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What Is The Difference Between Human Hair Wigs And Synthetic Wigs?

A human hair wig is is made of real human hair and thus it looks just like your own hair. A synthetic wig is created from man-made fibers which mimics the hair quality of the real human hair. If a synthetic is made of high quality, it's actually not so easy to tell the difference between human hair wigs and synthetic wigs.

Human hair wigs

The pros:

1. Styling Versatility. Human hair wigs can be styled freely(like cut, colored and permed) as you want.
2. Natural look and longevity. Human hair wigs look more natual since they are made of real human hair and with proper care, they can last for more than one year.

The cons:

1. Price. Human hair wigs are often more expensive and for long human hair wigs with blonde hair color(www.itymahair.com) and higher hair density like 150% or even 180%, one single human hair wig can cost you more than $1,000.
2. High maintenance. Just like your own hair, human hair wigs needs frequent wash and deep conditioning.
3. Hard to replicate the exact same color. A human hair wig often have real hair which is collected from different people, it is hard to make two human hair wigs with exact same hair color.
4. Fragility. Just like your real hair, human hair wigs can be easily affected by the weather and they can become frizzy, lumping or dry depending on the weather. And they can be totally damaged with harsh brushing, overuse of heating tools or something like that. 5. Weight: Human hair wigs are normally heavier compared with synthetic wigs in the same length and color.

Synthetic wigs

The pros:

1. Cost. Normally synthetic lace front wigs are much cheaper than human hair wigs.
2. Low maintenance and style retention. Synthetic wigs often need easy care and they do not need much maintenance. They also hold their style very well.
3. Various colors. There are so many different colors to choose and almost no limit.
4. Natural look. If the synthetic wig is made with high quality, it can still give you a super natural look.

The cons:

1. Unnatural shine. With some low-quality synthetic wigs, there will be an unnatural shine.
2. Less Versatility. Normally synthetic wigs(www.itymahair.com) CANNOT be re-colored and they CANNOT be straightened or curled with heated styling tools either unless they are specified as heat friendly.
3. Longevity. Synthetic wigs normally has a short life span compared with human hair wigs. They can last for around half of an year with daily wear.