The Wall Street Journal looks at various toupees/wigs/hair systems/rugs. Here’s a snippet from the article:
Business was booming for sellers of men’s wigs back in the dayâ€”but that day ended in the 18th century. For a 21st-century man looking to conceal hair loss or to make a fashion (yes, fashion) statement, the choices are limited. That’s because about 75% of all wigs sold in the U.S. today are for women, according to hair-industry experts.
The men’s ready-to-wear wig industry is under assault from two angles. The growth of hair-replacement systems, where a product is custom made and fitted to a client’s scalp, continues to take market share. And many men no longer care that their hair is falling out because the shaved-head look is increasingly popular. Instead of concealing bald spots, men are eliminating hair spots by shaving it all off.
Read the full article at Wall Street Journal
If you’re going to wear a wig for whatever reason, this article serves as a splendid little review of some of the top wig sites. At the very least, it is interesting to read about the pricing and policies of these sites.