Keeping Your Hair System Soft
Hair softness is all about the sebum,
or lack thereof anyway. Each and every one of your natural, growing
hairs is constantly being coated with a very fine layer of sebum. This
is why your hair feels oily after several days of not washing (not that
you’d go that long without washing your hair… right?)
What’s sebum? Glad you asked. Sebum is a natural semi-fluid secreted by the sebaceous gland.
Your sebaceous glands are most commonly found attached to individual
hair follicles where they can deposit sebum and bring it to the skin
surface along the hair shaft.
This sebum coating
helps to keep your natural growing hair hydrated, strong and soft.
Unfortunately the hair attached to your hair system doesn’t enjoy such
When you order a hair replacement system
with human hair (as opposed to synthetic) there is always a small
amount of sebum remaining on the hair strands. But constant wear and
cleaning will eventually remove all traces leaving the hair in your
system dry and brittle.