4 Types of Hair Extensions

Types of Hair Extensions Explained

Are you baffled when you search for human hair extensions online?  Would you like some clarity on the different options extension options being sold currently?  Well you’ve come to the right place.

The 4 most popular, currently, are Brazilian, Eurasian, Malaysian and Peruvian.  Each has slightly different textures and thickness.  Let’s clear up the confusion.

Brazilian Remy Straight Human Hair Extensions
Brazilian Remy Straight

Brazilian Human Hair 

Brazilian Remy hair is usually soft but thick and tends to blend very well with African-American hair.  It holds curls very well and reverts to it’s natural curl pattern when wet.


Eurasian Hair

Eurasian hair originates from Eurasia, the continental landmass of Europe and Asia.  This hair type has a smooth and soft texture and is similar in fullness and density to Brazilian hair.

Malaysian Hair

Human Hair Guru Malaysian Straight
Malaysian Straight

Malaysian hair is thick, heavy and dense but soft.  It reverts to it’s natural wave pattern when wet.  It’s good for blending with African-American relaxed hair.


Peruvian hair

Peruvian hair is very lightweight with lots of volume.  It tends to be silkier than Brazilian and the texture blends well with Hispanic, Caucasian and relaxed African-American hair.

The next time you’re attempting to buy hair online,  you will be well informed about the types of virgin human hair available. To learn about the virgin hair grades, read our post Virgin Hair Grades: 3A or 7A? The Mystery Solved.



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