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Human Hair or Synthetic: Choosing Custom Wigs

Losing hair can feel like you’re losing a piece of you, but it doesn’t have to. With such a wide variety of wigs and custom wig design options you can really make your wig feel and look just like you. Deciding between human hair wigs or synthetic wigs is one of the biggest decisions when choosing a new wig, but with this guide you can be confident in whichever you decide is best for you.

Human or Synthetic Custom Wig

Why Human Hair Wigs?

Human hair wigs are often the preferred wig type because of their natural look and feel. Human hair has a shine and a more multi-dimensional color that synthetic wigs simply cannot reproduce, which is a common reason people choose a human wig over a synthetic wig. In addition to a more natural look, human hair wigs also have a more natural feel that is softer and has a finer texture. This may be important for women who favor the feel of human hair or for someone who prefers to keep the wig a secret.


Since human hair wigs are made of real hair they can also be styled, washed, and colored like real hair, which is another desirable reason many wig owners choose a human hair wig for their custom wig. In synthetic wigs there is less room for creativity in styling as they are not as heat resistant as human hair wigs.


Like human hair, human hair wigs also require a lot of maintenance and frequent washing and styling. You will also have to deal with the unpredictable things hair often does. Frizzy and knotty hairs are all common occurrences with human hair wigs, just like natural hair would do.


Why Synthetic Wigs?

Human hair wigs are much more expensive than synthetic wigs because of the high demand and a relatively low supply of human hair. Synthetic wigs offer a more affordable alternate for your custom wig needs, but there are also other reasons to choose synthetic fibers over human hair.


For one, synthetic wigs require much less care as the hair is fixed, which can be desirable for women who are physically unable or too busy to spend time styling every day. Additionally wig technology has developed so much so that some synthetic wigs look and feel exactly like human hair wigs, with all the benefits of being a low maintenance alternative.


At Wigs and Hair Solutions, we help our clients with their hair loss. If you find yourself experiencing hair loss, call us to discuss options. We specialize in custom synthetic and human hair wigs, partial pieces, and toppers to cover any level of hair loss. Whether your hair loss is only temporary or a permanent occurrence, our stylists will be able to create the look you want with a high quality wig, topper, or partial piece.


To schedule an initial consultation with Wigs and Hair Solutions in Columbia, call us today at 410-720-8588. You can also visit us in the Medical Pavilion at Howard County.

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