Is a wig or hair topper right for me? | Beginner friendly hairpieces and advice for women with hair loss

Should I buy a wig or a hair topper? 

You might guess, we get this question all the time! Ideally, having both in your hair arsenal so you can wear them for different occasions is a pro move, but let’s discuss when it would be best to wear each. 

We recommend hair toppers for those who are in an early stage of hair thinning/hair loss and want to wear a piece that is the same color and length as their own hair. Think of hair toppers as extensions, but with more full coverage on top!

Hair topper tend to feel a little more cool than wigs because you’re not tucking all of your own hair away and the cap coverage is much smaller. This makes a hair topper the perfect piece for a summer day! 

You can shop all hair toppers here! 

On the other hand, wigs are best for those who either are bald, buzzed, or have advanced stages of hair thinning and hair loss. When wearing a wig, you tuck away all of your natural hair underneath and create a totally new look. A great choice if you want to wear hair that's a different color and/or length than your own hair!

You can shop all wigs here! 

When it comes to taking the plunge and getting your first hairpiece the price tag can be intimidating. We have a Resell program that lists lightly worn hairpieces at a discounted price. A great place to start for beginners! 

If you’re still unsure of whether a wig or topper is right for you at this stage in your hair journey, here’s a quick guide! 

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Overall understanding your hair makeup and what you are looking for out of your hairpiece will narrow down what hairpiece is right for you! 


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