For centuries, women and men have worn wigs to establish their social class, hide the gray, or to simply experiment with a new "look".
comes in all shapes, sizes and styles including natural hair
and synthetic. Some lengths can be styled as you would your
own hair, in curls and updos - or teased, combed, picked, shampooed
long and straight wigs tend to be easier to manage, and tangle
much less frequently, than long, wavy or curly wigs. No matter
what style you choose, however, one basic rule of wig care is
not to comb it while wet, unless you want the results to look
like a tangled mess!
If its your
first time buying a wig, be sure to ask about the wig
cap, which can play an important part in both your comfort
and the wig's longevity.
come in various prices ranges, so it alway pays to shop around
for just the right style, length and fit for your budget. Alopecia
sufferers can look into special insurance coverage to offset
the cost, and those undergoing chemotherapy can also receive
expert advice through the American
Cancer Society's "Look Good, Feel Better" program.
on the Web, find more advice on wearing, washing, drying &
storing your new wig, discussions on the pros and cons of natural
vs. synthetic wigs, with tips on how to choose and buy the best
wig that's just right for you ....