturers are famous for creating cheap products at low cost. They are also famous in the wig industry for creating low cost fake hair extensions. The secret behind these fake hair extensions is the use of synthetic fibers, which are processed using harsh plastics and chemicals. After the completion of these steps the matter that is obtained is known as cheap fibers, also known as artificial hairs. The interesting fact is that their properties are very similar to plastic as when they are burned, the smell that is produced is very much similar to plastic. These hairs can be attached to the head by using glue. These kinds of hairs are not believed to be of high quality and are very vulnerable to heat and friction. They are usually damaged in less intervals of time.

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Throughout South Asia there is a tradition in Hindu and Buddhist traditions to shave ones hair during a specific offering or event in ones life. The event can signify a rebirth such as after death of a family member or as an offering for wealth and prosperity. This whole process is known as tonsuring as per the religious teachings of Hinduism. The megacities of North India provide a high volume of high quality untreated hair and the tranquil countryside of South India offers the most untreated, untouched, naturally thick bundles that you can incorporate into your next outfit. You can get hair directly from Indian temples here:


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This blog post covered the historic origins of the hair industry and where the hair you wear on your head comes from today. We talked about why different people have different hair types and the things you can do to make sure you get the best quality bundles for your next look.

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