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  • Posted on April 25, 2016 by Wig Expert


    The Truth

    You’ve heard the phrase, “You get what you pay for.” And if you’ve spent any amount of time with wigs, you've noticed that the ones made of human hair are generally more expensive than the ones made of synthetic fiber. But does that necessarily exclude one over the other as the better choice?

    The truth is Human hair and Synthetic hair both have their advantages and disadvantages. Let’s take a look at just a few of them.

    Human Hair

    Remy Human Hair: Angie Exclusive Colors by Jon Renau

    Human Hair: Emotion by Ellen Wille

















    Of all the hair types, human hair looks and feels the most natural. Remy human hair is considered a premium option because its easier to style and stays relatively tangle free due to all the follicles being kept in the same direction during construction. Human hair is remarkably soft with a shine and movement not easily duplicated by synthetic hair. Its versatility allows you to style it like your own hair with curls or bone straight with a durability that can last over a year!


    Not only is it more expensive than synthetic hair, but just like natural hair, human hair wigs requires a lot more time and effort to style and maintain. If you have a busy lifestyle or a low budget, this may not be the choice for you. And just like natural hair, human hair will react to weather conditions.

    Synthetic Hair

    Synthetic Hair: Sparkle by Raquel Welch 

    Heat-Friendly Synthetic by Raquel Welch
















    With all the technological strides the wearable hair industry is making, synthetic hair looks and behaves more and more like human hair. The fact that most synthetic wigs can be worn right out of the box with minimal or no styling requirements makes it a more attractive choice. And, unlike human hair, synthetic hair will hold its style regardless of the climate.


    It’s just this resistance to change that makes this type of hair a poor choice if you desire the versatility of styling. In most cases the synthetic fiber has “memory” which means that the wave and curl patterns are permanently set; styling any other way is nearly impossible. There are heat-friendly synthetic options which allow styling like human hair wigs. But styling is still a challenge due to the fiber’s natural resistance to change.

    Bottom Line

    Ideally, you want both types of hair on hand as both are great choices for different situations. The best one depends on your budget, time and needs.

    Final Words of Wisdom

    Regardless of which type of hair you choose, remember that it is always important to follow our care recommendations in order to get the optimal life span from your hair!

    New to wigs? Check out our 4c’s-our buyer’s guide designed to make your wig shopping experience easier. Don't forget to write below and give us your thoughts.

    This post was posted in Brands, Ellen Wille, Human Hair Wigs, Jon Renau, Raquel Welch and was tagged with advantages, disadvantages, durability, expensive, follicles, heat-friendly synthetic wigs, human hair wigs, movement, natural, natural hair, premium, Remy, shine, soft, style, synthetic fiber, synthetic hair, tangle-free, versatility, weather conditions

  • Posted on April 18, 2016 by Wig Expert

    If you’ve been purchasing the same wig in the same color for years, you’ve probably run into the situation where the manufacturer decided they are no longer producing your wig in that color. And if you’ve tried to replace it for a similar wig in the same color but maybe a different material, you’ve probably been disappointed because the color doesn’t look the same as it did on your monitor when you received it.  Frustrating!

    The reason this happens is because the material a wig is made of will affect the color.

    If you paint three objects the same color but one is made of brass, the other of plastic and the third of wood, the brown color will look different on each one.

    In the same way the same shade of brown will look different on a wig made of human hair, synthetic fiber, and even heat-friendly synthetic wigs.

    Blake by Jon Renau | Color: 6F27





























    Color will appear warmer on human hair wigs.


    Katherine by Jon Renau | Color: 6F27





























    Cooler on wigs made of synthetic fiber.


    Fiery by Jon Renau | Color: 6F27





























    And vibrant on heat-friendly synthetic wigs.

    While this can be a frustrating experience, our Wig Experts and licensed cosmetologists are always here to assist you. You can send in a great quality picture or an actual hair sample along with the wig style names you're interested in to the address below. Then after we’ve reviewed your request, we will assemble your personalized color match recommendation. We can either complete your order and ship your beautiful wig, or we can contact you to discuss our recommendation. Just designate your preference on the form!

    Simply complete this form and mail it back to us:
    Beauty & Hair
    Attn: Color Consultation
    12001 N. Central Expressway Suite 950
    Dallas, TX 75243

    Our aim is always to make your wig buying experience easier. Please let us know other things you’ve discovered from the image on the website to what you receive at home. And don’t forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

    This post was posted in Brands, Human Hair Wigs, Jon Renau and was tagged with brown, color, heat-friendly synthetic wigs, human hair, manufacturer, material, producing, shade, synthetic fiber, Wig

  • Posted on April 7, 2016 by Wig Expert

    This spring, international designer and manufacturer Jon Renau invites you to take on fresh perspectives and new adventures in the Spring 2016 Collection. These 5 new styles from the Human Hair, Smartlace, and Topper Collections make changing your look easy with 3 gorgeous, hand-ited wigs, and 2 volumizing hair additions all designed to give you a modern, chic way to reimagine yourself.

    Human Hair Collection

    Color 12FS8

    Lea makes a powerful and elegant statement with its long style that’s an absolute knockout. It’s made of 100% Remy Human Hair, which means you get the versatility of heat-stylable hair in any direction.

    SmartLace Collection

    Color: 6F27

    Rachel’s soft wavy layers embody the touch of a warm breeze. The lace front and hand-tied monofilament cap makes this smartlace style look and feel superbly comfortable.


    Diane combines easygoing layers with assertive texture. This sassy short shag offers deluxe comfort and smartlace stylability, with a lace front and a hand-tied monofilament cap.

    Topper Collection

    Color 12FS8

    Top Style is a heat-friendly stylable clip in topper made with superb Remy human hair on a translucent monofilament base, adding natural body and volume at the crown.

    Color: 6F27

    Top Secret is a clip in topper that integrates easily with your own hair at the crown to add body and volume with a 9-inch monofilament base that’s virtually invisible

    With Jon Renau the natural look is first and foremost. Dare to reimagine yourself in these 5 casual new styles. And let us know which style you imagine yourself in! Visit the Jon Renau Spring 2016 Collection. Checkout the behind the scenes photo shoot for this collection. Don’t forget, you can always follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

    This post was posted in Brands, Collections, Human Hair Wigs, Jon Renau, Lace Front Wigs, Monofilament, New Wig Collections and was tagged with chic, gorgeous, hair additions, hand-tied wigs, human hair wig, international designer, Jon Renau, modern, reimagine, smartlace, spring, topper, volumizing

  • Posted on March 28, 2016 by Wig Expert

    Looking for a dramatic change? As the seasons transition to warmer temperatures, we look back at a hair landscape awash in bold cuts. Spring extends this creative energy with runway inspired trends that emphasize natural texture and color. This season’s trendiest hairstyle adds versatility to the mix calling for fun, playfulness and daring…

    The long bob or “Lob” is a longer bob that falls between shoulder length hair and a bob.


    Upstage by Raquel Welch | Color: RL19/23SS





























    Known in France as the ‘couper la Jeanne D’Arc’ (the Joan of Arc), it’s a practical style that encourages a more spirited side of your personality. And as a symbol of the strong, dynamic and fearless woman, it’s the go-to cut for many celebrities which is cementing this look as a major hair trend that’s in no danger of going out of style.

    Long bob hairstyles are super versatile. It's a cut that can be worn stick straight for an up-town chic look, or with waves for that just-crawled-out-of-bed-hair trend.

    Kristen by Jon Renau - Color 12FS8 

    Julianne by Jon Renau | Color 12FS8















    Its versatility is maintained by the fact that it’s a modern and edgy cut that’s a perfectly classy choice for a day in the office or a night out on the town.

    Cameron by Rene of Paris | Color: Honey Wheat

    Carley by Envy | Color: Frosted
















    The lob is a fearless style that emphasizes a  more spirited side of your personality. No wonder why it continues to dominate the fashion scene! Don't forget to comment below and tell us how you like to wear your bob.


    This post was posted in Brands, Envy, Jon Renau, Raquel Welch, Tips & Tricks, Trends, wigs and was tagged with bob, dramatic change, dynamic, fearless, hairstyle, long bob, natural texture, personality, runway, shoulder length, spirited, strong, style, symbol, trendiest, trends, versatility

  • Posted on March 24, 2016 by Wig Expert


    This spring’s key trend reflects what’s natural about the individual, which means natural hair textures are a big thing. One effect of this trend is the emphasis on styles that are artful, yet easy to manage. Get ready for a season of simple hairstyles in textures of every kind.


    Why not go bold? Short hair is having a major moment right now with bobs in different styles holding their own in the spotlight. This look has been modernized with wavy textures that are tousled to embrace the natural trend.


    Soft Focus by Raquel Welch offers a human hair interpretation of the long bob, which means you get the most natural and longest lasting styling versatility with a soft side-swept bang.



    Or Maybe you want a more intentional look. For a naturally-straight-hair take on this trend, go more sleek and polished with Ignite shown here in color 1BRH30. Our example features angled layers with bold, golden-red highlights that offer a fresh take on brunette beauty.


    Long Hair

    Who doesn’t want long hair? An updated example of this celebrated favorite adds texture and face framing layers which creates movement all around while adding volume at the crown. It’s a beautiful hairstyle with a slept-in vibe that looks absolutely chic.



    Cascade by Ellen Wille is made of 100% Remy human hair. This means that all the hair fibers go in the same direction to deliver a gorgeous long cut with soft layers that fall below the shoulder. The 100% hand-tied cap, lace front and monofilament top create natural movement as well as provide super comfort.


    Featured here in 24BT18S8, Zara is all about long layers and softly feathered ends that deliver a natural looking style that’s flirty and feminine. The golden brown and warm platinum blonde highlights give the wig a honeyed effect which is part of the warm color trend we mentioned in our last post.


    Modern and fresh, mid-length styles are being embraced in a major way this season! It’s the signature look for those who want a flattering style without being weighed down by hair. Remember to channel bed-head styles to take advantage of this trend.


    Scarlett by Jon Renau is a perfect example of the 'midi' style. It’s a light and breezy synthetic wig that features perfect beachy waves that can be styled with your fingers to achieve the best results.



    Carrie Exclusive by Jon Renau offers a sleek and polished version of this style that looks up-street with its sleek finish, gentle curves and a side-swept, full fringe. This particular wig takes advantage of Renau's Exclusive color technique to deliver a gloriously natural hue in color 613/102S8.

    This season is all about bringing out your personality by emphasizing everything that’s uniquely you. With so many cuts and styles to inspire you we’re sure there’s one out there for you to try. Don’t forget to comment down below and tell us which one is your favorite.

    This post was posted in Brands, Collections, Ellen Wille, Human Hair Wigs, Jon Renau, Monofilament, Raquel Welch, Tips & Tricks, Trends, wigs and was tagged with angled layers, bobs, brunette beauty, chic, embrace, hair textures, hairstyles, human hair, individual, key trend, long, natural, natural trend, polished, short hair, side-swept, sleek, spotlight, Spring 2016, straight hair, styles, tousled, versatility

  • Posted on March 21, 2016 by Wig Expert


    Spring is finally here and what better time to consider a COLOR change? This year’s go-to hair color emphasizes the natural with cooler hues of blonde, brunette, and red to fit your complexion and undertones. We’ve put together the best hair color ideas as well as useful examples to help you take advantage of this season’s most beautiful trend for wig lovers.


    This spring’s golden locks are featured with darker roots and darker shades for a more natural appearance. Bronde is a fusion of blonde and brunette. It’s a way for blondes to get into the cool color trend without going too dark. For this look, find a dark blonde or light brown shade that works for you with just the right amount of golden highlights for a natural-looking honeyed color.


    Play It Straight by Raquel Welch | Color: R29S+                               

    Angelica by Noriko | Color: Macadamia LR

    Disc by Ellen Wille | Color Dark-Sand-Rooted



    Brunette hair is wonderfully versatile and its popularity lies in the fact that it complements every skin tone. This season’s trend features woodsey hues ranging from caramel to chocolate with just the right amount of subtle blonde highlights to create movement. This spring consider the right mix of warm and cool browns to give your hair a velvety appearance.


    Julianne by Jon Renau | Color: FS6/30/27-Toffee Truffle

    Blake by Jon Renau|Color: 6F27

    Risk by Ellen Wille | Color: Hot Chocolate Mix




    This spring brings with it a powerful color trend for ginger fans that’s gaining traction. Ronze is a mixture of copper-red and bronze which delivers a tone that is coppery and autumnal for a natural effect. It’s a perfect color for fair complexions with contrast that warms the skin, yet it has the versatility to complement all complexions with shades that range from light to dark.


    Infatuation by Jon Renau | Color R3329S

    Angie by Jon Renau | Color: 6F27 

    Autograph by Raquel Welch | Color: RL32/31

















    No matter what color you choose this season, the trick is making it look like yours by keeping hues looking like what you were born with.

    Share your favorite color trends this spring by leaving a comment below.


    This post was posted in Brands, Ellen Wille, How-to Tutorials, Jon Renau, Noriko, Raquel Welch, Trends, wigs and was tagged with beautiful, blonde, brunette, change, complexion, examples, go-to, hair color, hues, ideas, natural. cooler, red, spring, trend, undertones, wigs

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