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How To Find the Right Wig for You

July 18th, 2023 | 11 min. read

How To Find the Right Wig for You

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If you’re currently facing the challenges of hair loss, you will probably be feeling a range of emotions. A thinning crown, bald spots, or an increasingly visible part can be disheartening and impact your self-esteem and overall well-being. It’s natural to long for a solution that not only addresses the physical aspect of your hair loss but also provides a renewed sense of confidence and inner beauty.


We empathize with your journey and are here to guide you toward finding the perfect wig that suits your needs.


As a trusted voice in the human hair wig and topper industry, Daniel Alain has had the privilege of assisting thousands of customers in their search for the perfect wig. Our dedicated team has extensive experience in the industry and is passionate about helping people seeking an alternative hair solution, regardless of whether they choose one of our wigs or one from another brand.


We are committed to providing unbiased and impartial information to empower anyone seeking a wig and ensure they have the knowledge and support necessary to make the right decision based on their unique needs.


In this article, we will provide valuable insights and practical guidance on how to find the right wig for you. We understand that comfort, security, a natural look, and versatility are crucial factors to consider. You can expect to gain a comprehensive understanding of each of these aspects and how they contribute to finding the perfect wig.


We will offer tips and advice to help you navigate the vast array of options available in the market and ensure you find a wig that helps restore your confidence and makes you feel beautiful again.



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Factors to consider when looking for a wig


The most important factor of a good wig is how it makes you feel. If you’re not walking around in a wig that makes you feel on top of the world, then something’s wrong. When choosing the right wig for you, there are a few considerations.


Comfort - Your wig needs to be comfortable every time you wear it. No tightness at the temples causing tension headaches or itchy seams. 


Security - Wigs need to feel safe and secure on the head and nobody wants to be caught in an embarrassing situation on a windy day or during a close embrace. 


A Natural Look - Fake-looking wigs are a thing of the past. And in their place? Exquisite pieces made by experts, that use the best materials and have the most natural appearance.


Versatility - A wig needs to work with your style. If you want to wear high ponytails, messy buns, or loose beachy waves, your wig needs to keep up and meet your demands every time. 



The key to a comfortable wig


A well-fitting wig should be a fundamental expectation for anyone who wears hair. Getting accurately measured and properly fitted for your wig is paramount. A wig company should assist with or show you how to take the important measurements required to achieve a perfect fit.




Most wig companies employ a very simple S, M, and L sizing system for their wig caps at best, but sometimes that’s not enough to get you the correct fitting wig. Look for a company that offers multiple size ranges, not a one-size-fits-all philosophy. At Daniel Alain, our wig caps range in size from XXXS to XL and our consultants are always on hand to make recommendations about sizing and fitting.




Look for a company that allows you to try out wig caps for an extended period of time before you commit to purchasing. Wear the cap around the house for a few hours. Only after wearing it for some time will you have an idea of its long-term comfort level. 


The Daniel Alain Fit Kit service is a popular offering among our customers. During a consultation, your consultant will help take measurements and send a Fit Kit containing a few different cap sizes within your measurements for you to try on in the comfort and privacy of your home. After 7 days and a follow-up consultation, you will have a much better idea of which cap size fits you best, narrowing down your options.




“When it comes to picking a wig, getting the right fit is the most important part. If it’s too big, it won’t be secure. And if it’s too small, the wig can cause tension headaches and pain, and you won’t want to wear it.” Janet Munos, Daniel Alain Consultant.



Ensure wig security


One of the biggest concerns for anyone who wears a wig regularly, is wig security. You need to feel confident that it’s going to stay in place all day, whatever you’re doing. Accurate measurements mean finding your correct size and the well-fitting wig cap will stay in place.




Daniel Alain real-life customers enjoy testing the limits of their wigs, and so far, bouncing on trampolines, riding roller coasters, and tiny toddler fists have proved to be no match for the best-fitting wigs.




“People ask me how I was able to wear my wig on a roller coaster and I tell them that’s because it fits right!” exclaims Mirna, a real-life Daniel Alain customer.



Achieve a natural look with your wig


“The thing I love the most about my human hair wig is that it’s so realistic. It’s the most comparable to biological hair. And that, I think, is what we’re all trying to achieve.” explains Mirna.




We’ve all heard stories about wigs living untouched and unworn in the back of the closet. Some wigs just don’t live up to expectations and don’t look as natural as you’d like them to. It’s important to find a wig that looks so natural that nobody knows it’s there.


As you search for a wig, you’ll have to decide between synthetic and human hair. Synthetic wigs are made from nylon or acrylic fibers that have been chemically processed to recreate the look and movement of real human hair.


Human hair wigs are made from hair sourced mainly from China, India, or Europe. While hair quality and texture will vary, human hair wigs can be colored and treated the same way as bio hair. They offer versatility, comfort, and a natural look. 


Not all human hair pieces are created equal and the cost of wigs can vary greatly. It all comes down to hair type. 


Virgin hair is 100% human hair that has never been chemically treated or dyed. This kind of hair is extremely rare and virtually non-existent today.


Remy hair is high-quality human hair that has been collected in ponytails so that the cuticle of every strand flows in the same direction. This minimizes tangling when used for wigs.


100% human hair is any hair from a human scalp. It could be sourced from the floor of hair salons or pulled from hair brushes. This kind of hair is chemically processed to be used for making wigs.


European human hair comes from the ponytails of European women. European high is considered the highest quality hair because the cuticles are intact, creating a beautiful, natural flow, and direction of movement. This kind of hair is scarce and European human hair wigs fall into the luxury wig category because they look the most natural, last the longest with proper care, and have strict quality control, manufacturing, and processing standards.




Asian human hair is primarily sourced from China and India. China contributes about 90% of the human hair wig, topper, and extension market. This hair type is thicker and coarser than European hair, and easily sourced.


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Enjoy a wig’s versatility


Most synthetic wigs are lightweight, affordable, and widely available in a variety of colors, lengths, and styles. For a couple of hundred dollars, you can own low-maintenance, ready-to-wear hair, and you won’t be spending time and energy styling the piece.


Wigs made from synthetic materials have the capacity to retain their style and form. The fibers used to create synthetic wigs are pre-set and ‘fixed’, meaning they maintain their appearance and shape. While a convenient option for people who desire a consistent look day after day, synthetic wigs cannot be styled in a way that expresses your unique personality.


On the other hand, if styling your hair is your jam, human hair wigs can be colored and treated the same way as bio hair. Wear them up or down, change the part from side to side, or even add subtle layers to achieve a hairstyle that suits your face shape. Human hair wigs have a natural movement and texture and respond to styling tools and products in the same way as existing hair to offer versatility, comfort, and a natural look.





Is a Follea human hair wig by Daniel Alain the right choice for me?


Reflecting on the emotions and challenges associated with hair loss, thinning hair, or an increasingly visible scalp, we understand the journey you may be embarking upon. The search for the perfect wig can feel overwhelming and uncertain, leaving you unsure about where to even begin.


We hope that by reading this article you have gained valuable insights into finding the right wig for your needs. By understanding the importance of comfort, security, a natural look, and versatility, you now possess the knowledge to make informed decisions. 


As you move forward in your quest for the perfect wig, we invite you to take the next step by booking an appointment for a consultation with one of our expert consultants. We are here to guide you through the process and our consultants would be happy to provide personalized recommendations and assistance based on your specific needs.


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