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Wig Size Guide

When you first decide that you are going to get yourself a wig, it is a big commitment, both financially and often emotionally.

Getting the right fit is therefore really important. Ensuring you are comfortable and happy with your wig is essential.

While average size wigs tend to fit about 90-95% of customers, you will find that quite a few wigs also come in petite and large sizes. Consider that many also have adjustable straps that give up to 1.5” so that you can achieve a comfortable and secure fit.

There is a range of sizes in the wig world and this can definitely be overwhelming. As a general overview, here is what you can expect size-wise from most wig descriptions.

Generally measuring between 51cm – 54cm  [20 -21 inches] there are fewer wigs in this size, but we still provide a good range on our site. If you can’t see anything you like, please get in touch with our friendly team and we will be glad to help.

90% of the wigs bought on this site are bought in this size category. If you measure between 54cm – 57cm [21 – 22 inches] then you will find a wide range of wigs are available to you.

This is where your head measures more than 57cm or 24 inches. There are fewer choices in this size, but don’t hesitate to get in touch if you are looking for something particular and we will be glad to help.

How to measure for your wig

If you are measuring on top of your natural hair be sure that your hair is as flat and smooth as possible.

You will need a soft tape measure for this. Taking the tape, measure around your head from your front hairline to just above your ears then wind the tape around to where your neck bends at the nape and back up to the front of your hairline.

This should give you a pretty accurate measurement. It is important to note that with all wigs, make sure you have up to an inch to give so that you will be able to adjust your wig at the nape of your neck.

Getting the right wig size for your head is super important; you will want the feel and look to be as comfortable and as realistic as possible.

A wig is an investment so you need it to be right.

If you have any questions, or would like to talk through the wig measuring process do not hesitate to contact our friendly team on 01745 798747.

Alternatively, you can book a consultation which is available at our Chester and Prestatyn Salon or our clinic in Llandudno.


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