What to Know About Buying Your First Wig
Regardless of the
reason, buying a wig can be a daunting task. However there is a lot of freedom
to switching up your style, or regaining confidence in your hair. However when
buying a wig there are some key things to focus on. Style, fashion,
customization, price, and believability are all concerns when buying a wig.
Wigs are great for people looking to change the color, or heat style their hair
without damage. But without any prior experience navigating the wig scene can
be difficult at times.
Not all wigs are made the same. The first rule of thumb with wigs is to avoid anything that looks cheap, and comes from a discount Halloween store. Realistic wigs however can be affordable and comes in a few different styles. Lace front wigs are made with a piece sewn into the crown of the wig that helps blend in your natural scalp. They are generally only able to be parted one way, however these are a great affordable options for people new to wigs. Full lace wigs are similar to lace front. However with full lace you get more options for styling. With a full lace wig you can style it up in ponytails, or even braid it. Full lace wigs are generally more expensive. Of course there are custom wigs as well that can great options but will cost more. With custom wigs they will fit your perfectly, as well as styled for your exact look in mind.
With wigs there are also two major types of hairs used. Wigs can come with either human hair or synthetic hair. Human hair wigs are the premium product when it comes to wigs. Nothing can beat the real stuff, the quality will always look real, and with real hair there is no worries about treating it with heat. So curling or straightening your wig is possible. However some synthetic wigs also come heat resistant. And synthetic wigs are generally much cheaper than human hair wigs. Going into a store and checking out any Slavic Hair Wigs in toronto can give you a better feel and understanding of the two. And can help you when picking your wig either in store or online.
There is also a lot of maintenance that needs to be done to keep wigs in good shape. Taking wigs off at night and putting them on a mannequins head can help your wig keep some longevity. Another thing that can be overlooked with wigs is washing them. Using sulfate-free shampoo and conditioner on your wig will not only help keep it clean, but also won’t damage the hair itself. Washing wigs however should be done rarely. No more than once or twice a month depending on how much you wear it.
Wearing a wig has come into style much more, recently and for good reason. Changing your hair color, or styling your hair everyday can do some significant damage to your natural hair. A lot of this can be avoided with wigs, and they can look just as real and authentic as your real natural hair.