Many women in the world today wear wigs for different reasons. It’s not only women of color, but other races as well. The wig industry is a huge one and makes millions per year because of the demand and need for wigs. Below are the reasons why many women of different ages will wear a wig and how it benefits them and their daily lives.
Wigs can conceal natural hair issues.
Wigs are great for hiding hair issues that many young girls and women have. It can conceal the hair of those who have receding hair lines. This is an issue that many women, especially of an older age, are not comfortable exposing to the public. It can conceal the hair of those who suffer from hair loss. There are many different reasons why a person is experiencing hair loss. Poor nutrition, bad hair practices, and even illnesses such as cancer are examples that contribute to hair loss.
Wigs are convenient.
You can save a lot of time by choosing to wear a wig. There are many women that live busy lives and schedules. Maybe you’re a single mom that works full-time who is always on the go. Maybe you’re a married woman that is looking after her husband and household daily. Maybe you’re a student with a full schedule of classes and you’re part of a lot of clubs and meetings. Or maybe you’re a business woman that’s fulfilling the needs of her customers or clients while doing a lot of traveling. These are the times when you’ll appreciate how convenient and easy it is to put on a wig that makes you look good without having to do much.
No commitment. You can try different styles.
Many women love how easy it is for them to try different hairstyles by wearing wigs. This is another great reason why wigs are beneficial. Maybe you’re a woman that loves to try different looks and likes change. You can change your hair color at will, you can wear your hair short, you can wear your hair long, you can try different textures, and so much more. You’re never stuck with a certain hairstyle if you ever feel bored with a look.
You never have a bad hair day.
Let’s face it. Sometimes our hair can be annoying and not behave in the way we want. Instead of taking the time to figure out how to make it look right, you can choose to throw on a nice looking wig of your choice. This is convenient especially if you don’t have the time nor the patience to deal with your natural hair on a particular day. Most wigs you can purchase are already styled and ready to wear. Just quickly run a comb, your fingers, or a brush through the wig and you’re out the door!
Wigs can protect your hair.
Wigs are great for protection. T he less you manipulate your natural hair, the more likely it’ll grow healthier, stronger, and longer. Many women choose to wear wigs because they want to give their hair a break. Maybe their hair is damaged from heat, coloring, bleaching, or just too much stress on the hair in general. Women will also wear wigs to protect their hair from harsh weather conditions. A great example is wearing wigs during the cold wintertime. The winter weather can dry out your natural hair and for Black women, that is something you must avoid. By wearing wigs as a protective hairstyle, many women have noticed more strength and growth in their hair.
You can save a lot of money!
Wearing wigs regularly can save you a lot of money in the long run. Instead of having to visit the salon multiple times a month to style your hair, you can substitute that with a wig that is already the style you want. The best thing about this is, you can always put it down and revisit that look months later without having to pay for that style again! The key is to take good care of the wig so that it lasts a very long time.
Article provided by Black Hair Media
Photograph provided by Exotic Hair Boutique
Wig Designer, Shenia Browne, www.sheniabrowne.com