Virgin hair refers to hair that is undamaged, unprocessed and completely intact. Not all healthy hair can be classed as virgin hair however. To qualify, hair must meet specific standards including: no previous bleach, colour, dye or chemical processing. Such hair also comes from one single donor with all cuticles intact and running in the same direction. Virgin hair is also hair that has not been exposed to harsh heats or treatments through straightening and blow drying.

There are 5 main sources that virgin hair can come from, each popular for different reasons: Indian, Malaysian, Peruvian, Brazilian and Russian.

Indian virgin hair is one of the most common and widely available hair types on the market today. Since India has an enormous population, with a large number of women who donate their hair for religious purposes regularly, India produces much of the world’s best virgin hair extensions.

Very fine, bouncy and light, Indian virgin hair is easy to curl and style. Textures range from silky to coarse, and are a great choice for those who like versatile and flexible hair for styling. A popular choice due to texture and colour, Indian virgin hair maintains its silky texture for months, and is easily matched to many different ethnicities.