Posted on March 03 2021
According to studies, barely one-fourth of women are satisfied with how they look.
We always worry about our weight our skin color,
And yes, we worry about how our hair looks!
Our hair is part of our identity. When we have a good hair day, we feel good about ourselves. When we have a bad hair day, well, we’ve all know what that’s like...
Losing our hair is an entirely different story.
It's always a dreaded question for many wig wearers and can make you feel uncomfortable when asked out of the blue. Wigs are an extension of your personality and aren’t only a way to cover any thinning, balding areas, or hair loss, but they are also a source of confidence for many!
Human hair or synthetic wigs can look extremely natural on men and women, and that’s why it may take you by surprise when asked, ‘is that your real hair?’
So we came up with answers that you can use to dodge, the question you definitely don’t want to be asked...but probably will be.
1. Why do you ask?
The quickest way to deal with an unwanted question is to ask something else in response. More likely than not, when you ask someone to think about why they’re asking about your hair, they won’t have a very good answer or any at all.
Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. And, the fact is that people who haven’t experienced hair loss can’t understand the daily emotional work it takes to accept it. That’s why people don’t realize that asking women about whether or not they’re wearing a wig is impolite.
The next time you’re asked about your wig, ask that person why they’re asking you in the first place. It will force them to stop and think so that the next time they’ll think twice about asking someone so personal a question.
2. Yes, it’s my hair.
Now, before you say, “Hey, that’s not true!”, think for a second.
Just because hair didn’t grow out of your head it doesn’t mean it’s doesn’t belong to you.
It doesn’t matter if the hair you wear on your head grew out of your head. The hair you choose to wear is your hair.
3. I'm proud of my hair!
Just because you wear a wig, it doesn’t mean you have to be ashamed of wearing a wig.
As a matter of fact, we don’t think there’s anything to be ashamed of at all about wearing wigs. Some women who have all their natural hair even decide to wear wigs because of how beautiful they look.
It’s okay to be loud and proud about your wigs! Wigs, extensions, hair pieces, toppers - they are all supposed to make you feel more beautiful.
Don’t pretend to be embarrassed because the world says you should be.
4. No, you can’t touch it.
Your body and your hair is yours, not the property of anyone else. You’re allowed to feel uncomfortable when a stranger invades your personal space, especially when that stranger is trying to mess around with the wig you spent good time styling and placing on your head.
When you’re worried about someone touching your wig, preempt them and tell them not just that you don’t want them to touch you, but that they aren’t allowed to touch you.
5. I’m sure you didn’t mean to be quite so rude, but...
We know not to ask our friends about the state of our finances because we’re taught that it’s inappropriate to ask. We don’t ask strangers how their marriage is faring for the same reason.
But few people are taught that asking about wigs is an inappropriate question. How would they be? For a long time, no one has spoken about wigs at all.
Explaining to someone why asking whether or not someone is wearing a wig will go a long way not just in making sure that person doesn’t do it again, but also in educating people about wigs.
6. Yes it is a wig, and I LOVE it.
There is no shame in wearing a wig. Or wearing a topper. Or extensions.
If you didn’t mind people knowing that you wear a wig, by all means, tell them! The more we talk about wearing our wigs, the less stigmatized wearing them becomes.
So, if like us, are proud of the beautiful wigs you wear and want the world to know about it, let the world know!
We offer consultation on which wig is the best for you, Dana the owner, a wig wearer would love to help you choose what's best for you!
Only at Empress Hair Extensions