This hair is Grade 8 A. The Hair Can be shampooed and colored. The hair can be used for multiple sew in weaves . The hair is tangle free. The hair will not shed. It can be flat ironed and curled. The natural curl pattern will return when it gets wet. For maintenance two strand twist the hair before you go to bed in two or three big twist . The hair in the photo was colored . The hair that is sold is virgin and it will be a natural dark brown .