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How to Measure Your Head for a Wig - The Right Way

How do i measure my head for a wig?


Measuring your head for a wig may seem like a daunting task, but also so very exciting, so fear not! With this step-by-step guide, you'll be an expert in no time. And trust us - getting the perfect fit is worth the effort. After all, a beautiful wig is a work of art, and you deserve nothing less than the best.

1. First things first: grab a tape measure and make sure it's stretched out to its full length.  If you don't have one, you can use a string or even ribbon. Just make sure it's something that won't stretch out of shape easily.
2. Wrap the tape around your head about an inch above your eyebrows, making sure to keep it level all the way around. This will give you the circumference of your head.

how do i measure my head for a wig?


3. Measure from the center front of your hairline straight back over the top of your head, to the center back of your hairline. This will give you the length of your head.
4. Finally, measure from ear to ear across your hairline, starting and ending at the peaks of each brow bone. This will give you the width of your head.

Time To Shop....
Now that you have these three measurements, you're ready to shop for wigs! Just remember that wigs usually come in small, medium, and large - so don't freak out if your numbers don't line up perfectly with those sizes. As long as you're close, you'll be fine.  But if you are looking to have a custom wig made, the accuracy of these numbers is so very important to ensure the wig will fit your head.


We hope this blog post was helpful in walking you through everything you need to know about how to measure your head for a wig! Measuring your head is an important step in finding a well-fitting wig that looks natural and feels comfortable. Armed with these new skills, we're confident that you'll be able to find the perfect wig in no time!

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