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How to Choose Human Hair Wigs That Suit Your Style

Updated on March 27, 2011

Choosing the Perfect Human Hair Wig

Human hair wigs have become increasingly more popular, being available in a large number of styles, colors, and lengths. Choosing the right hair wig can be quite difficult because it is necessary to take into consideration several aspects such as your facial shape, your skin color, and your budget. Human hair wigs can be curled, trimmed, styled, or colored. Unlike synthetic hair wigs, human hair wigs look natural and may not be damaged by heat sources like blow dryers or straightening irons.

Here are some popular types of human hair wigs:

Hairpieces for women

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What to Know Before You Buy a Human Hair Wig

When shopping for human wigs, it is important to opt for products that are durable, easy manageable, and convenient for daily use. The perfect human hair wig must fit your face and your skin tone. Human hair wigs will look like your real hair. The longer they are, the more expensive they will be. Real hair wigs can be styled like your own hair and they last longer than synthetic wigs. Although human hair wigs need to styled after every wash, they have plenty of benefits. You should know that the highest quality human wigs come from Eastern European countries and Asian countries like Mongolia and China.

A quality human hair wig is excellent for women who are thinking of trying out a new haircut. Certain facial shapes are flattered by particular types of and styles of wigs. If you have a round shaped facial structure, it is recommended to opt for human hair wigs that frame your face. People with heart shaped face look good when they wear real hair wigs that have fullness at the bottom, while those with square shaped faces should choose a human hair wig in a style that is closer to the face. If your face is oval, then you can wear any style of wigs. Curly style human wigs are perfect for individuals with triangle shaped face. Depending on the shape of your face, you can opt for a human hair wig that will enhance your best features and make you look beautiful.

Tips to Find a Human Hair Wig That Suits You

It is indicated to choose human hair wigs that do not stand lose on your head. Search for one that has sufficient space inwards and resembles your present hair style. Decide if you want to adopt a natural look or try something new. Opt for a human hair wig that feels comfortable and fits well. Check the wig outside in natural light. If you have light skin, opt for vibrant tones and browns with ginger or warm red tones. People with dark skin look amazing when they wear medium and light browns with reddish tints. For medium skin with olive tones, warm reds and rich colors like butterscotch blonde are a great choice. Keep in mind that when it comes to buying human wigs, you get what you pay for. 

Human Hair Wig Accessories

Although all real hair wigs have adjustable bands, it is essential to buy one that fits your size. Try as many human hair wigs as you want in order to find one that enhances your beauty. When buying a wig, you need to purchase some additional accessories including hair pins, caps, wig shampoos and conditioners, special combs, and hair nets. In case you can’t decide on the type of human hair wig that best suits your style, don't hesitate to ask for assistance and talk to your stylist about the available options.  

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      jane 6 years ago

      Very useful info!