New to Wigs?
If you're unclear about how to narrow down styles and pick ones that will work best for you, our Wig Buyer's Guide is here to help, choosing a wig requires some understanding and appreciation for details. This guide will walk you through the ins and outs of the 4 steps of Wigs: Cut, Cap Size, Composition and Color.
1. Start with Style
Our site lets you easily narrow your search by length, texture and hairstyle. At the beginning, you may want to stick close to a style you're familiar with. A more drastic change can always be made later as you get used to wearing a wig. That's when the fun begins. Just think: endless style flexibility! Many of our clients ultimately have a lot of fun experimenting with a variety of looks. Certain face shapes are flattered by certain styles. Consult our guide for some tips!
2. Find Your Wig capsize
While average size wigs tend to fit about 95% of customers, you will find that quite a few wigs also come in petite and large sizes. Consider that many also have adjustable straps that give up to 1/2" so that you can achieve a comfortable and secure fit.
To determine the right size wig for you, measure the circumference of your head from the front hairline, behind your ear, to the nape of your neck, to your other ear and then back to the front hairline. Jot down your measurement, then consult the table below.
3. Cap construction
When considering composition, or how a wig is structured, think about the hair type as well as the cap construction.
- skin top back wefts
- Skin top lace front (attached or detached )
- Lace top (hand made hair by hair ) back wefts or full lace
Different cap constructions each have a different method of attaching hair to the cap, and each has its own set of advantages.
100% hand tied
- Creates the most natural movement as each hair moves freely
- Each hair on the entire cap is hand-tied onto the base
- The softest and most comfortable cap, it's ideal for a sensitive scalp & hair loss
- Allows for styling versatility as you can comb the hair in any direction
- Also known as 100% hand-knotted
- Creates the illusion of natural hair growth from the scalp where the hair is parted
- Each hair is individually hand-tied to a sheer base (but not entire cap)
- Can be found just at the crown, along a pre-defined part or across the full top
- A full mono top allows for parting & styling versatility
- A double mono has an extra layer of soft material for added comfort
- Creates the illusion of a natural-looking front hairline
- Each hair is individually hand-tied to a section of sheer lace (but not entire cap)
- Allows for styling hair away from the face
- Most are ready-to-wear & temple-to-temple
- Made with a delicate material that should be handled with care
- Includes both capless and traditional constructions
- Most durable & affordable
- Most or all of the cap has open wefting for better air ventilation
- Often gives the hair a natural lift with built-in volume at the crown
- Hair is pre-teased at the root to help mask the cap beneath
Choosing the color
As most styles offer a range of color choices, this is a good final step. As you zero in on styles you like, you can begin to review the colors available. If you're new to wearing wigs, consider staying close to your natural shade to ease the transition.
Our Color images are captured in our extremely controlled studio environment, which enables us to produce the most consistently accurate color swatches. And over time we have worked diligently to offer our customers yet another improvement on our color images of full wig styles in every color available. With a full image of a wig, you can see color distribution throughout the style and get a much better sense of what your wig will look like when you take it out of the box.
COLOUR DISCLAIMER: PLEASE NOTE THAT THE COLOUR OF YOUR UNIT MAY VARY, DESPITE EVERY EFFORT TO PROVIDE ACCURATE IMAGES OF EACH UNIT, PHONES AND COMPUTER SCREENS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON TO ACCURATELY REPRESENT COLOURS.