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  • Posted on May 16, 2016 by Wig Expert

    Top pieces are a great solution for localized hair loss. The best top piece covers the affected area while delivering exceptional comfort. Identifying the nature and extent of your hair loss is the key to determining the right solution for your needs.

    Stages of Hair Loss: The first step in determining what kind of coverage you need is to identify your stage of hair loss.

    Stage I: Hair loss is in a diffused pattern on top of the head. Hair loss at this stage is noticeable, but minimal.
    Stage II: Hair loss is more noticeable, and more of the scalp may be visible.
    Stage III: At this stage hair loss is very noticeable, and the scalp is clearly visible.

    Area of Hair Loss: The second step is to identify the location of hair loss.

    Front/Fringe: Hair loss is localized at or near the front hair line.
    Part: Hair loss is localized within the top of the scalp near the part or crown.
    Top: Light to moderate hair loss localized at the top of the scalp near the part or the crown.
    Crown: Hair loss is localized at or near the back of the scalp.
    Diffused: Hair loss is localized at the top of the scalp and is spread through much of the area.
    Total/Complete: Complete loss of hair.

    The Best Solution: The third step is to select the best type of coverage for your need.

    Clip-in bangs/fringe are the perfect solution for thinning hair at the front hairline or temples.


    Clip-in, volumizing hairpieces and extensions help you fill in thinning areas or fine hair. This is the ideal solution for hair loss localized within a smaller area of the head.




    Clip-in top pieces with smaller bases work best for light to moderate hair loss at the top of the head near the part or crown.


    Clip-in top pieces with larger bases are the solution for extensive hair loss at the top, crown, or more diffused stages of hair loss.


    100% Hand-Tied & Double Monofilament Wigs are the ideal solution for complete hair loss and the preferred wigs by women with hair loss because of the smoother surface and comfortable caps which eliminate irritation and friction against the scalp.


    We're here to help you find a solution to regain your confidence. For more assistance, we developed our Hair Matchmaker tool to help you easily classify your particular type and degree of hair loss matched up with the best solution.

    Write to us below and share solutions you’ve found for managing hair loss. Check out our One Woman's Story video series where we feature amazing women sharing their journey through wearable hair to inspire you. And don’t forget to follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

    This post was posted in Brands, Care, Collections, Hairpieces & Extensions, How-to Tutorials, Human Hair Wigs, Lace Front Wigs, Monofilament, Tips & Tricks, Wig Experts Picks, wigs and was tagged with area, clip in extensions, clip in hair extensions, coverage, crown, diffused, exceptional comfort, front, hair loss, Hair Matchmaker tool, hairpieces, localized, monofilament wigs, One Woman's Story, part, solution, stages, top, top piece

  • Posted on May 9, 2016 by Wig Expert

    Great hair deserves great care and one of the secrets to making your wigs, hairpieces and hair extensions look great longer, is proper care.

    If you’re new to wearing alternative hair, consider a kit that will outfit you with all you need to maintain your investment. loves the BeautiMark collection because its formulated specifically for wearable hair and free of parabens.

    5 of Your Biggest Alternative Hair Care Questions Answered

    Why can’t I just use regular shampoos and conditioners?

    Using products that are not formulated for your hair can damage the fiber causing it to look dull and feel brittle. Using products specially formulated for your hair type returns it to its natural sheen, prolonging that supple movement that’s so crucial to a natural look.

    Can I use Woolite to wash my hair?

    While there was a practice of simply throwing your wig or hairpiece in with the dirty laundry, newer synthetic fibers can be more sensitive to products which are not specifically formulated for your particular hair type.

    I have wigs made of human hair and synthetic fiber, can I use the same product on both?

    Synthetic hair and human hair each have special needs in order to maintain their optimal look and feel. But to maintain its beautiful condition, you must use specially formulated hair care products designed for your type of hair.

    Should I wash my wig and hairpieces every day to keep it clean?

    There’s no need to clean your wearable hair daily. But we do recommend a regular cleaning every 6-8 wears.

    What should I do to keep my hair looking its best between washings?

    Natural hair is kept hydrated with oils from the scalp.This, of course, does not happen with wigs or hair add-ons. While we don’t recommend washing your wearable hair every day, it is critical that you hydrate daily with leave-in conditioner. These products will also protect hair prior to any heat styling.


    The Leave-In Conditioner for synthetic hair comes in an 8-ounce spray bottle and is made of a lightweight formula that conditions and detangles.

    Human Hair

    The Hydra Conditioner is specially formulated for human hair and comes in an 8-ounce tube and PH balanced to create healthy hair that is smooth and soft.

    Hair Care Systems by Beautimark

    The Beautimark care systems were first perfected for synthetic hair.


    The great thing about synthetic hair is that it requires very little care and maintenance. The 10-piece Wig Essentials Kit for Synthetic Hair includes all the products and tools you need for cleaning and styling.

    One of our Beautifmark clients, Marge, had this to say about our shampoo and conditioner for synthetic hair: "I love how my wigs look after they are freshly washed with this shampoo. Plus they smell great! I use the Leave-In conditioner also and think the two work well together. Out of the different shampoos I've used on my wigs this is by far the best."

    Human Hair

    Human Hair wigs can last a lot longer than synthetics, but that’s only If you take proper care of them. After much success with our care products for synthetic hair, we extended our line to include Beautimark products specially formulated for human hair.

    The 5pc PURE CARE System cleans, conditions, protects, revitalizes and adds shine to chemically processed hair. It includes, everything you need to care for your human hair wigs, extensions and hairpieces. The formula is so good; you can even use it on your own hair!

    Lisa loves it so much she said: I have fallen in love with this product. My hair is so hydrated but unlike most hydrating products it doesn't weigh my hair down. I tried the recovery mask in the 5 piece set and I can honestly say I have never seen such a great conditioning treatment ...ever! It is a must have for sure.”

    Checkout our tips to help you care for your wearable hair. As a bonus, you can also watch our video on how to properly wash any wig like an expert. Don’t forget to leave a comment below and share your thoughts with us.

    This post was posted in Brands, Care, Collections, How-to Tutorials, Human Hair Wigs, Tips & Tricks, Wig Experts Picks and was tagged with alternative hair, beautimark, care, care kit, formulated, hair, hair extensions, hairpieces, investment, parabens, wearable hair, wigs,

  • Posted on March 17, 2016 by Wig Expert


    For the woman with a bold spirit, a fringe is an excellent accessory that will frame your face and accentuate your cheekbones, while seamlessly blending into your long layers. Deciding which bang is right for you depends on the confidence you feel about pulling it off.

    Bangs have the amazing ability to instantly transform any face shape and hairstyle with a fresh new look. Get them without having to commit to a cut! We’ve combed through our top brands to put together an exclusive list of fringe worthy wigs, hairpieces and clip-ins. We used categories like heat-friendly synthetic fiber and human hair to guide our picks. No matter what fabulous hair trend you’re into we’re sure you’ll find the perfect bang to help you put the finishing touch on your signature look.


    Gisele by Jon Renau | Color: FS26/31S6 - Salted Caramel
















    Gisele by Jon Renau offers a long and gorgeous side-swept bang that gently brushes the eye and softens the cheekbones in a ready-to-wear synthetic wig that looks and feels like natural hair.


    Heat-Friendly Synthetic

    Curve Appeal by Raquel Welch | Color: RL30/27
















    Curve Appeal by Raquel Welch is a heat-friendly synthetic wig with lots of body for the woman looking for a fuller fringe in her side-swept bang and the versatility of adding her own style with gentle waves or tighter curls.



    Taryn by Envy | Color: Dark Brown















    Taryn by Envy mixes human hair with synthetic fiber to give you a soft blunt cut wig with lots of layers that adds a devastating edge to straight hair while accentuating your eyes and lips, perfect for heart-shaped and oval faces.


    Human Hair

    Award by Ellen Wille | Color: Sandy Blonde Rooted
















    Award by Ellen Wille gets our prize for offering a seriously chic shag style, and a side-swept bang to a wig that acts like your own hair with soft sides for a styling possibility that’s right for you.



    Top Tier by Gabor | Color: GL16-27















    Top Tier by Gabor is all about adding volume with a fuller bang in a smooth synthetic top piece that adds more thickness on top with a wispy fringe that gives you the versatility of wearing it forward or to the side.


    Clip-in Bangs

    True by Ellen Wille | Color: Chocolate Mix















    True by Ellen Wille is the bang you’ve been waiting for that blends human hair with premium synthetic fiber to deliver a soft, blunt fringe to any hairstyle, perfect for the woman who loves adding an element of sophistication to her look.


    EasiBangs by Easihair | Color: 6/33















    Easibangs by Easihair is a human hair, clip in bang cut at brow level to emphasize your eyes and can be worn long or cut short to instantly transform your look.


    Try one of these bangs to add that perfectly executed, flawless look to your style. What's your favorite bang style? Tell us what you think below.



    This post was posted in Collections, Ellen Wille, Envy, Gabor, Hairpieces & Extensions, Human Hair Wigs, Jon Renau, Monofilament, New Wig Collections, Tips & Tricks, Trends, Wig Experts Picks, wigs and was tagged with accentuate, bangs, blends, bold spirit, cheekbones, chic, clip-ins, exclusive list, face, face shape, frame, fresh, fringe, fuller fringe, gentle waves, hair trends, hairpieces, heat-friendly, human hair, lots of body, natural hair, new look, ready-to-wear, side-swept bangs, signature look, synthetic fiber, tighter curls, top brands, transform, versatility, wigs

  • Posted on March 15, 2016 by Wig Expert


    Spring is all about transformation, and what better time to trade in your old ‘do for a new look? We’ve rounded up the coolest styles from Ellen Wille and Gabor that highlight this season’s key trends to inspire a fresh new you.

    There’s something for everyone this spring as The Prime Power Collection by Ellen Wille and the Gabor Spring Collection offer styles ranging from short & chic to luxuriously long. Both collections emphasize elegant yet manageable styles for everyday wear, and we’re sure you’re going to find your new spring style.

    We love Prime Power and the Gabor Spring Collection for the unique qualities they offer. But there were two styles from each collection we felt really stood out.

    Illusion by Ellen Wille | Color: Auburn Rooted
















    We applaud Illusion for being the exception to the short cut style offerings in the Prime Power Collection. We really love the tousled look featured here in auburn rooted which perfectly highlights the soft and casual waves. The center part perfectly sets off the free spirit of the long strands. It’s a second-day, slept-in style which hits on another trend that’s popular this season, the natural look.

    Spirit by Ellen Wille | Color: Champagne Rooted
















    Spirit in this champagne rooted example perfectly illustrates the reason why blonde hair is always in fashion. The ‘midi haircut’ is one of the most sought after hair lengths this season. This is a more polished version of this style with its sleek and straight strands which is perfect for a special occasion, like a night out on the town.

    Radient by Gabor | Color: GL14/22SS















    Waves are a splendid thing and a great way to brighten up your style. Radiant from Gabor's Spring Collection offers a great example of adapting one of this season’s top style choices with medium length hair in what Gabor calls a “scrunched” curl texture. The long layers of free-formed curls are perfectly beachy and we love how easy it is to flip and style!

    Soft and Subtle by Gabor | Color: GL14/16















    We love blunt bobs because of how well suited their angular parts are for many face shapes. It’s an enduring style which continues trending this season because of its versatility as a style that can be worn perfectly straight or with a bit of texture. Soft and Subtle is a perfect example of a bob that is bluntly cut and can be worn wavy without taking away from the precision of the cut. The tumbled waves and disconnected ends give this style the perfect, playful personality for spring!

    Tell us which styles you like. What are some of your favorite trends? Don’t forget to comment below and share your spring style with photos!


    This post was posted in Brands, Collections, Ellen Wille, Gabor, Human Hair Wigs, New Wig Collections, Trends, Wig Experts Picks, wigs and was tagged with angular parts, blunt bob, chic, Collection, elegant, Ellen Wille, Gabor, Gabor Spring Collection, Illusion, long, luxurious, Prime Power Collection, Radiant, short, Soft and Subtle, Spirit, spring, transformation

  • Posted on March 7, 2016 by Wig Expert


    Wavy hair goes with warm weather like surfboards and picnic baskets. Low maintenance yet stylish, this summertime go-to is popular and looks great in any season. But how do you get that effortlessly tousled look? It’s fast and easier than you think. Check out our tutorial and easy step-by-step guide for getting the Perfect Loose Wave with Spirit by Ellen Wille!


    We’ll be demonstrating on Spirit, which is part of the new Prime Power collection by Ellen Wille. Due to it’s unique blend of human hair enhanced with premium synthetic fiber, Prime hair can be heat styled up to 350 degrees. You’ll also need a 1 inch curling iron. We used the 1” Professional Ceramic Spring Iron by Gold N Hot. (Want to watch as we style? Check out our video on How To Style Prime Hair.)

    Step 1: Set your curling iron to a maximum temperature of 350 degrees. Any higher will melt the fibers.



    Step 2: The secret to perfecting this style is leaving the ends straight. Start by taking a 1 inch width piece of hair from the part and wrap it around the barrel of the curling iron leaving about 2 inches uncurled. *Note-We are using a standard barrel curling iron. You can achieve the same look by using a curling wand which won’t clip the hair.)



    Step 3: Twist the curling iron away from your face to create an outward curl.



    Step 4: Hold for about 5-10 seconds.



    Step 5: Pull the barrel lower on the curl and hold for another 2-3 seconds.



    Step 6: Gently pull the curl as you remove the curling iron from the hair.



    Step 7: Repeat this process working your way around your head until you arrive at the other side of the part.



    Step 8: Run your fingers through your hair a few times to soften the curls.



    Step 9: Now you have the perfect loose wave!



    Let us know what you think in the comments!

    This post was posted in Brands, Care, Collections, Ellen Wille, How-to Tutorials, Human Hair Wigs, New Wig Collections, Tips & Tricks, Trends, Wig Experts Picks, wigs and was tagged with curling iron, Ellen Wille, Gold N Hot, human hair, loose wave, premium synthetic fiber, Spirit

  • Posted on March 2, 2016 by Wig Expert


    If there’s one thing we know, it’s that our clients desire wigs and hairpieces that allow personalization and comfort. But how do you find one that ticks both boxes and doesn’t end up looking, well…wiggy?

    Inspired by international fashion trends, Ellen Wille introduces the Prime Power Collection to It’s like nothing you’ve ever felt before, and here’s 5 things we love about this new collection:


    1.       It’s Human Hair – Enhanced!

    Prime Power is designed for the woman with discerning taste. The unique blend of high quality human hair enhanced with premium synthetic fiber makes Prime a standout in the luxury hair market.  With the look and feel of human hair combined with the stylability of synthetic hair, you truly get the best of both worlds!


    2.       Longer Lasting Style

    Illusion by Ellen Wille | Color: Auburn Rooted

    Illusion by Ellen Wille | Color: Champagne Rooted
















    Prime Hair is perfect for the woman on the go! What we love is that Prime Hair means never having to trade off style for convenience. The premium synthetic fiber withstands heat of up to 350 degrees, and the unique blend of human and synthetic hair means the style holds even longer (even after washing!)

    3.       Color Vibrancy

    Mood by Ellen Wille |  Color: Chocolate  Mix

    Mood by Ellen Wille | Color: Ginger Blonde Mix
















    There’s nothing worse than dull looking color! Ellen Wille recognizes that each color has different needs in order to maintain its optimal long lasting vibrancy. That’s why the blend of synthetic hair to human hair in the Prime Power collection is different for each color to create the perfect result for your individual style.


    4.       Premium Cap Construction

    Spirit by Ellen Wille | Color: Champagne Rooted

    Spirit  by  Ellen  Wille  |  Color:  Espresso  Mix
















    When it comes to looking natural and feeling comfortable, the cap construction plays a major role! Known for innovation, Ellen Wille’s Illusion, Spirit and Mood in this collection feature a very thin hand-knotting to provide the most natural look. The lace front blends seamlessly into the front part to replace the well-known monofilament, which gives you the look of natural hair growth along the hairline. And the caps are adjustable and lightweight to give that extra bit of comfort.


    5.       More Than Just Wigs

    True by Ellen Wille | Color: Espresso Mix

    Real by Ellen Wille | Color: Mocca Mix















    Included in the Prime Power Collection is True which is an ultra-lightweight, face framing bang with a monofilament base and three pressure sensitive clips that give you a secure fit. Want volume? Real is the perfect feathery and fine top piece that gives you added volume that seamlessly integrates with your own hair.


    We tried Ellen Wille’s new collection and we loved styling it with our heat tools [look for this in our upcoming blog post]. The cap construction made the wigs feel so light that we liked running our fingers through  it. The colors were amazing!  We love the lighter shades in the long wigs like Spirit and Illusion and for short styles like Mood, brunette shades looked absolutely gorgeous!

    We love your comments. Let us know what you think. Shop the collection

    This post was posted in Brands, Collections, Ellen Wille, Hairpieces & Extensions, Human Hair Wigs, Lace Front Wigs, New Wig Collections, Wig Experts Picks, wigs and was tagged with best of both worlds, color, color vibrancy, comfort, design, desire, discerning taste, dull looking, Ellen Wille, enhanced, feeling comfortable, hair market, hairpieces, high quality, holds longer, human hair, individual style, international fashion trends, longer lasting, look and feel, looking natural, luxury, optimal, personalization, premium synthetic fiber, Prime Power, Prime Power Collection, standout, stylability, synthetic hair, unique blend, wigs, woman on the go

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