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Here's Where Human Hair Extensions Really Come From

The answers are probably not what you're expecting.
Here's Where Human Hair Extensions Really Come From
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The answers are probably not what you're expecting.

We usually see celebrities sporting long, luscious hair to make a statement on the red carpet, and while we may be aware that, no, that isn't Kim Kardashian's or Ariana Grande's real hair, we rarely find it in ourselves to ask the necessary questions. Say, how do their hairstylists make it look so natural?

Finally, a documentary by Refinery29 is here to enlighten us. The website's beauty editor, Lexy Lebsack, traveled all the way to Vietnam to learn about the current state of the human hair trade. It unveiled the unknown sides of the industry, from some of the exploitative techniques used on disenfranchised women to the development of ethical sourcing methods that show promise of a hopeful future.

Watch the video below:

Read Refinery29's full story here.

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