Hairstyles Worthy of a Queen… A Prom Queen!

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It’s no surprise that the most sought-after hairstyles for prom this year were first seen on the red carpet. At Wig.com, we pride ourselves on staying up-to-date with the most popular celebrity styles and trends and bringing them directly to you.

From classic to trendy, our hairstyle recommendations will help you achieve a show-stopping appearance at this year’s prom!

Pretty Ponies

Not just for “on the go,” pony tails have taken center stage as a hot celeb look, and could be the perfect hairstyle choice for your prom. If you’d like to debut a ponytail for your date, either the Provocative Clip-On Ponytail by Easihair® or Soft Curls by Put on Pieces® will do the trick!

Tempting Twists

Try a modern new twist on prom style with a braided hairstyle! We suggest the Kayden Wig by Especially Yours or the Bella Wig by EY Exclusives.

Elegant Updos

Whether you like a classic bun like the Swirled Bun by Hothair or a low slung chignon like the Loop Wig by Gabor®, Wig.com has just what you’re looking for.

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Divergent Star Rocks the Red Carpet at 2014 MTV Movie Awards

This past Sunday, Conan O’Brien hosted the MTV Movie Awards which featured performances by Rihanna and Eminem as well as lifetime achievement generation award recipient Mark Wahlberg.

Winners of the night included…

Movie of the Year: “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”
Best Villain: Mila Kunis
Top Shirtless Scene: Zac Efron

However, we think the biggest winner of the night was the stunning Shailene Woodley on the red carpet!

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Swift Style at the 2014 Academy of Country Music Awards

Taylor Swift, nominee for the Academy of Country Music Awards’ Entertainer of the Year award, may have been beat out by George Straight but she definitely won big on the red carpet!

Swift opted for some sultry separates that bared a bit of skin. Her cut out crop top and long skirt with a daring split had everyone buzzing.

And her hair?! We adore the shorter, layered look!

WIG: Channel Taylor’s layered waves with the Merina Wig.

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Are you wearing the right size wig?

Before beginning, flatten your hair. Use a cloth tape measure or string to ensure accuracy. Starting at your natural hairline in front, follow your hairline to just above your ear. Measure around the back to the bend in your neck, just above your other ear, then around front to where you began. Measure from your natural hairline in front, back over the crown to where your head meets the top of your neck. Starting in front of one ear where your hairline ends, bring your tape measure or string up and over the crown to the front of your other ear.

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New Trend for Spring – Bangs!

Katie Holmes, 35, actress and mom to daughter Suri recently visited Walt Disney World Resort with a very fresh new haircut… BANGS!

Not sure if bangs would be the best look for you? Try the Clip-in Bang by Hairdo and try the look before making it permanent.

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The Winning Look at the 2014 Oscars

Jared Leto won Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the 86th Academy Awards this week for his brave portrayal of a transgender woman in Dallas Buyers Club. During his eloquent speech, we couldn’t help but notice his gorgeous ombré locks (as well as those dazzling blue eyes!)

Go ombré with the Gayle Wig by Paula Young

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Find out the ‘it’ hair color for 2014!

Many of us love to read blog posts and magazine articles for the latest in beauty style trends. I am definitely one of those women!

So when I stumbled upon an article on stylelist.com entitled “The ‘it’ hair color for 2014” I just HAD to check it out.

You may be wondering, what IS the ‘it’ hair color for 2014? Well it’s “platinum with a capital blonde,” according to Mariah Carey’s colorist, Kyle White.

Check out the entire article here and then get the new ‘it’ color for yourself at Wig.com!

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Valentine’s Day Hairstyles You’ll Fall in Love With!

Love it or loathe it… Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. So whether you’re spending it having a romantic dinner with your honey or watching chick flicks with your girlfriends, we thought we’d suggest some wigs, weaves, extensions and hairpieces that will help make your February 14th a bit more stylish!

1. Sleek & chic

The Paige Wig by Wendy Williams™ Hair World™ is a straight-out stunning choice!

2. For the indecisive…

Our Hilary Human Hair Wig gives you two great looks in one! It comes out of the box straight but changes to pretty curls and waves with just a spritz of water.

3. Full-out glam

Our Silky Yaki Body Twist Weave by Sensual Collection is made of tangle-free human hair that he can run his fingers through!

4. Cupid-worthy coif

The Loop by Gabor® hairpiece will turn your ordinary bun into an extraordinary style!

5. Red-hot color

Clip-in Color Extensions by Put on Pieces® are a great way to add instant highlights and a shot of brilliant color!

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How I lost my hair but kept my identity

Dealing with cancer is extremely difficult, and when you add hair loss into the mix it’s like adding salt to your wounds. In this guest blog post, Elizabeth shares how she tackled her hair loss head on (pun intended) and regained a newfound love for her internal beauty.

How I lost my hair but kept my identity
By Elizabeth T. Schoch

Many cancer survivors have to deal with hair loss from chemotherapy. To me, this is truly a case of adding insult to injury!

In 2013, I was told that I had advanced endometrial cancer. Just a few weeks after diagnosis, I had major surgery. One month later, I had minor surgery. And then about 2 weeks after that, I had to start chemo. Before the chemotherapy began, my doctor told me that my hair would definitely fall out from the chemo drugs. Good grief. First cancer, then two surgeries, and now I was facing 3-1/2 months of chemo, during which time I’d lose my beautiful hair. Quite frankly, it didn’t seem fair.

At first, I thought that the whole hair-loss issue was pure vanity. I came to understand that it was about how I looked, but it was about so much more than that. Everyone’s hair is part of their identity. You stand out because you’re a redhead or because you’ve got awesome dreadlocks or because you’ve got the cutest pixie cut around. In my case, my hair had always been a source of pride for me. It was thick and wavy, and even when I was a little girl, people remarked on it. Hair stylists love me. Just in the couple of weeks leading up to the start of chemo, complete strangers complimented me on my hair, which at the time was just above my shoulders. I hadn’t had it cut in several months, and it was kind of a wild mess, but it was still great hair. And now, here I was, about to lose all of it.

I knew I had to develop some sort of head-covering strategy, because I had no intention of walking around bald. I considered hats, scarves, wigs, and more. What I finally decided upon was a combination of a little knit turban that I got from the American Cancer website, coupled with a colorful scarf that I tied around it. Luckily, I owned a collection of vintage scarves, and I must say it was fun to have a use for them since they’d been languishing on a closet shelf for years. I purchased turbans in 3 basic colors that would coordinate with my clothes, and I was ready to wrap ‘n roll.

I got my hair cut short before it started falling out so it wouldn’t be so hard to deal with. It was still difficult. My hair was brown with silver streaks, and I began finding dark and light hairs all over my apartment. I felt like a cat that was shedding.

Once a good portion of my hair was gone, I began wearing my turban-and-scarf combo. I got a lot of stares, and I realized that losing my hair marked me as a cancer patient. All I wanted to be was anonymous – but that was impossible now.

Another thing I realized: You really find out how much you love your face when your hair is gone. And as my eye lashes and eye brows began to disappear, this became even truer. One step I took to feel better about myself was to wear bigger, bolder earrings and more make-up. This helped me feel more feminine and – dare I say it – pretty.

I got a lot of compliments on my scarves. Were they pity compliments? Perhaps some were, but I think in most cases, my printed scarves caught people’s eyes and made them smile. I had a look of my own. As I said to my friend, it wasn’t a look I had chosen. But it was a look. And it was mine.

I was fortunate because the chemo treatments worked for me, and today I am in remission. My hair has recently grown back, and I had what I call “the big reveal” on Thanksgiving, when I showed up at my cousin’s house with no head-covering. My hair is extremely short, wavy, and is now completely gray. It is sort of odd to go gray more or less overnight, but I am just so thrilled to have hair! It was tough being without hair for 6 months, but I got through it – just like all the other cancer survivors out there who are strong enough to handle cancer, surgery, chemo, radiation, and yes, even the loss of their hair. They find out what I did: Even if you are bald, you are the same person inside. Cancer can’t take that away from you.

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Bring On the Bangs!

From Kim Kardashian’s fabulous, full bangs to Taylor Swift’s beautiful, blunt bangs to the trendy side-swept bangs rocked by Law and Order: Special Victims Unit beauty Mariska Hargitay, face-framing fringe is quickly becoming a fashion fave.

Shop our bangs looks today!
Side Swept
Colorful
Blunt
Long & Full

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