Hair, as we all know, is everybody’s crowning glory. Through the years, women have slaved over it, spending thousands and thousands of dollars on hair treatments and products. Most of these products work well on a other people’s hair, however some women have hair issues that are difficult to beat. For this reason wigs for African American women are more popular than ever.
Afro hair, or black hair, as the hair is commonly referred to, has strands that are spring-like when untouched by chemicals. Due to this, the hair generally feels thicker and denser in comparison with other hair types. It is commonly seen as bushy and thick, bordering on that of being unkempt.
It looks and feels dry as well because it has a really coarse texture and the shape (coil/spring like) and is very susceptible to breakage. Because of this, African women leave their hair alone or grow it into dreadlocks. It then reaches a certain length where the hair seems to resist growth anymore or it experiences the phenomenon often known as “shrinkage” where textured hair appears shorter than it’s, especially when wet.
All of this poses a problem for African American women. Since they can’t immediately style their hair like other women, salons offer treatments but are either expensive or have poor quality. Wigs became a practical solution to this dilemma.
Shops now offer inexpensive and durable wigs for African American women. The wide variety in length, style and colors allow these women to be in fashion although their genes limit them. African American women are now given a variety of choices. These wigs are built for comfort, durability and fashion. Plus, they are available many different forms.
Products can range from synthetic wigs, real human hair wigs, hair pieces, weaves and lace front wigs. Women can also opt to style the wigs with hair accessories or hats to be able to truly stand out with style. Some have a texture that can allow African American women who want a straight hairstyle that appears so natural.