How long a toupee last depends on many factors including the base type, how you care and maintain it, and the frequency of usage, etc. Take the base type for instance, the thinner the base is, the less time it can last. Our ultra-thin skin base (0.03mm) has a lifespan of approximately 2 months while our mono base hair systems can last up to a year with the correct care.
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How long does a toupee last?
What is a toupee?
A toupee, which is also called a hair system or a half wig, is man-made hair that is used to cover the hair loss area for men. A toupee works for all kinds of hair loss including male pattern baldness, alopecia, receding hairline and more. With a toupee, you can choose the hair color, real human hair or synthetic hair, hair density, and hair system base to meet your specific needs.
How much does a good toupee cost?
The toupee cost depends on many factors like toupee base, hair material, hair length, hair color and more. Generally speaking, a toupee costs from $200 to $400. Take hair material as an example, European hair toupee is the most expensive one because European hair is the highest quality hair on the toupee market. While Indian hair is mostly used for men toupees because it is soft and easy to be styled and comparatively affordable.
What are toupees made of?
Toupees are made of two parts and they are the toupee base and the hair itself. The toupee base is where the hair is knotted, v-looped or injected into. Toupee base material includes lace, mono, poly, silk and combinations of two or more of these. The toupee hair used incudes European hair, Indian hair, and synthetic hair.
Can I sleep in a toupee?
Yes. You can definitely sleep in a toupee and can probably do anything in it. It shouldn’t stop you from doing anything. Although it is better to use a silk pillow so it causes the least friction to your toupee. Friction can make the toupee frizzy or easy to tangle. The less friction on the toupee, the better.
How does a toupee stay on?
A toupee needs to be attached or bond with tape or glue adhesive on the head. Before you install the toupee onto your head, you need to shave the hair loss area totally clean and remove any residue that could affect the bond. Bacteria or dirt could build up after days of wearing, so you need to remove the toupee, clean it and reapply it on your head. This way the toupee stay on the head very firmly.