In English "shag" means a carpet with long wicks. By extension "shaggy" qualifies something bushy and hairy. Very fashionable in the 60s and 70s, the Shaggy carpet reinstated our interiors for more comfort. Disappeared at the end of the 70s in favor of a short pile carpet which presented a better hygiene, the Shaggy carpet takes back the hair of the beast with the cocooning tendency. This type of carpet of ultra-long pile yarns with a curly texture brings a feeling of warmth to the room. But its success is undoubtedly due to its comfort. Its thickness and softness provide a soft feeling that bare feet will appreciate. In terms of colors, the Shaggy is available in many shades, with neutral and soft tones such as beige, cream or gray as a predilection, and in earthy shades like chocolate. We will also find more daring colors like brick red or grass green which will undoubtedly wake up your interior. Does it cause allergies? The carpet has the quality of retaining dust until the passage of the vacuum cleaner unlike smooth floors which lets it fly away. Maintaining the Shaggy carpet nevertheless requires vacuuming regularly with a brush for more hygiene.