Come what may, a black woman and her love for the wig will never part. Changing her image from curly to straight to long or wavy, the wig has become a part of her. Over the years various designs, textures, lengths and forms of wigs have been brought into the market. Each better than the last. The first kind were wigs that were just worn on as hats. Already sewn, already styled wigs that could change your look in a matter of seconds. Then for a long period of time, wigs could then be sewn onto already platted hair. It wasn’t long before one could ‘bond’ (stick with glue) the hair onto one’s head without any plaiting being necessary. The latest invention being the lace wig, a favourite of many, of which one can glue, even to the hair line and still look as if it were one’s own natural hair. It is now so common to see that wigs for black women are now being specially tailored to suit specific tastes and styles. If you are in the market for some good, high quality wigs, here are a few reviews of those that are leading the market.
List of Best Wigs for Black Women
The Sensationnel Bump Wig – FAB Fringe is the 8th in the Bump Collection. It accompanies others such as the Vogue Crop and the Feather Charm that are also in the collection. It is a 100% human hair that encompasses a mix of pre-blended colours. The pre-bumped wig is an already styled wig that gives you a look that is as designed on the box. It saves one money and time as firstly, several colours are already mixed to suit the liking of the buyer and secondly, it saves one the mishap of cutting and styling when at the salon. Never losing its initial style and shape, the bump wig is so easy to comb and maintain. The bump wig, always short, suites best those who love a perfect short hair style. Available in several colours and shades, it would only necessitate one to select the colour that best suits your complexion. The bump wig is of light weight, but creates a full look. It is among the easiest wigs to style and its design of streaks create a perfect finish. Highly recommended by many women who have used it before, the bump wig is ideal for a short notice event of which you wouldn’t have the time to get your hair done.
The Freetress Equal Invisible L Part Synthetic Wig, design model: the Paparazzi, has all its definitions in its name. This wig, long and curly, is quite simple to style. It is synthetic, rather than 100% human and lends itself to a lengthier, curly, multiple coloured structure. The wig is usually 21.25” in circumference, 13.5” from ear to ear and 14.25” in length from front to back. Named invisible, because one can blend their natural hair with the wig, it is designed to mix well with your own natural hair, while enhancing your style and length. With step by step of how to create the perfect natural looking look, this wig is one of the best choices on the market. The invisible part of the wig has a width that can be adjusted using clips or even cut. In order to style, one would be instructed to set aside a tuft of their own hair, in the exact area at which the invisible part of the wig will sit. From there, you can pull your hair through the centre band and adjust it accordingly with its width. Your bangs can then be split over the wig with a natural part line.
Who wouldn’t like to look like Vivica Fox? Known as one or the most beautiful black women in the movie industry as well as a woman who is very well self-kept, Vivica lends herself to being a role model even without knowing it. The Vivica Fox Handmade Synthetic Wig is short and wavy. The famous JAI colour joins the several other colours that the wig can be purchased in. Fully layered with a tapered nape, the style is one that is guaranteed to have many stopping you and asking what it is you’re wearing and where they too, can buy it from. The soft velvet aspect of the wig makes it comfy and airy. The Vivica, famous also for being 100% hand stitched, creates a very comfortable feel which is light to wear. Reviewed by many to create a sensational modern look, the Vivica has become a worldwide favourite. With an adjustable band, the wig is hands down an amazing creation. Especially if it even makes you look famous!
The Freetress Equal Lace Front Baby Hairline Wig, design model: the Abby, is a mouthful to remember. However the hair itself, is one of the best choices you can ever make if you are looking for a modern curly classy look. It is a lace front wig that creates the look of a baby hairline. Unlike many wigs, it is curly iron safe and is not easily destroyed by heat. It contains a sheen that resembles the texture and look of human hair hence it usually lends itself to the same market as those that buy human hair. The Equal Lace is made of manageable, long lasting fibre that was designed to create a wig that’s hassle free. Without any inclusion of glue or tape, the wig doesn’t need any oils or pomades for its maintenance. Usually instructed to place the wig on a mannequin or hair stand be stuffed with paper towels for shape maintenance, the wig is relatively the easiest wig to manage and to wear.
Wigs are a black woman’s best friend. Anyone can tell you that. Making sure you have a hard time deciding whether or not it is her real hair or if it is a wig, the market has brought the greatest variety of wigs that suit every woman and every style.