Wednesday, February 15

Half Wigs?

Two things  I have NOT done since the start of this hair journey are wigs and weaves.
I have self-installed sew-in weaves(ALL THE TIME)  in the past, similar to the below pic...but I haven't done those since 2005.

Me back in 2004- Look at how thin my eyebrows were..LOL
I would keep these in for 2-3 weeks at a time. But I think when I was in College I would stretch it for a month and re-do the front every 2 weeks.


I'm thinking of investing in a few half wigs as a protective because I think they can look similar to a weave and takes less time to install.

So...for those who wear half wigs, do you have any suggestions?

I saw this one that I liked (may need to shave it down a bit), but I may need to visit a wig shop to try them on before I start ordering online.
     Outre Synthetic Half Wig Quick Weave Tisha

8 comments:

  1. I love half wigs, and more recently u-part wigs. With half wigs, you can chose to either leave some hair out or do the headband thing. The only suggestions I have are to be careful with the combs and try not to place them in the same exact place repeatedly. Good luck!

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    1. How could I forget about U-Part Wigs. I love how you style yours. I may have to whip me up one.
      Never thought about the headband with the Half Wigs...that's even easier!
      I heard those combs can wreak havoc on edges.
      Thanks, Ebony!!

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  2. I am a wig junkie because it's easy (and unfortunately I'm lazy...lol)! But in all honesty, I would definitely recommend that you try on the wig before purchasing because what you envision looking great vs. the reality can be two different things. I have had that experience myself, so just something to consider. Enjoy!

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    1. LOL..I like the easy aspect of wigs!
      Thanks girl..I will def try some one before purchasing online now.

      Thanks, FEG!!

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  3. I agree with the ladies above. It's definitely better to go in a store and see which looks and lengths suit you better before you start purchasing online.
    I am a headband wearer all the way. I do blend the hair in the front but I still wear a small headband because I am self-conscious still when I wear half wigs.

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    1. Thanks!!!!
      I will def go to a store and invest in some cute headbands!

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  4. I ordered Tisha before pictures of the actual item were posted on hairsisters. I was a little disappointed to find out that the style doesn't resemble a braid out look...instead it's very full deep curl (think a baby creta girl-SL). This experience has taught me to either try on in person before buying OR look on youtube to see how it looks in real life.

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    1. Oooh really?? I think I will pass on Tisha then. But you all convinced me that I need to visit a store to try a wig on.
      Didn't think about YT videos!! Thanks for bringing that up :-D

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