Malaysian Hair appears very shiny at first, but after the first 2/3 washes, the sheen lessens considerably to take on a more natural appearance. Curls will not loosen or drop with time but maintain their form for the entire day. No product is required to maintain the curl. If you want volume and thickness, Malaysian hair is a great option! It gives you the bounce and body you desire. It is great for all styles. The texture of Malaysian hair is very soft and silky.