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Afro hair: how to choose your lace wig?

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For a few years now, putting on wigs has become the new hair trend. Indeed stars like Kylie Jenner, Nicky Minaj or even Beyoncé have democratized the use of it. It’s a way to change your hairstyle like your shirt, to go from short to long, from smooth to curly in no time.

On the other hand, it can sometimes be difficult to choose your wig in the face of an increasingly large offer. Do not panic, we will help you choose THE wig that will bring you a breath of renewal.

Be on trend without damaging your hair

Wigs are also protective hairstyles, which allows you to have fun with colors and textures without damaging your natural hair, if you follow good practice. 

Indeed, it is not a secret to multiply the colorings, brushing and plaque damages the scalp and the hair. With wigs, your hair will be safe because it will not be manipulated until the next shampoo. Result: natural hair that is less brittle and conducive to growth.

Wigs are also a way to test hairstyles before opting for a radical change. Especially if you are afraid of cutting your hair and regretting it afterwards.

 

bang wig for afro hairSynthetic wigs or natural hair wig

You should know that there are several types of wigs:

Synthetic wigs made from synthetic fiber.

What are the benefits of wearing a synthetic hair wig?

  • Synthetic wigs are often very good value for money. Less expensive than authentic hair, it offers an increasingly realistic look.
  • They are practical for those who don’t like spending long hours styling, the hairstyle stays in place. They are therefore ideal if you want to opt for a straight and short hairstyle.
  • They are often considered lighter than wigs with natural hair, which provides greater comfort.

What are the disadvantages of wearing a synthetic hair wig?

  • The rendering may be less natural for poor quality synthetic wigs, particularly in terms of thickness or shine of the hair.
  • The lifespan is a little shorter because it can be used from 10 to 18 months.
  • The impossibility of changing the cut or the color of your wig can be annoying for those who like to change their look. The ban on approaching heat sources also requires some precautions, although new fibers now allow certain models to resist them.

 

kinky hair wig for afro hairNatural wigs, which by definition are made from real hair.

There are different types of natural hair: Brazilian, Peruvian, Malaysian or Indian hair. Brazilian, Peruvian and Malaysian hair is thicker and more resistant than Indian hair. The curls stay longer, and it is easier to color on this type of hair.

What are the benefits of wearing a natural hair wig?

  • Due to the authenticity of the hair, it will then give a more natural effect, even if the difference on this point is smaller and smaller due to innovations in synthetic fibers.
  • Because hair is natural, you can use heat devices such as a hair dryer or a straightening iron, so you can let your imagination run wild and change your style regularly.
  • The lifespan of a natural wig is quite long, it can be worn for 1 to 2 years. It all depends on the maintenance given to this wig.
  • Natural hair offers a wider choice of colors and highlights than synthetic hair.

What are the disadvantages of wearing a natural hair wig?

  • The price will be more expensive than synthetic hair wigs.
  • The care taken in maintaining a natural hair wig plays a big part in its lifespan. It is necessary to maintain it regularly by applying masks, after shampoo...

 

type wig, lace front wig, lace frontal,full lace wig

Different types of wigs

  • Lace front wig : Composed of a tulle at the front for a more natural effect and a classic hat at the back
  • Full lace wig : Like the lace front wig, they are made of a tulle but it covers the entire head. This makes it possible to make hairstyles which clear the nape such as for example updos or even ponytails…
  • Lace frontal : It is not a full wig but only localized. So you can use our hair for weaving, for example.

Where to buy his wig?

Now that you know the pros and cons of each type of wig, you will be able to choose between synthetic or natural. If you want to buy online, we recommend that you opt for a site that presents the wig of your choice from all angles so that you can get a good idea of the texture, the quality, the length. Do not hesitate to measure the length on you, to see if it is suitable for you.

 

Then we advise you to take your time and read the reviews carefully to get customer feedback. Also, feel free to watch videos on YouTube for criticism of a specific wig supplier.

 

This is it, you are ready to start buying your wig.

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