In this post, we want to discuss what each hair extension variety is like, as well as the various pros and cons of both Malaysian hair vs Brazilian hair.
Once we’ve discussed these facts, you will be able to make a more informed choice of which is best for you to have you looking your more fabulous!
As the name suggests, Malaysian hair extensions come from Malaysian hair donors and are much heavier/thicker than the Brazilian variety.
They are also regarded as the most voluminous and bold style of hair extension. They have a very natural silky soft feel to them and nice lustre.
There are many benefits that come from investing in Malaysian hair extensions, including:
There are also several downsides to Malaysian hair you should be aware of, including:
Some of the most popular options include the Malaysian virgin hair body wave, Malaysian straight and Malaysian deep wave extensions.
Malaysian wavy hair extensions are a great choice for women with Afro-Caribbean or African heritage.
It’s a good idea if you are interested in achieving a curly hair look – consider buying Malaysian bundles and building up the look.
Malaysian curly hair is coarse and thick and has a luxurious, but very tight pattern.
You need to be careful when working with Malaysian hair extensions, regardless of the weave, as you can easily damage the cuticles if you try to curl them too tightly with curling irons.
Hopefully, that’s given you a broader insight into the world of Malaysian hair. Let’s move on to Brazilian hair
Again, self-explanatory, but worth reiterating, Brazilian hair extensions consist of hair donated by Brazilian women.
This is by far, incidentally, the most popular hair extension variety used in South Africa.
Brazilian hair extensions are known for their natural lustre and shine, along with that durable, thick and soft consistency.
Similarly, to Malaysian hair extensions, there are various benefits from investing in Brazilian hair as your extension of choice, including:
Brazilian hair is a popular choice, we’re not here to debate that. However, there are some downsides:
Now we’ve discussed exactly what Brazilian and Malaysian hair extensions are, their various pros and cons, we are in a better position to decide which is best. The truth is, hair extensions, like many other parts of your look, are a personal choice.
If you opt for virgin hair extensions in either variety, you will have great looking hair. Although you do need to take into consideration your own natural hair type and style. Also think about what you are looking to achieve from the hair extensions.
Are you looking for coarse and thick hair? Then Brazilian hair wins out.
However, if you want softer and wavier hair, Malaysian hair extensions will be a better fit.
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