Sometimes you sit in the local salon staring at all the wigs on the wall and you realize that you cannot always afford to buy the best wig. Sometimes you lean more towards less expensive wigs and that is ok! We are going to give you a few tips and tricks to make your cheap-looking wig look more expensive!
Human hair wigs look better
If you are worried about spending a lot of money on a wig, that’s ok. I would strongly suggest though that you find a human hair wig that is in your price range. A human hair wig looks as natural as possible. They can also be styled the same way your natural hair can. This means that you can use heat on the wig and not have to worry about melting the synthetic wig fibers.
Avoid too-shiny wigs
Shiny wigs do not look good for long periods of time. You need to find a wig in your price range that is not shiny. The shiny wigs do not last as long so you might be saving money in the beginning but you are going to be spending more money in the long run. If you do find a wig that has some shine, we will let you know later on in the article how to get rid of some of that shine.
Go for lace front wigs
Lace front wigs are easy to find, they are not expensive and they look the most natural. The way that the lace is placed along your hairline, the lace blends in nicely on your hairline. This is going to help hideaway where your hairline ends and your wig begins. Make sure that you choose a lace that is closest to your natural skin tone to help ensure that the lace blends in well and gives you the desired, blended effect.
Cut it or trim it
Take your cheap wig and cut it or trim it to help suit your face shape. This is going to help give your wig some depth and looks like your wig was made for your face and your face only. This might seem like a simple step but it is very effective when it comes to making your cheaper wig look more fabulous.
Style your wigs
Styling your wig is a very effective way to make your wig look as gorgeous as ever. You can style it to the latest trends or you can style it for whatever occasion you are wearing your wig for whether it is for work, date night or a fun girls night out. Styling your wig will take it from looking ordinary to looking extraordinary!
This is my favorite thing to do to my cheaper wigs! Take your wig to a salon if you are going funky colors and dye your wig. You can change the color to suit your skin tone or you can be a bit more out there like me and add some funky colors like blue and pink to your wig. This is going to take your wig to the next level!
Layers help give your wig some life and volume. It will take the regular straight wig which always looks fake and adds some life to the look. Layers are also going to help your wig to shape your face, and give you the oval face shape which is something we are all after.
Choose wigs with bangs
Bangs tend to make wigs look more realistic and believable. They allow your wig to flow more and helps shape your face as well. Bangs are a style that is very in at the moment and when you walk around, your bangs will bounce with your walk just like your natural hair does. This gives the illusion that your wig is your natural hair and not a wig at all.
Dull it with dry shampoo
Like we said earlier, you should try and find wigs that do not have a lot of shine to them, however; if you do buy a wig that has to shine you need to dull down the shine. You can use dry shampoo to help dull the shine of your wig. The dry shampoo gives your wig a matt kind of look which is more natural-looking. Shiny hair tends to be associated with dirty hair and you do not want people to think that you have dirty hair!
Wear it with a hat
When all else fails, you can always wear a hat over your wig. Wearing hats used to be something that you only did when you were outside or when you were at a formal gathering. Nowadays, hats are worn as a fashion statement. There are so many different hat styles for you to choose from! Keep in mind though that you need to find a hat that fits over your wig. If you are worried about your hat falling off your wig, you can always use wig clips to secure your hat to your wig. This is going to ensure that your hat or your wig does not move throughout the day.
Buying wigs can be an expensive thing that you undertake. If you are worried about spending all your money on wigs, you can go out and buy yourself cheaper wigs and use the tips and tricks that we have given you to make your cheaper wigs look more expensive. Remember to take your time when buying your wigs and even though you buying cheaper wigs, you can still make them look astonishing and you can still look like a million bucks!