One of the easiest ways to change your hairstyle without any real commitment? A wig, of course. While many women shy away from the idea of rocking a wig as if it was their own hair, there has definitely been a trend recently of stars covering their natural tresses with a faux ‘do.
Pace Wu rocked a messy, highlighted shag as a stark contrast to her long, dark tresses, and Fan Binging went short and geometric with a chic angular bob over her own glossy locks.
Ciara tried out two different blonde wigs at the BET Awards–short, curled and blonde for her walk down the red carpet and a longer, waved (and dare I say Rihanna-esque) blonde look for her performance. And since Ciara is somewhat of a hairstyle chameleon, neither of these looks was a far cry from her real hair– just longer and shorter versions of her shoulder-length, blonde ‘do.
Nicole Kidman took a sexy turn in a textured, red bob in the Fall 2013 Jimmy Choo ad campaign, and she looked stunning in her natural hair colour–a far cry from the blonde hue she’s been wearing for quite some time.
And if you’re inspired by these stars to get wiggy, the key to looking like a celeb while wearing a wig is twofold: getting a high quality hair piece, and its styling. A good brush, the right type of styling product to protect the wig, and even some simple cutting (visit a pro) to customize the piece exactly to your head and face shape. Click here for a great resource for wigs and accessories for UK readers.
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