Where Does Hair for Extensions Come From?
“You like my hair? Gee, thanks, just bought it”-7 Rings, Ariana Grande
That line started me thinking about hair extensions. (Welcome to my world! This is all it takes to get my brain of on a tangent, but back to the hair.)
Apparently the wig/hair extension industry has a very long history and it is a little sketchy (ok, VERY sketchy) and there are a of question that don’t get answered.
Cosmo had a story that pointed to an overall lack of knowledge of where most of hair comes from ….as well as some other facts…but then I found this... a this video from Refinery29 that did an in-depth look at the exploitation and one guy who is trying to make a difference in how the human hair trade is done. Check this out!!