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SYNTHETIC VS HUMAN HAIR EXTENSIONS: THE DIFFERENCE | MARAT Hair

Synthetic vs. human hair extensions: How do you tell the difference, and which is best? Don’t worry, we've got you covered! You will be an expert in no time. If you’re wondering whether it's worth it to invest in human hair extensions, then make sure you watch this clip. There are key differences you need to look out for.

 

1.SHADE

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HUMAN HAIR

  • Multi-tonal technology
  • Ultra natural shades
  • Available in ashy tones
  • Can be toned/dyed

 SYNTHETIC HAIR

  • Flat, single toned
  • Unnatural shades
  • Often very warm toned
  • Usually cannot be toned/dyed

 

2.LOOK & FEEL

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HUMAN HAIR

  • Ultra soft & silky
  • Healthy & natural shine
  • Soft, flexible and healthy feeling
  • Can easily run your fingers over
  • Quick & easy to detangle

 SYNTHETIC HAIR

  • Not soft & silk
  • Lacklustre & looks artifical
  • Not flexible, much more stiff
  • Difficult to run your fingers through
  • Hard to detangle

3. WEARhalo hair extensions real human hair

HUMAN HAIR

  • Natural looking results
  • Seamless blending
  • Less prone to tangles

SYNTHETIC HAIR

  • Unnatural results
  • Does not blend seamlessly
  • Tangles much easier

 

4. STYLING

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HUMAN HAIR

  • Can be safely heat styled
  • Handles higher temperatures
  • Much more ideal for curling and creating different styles

SYNTHETIC HAIR

  • Cannot be safely heat styled
  • Often singes/melts on high temps
  • More ideal to just apply & go for 1 look, without needing to style

 

5. BURN TEST

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HUMAN HAIR

  • Slow burn with little to no smoke
  • Burnt hair easily ashes off

SYNTHETIC HAIR

  • Fast burn with black smoke
  • Hair melts together and ball up

 

6. LIFESPAN

HUMAN HAIR

  • Lasts approx 3-12+months depending on care & use

 SYNTHETIC HAIR

  • Short lifespan, often ideal for just a few uses


From look and feel to blending and styling, we cover all the differences when it comes to synthetic hair extensions vs. human hair extensions. We also show you how to test whether your hair extensions are human hair or synthetic, making you the expert.

At Marat, we sell premium quality 100% Human Remy Hair extensions in our clip, tape, halo range. We believe in the quality of our product, which is why we want to highlight the key differences when it comes to synthetic vs. human hair extensions. If you're after a professional look that will last for months, then make sure you invest in quality hair extensions.

We highly recommend you invest in human hair extensions over synthetic to ensure the most seamless, undetectable & natural results.

 SHOP MARAT HAIR EXTENSIONS HUMAN HAIR

 

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