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When Should You Get a Wig Over a Hair Topper?

If you’re a woman dealing with hair loss, a hair system will be your best friend. Of course, there are a few to choose from, but the two most popular options are wigs or human hair toppers. You might think a wig is the best option and for many, that is the case.

However, hair toppers have become increasingly popular and common which might also lead you to believe that’s the best option for you. This blog will let you know when you should be getting a wig rather than a hair topper.


If you have been diagnosed with cancer or are preparing to undergo chemotherapy, you may need a wig in this case. Contrary to popular belief, chemotherapy doesn’t always cause hair loss. But depending on the level, it can certainly cause it and lead to your hair falling entirely not only from your scalp, but all over your body. In most cases, the hair will grow back, but in the meantime, a women’s wig will help you out.

Major or total hair loss

Somewhat similar to the previous point is your stage of hair loss. If you’re in an advanced stage of hair loss with barely any hair on your head or you’re dealing with an autoimmune condition like alopecia totalis where you’re left with no hair, you will need some wigs for women. Hair toppers, on the other hand, are more for women who still maintain a good amount of their existing hair, but want to conceal certain balding or thinning areas. And so, they will not really be effective if you are virtually bald.

Experimenting with new looks and hair lengths

It’s not necessary that you need total hair loss or hair loss at all to wear a wig either. For many women, they simply wear wigs to try out new looks, colors and hairstyles. One just needs to look at celebrities who wear wigs like the Kardashian family or pop stars like Doja Cat. If a woman has mostly short hair or is unable to grow their hair, they can simply tie up or braid their natural hair before applying their wig on. Hair extensions are also a great option for this as you can simply attach them to your existing hair. However, a wig might be more convenient since they last much longer and don’t need to be reinstalled that often.

Another reason why women wear wigs is so that they can experiment with different looks without affecting their natural hair. This can be done with hair toppers as well, but they usually blend with one’s existing hair and aren’t as big as a wig to achieve a completely fresh hairstyle.


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