Malaysian hair is collected from the Hindu temples of Malaysia where women give their hair as part of a ceremony that affirms their spiritual commitment. Even though this practice happens annually, it is not as common in Malaysia as in many other countries, such as India. This makes true Malaysian hair extremely rare and the label "Malaysian" is primarily used as a descriptor for hair with a silky texture and medium to high luster.
Malaysian wavy hair can be considered heavy or thick when compared with Brazilian hair. It is extremely silky and has a beautiful natural shine. Malaysian hair has a beautiful wave pattern that blends with medium and course textures. The wave pattern tends to hold up well in any condition. Malaysian wavy hair is great for women of African/Afro-Caribbean descent