It is more expensive than other grades of human hair because of its quality. Remy hair can be virgin, or processed for color or texture. When washed, it will not mat and tangle. The hair is harvested or cut from the head of a donor with the cuticles intact. The hair is aligned from root to tip, all in the same direction as on a natural head of hair.


Because the cuticles flow in the same direction, it does not tangle or mat and hair remains stronger. The result is a , glossy and natural look. Cuticle hair wigs has a longer life than regular human hair wigs. Most human hair sold in the industry is non-cuticle hair. Some businesses process non-cuticle hair with a silicone coating to help prevent tangling so that it resembles human hair.


The hair is collected at random and undergoes a cuticle-stripping process called an acid-bath. Afterwards, silicone is placed over the cuticles to give the hair an illusion of a shiny and smooth appearance. The silicone wears off when the hair is wet or washed, which disturbs the cuticles causing the hair to mat and tangle easily. Remy hair does not mat or tangle because all the cuticles are aligned and intact without the use of silicone.


They can be used on different parts of the head and some will actually cover the entire head even though they are only applied on a specific area. Custom made toupees are also available for a more tailored and natural appearance. They can be applied with the use of adhesives such as glue or tape and depending on the hairpiece; they can also be woven into the user’s natural hair to camouflage mild hair loss.


The two main important characteristics of a toupee are the color and texture because its main purpose is to blend into your own natural hair. Unlike a full lace wig where its color and texture is not so important because it covers the head completely; the toupee is generally used to cover a balding area of the head.


Many of the times, a hair replacement unit is designed to suit your hair texture and scalp, where the base material used to knot the hair follicles is very thin and un-noticeable. There are many other options that are available in the market for men and women; however if you experiencing hair loss in a crown area of your head, a hair replacement unit such as a toupee is a convenient solution. It is a great alternative for mild hair loss because it can instantly increase your hair density and confidence without feeling as though you are wearing one.