Advice & Accessories

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The journey of buying and wearing a wig is extremely personal; it’s a purchase that requires thought, time and attention to ensure the best possible outcome. We care about the choice you make as we understand the positive effects of a perfect wig, whether you're wearing a wig to keep up with the latest fashion trends, for medical reasons or to try something new. A wig can build confidence, help you to feel natural, bring out your best features and allow you to feel comfortable on a day-to-day basis. That’s why we’ve put all the information you need to build new confidence in your chosen wig styles, in one place.

This page includes:

Wig Information

'How To' Wig Guides

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Wigs: Here’s All the Information You Need

Every step of your wig journey is important to ensure you feel most comfortable and confident, from the beginning stages of choosing a wig to later styling it, using the correct products to suit your preference. Below you will find everything you need to know about choosing, buying, wearing and caring for your wig to get the most out of it.


Guide to Wigs

With such a range of wigs to choose from, it’s easy to get lost and feel a bit bewildered, from different wig styles, to wig colours and brands. In our essential guide to wigs, you’ll find all the information you need, from understanding the differences between human hair wigs and synthetic wigs to discovering the best wig brands. This guide will ease your concern and ensure you know exactly what to look out for when finding a wig.


Wig Cap Constructions

The right wig cap construction can be the difference between a wig feeling comfortable, like your own head of hair, and a wig feeling odd. The security of a well-fitted cap construction helps to build and sustain your confidence when wearing a wig. Unsure of which cap construction you need? Read our page detailing the top four basic cap constructions available and discover which ones best for ultimate comfort and naturalness.


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Wig Maintenance

Wigs need special care, using the correct products, to ensure they stay full-bodied and lush. Discover Joseph’s Wigs’ range of wig maintenance products that’ll help protect your investment and style your wigs to perfection.


Wig Accessories

Wig accessories allow you to style your wig to your liking and then enjoy it comfortably throughout the day. If you’re unsure about which accessories you need, speak to us and we can advise you on the best products to suit your needs.


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Wigs for Medical Reasons

Wearing a wig for medical reasons, such as alopecia or whilst undergoing cancer treatment can play an important role in rebuilding a sense of confidence. However, the process of choosing a wig can feel overwhelming as it may all be new to you. There’s no need to worry and feel alone, we’re here to help you choose the right solution to keep you feeling beautiful no matter your circumstances.


Wigs for Alopecia

When buying a wig for alopecia, it can feel nerve racking choosing a wig however millions of people, more specifically 147 million worldwide, are going through the same experiences as you, and we’re here to help you every step of the way. Everyone has their own unique set of needs and desires for their wig, this page will help you choose the correct cap constructions wig styles to specifically cater to your needs.


Wigs for Cancer Patients

Cancer is never easy for anyone to face. We want to be there for you every step of the way, even if it is just to supply a wig and help you feel more confident and ready to fight daily battles. We understand the distressing emotional and physical effects hair loss can have, however the positive difference a wig can make is remarkable. If you’re undergoing chemotherapy and are looking to wear a wig, this page will help you through everything you need to know about buying the best wigs for cancer.


If you’re unsure, we do offer private, compassionate wig fitting appointments, free of charge. If this sounds like something you’d like, please feel free to book your appointment, whether it’s just to have a relaxed chat with Claire or see what options we have available. There’s no need to feel rushed, nervous or concerned; we’re here to make you feel comfortable and find the best wig for you.


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'How To' Wig Guides

How to Choose the Right Wig for You

Choosing the right wig means you can feel comfortable, confident and beautiful in your own unique style. Many factors can help you to choose and understand which wig would be best for you; it’s important to take time finding a wig that complements and enhances your natural appearance - learn how to choose the right wig for you.


How to Measure Your Head for a Wig

Wigs come in a range of different sizes and it’s important to take accurate head measurements to ensure you’re buying the correct size for you. A wig should feel as secure and comfortable as possible - learn how to get the correct head measurements to achieve the perfect fit.


How to Put on a Wig

Figuring out the best way to put on a wig can be difficult especially when trying it for the first time. We promise it will get easier as you begin to develop a technique that’s best for you, however, in the meantime why not use our step-by-step guide on how to put on a wig, with a video to follow along to. This will help to avoid confusion and ensures the wig is worn correctly.


How to Wash a Wig

Washing your wig correctly is essential to maintaining its quality and naturalness. Using wig maintenance products, specifically made for human hair or synthetic wigs, regularly can maximise your wigs’ lifespan, preserve its soft, silky glow and helps to maintain good hygiene. Follow this step-by-step process, whether you’re washing a human hair wig or washing a synthetic wig, to ensure your wig stays smooth, soft and maintains a natural look.


Speak to Joseph’s Wigs About Your Wig Needs

Claire and Stuart understand the devastating effects hair loss can have from first-hand experience, after witnessing a family undergo treatment for breast cancer. We appreciate how traumatic it can be and using our personal and developed knowledge, from years of understanding, we can advise you of all of your wig or hairpiece options so you can then make the best choice for you.

If you’d like to speak to us about your wig needs we’re always happy to chat. Give us a call on 020 8648 5541 or email to discuss any issues, concerns or queries you may have.

If you’re looking for any other information on our site, try out our ‘Wig Bot’ on the bottom right corner of your screen.

Book a Wig Fitting Appointment

We also offer a compassionate wig fitting appointment to those who would like to try on different types of wigs before making the purchase. With over 2000+ different wigs of all sorts of colours, shapes and styles, this allows you to discuss your wig needs with Claire, see which wig would be best and how it fits, all within a private, safe and comforting environment.