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How to Buy a Human Hair Wig in 2024

February 1st, 2024 | 8 min. read

How to Buy a Human Hair Wig in 2024

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Searching for a human hair wig in 2024 means you have an abundance of options to choose from. Facing such a huge array of choices can make it challenging to decide exactly what’s best for you and your natural hair. And what should be an exciting and hopeful experience can sometimes be a source of stress and confusion. You don’t want to make the wrong choice in your mission to regain confidence and feel more like yourself again.


At Daniel Alain, we pride ourselves on our high quality human hair wigs and toppers. Our core passion lies in helping people find their perfect wig, regardless of whether they choose us or another brand. 


If you’re experiencing hair loss and looking for some guidance about how to buy a human hair wig, this article has everything you need to know. We’ll discuss where to buy a wig in 2024 and include information about online and in person experiences.



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Where to buy a wig near me?

Buying a wig online


Modern shopping habits have evolved dramatically, with a significant shift towards the online marketplace. These days, finding the right wig ‘near you’, can mean finding the perfect hairpiece from the comfort of your own home through the convenience of your computer screen. 




So how do you navigate the online landscape when searching for something as personal and important as an expensive wig?


As with any significant purchase, the process involves several key steps. If you want to be successful in finding a wig that truly feels right for you, we recommend:


Research and Education: Start by educating yourself about different types of wigs, materials (synthetic vs. human hair), cap constructions, and sizes. The Daniel Alain Learning Center has almost everything you need to know. Learn about selecting your first wig, addressing common misconceptions, the advantages of synthetic wigs, and more. Understanding the basics of expensive wigs will help you make informed decisions about what you’re looking for. 




Identify Reputable Retailers and Brands: Look for well-known and reputable wig retailers and brands. Brands like K&S Custom Wigs, Lusta Hair, and of course, us at Daniel Alain are known for the highest quality products and are a good starting point. Check the brand’s history, mission, and product range.


Read Customer Reviews: Customer reviews can provide real-life insights into the quality of the wig, comfort, look, and longevity. Look for reviews with photos and detailed descriptions.


Utilize Virtual Consultations and Customer Service: Some online wig retailers offer virtual consultations, Daniel Alain included! Take advantage of these services to get personalized advice. 




Understand Return and Exchange Policies: Since you can't try on a wig before purchasing online, it's important to understand the retailer's return and exchange policy. This ensures you can make adjustments if the wig doesn't meet your expectations.


Look for Detailed Product Descriptions and High-Quality Images: Ensure the website provides detailed product descriptions and high-quality images from multiple angles and in natural daylight. This helps in getting a better understanding of the wig's look and feel.


The Daniel Alain Fit Kit Service: We encourage anyone looking for a real human hair wig to try out our Fit Kit service. This allows you to try on different wig cap sizes, compare colors, and see lengths, to ensure you make an informed decision without having to purchase the full wig.




The Fit Kit process begins with a consultation with one of our specialists, who will guide you through measuring your head and selecting styles and color options. Once you receive your Fit Kit, your consultant will help you determine the most appropriate wig for your needs. Our Fit Kits are free - we only charge for shipping to your home and back to our office.

Buying a wig in person


If you're someone who prefers seeing and trying things out firsthand, buying a wig in person might be the better option for you. It feels good to be able to touch, try on, and see yourself in different wigs right away. 


Visiting wig boutiques and salons can be a really helpful experience. The staff in these places are usually very knowledgeable and can offer you great advice on choosing the best wig for you. They can also help with making sure your wig fits perfectly, feels comfortable, and looks completely natural.




For those interested in Daniel Alain's collection, we've got a handy retail locator on our website. This tool helps you find our retail partners that stock our wigs. Alternatively, you’re always welcome to pay us a visit in our showroom in Newport Beach CA. We love sharing our passion for our European hair wigs.



What are my next steps in buying a human hair wig?


If you’ve been looking for a human hair wig, you might have felt unsure about where to begin in selecting a wig that meets your needs and reflects your lifestyle.


We hope this article has helped you feel better equipped to start the journey and make the right choice for you.


To know more about whether one of our pieces would be a good fit for you, you might consider booking an appointment for a complementary, no-strings-attached consultation. One of our expert consultants would be honored to guide you through the next steps in finding your dream hair.