There is no hard or fast rule that dictates whether you should or should not wear a wig cap. If you are wearing a wig regularly then naturally, you will want it to feel comfortable on your head but also look natural. This is where a wig cap can really make a difference.
The Benefits of Wearing a Wig Cap
If you find that your wig is causing irritation to your scalp or causing it to itch then a wig cap could certainly help you to wear a wig comfortably. If your wig is machine made then it can be uncomfortable and can feel awkward on your head and so, this is where you would benefit from a wig cap. A wig cap will form a barrier between your skin and wig and that removes any problems in terms of irritation and skin problems that might occur from wearing a wig.
Wearing a wig cap can also help to remove the problem of a wig that slips and moves around on the head. This is down to the fact that it acts as friction helping it to stay in place. If you find that you have problems with wig that look lumpy or is an odd shape, it could be because of your real hair. Trying to keep your real hair even when a wig sits on top of it can prove tricky but a wig cap can help to keep the hair flat and smooth. This then makes it possible for you to place your wig on your head without the worry of having an unnatural look or lumps and bumps.
How to put on Wig Caps
Wig caps are very simple to put on. Stretch the cap over your head gently and make sure that you line it up with your hairline. All of your hair should be underneath it. Then you’ve got a great base for a wig.
Cheap Wig Caps Online
Wig caps are generally quite cheap and you can pick up cheap wig caps online for less than £1. Here are the best wig caps that we’ve found on Amazon. The most popular kind are nylon or stocking (like tights!) and fishnet.
This nylon wig cap is just £0.57 for 2 pieces. It’s excellent value and worth investing in a set.
This 3 pack of nylon wig caps, one black fishnet and one nude, is just £4.99 on Amazon and available on Amazon Prime.
- Package : 2 wig caps packed together in one paper board ,total 4 pcs wig caps
- Material : Good quality nylon material with great elasticity，one size fits most hair styles and sizes
- Perfect design : Thick and wide elastic band, protects your skin from the itchy lace front. Not easy to stretch out and prevent wig cap and wig from slippage
This Smiffy’s unisex wig cap is just £2.94 on Amazon Prime.
- Includes Wig Cap, Nude, Stretches to Cover Hair
- Only available in one size
- Our dedicated in-house Safety team ensure that all of our products are manufactured and rigorously tested to comply with the latest EU and American Safety standards and regulations.
If you found this blog helpful you might also like to read our recent article on how to wear a wig or this article on wig combs. I totally love wearing cosplay wigs and you can also visit our cosplay section.