Hair replacement toppers are hairpieces you can attach to your scalp to disguise thinning hair. It creates more healthy looking hair. As a result, they blend naturally with your scalp line and hair. Given that they conceal hair loss, they’re an excellent solution that can be customized to your hair needs.
There are a few methods of attachment for hair replacement toppers. For example, wig tape, clip, and adhesive. However, the most popular method is semi-permanently by a hair replacement technician.
How Do Hair Replacement Toppers Work?
Human hair is attached to a breathable base for comfort, usually a silk or lace base is used. In addition to lengths, hair replacement toppers can be made in a variety of colors to suit clients’ needs. Not only are they a quick and easy solution, but they don’t involve wearing a wig.
Who Are They Suitable For?
They are an ideal solution for individuals suffering from hair loss due to stress, alopecia, and so on. Particularly, thinning hair on the crown and top of the head. You can instantly transform your appearance with these hairpieces to cover problem areas.
But not only that, hair toppers are great for women who have flat or fine hair. In essence, it gives you much more coverage and volume on top.
What Are The Benefits?
Smaller than a wig, toppers are designed for clients who want to focus on a problem area. Since they’re lightweight, they’re excellent for those with sensitive scalp. Additionally, they are designed to mimic the scalp so they look discreet. No one will ever know it’s there! And toppers are easy to shampoo and restyle.
How Are They Different From Wigs?
Wigs are designed to cover your whole head of hair. Your hair will be hidden under the cap and the wig’s hair will be on show. This is different for hair toppers, which have a smaller base of hair clips onto an area of your head.
Hair toppers are excellent to cover hair thinning on the crown or the front area of your head. They blend with your own hair and look very natural because your own hair is on show too. Therefore, it’s important to get a hair topper that matches your natural hair.
How Do I Choose a Topper For Me?
First, you need to know how much hair loss and thinning you have. Next, use a measuring tape to measure your hair loss area from side to side and front to back. Make sure to add an inch to each measurement. After all that, this will be the base size you need.
While there are plenty of videos on YouTube for how to do this, you can simply just call us. Because you’re taking measurements ahead of time, which base to choose will be easier.
How Long Do They Last?
With proper care, hair replacement toppers can last anywhere from six months to a year. You can also prolong its life by storing it in a box when you’re not wearing it. In addition to that, use sulfate-free shampoos and conditioners. These types of products will prevent the hair from drying out.
The hair is not being nourished by your scalp oils like your own hair is. Given these points, using a deep conditioner and serum regular will help the hair to stay soft.