It’s getting hotter outside, and for wig-wearers this is a real conundrum. How to spend time out of doors and still cover your head?
Many people say human hair wigs are cooler than synthetic ones, although I’ve not yet tested this theory out since I don’t wear them. And companies like Gabor and Jon Renau make wigs with a capless construction that facilitates more breathe-ability (is that a word?) and air circulation. But today I thought I’d present another option: the BeauBeau headscarf.
Certainly you can find headscarves cheaper than a BeauBeau, but for women with hair loss or sensitive scalps (or both) the BeauBeau is a nice option. These scarves are lined with cotton, which makes them cool as well as comfortable against the scalp, and they come in a variety of fabrics from very dressy to workout casual. They are also great for people like me who never had luck tying a regular scarf to fit over their hair as it comes pre-tied with a matching scrunchie you can use to create different configurations for the scarf. If needed one could also put a halo (they are available in different lengths) under the headscarf and keep the head cool while still showing some hair around the face.
Headscarves are tricky – they tend to read as “sick” to other people, and many women don’t like to wear them for that reason. But personally I’ve seen headscarves on a lot of women who are not sick, and in fact, I think they can look not only cute but downright glamorous. I’ve always preferred headscarves to hats when covering my hair even before wearing wigs, and I was glad to discover these as they are so much easier than trying to tie the knot myself. I also wear them all the time around the house when I am not pleased with what’s sitting on my head and am not in the mood to wear a wig.