Best Hair Wigs Australia How do you choose?
It can be a little challenging buying things online, especially when it’s something as personalised as your hair loss solution. You’re faced with the unknown of How is the wig or topper going to fit? Have I chosen the right size, the right colour? Here at the Australian Wig Company we deal with questions just like this every day and for us it’s easy to offer the right answers to your questions too. Reach out to our experts via the web chat and we’ll be right there with you on your journey of finding your ideal piece.
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The Australian Wig Company
Hair Wigs & Toppers
How to use a hair wig?
A hair wig is designed to sit comfortably on your head and mimic how biological hair looks. A wig is put on by following a few simple steps…
It’s important to remember a few no-no’s when using a wig. Avoid placing glasses/sunglasses on top of your head, avoid wearing hats without a barrier between the wig and the hat, not recommended to swim or sleep in your wig.
Flip the wig inside out.
Place your thumb on the front of your wig (lace if it’s a lace front)
Hold the back with your other hand.
Place the front part close to your eyebrows, and pull the wig over your head using the backhand.
Gentle move the wig back to where you would like to wear it so any lace will sit flat.
Hair Wigs Tutorials
Here in our How To guide you’ll find the washing for both natural and synthetic hair wigs and toppers along with a few great tips for how to style your styles too…
WARNING!!! Summer is here … It’s the time that wigs and toppers get affected the most out of all the times in a year. Damaging
What is a hair wig?
A hair wig is placed on your head to provide the wearer with hair/hair style. Either man made/synthetic or human hair, is used to make a hair wig and each style will offer a different style of cap or base. Hair wigs are the best hair loss solution for women experiencing high hair loss patterns or complete hair loss . Whether hair loss stems from chemotherapy, alopecia, or genetic reasons, wigs allow women to feel beautiful and confident every day. Wigs are generally low maintenance and women who wear them remark on the amount of time they save getting ready each morning.
There are two types of wigs available, synthetic hair wigs (man made fibres) or human hair wigs.
1. Synthetic Hair Wigs
Technology has come a long way in the field of synthetic hair wig and we definitely don’t discourage you taking a look at some of the synthetic hair wigs for women options. These can definitely offer a quick ready-to-wear style the stays exactly the same shape for you every time, even after washing synthetic wigs, they bounce right back into their original style! High quality synthetic wigs also offer some of the most natural looking wigs, especially when it comes to grey hair wigs options.
2. 100% Human Hair Wigs
Most of our lovely clients who walk into our Perth Wig Specialist showroom or have in person consultations with our Melbourne wigs specialist, are recommended 100% human hair wigs. Made either using the Remy human hair, or the premium European human hair, the human hair wigs offer the most realistic looking wig options. Human hair offers the ability to be styled just like your own biological hair and look/feel like your own hair does. Generally speaking 100% human hair wigs also offer longevity over their synthetic wig counterparts.
Why buy a hair wig online from Australian Wig Company?
It’s always a little hard buying things online, especially when it’s something as personalised as your hair loss solution. Some of your concerns may be how is the wig going to fit? Have I chosen the right size? Have I chosen the right colour? At the Australian Wig Company we deal with questions just like this every day and for us it’s easy to offer the right answers to your questions. By choosing to do an online consultation our Australia wig specialist you will have guidance to determine a few key areas
- What size wig cap will work best for you?
- This is achieved by taking measurements of your head and there are three main measurements that will help establish
- which wig cap will fit you best,
- Circumference of your head
- Ear to Ear measurement
- Front to Back measurement.
Support and customisation
At the Australian Wig Company we understand and acknowledge that sometimes a few try ons are required to get it right. Our online consultation service includes the ability to try your suggested options on at home in front of the online consultant. This way buying a wig online becomes as close to an in person consultation as possible. Our in house Wig Developer offers a her expertise for all types customisations and at the Australian Wig Company, we enjoy providing the best human hair wigs Australia.
Australian Hair Wig Specialist : FAQs
Finding the best human hair wigs Australia comes down to the wigs that look most natural and will sit flat just like your own biological hair would. To answer which brand of hair wig is best, it can be narrowed down to how the cap of the wig fits on your head, and the wigs that look most natural. We have a few brands we like to recommend to our clients including Private Collection & Jon Renau for best human hair wigs Australia and add Raquel Welch, Henry Margu, Ellen Wille for synthetic wig options.
Generally you will get what you pay for. A real hair wig that offers 100% REMY human hair, a comfortable cap and is a natural looking wig will be anywhere from $2,000 upwards. Length of the hair on a human hair wig will play a big part on the price.
Highly recommended to consult your Australia wig specialist to establish which wig is going to be the best for you. Your lifestyle and hair loss patterns can be major factors to consider. Generally look for a wig that is easy to wear, and fits well with no bagging at the back is the best wig for beginners. Ideally one with a lace front and monofilament top is an ideal choice.
Australia human hair wigs generally have a life span of 12 months when cared and looked after properly. We recommend replacing with a new human hair wig every year and keeping your previous human hair wig as a back up/casual wearing one. Synthetic wigs have a lifespan of 3-6 months before showing signs of wear with the fibres losing their original lustre.
No, in fact in some cases wearing a wig can help your biological hair recover and grow.
It is not recommended to sleep with a wig on. We recommend a soft cap if you prefer to wear something. If you sleep with a wig on you run the risk of pulling at the wig and causing damage.
Yes it is quite ok to wear wigs everyday. Whether you want to regain your old hair style back, or change your look every day, wearing a wig everyday restores confidence and identity. No damage will occur to your own biological hair and you can change your look as often as you like.
The main disadvantage of a wig tends to do with a correct fit and whether the cap is cool to wear. An ill-fitting wig will not feel or look right.
When wearing your wig daily we recommend washing wig every 8 wears, or every two to three weeks. When wearing less frequently wash every 6-8 weeks. Always use the recommended shampoo and treatments recommended by your supplier.
Most natural looking wigs will have a lace front, and monofilament top which allows multi directional parting. These two components are key for finding a natural looking wig. Although there are some very natural looking synthetic wigs available, Human hair wigs still provide the most realistic looking wig options.
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Best Hair Wigs Australia - How do you choose?
With so much choice and so many different styles available, how do you choose the best wigs Australia? To start your process it is a simple matter of finding yourself your own Australia wig specialist and working with them to discover and narrow down your list of Australia wigs that will be the most suitable for your requirements. Your Australia wig specialist will consider a few elements to narrow down which Australia human hair wigs will suit the following criteria for you.