A Guide To Measuring Your Head For The Perfect Wig Size

Jun 03 , 2024

A Guide To Measuring Your Head For The Perfect Wig Size

The Importance of Finding the Right Wig Size

Finding the perfect wig is an exciting experience! However, to achieve a seamless and natural look with your wig, you first need to find what size is best for you. Properly measuring your head is the crucial first step in this process.

In this comprehensive guide, we will teach you exactly how to take these measurements to ensure your wig is the perfect fit for you. Whether you’re new to wearing wigs or a seasoned pro, this comprehensive guide will help you have a flawless wig-wearing experience and help find the perfect fit for you.

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How to Measure Your Head for a Wig: A Step-By-Step Guide

Before you begin measuring your head for a wig, you must have a flexible measuring tape to obtain accurate measurements. Also, when measuring, you want to apply some pressure and hold the tape firmly on your head to obtain accurate measurements.

Though you want the tape measure held firmly, you do not want it to be tight. This is to ensure your wig fits securely but is not uncomfortable. Here are our tips for getting the best results:

1. Measuring the Circumference of Your Head

When measuring the circumference of your head, you should begin at your forehead and then measure around your hairline. The measurement should go from the front of your head, behind your ear, to the nape of your neck, and around to the front of your head again.

2. The Ear-to-Ear Measurement

Next, you will take the edge of your tape measure and measure from ear to ear across the top of your head. It should begin at the top of one ear, go straight across the crown of your head, and end at the top of your other ear. While taking this measurement, make sure you start at the top of each ear and do not tuck the tape measure behind your ear. This is the most important measurement you will take. If this measurement is inaccurate, the wig will not lay correctly on your head.

3. The Front-to-Back Measurement

To acquire the front-to-back measurement, you will begin at the front hairline of your head, guiding the tape measure over the crown and top of your head, ensuring it lays smoothly until it reaches the nape of your neck.

4. The Forehead Measurement

For the forehead measurement, you will start at one ear and trace along the contour of your hairline along the perimeter of your forehead. Continue until you reach the front of the opposite ear.

5. Measuring the Back of Your Head

To get your fifth measurement, which is of the back of your head, you will start at your temple on one side of your head and then continue straight across the back of your head. You will complete the measurement at your temple on the other side. The tape measure should stay level the entire time throughout the entire measurement process to ensure accuracy.

6. Measuring the Nape of Your Neck

For your last measurement, you will begin at the base of one earlobe, tracing along the bottom edge of your hairline until you reach the opposite earlobe. For this measurement as well, make sure that the take measure remains level throughout the entire process.

How to Get the Best Results When Measuring Your Head for a Wig

Many people think that when you are measuring your head for a wig it must be perfect, but this is not the case. Most wigs are adjustable, so there is no need to stress when taking measurements.

The only situation that requires precise and accurate measurements is when you are getting a custom wig because they are not adjustable. If you follow the six steps listed above, then finding the perfect fit can be a very easy process.

Wig Adjustments

No two heads are the same, so most wigs are made to be adjustable to be able to ensure the perfect fit for each individual. The 3 types of adjustable straps are elastic straps, Velcro straps, and hook straps. All three work very similarly, and you can use the different straps to tighten the wig and make it fit more snugly. Most wigs can be adjusted about 1 inch in each direction.

.Elastic Straps: Wigs that feature adjustable elastic straps offer convenience and versatility with your wig. You will simply adjust the straps to your desired fit and ensure a flawlessly fitting wig every day. These wigs have 2 straps that you simply pull on to tighten.
.Velcro Straps: Velcro straps work like any other product that uses Velcro. You simply fasten and unfasten the Velcro until you have achieved your desired wig size.
.Hook Straps: With hook straps, you will attach the hook-on whichever loop is best for you. You can easily tighten or loosen the wig until you reach your desired size.
Preparing for Head Measurements

When you are preparing to measure your head for a wig, ensuring your hair is styled appropriately can significantly impact the accuracy of your measurement. For the best results, we recommend that you pull your hair tight and away from your face into a low ponytail. If you have short hair, we recommended to put your hair in a wig cap to ensure it stays out of the way and is lying flat against your head.

Additional Considerations

Depending on the amount of hair you have, a wig cap can be very helpful to guarantee a natural look with your wig. A wig cap helps keep your natural hair lying flat on your head and keeps your wig lying nicely.

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