Types of Wigs - Different Wigs Materials, Cap Constructions, Styles & Textures
2019/12/5 11:38:20

Before buying a wig, we need to know about the wig types, looks, features, benefits, weakness, cost and more aspects, to find the most suitable wig. Whether you want to use headcover, hair pieces or human hair extensions, you should first choose which one to buy. Here Just Virgin Hair will introduce the types of wigs according to materials, cap constructions, styles and textures.

Types of Wigs - How Many Types of Wigs Are There?

1. Different Wigs Materials

According to the materials, wigs can be divided into human hair wigs, synthetic wigs, & synthetic and human hair blend wigs.

Human hair wigs:

the human hair wig is made from selected pure human hair. It has high reality, not easy to knot, can be washed, dyed, ironed, straightened, bleached, treated, styled. It's convenient for changing hairstyles. Remy hair and virgin hair are the most common human hair wigs on the market, Remy hair retains cuticles and hair lying direction is the same as natural hair. Virgin hair refers to the natural hair not treated with any chemicals, you can find a variety of quality virgin hair wigs at JVH.

Synthetic wigs:

made of synthetic fiber, looks like human hair, but has limited styling versatility, it can't be straightened, curled and ironed, less durable than human hair wig as well. But the hairstyle of synthetic wig can last longer, the synthetic wig prices usually lower than human hair.

Synthetic and human hair blend wigs:

made from combination of human hair and synthetic materials, with some of the advantages of synthetic and human hair wigs.

2. Different Wigs Cap Constructions

According to the cap constructions, wigs can be divided into lace front caps, 100% hand tied caps, monofilament caps, and wefted caps.

Lace front caps:

made from delicate material, has the most natural hairline, can make the hair or style away from the face, you can choose the trimmed lace front wigs that are ready to wear anytime. It need careful handling and maintenance.

100% hand tied caps:

the all areas including entire cap, front, crown, sides and back, are hand-tied, has a natural look and can be moved freely, soft, comfortable and suitable for styling, you can use it to create multiple styles and it's ideal for sentitive scalps.

Monofilament caps:

looks like growing from the scalp, has natural appearance and versatility, allows to be combed in different directions. Each hair is individually hand-tied to a base, can be a part in crown or entire top of a wig, double monofilament is soft.

Wefted caps:

can be classified into traditional or standard cap, all hair is going in the same direction, simulates natural hair growth, provides overlapping layers of hair but allows air circulation, affordable.

3. Different Wigs Styles & Textures

According to the styles, wigs can be divided into Brazilian hair wigs, Malaysian hair wigs, Indian hair wigs, and Peruvian hair wigs.

Brazilian hair wigs:

made from Brazilian human hair, naturally thick and shiny, less bundles, high quality and ideal for long term use.

Malaysian hair wigs:

made from Malaysian human hair, thick, soft and beautiful, natural luster and curl, easy to blend with African hair.

Indian hair wigs:

made from Indian human hair, fine and smooth, light and elastic, naturally silky, widely used, suitable for wave patterns.

Peruvian hair wigs:

made from Peruvian hair, lightweight, soft, natural, thick, straight or slightly wavy, thicker and coarser compared to Brazilian hair.
Choose your favorite wigs from Just Virgin Hair! Diverse natural virgin hair of different styles, textures, colors, lengths, and caps can provide you the best styling options.