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Malaysian Hair Vs Peruvian Hair – Origins and Features

Malaysian Hair Vs Peruvian Hair? Not sure which one is the most suitable for your hair and preferences? Worry no more, in this article we will take you through both hair origins, features, pricing, and durability so that you purchase the right one for you. 

It will give a better understanding of how these types of hair differ from each other in terms of texture, styling, colors, and maintenance. 

Despite the numerous types of hair available today on the market, Malaysian and Peruvian hair types continue to be on top of the list of the most desired and demanded hair extensions. But which one is better or which one to choose depends on a number of factors.

To learn more about these two types of hair and help you decide on choosing the right one for you, keep on reading.

Malaysian Hair VS Peruvian Hair Origins

Malaysia is located in Southeast Asia and it is bordered by Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, and Vietnam. Malaysian hair is considered one of the finest virgin human hair. Generally, the hair is gathered from Malaysian Hindu temples. 

Usually, Malaysian descendent women sacrifice their hair as part of a spiritual ritual. Another way to collect virgin Malaysian hair is from poor women who decide to sell their hair to support themselves and their families in order to pay the bills or for other purposes. 

On the other hand, we have Peru. Peru is located on the West side of South America and is bordered by Ecuador and Columbia from the Northside, by Brazil from the Eastside, by Bolivia from the southeast side, by Chile from the South, and finally by the Pacific from Westside. 

Peruvian virgin hair is collected from different small and local villages in Peru. Usually, in these areas, they can find donors who willingly want to sacrifice their hair for a good amount of money to support their families financially. The women of these areas are usually descendants of a blend of Indian and Spanish immigrants.

Malaysian Hair VS Peruvian Hair Features

Malaysian people are inherently blessed with thick, heavy, and lush hair strands, compared to other types of hairs. The hair texture perfectly melds well with African-American women’s hair. 

This quality is largely conveyed among Asian hair-strands. It also tends to stand out from the market thanks to its hairstyle divergences. You can style it depending on your preferences. It can be style slightly wavy, wavy, curly, or straight. The hair also seems to be super soft, shiny, and silky. 

The virgin Malaysian hair generally comes in dark-toned hair colors to include everything from dark brown to dark black. Once washed and dried, the hair takes its natural pattern which is straight, or slightly wavy. It gives its wearer a natural appeal. 

The kinks of Malaysian hair maintain their original pattern throughout the day and they do not lose the form they were styled in. More importantly, you don’t need to worry about purchasing extra products to keep their curls in their place or shape.

It is also highly recommended that you avoid spraying too much oil to keep that natural appearance. 

If you have African-Caribbean hair, you can stay assured that Malaysian hair blends perfectly as extensions within your hair, especially if you have dark-toned hair. It gives it the perfect natural wave or curls. 

However, if your hair is lighter, then you may find some troubles finding your preferred colors. This type of hair is ideal also for any female who is looking for more thickness and volume in her hair.

On the other hand, Peruvian Hair is rougher and more viscous and dense compared to Malaysian and Brazilian hair, in terms of texture. The hair doesn’t have a  specific pattern since it can unwind either inherently straight, wavy, or incredibly curly. 

However, you will notice that once you wash the hair extension, the texture of the hair is more curly than you can think. In this case, it also depends on the donor’s genes. You can choose the pattern and type that goes perfectly with your hairstyle. 

The hair also blends perfectly with both caucasian hair texture and Afro-American hair texture. So independently, you can consider Peruvian virgin hair as multipurpose hair.

When it comes to colors, Peruvian hair can be either dark brown or lighter. On certain occasions, you can come across natural hair with some blonde dyes. 

Peruvian hair is multipurpose hair. It can look innately voluminous even though it comes lightweight. For instance, you can attach three to five hair extensions, and they will still feel lightweight on your hair. 

They are also easy to wear. The patterns that are available today on the market include Natural Straight, wavy hair, body wavy, deep wavy, loose wavy, and curly hair. 

Malaysian Hair VS Peruvian Hair Pricing

Both Virgin Malaysian and Peruvian hair are expensive, they are the most demanded on the market so they tend to be on the expensive side.  This is quite evident especially when talking about real virgin hair and not a synthetic one. 

Nevertheless, it is always a good idea to invest in quality hair extensions. The better the quality, the more natural it will look. All in all, it’s worth an investment regarding the excellent benefits both hairs can bring.

You could also read about Burmese hair vs Malaysian hair.

Malaysian Hair VS Peruvian Hair Durability

Despite its viscosity, Malaysian virgin hair is quite lightweight and easy to wear.

If you are discouraged by regular and constant care and maintenance, you don’t need to worry about that. Peruvian hair is also enduring and long-lasting if you take care of it properly. 

After all, you should Treat your hair extensions or weave the same way you take care of your real hair and that will serve the job. If you are not sure what to do exactly, here are a couple of pieces of advice. 

Gently wash your extensions/ weave, don’t go overboard when washing it, and don’t wash it too often. Try to avoid chemicals and minerals that add to your hair. Look for conditions that are moisture-rich.

About the Author Natasha Banks