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Toppers and top pieces are helpful solutions for beginning to mid-progressive stages of hair loss or for those ladies who just want to add fullness to the crown/top area of their head. Here at UniWigs, toppers are available in short, medium and long and come in synthetic or human hair. You can always find the one you want. The best alternative to a full wig! Don't worry about getting an exact color match with your own hair; find a color you love, and match your hair to this piece!
A Hair Topper, also called a "wiglet" or "hair enhancer", is a natural-looking hair piece that you can clip or secure on your head to blend in with your own hair. Toppers are good for coverage on one targeted area of the head. They are smaller and lighter than wigs and you don't have to wear a wig cap or hide your existing hair when you wear them. A Hair Topper can be an easy & perfect solution for ladies suffering from hair loss or thinning hair. Hair Toppers will add volume and coverage at the top of the head where hair extensions can't reach!
Hair Toppers come in different base types, shapes and sizes, which are designed to disguise hair loss or thinning hair at various stages and different areas of the scalp. Some of them can offer more coverage over the crown or top area, while others may help conceal the hair loss in the front.
Discover the different base types for Hair Toppers
For the ladies who are looking to purchase a Hair Topper for the first time, it is very important to know the different types of topper base constructions, so that you can find one that suits your needs. Please read the following blog post about all different types of toppers bases. (https://www.uniwigs.com/blog/hair-topper-101-the-different-base-types.html)
How to choose the right base size for Hair Toppers
Choosing a Topper may seem easy, but it is important to consider your stage of hair loss, area of coverage needed and the condition of your biological hair when choosing a base size. Measuring correctly will prevent the topper from shifting, pulling or creating more hair loss. Please read the following blog post about how to choose the right base size. (https://www.uniwigs.com/blog/hair-topper-101-choose-the-right-base-size.html)
How to Choose the right Color for Hair Toppers
The color of your Hair Topper should match your own bio hair color as closely as possible. With years of experience, we highly recommend that customers utilize the following options to select the right hair color. Please read the following blog post about how to choose the right color. (https://www.uniwigs.com/blog/hair-topper-101-how-to-select-the-hair-color.html)
All the following videos will guide you to apply a topper correctly.
Applying a hair topper for a thinning top or crown
Wearing a hair topper for a thinning hairline
Change the hair parting on a hair topper
Watch all hair topper videos & tutorials, please click here
I purchased my first human hair silk topper and absolutely love it! This is the Bella in 12". I like it much better being parted with the side bang look rather then the straight part that I was kind of hoping for. I as well had the issue where it didn't lay flat on my head but when I parted it off to the side it then gives it that volumized look. Other then that just added some curls and that was it.
"I've been wearing helper hair for a little over a year now and, as a result, my hair feels healthier than it has in years! My stylist noticed and we think it's because I'm washing less often and no longer heat styling my bio hair. :) Don't get me wrong, it's still thin as ever, but I'm now wearing my hair longer than I used to because it's healthier. I was recently ordering another topper (I know, I know...I gotta stop at some point...just not yet!)"
"Between the ER and the firehouse, my hair is always pulled back so no one really knows how horrible it truly is. But with my husband's work Holiday Party coming up, I wanted to look like a girl. So, I took my second Claire Remy to my stylist (magician) who cut her into this gorgeous bob. I sent a snap to my husband who told me (for the first time in our relationship) that I looked "amazing"! No words can describe how pretty I feel — and how grateful."
"Obviously right out of the box, HOPE TOPPER in Almond Frost. This Uniwig, synthetic topper looks and feels better, or at least as good as ANY human Hair Topper I've worn over the past 15 years! She needs a little trim but she's FABULOUS!"
Choosing the proper topper base size is not only going to make your hair piece look more natural, but also ensure that you are not pulling on hair causing further hair loss. The base size depends on your coverage needs.
First, you should measure the size of the area on your head you want to cover.
Then you can choose a topper on our website with the base of a little bit larger size. Be sure to factor in clip attachments on base. There must be a sufficient amount of hair to attach clip to. Adhesive is a secondary option.
If you're wearing a hair topper as a daily protective style, you want your piece to look as natural as possible. But most people don't have a celebrity stylist on call to create a flawless fit.
Here are some tricks to make your fake hair look as authentic as possible
Toppers with lace front means there is a pieces of lace allocating in the front of the topper. The lace is the secret weapon to a flawless undetectable hairline. When worn properly the end result is an undetectable hairline giving the illusion that the hair is actually growing out of your own head. When you get a topper with lace, you need to cut the extra lace before you put it on.
Here is a video as a reference to how to cut lace.
Hair length: the length of each strand of hair from roots to the tips.
Overall length: hair length from the crown to the end.
Here is the right way to measure the hair length:
Hair length: the length of each strand of hair from roots to the tips.
Hair density refers to how thick the hair is. The hair density that you order is really based on personal choice and what looks best on you. Most women achieve a natural appearance with light to medium or medium density; however your choice will depend on your styling preferences and individual profile.
It is very crucial to know the density of your naturally growing hair in order to effectively choose a hair system flawlessly matching your own one.
Age is another crucial factor helping you to choose the correct hair density. To be more specific; say you are a young man then thicker (medium) type of hair density will suit you more than an old man who will look better in lighter hair density.
Hair styles contribute in giving your hair a natural and real look. Thick pattern of hair shall suit better to a layered hair style. One can go for adding bouncy curls to a thin hair density to make it look fuller and thicker
Each topper, be that human hair or synthetic, should be well taken care.
Here is a guide to how to wash and condition a hair topper!
You may notice that your alternative hair piece, be that a wig or a topper, has shorter hair that may look like breakage. In most cases, this is not breakage and your wig is absolutely healthy. What you are seeing is something that is called a "hair return". Watch this video from our education experts to learn what a return is.
We do not recommend this. It can put too much stress on the hair and create unmanageable tangles. Also, pool chemicals and salt can damage the hair and affect color.
This is my Bella in Caramel. I got my stylist to add a rooted look to make it look more natural. This is my first topper and I’ve been wearing her for about 5 months & im in love!! The silk top really is SO amazing & natural looking. I had to remove the front clip as my hair loss is most at my hair line and the top of my head so I “glue” the front down with got2b glued hairspray. Bella has given me sooo much of my confidence back. I would give Bella 9/10. The only "con" for me is the the last half inch all the way around is lace which is less natural looking and I find is hard to conceal. It’s a real shame the silk isn’t all the way up to the edge. I’d love to see any topper with complete silk all the way to edge.
I have always had thin, fine hair but after starting a new medication my hair became even more thin & fragile. This matched my hair perfectly, is so easy to style and put in and most importantly, comfortable. When I tell friends it's not my real hair they're shocked! I'm looking forward to buying my next topper.
Here is my versatile Amber in natural black put up in a ponytail for a night out in this humid summer weather. I love that I can easily wear her up or down for any occasion. I don't know what I would do without Uniwigs and without this topper. Thank you for giving me my femininity back!
It is amazing what a good hair day can do for your mood. I was really happy with how my hair looked yesterday and it showed for sure. Even my husband commented that I was "feelin' it." LOL This is the Melanie topper (I need to do a review of that one for you ladies!) and I added texture with large waves using a 1.5” curling wand. It gave the hair lots of great, natural movement.