“Beauty trends have fueled growth in the global human hair industry. Now, concerns about ethics and quality are generating new business models.”


Raw Society were listed in this informative article:

A number of other companies attempt to address these issues through alternative means:

  • Promptly Polished plans to sidestep manufacturers with an Etsy-style model that connects consumers with independent wig designers worldwide.
  • Raw Society Hair has developed hair extensions made from banana tree stems. Their mission is to offer a biodegradable alternative to synthetic extensions and create jobs for small-scale Ugandan banana farmers. 
  • ShayTell is sort of like Yelp for Orthodox wigs.

The full article is available here: https://thehustle.co/the-economics-of-the-7b-human-hair-industry/