For the wig wearers, the proper hair wigs are as important as the clothes for us. Generally, there will be many problems before they get the right one. The wig cap size, hair color, length, etc. To purchase a great and comfortable fitting wig that best fits your head, knowing how to measure your head for a wig is a must.

If you are a new wig wearer or willing to try a wig, just follow the steps below to know how to measure head for a wig. Before measuring, you need to do some preparation works.

Hair Preparation Before Measure Your Head

Some people often not combing down their hair, so they can not get the accurate size. To get the accurate dimensions, you need to make a low ponytail or braid them to straight back cornrows if your natural hair is long. But if your hair is short, mold it down with hair product, and use a wig cap to make your hair further down. Briefly, set your hair in the way that you wear a wig then start to measure your head size.

how to measure your head for a wig

Steps Of Measuring Your Head For A Wig

STEP 1: Using a flexible tape measure, lay the tape around the back of your head touching the base of your skull at a point where the wig will end and pull it forward just above your ears. Position the end of the tape at the mid-point of your front hairline. This will measure your heads circumference. Write your measurement down.

STEP 2: Same as step one, using a flexible tape measure, position the end of the tape just above one ear. Pull it across the top of your head, stopping at the top of your other ear. Hold the tape measure firmly in the spot above your ear and check the measurement. This will measure your ear to ear distance. Write your measurement down.

STEP 3: If your hair is up then let your hair down. Using a flexible tape measure, position the end of the tape in the center of your forehead. Pull the tape measure gently down the center of your head until you reach the nape of your neck. Hold the tape measure firmly in the spot where it meets your nape and check the measurement. This will measure your front to back distance. Write your measurement down.

By following these steps, you will get accurate head measurements. Next, you need do is to refer to the numbers in the wig size chart to find the wig cap size that right for you.

Wig Size Chart

About the wig size selection, it is important to consider your body frame and volume of your natural hair to ensure accuracy and proper size.

wig size chart

If you have a petite body frame and a full head of hair with moderate length, you are probably 'Petite'. If you have thick, long hair, go up a size.

If you have a medium body frame and a full head of hair with moderate length, you are probably 'Average'. If you have thick, long hair, go up a size. If you have sparse, thin, or no hair, go down a size.

If you have a larger body frame, your head circumference exceeds 22½", and you have a full head of hair with moderate length, you are probably 'Large'. If you have sparse, thin, or no hair, go down a size.

Conclusion

All of these are how to measure head for wig for you, dear. As a proper wig is so important for you, you need to get the accurate size before you place the order. If you have any questions, just feel free to contact us to ask for help. We are waiting here to give good service to our customers.

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