When I first saw Dakota I passed right by her! The promo photo is lovely but I couldn’t get past the color (silly I know). Since I’m new to wigs I’m still learning so much, and I’ve thing for me is that I like some length and I’m not a permatease fan.
After watching a few reviews I went for it. Of course I’m like all of you - I practically ripped it out of the delivery persons hands and ripped open the package!
Right out of the box I was in love. The cap felt snuggly but didn’t strangle my brain. The wig’s low density and natural movement made me so happy. I practiced tucking it behind my ear - and it worked. I was a fail on the pony tail but believe a 3/4 tail with the nape fringe will help with the cap/weft exposure issue (still need to try that.)
It is so light on my head I forgot I was wearing it. After a few weeks wear I will note it does shed a bit. Also I ordered the Toffee LR. This wig would be almost perfect as a rooted wig but as long rooted I think it started to make the length look a bit unrealistic. I would probably not order LR again; that’s just me.
The Toffee color is a good fit for me but I will note the hair seems a bit shiny to me. I’ve done all the “Heather” things and internet advice to tamp down the shine but it’s still pretty strong — but don’t despair I wear it anyway. And get compliments, which tells me it’s only shiny to my eye not biohair folks.
It washed pretty well, and so far it’s not frizzing up like I expected due to the length. I…