HELP: Average circumference, small everywhere else (flat head)

December 02, 2020

HELP: Average circumference, small everywhere else (flat head)

From a customer e-mail:
I have the average circumference (21 1/2) but only 12 1/5 front to back. (ear to ear is about 13 inches). I love my current human hair wig but it is “saggy” where a normal skull would be rounded, not flat. What advice might you give me for selecting a wig online based on my head measurement?
Most of the lines I carry have human hair and synthetic wigs. I think that the best thing would be to experiment with some of the lower-cost synthetics from various manufacturers until you find one that really fits your head well. Amore (average) and any petite wig that spring to mind that you may want to try right off the bat. Why petite? Because the circumference can be adjusted easily on most wigs by just letting the wig in or out in the back at the adjuster tabs. The other parts of the cap are harder to adjust, as you’ve noticed. ;) I also think a great human hairline for you to think about is the Evolution line from Jon Renau. Their fit is petite-average and they are made to sit very close on the head. You may still have a little extra space in the back, but it won’t be nearly as bad as most wigs. Plus, the built-in polyurethane all throughout the cap will help it grip your head better and stay in place -- and give you a great location to apply adhesive if you need additional security. Before buying one of these, though, I definitely recommend trying some of their less expensive synthetic styles -- especially petite-sized -- to see how they fit you first. It’s way less stressful to tie up $150 in an experiment compared to a couple of grand! Hopefully, that helps! :)
This is an excerpt from our CysterWigs Knowledge Base. Check it out on our private site to see over 500 articles all about our store, wigs, and how to wear the hair!
PS: Do you have a customer service inquiry? No worries - our Client Care Help Desk Team is here for you M-F, 10 am until 6 pm (ET). 



Also in CysterWigs Official Blog

Siobahn's Review: Go for It by Raquel Welch in Glazed Cinnamon
Siobahn's Review: Go for It by Raquel Welch in Glazed Cinnamon

January 20, 2021

I've been wearing Go for It by Raquel Welch as my everyday hair for about four months. This is definitely my go-to style. I love the versatility of this pixie! The lace front is very nicely done, so sometimes I like to sweep the hair back off of my face which gives it a more casual look. It does also have a monofilament crown but I don't necessarily feel like it needs it.

Continue Reading

Gina's Review: easiPart XL HD 8
Gina's Review: easiPart XL HD 8" by Jon Renau, Color: English Toffee (10H24B)

January 19, 2021

Continue Reading

How to determine whether you should buy a topper or a full wig by Julia
How to determine whether you should buy a topper or a full wig by Julia

January 13, 2021

Whether you’re suffering from thinning hair or preparing for severe hair loss, selecting the right wig can be a difficult task. Not only is it essential to choose a hairpiece that provides ample coverage, but it must also be comfortable enough for a woman to wear confidently. The question is whether you should opt for a full wig or a hair topper (partial wig).

Continue Reading