Authenticity questions (Is this REALLY a XXX brand wig?)

Authenticity questions (Is this REALLY a XXX brand wig?)

October 27, 2021

Today I am wearing the wig I purchased and the front looks frizzy and frayed. Is this normal? It has disappointed me as it doesn't look authentic at all.

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Are lace front wigs bad for your scalp?

Are lace front wigs bad for your scalp?

October 20, 2021

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How to Pick a Wig Color Based on Your Skin Tone

How to Pick a Wig Color Based on Your Skin Tone

October 19, 2021

It’s hard enough to narrow down a wig style when you have so many to choose from. Throw in colors, and that can make the choice even harder, especially when you’re shopping online. The reds, blondes, shaded pralines, browns and even grays are endless. So how do you know what will work for you if you can’t try the wig on first?

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How To Stay Cool While Wearing A Wig In Warmer Weather by Eseandre

How To Stay Cool While Wearing A Wig In Warmer Weather by Eseandre

October 13, 2021

Wigs can undoubtedly be one of a lady's best friends. They sit pretty, they come in different styles, cuts and colors, they can be easily accessorized and they just make you look beautiful regardless of what's going on with your biohair.

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How To Fill In Your Eyebrows

How To Fill In Your Eyebrows

October 12, 2021

What’s your brow situation like? Do you have thick caterpillar-like brows or are yours a little more on the earthworm side? Or are your brows on the non-existent side altogether? Well, this article was intended to help folks at all levels because even those of us with substantial brows get a little tweezer happy sometimes. So if you need a little help with your brows, I’m going to fill you in--well, help you fill them in.

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How To Easily and Accurately Measure Your Head for a Wig

How To Easily and Accurately Measure Your Head for a Wig

October 06, 2021

Part of finding the best wig for you is identifying your face shape. That will help when it comes to figuring out which styles will flatter your face. Another factor in finding good wigs is figuring out what size cap will fit best and be comfortable for you.

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How To Add Volume/Body To A Wig

How To Add Volume/Body To A Wig

September 29, 2021

While we appreciate synthetic wigs, sometimes we know that hair needs a little something extra.  I mean, just because it comes out of the box looking a certain way doesn’t mean that we have to wear a wig the same way every single time. Think about it. You probably didn’t wear your bio hair in the same style everyday. You curled it, added a braid, pinned it up or maybe pulled it back into a ponytail every now and then. You liked to switch things up. So why not do the same with your wigs!

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How is it that I can order two wigs from the same brand in the same color and the color (or style) will look slightly different on each wig?

How is it that I can order two wigs from the same brand in the same color and the color (or style) will look slightly different on each wig?

September 28, 2021

I’m not going to mince words here:

Minor variations in style, density, and color SHOULD BE EXPECTED.

The manufacturers allow up to a 10 - 15% margin of difference between two wigs of a single style and color.

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How do you tell a potential partner that you wear wigs? Part Two

How do you tell a potential partner that you wear wigs? Part Two

September 22, 2021

Part one of this article is available here.

PART TWO: My personal rules for handling this

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How do you tell a potential partner that you wear wigs? Part One

How do you tell a potential partner that you wear wigs? Part One

September 15, 2021

A personal question for you. How do you bring up to a new person you’re interested in that you wear wigs? I’m sure it’s easier for you because it’s your livelihood, but I’ve heard some horror stories about people freaking out when you tell them. I’m just worried when I meet someone I really dig that it’ll be hard to tell them. Anyway, sorry for all the angst, just wanting some advice. Have a great day!

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How do you determine if a wig is ultra-short, short, mid-length, etc.?

How do you determine if a wig is ultra-short, short, mid-length, etc.?

September 14, 2021

These distinctions have more to do with aesthetics than the measurements (see below).

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Hormones are freaking weird.

Hormones are freaking weird.

September 08, 2021

And, might I add, hormones are also a huge pain in the you-know-what!

I was out of my prescriptions for spironolactone - a.k.a. aldactone - and metformin and lazy about refilling them for about a week.

Both of these pills are commonly prescribed to ladies with PCOS. The metformin controls two things: the amount of glucose created in the liver that is pumped into the blood stream and the sensitivity of body tissues to that glucose. Aldactone is a water pill that helps with bloat, but is also a testosterone antagonist, meaning that it minimizes the impact of androgens in women with PCOS related acne and hair loss.

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