How Snatching Weaves Has Actually Turned Into An Illegal Business

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By: / May 12, 2012

Let’s face it: a great weave does not come from a $20 pack bought at the beauty supply store and it definitely does not cost an additional $20 to sew in. If you’re trying to get a voluminous look like the one to the right, you will be spending your hard-earned money and a lot of it. We all saw Good Hair and through it, we learned that the weave business is bigger than we ever imagined. It makes sense that extensions are more popular than ever.

This popularity has reached its pinnacle, even garnering an article in the New York Times, but there is nothing positive about the latest development in the weave business. The article profiled the alarming number of thefts occurring at black hair salons all across the country. The covetable items being stolen? Human hair, Remy specifically.

Allegedly, thieves give synthetic hair the once over and pass it by along with valuables including cash registers, stereo systems, televisions and much more. This isn’t a total surprise as Remy is the most expensive kind of hair and the best-looking, thus insuring a good sale for this new gang of weave wielders.

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