If you’re following me on Instagram (@EbonyCPrincess) then you witnessed how much I enjoyed wearing my Perfect Locks hair. As the photos indicate, I was in love with this virgin Indian curly hair and can honestly say, this is the best virgin hair I have ever worn. Ever. I will try to make this post as brief as possible while including all of the information needed for a thorough review.
As you know, I try to review hair of varying price points because people have different interests when purchasing hair extensions; I’ve done beauty supply store, Chinese vendors and higher priced hair. My personal preference is to invest in great quality hair that performs exactly as natural human hair which can be reused for years. I only spend a lot with reputable companies though, who I know sell REAL virgin hair…not the newer companies started by individuals who find a Chinese supplier claiming to have “virgin” Brazilian, Malaysian, Peruvian, Burmese, etc. I will wear that too, but not spend more than I would in my local beauty supply store. I do not mind spending more at once if it will save me money from having to repurchase hair with each new installation and avoids the aggravation of tangling, matting and shedding. If that is what you are looking for, then Perfect Locks offers amazing hair at great prices (compared to competitors offering great quality hair).
Perfect Locks is based out of northern California in Concord and have a showroom where local customers may drop in for consultations and purchases. They offer virgin Indian hair in straight, wavy and curly textures as well as steam processed Indian hair in varying textures for those looking for a more consistent curl pattern. Both the virgin and steam processed hair are 100% human hair, non-chemically processed, are unidirectionally aligned and have the cuticles intact. This means that it may be colored, straightened and is relatively tangle free. I was sent three bundles of their virgin Indian curly hair to review (two 18″ and one 16″).
Perfect Locks virgin Indian curly hair is a beautiful deep wavy texture with consistent, natural looking curls from root to tip. The hair has a natural taper to the ends, eliminating the need to have it cut and definitely doesn’t have the fake “bulky” look to it. What separates this hair from my previous Indique virgin Indian hair is that it blends exceptionally well with my natural hair, both in its curly and straightened state. As you may remember me mentioning before, Indique’s hair was beautiful as well and wonderfully wefted but the hair was too fine to match my hair, did not hold a curl well and had a lot of fly-aways. You can clearly see my “leave out” lying atop the Indique hair extensions in the comparison below, while my hair is virtually undetectable from the Perfect Locks hair extensions.
I’ve worn the hair in its naturally curly state, braid out, straightened, curled with a curling wand and flexi-rodded and it always reverts back to its original texture. I’ve already shared the products I use to style – Garnier Fructis when wearing curly and Motions Straight Finish when straightened.
The only con I can say is that the hair shed…quite a bit actually. I did NOT seal the hair before installing, mainly because I wanted to “test” it in its rawest form for you. When I spoke with the owners about the shedding – I gave them my honest feedback about the hair also – they stated that they had revamped their wefting process to eliminate that problem as well as initiated a pre-treatment so the hair would be more manageable, although I didn’t have an issue with its manageability. I simply braided at night with a small amount of product and in the morning the hair turned out great.
I am an affiliate with Perfect Locks, so I will receive credit should you decide to order via one of my links or ad displays. However, my opinions – as always – are one hundred percent honest. All the photos and videos I’ve shared about this Perfect Locks hair are a testament to the beauty and quality of this hair, you can view previous posts here.
It colored beautifully and this was my first time personally coloring my own virgin hair extensions, YAY! (details here)
The ultimate question for any of my reviews is always ‘Would I spend my own money and/or re-purchase the product(s)?’ The answer in this case is ABSOLUTELY! I have never had hair that blends so well with my natural hair and is this versatile and I have purchased from some of the oldest and most renowned hair companies in the past: Extensions Plus, Indique, His & Hers, Adorable Hair, just to name a few. And while their hair definitely is not cheap, Perfect Locks’ hair costs less than the virgin hair from the aforementioned companies. I am very anxious to try a different texture from Perfect Locks to compare.
Details of My Installation:
Perfect Locks Virgin Indian Curly Hair: 1.5 bundles of 18″ & half bundle of 16″
Partial Sew In: machine-wefted tracks were folded, not cut.
Worn for 6 weeks at time of review
Price: Starting at $149