How to Wear a Wig Comfortably When You Need Spectacles
Wearing a wig can be a fantastic way to change up your look, add volume, or experiment with different hairstyles. However, if you also wear spectacles, you might be wondering how to juggle the two without compromising comfort or style. Fortunately, with a few simple tips and tricks, you can comfortably wear both your wig and your glasses. In this blog, we'll explore how to strike the perfect balance between fashion and function.
Photo above is one of lovely customers wearing Jamila Plus by Ellen Wille in Bernstein Rooted.
1. Choose the Right Wig:
Opt for a wig with a natural hairline that can be easily adjusted to sit comfortably over your glasses' frame. A lace-front wig, for example, can mimic a natural hairline and make the transition from wig to glasses more seamless.
2. Find the Right Glasses Frames:
Select glasses frames that are not too thick or bulky. Thin frames or rimless glasses can help prevent any discomfort or pressure points when combined with a wig.
3. Adjust Your Wig Placement:
Place the wig slightly behind where your glasses' arms rest on your ears. This prevents the glasses from pushing the wig forward and causing discomfort or an unnatural appearance.
4. Secure Your Wig Properly:
Use wig clips, combs, or adhesive tapes to secure your wig in place. This prevents any accidental shifts that might occur when adjusting your glasses.
5. Adjust Your Glasses' Fit:
Ensure your glasses are well-fitted and not too tight. This will help prevent them from pressing against your wig's cap, reducing discomfort.
6. Style Your Hair and Wig Together:
Integrate your wig into your overall hairstyle. This could mean pulling back some hair from the front to blend with the wig, creating a harmonious look.
7. Consider a Shorter Wig:
Shorter wigs, such as bobs or pixie cuts, can be more manageable when wearing glasses. They reduce the likelihood of tangling or interference between the wig and your glasses.
8. Use Accessories Strategically:
Experiment with headbands, scarves, or hairpins to keep your wig in place and enhance your style. These accessories can also help secure your glasses' position.
9. Be Mindful of Makeup:
Be cautious with makeup application to avoid smudging your glasses or staining your wig. Apply makeup before putting on your glasses and wig, and opt for long-lasting formulas.
10. Own Your Look with Confidence:
Confidence is key! Embrace your new look, whether it's a change in hairstyle, wig, or glasses. When you feel good, it shows.
Wearing a wig alongside spectacles doesn't have to be a challenge. By selecting the right wig, adjusting its placement, and paying attention to the fit of your glasses, you can comfortably and stylishly wear both. Remember, it's all about finding the balance that works best for you and rocking your new look with confidence.