You could be considering to get your very first wig or perhaps you have several but looking to get another. There has long been a debate over natural hair wigs and synthetic wigs. When looking at getting a wig, we should look at the features and benefits of both you can choose the best option for you.
Human Hair Wigs
There are to categories when we talk about human hair wigs. There is processed hair and raw hair. Raw hair is kept together with the cuticles facing the same direction similar to the way they would grow from your scalp. This ensures the most natural look and is it also make for hair when brushed, won’t break so easily.
Benefits of Human Hair Wigs
Natural Looking Hair
Human hair wigs are hands down the most natural. The hair has the same texture and shine and naturally growing hair. The individual hair can be fizzy, messy, etc. While this might sound like negative points at first, these are the same characteristics that make it look natural. Natural hair has a more natural color that you would have in synthetic hair where hair can often look flat in color.
Heat safe wigs
A benefit of human hair wigs because they are made with real human hair they can be styled just like your own natural growing hair. You can use heat appliances like hair dryers and curling irons without doing any damage to the hair fibers. You can even change their colors with dyes.
Synthetic Hair Wigs
These wigs are created using artificial fibers to keep their shape and always look perfect. Often people put off wearing these wigs but we want to point out that there are a number of points you should consider.
Benefits of Synthetic Hair Wigs
This type of wig doesn’t require any styling on a regular basis. For a lot of women that is the appeal to this type of wig. They get to avoid having to style their hair and yet through a wig they have hair that looks good and styled well. Synthetic wigs are less expensive and if you like to change up your look often. You can get them in different styles and lengths.
Today synthetic wigs have hair that is made from high-quality fibers that look much more like real human hair than in past decades. The technology has advanced and that means you can get a more natural-looking wig to suit your needs.
Over time human hair wigs can fade but synthetic hair wigs will keep their brilliant color permanently.
Both types of wigs from human hair to synthetic have benefits. They are very different from one another so knowing what your needs are and what you want is important. Some women may have both. They wear their human hair wigs when they go out on dates and want to look their absolute best and then wear a synthetic wig for going around with everyday errands.