Y’all really need to stop sleeping on synthetic wigs. The days of shiny, stiff, plasticky synthetic wigs are looong gone! I’m telling you guys, the wig/hair industry has come so so far, it’s not even a joke.
Honestly I think we all know that nothing compares to the full-HD-lace-front human hair experience but let me tell you guys, synthetic wigs come really close! They’re a great cheaper alternative to human hair wigs because I think we all know (quite well) how expensive human hair is!
Synthetic wigs these days are really stunning and honestly these days you can barely tell the difference between these and the human hair. There are a lot of great brands out there that have really been pioneering the synthetic wig industry and over the last few years the shift has been crazy (synthetic wigs are now pretty much right up there with human hair wigs in terms of texture, volume, everything) so much so that I feel like synthetic wigs are going to replace the human hair wig market very soon.
There are obviously a few things you have to keep in mind if you choose to wear synthetic wigs over natural hair wigs. The first thing being, the tendency for synthetic wigs to shed – a lot. Like a lot, a lot. Brushing a synthetic wig out can be a nightmare if you aren’t careful with the way you brush it out.
Another thing you kinda have to keep in mind (and I think everyone knows this about synthetic wigs) is how easily they tangle up. This really is something to keep in mind because it’s an inevitable thing that’s bound to happen with any synthetic wig you buy! To be fair though, some synthetic wigs don’t tangle as easily as others, it just depends on which you buy. And honestly it’s so easy to manage the tangling, it’s really not as bad as people think! I’ve been wearing synthetic wigs for a long time and a few rules I live by are; never sleep in your synthetic wig, always have a brush handy and with a little heat you can make your wig look new again!
Yeah so those are just a few things to keep in mind before buying a synthetic wig, but don’t let them, stop you from getting one. Synthetic wigs have come so far and you can find really stunning options out there! Which is why I’ve compiled this post of synthetic wigs you definitely need to check out, you really don’t know what you’re missing out on (those that get it, get it). I’ll say it again, synthetic wigs are an amazing alternative hair option! They’re just so affordable! (You’ll see, all the wigs in the post are $50 and under and they’re all stunning!)
You can totally slay on a budget. So check out this post that is all about synthetic wigs that actually look good and that you can totally slay in!
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14 Synthetic Wigs that Actually Look Good — slay on a budget! (these wigs $50 and Under!!)
Sensationnel What Lace Synthetic Wig – Latisha
My jaw dropped when I saw how stunning this wig is! It’s literally giving everything you could want in a wig; body, volume, curls. Can you even believe this is synthetic? The best thing about this wig is how little effort it requires, it comes out of the pack looking great, all you need to do is install it and zhush it up a bit.
FreeTress Equal Synthetic Lace Wig – Valentino
Freetress makes really good synthetic wigs, just like Sensationnel, and like every wig it’s all about how you install it – show it some love and it will show you love back! This is a wig that also doesn’t require a lot of effort out of the bag.
Sensationnel Butta Lace Wig in Unit 14
These Sensationnel wigs aren’t here to mess around! I totally feel like the unit 14 in the Butta Lace collection is one of the best (though pretty much all the wigs in the butta lace collection are really good!), I I love the length and the body of the wig.
Bobbi Boss Lace Front Wig – Daniella
This wig is perfect if you’re looking for a something with character. It comes in so many different color combinations and they’re all stunning and have such a unique look. I totally recommend this wig if you’re looking for a wig on a tight budget that’s fun and colorful.
Outre Lace Front Synthetic Wig with Side Part
Honestly what more could you ask for a wig? This synthetic wig from Outré is first of all only $44 dollars, its long and curly and thick and with a little styling totally stunning!
Melted Hairline HD Transparent Lace – FABIOLA
Another stunning wig from Outre (this is the Melted Hairline series)! The best part about this wig is how good it looks out of the box (the actual wig is a little longer than what’s in the picture), but if you want a different look you can give the wig a bit of a trim (like in the picture) and still have it looking stunning.
Sensationnel Synthetic Cloud 9 What Lace – AUDRY
Who doesn’t love a good cute bob? Sensationnel knocks it out of the park again with this cute little wig. With the right styling this wig is a stunner (all it needs is a little trim, pluck the parting a bit, lay some baby hairs, and that’s all)…
Short Curly Afro Wig With Bangs
We all need that cute everyday afro wig. This wig needs a little work and shaping out the box but once you play with it a little, it makes for such a cute afro wig. It’s so cheap and easy, can’t complain about anything!
Joedir Long Wavy Synthetic Wig
Looking for a good loose and wavy wig on a budget? This synthetic wig is definitely one you won’t be made to have around, it gives length and volume, but you just have to be mindful of how easily it tangles, I’ve noticed that tends to happen more easily with curly synthetic hair…
Outre Perfect Hair Line Synthetic Lace Front Wig – KATYA
Let’s give some love to straight wigs as well, it’s SO much easier to deal with tangles on a straight synthetic wig, obviously because it’s easier to brush down. Yeah this is another solid, stunning synthetic wig you can consider if you’re looking for a cute “cheap” wig.
Platinum Blonde Synthetic Lace Front Wig
Ay if there is one thing Game of Thrones and House of Dragons has taught us it’s that platinum blonde is sexy lol. No matter what your skin tone is you shouldn’t be afraid of a good platinum wig. They’re stylish and sexy can’t lie. Think about it, a synthetic platinum blonde wig would be a good way to try the look because the wig is really affordable so wouldn’t be losing much either ways.
Waist Length Straight Lace Front Synthetic Wig
This waist length wig is really cute for an everyday kind of look. Sometimes you don’t want a lot of fuss with a wig so something like this that’s long and luscious and easy to maintain compared to others. Obviously this wig is easier to maintain because it’s straight, making it easier to brush out. (And a great tip with synthetic wigs is to brush out from the tips to the top).
FreeTress Equal Synthetic Baby Hair Lace Front Wig
Another really good wig from FreeTress, this is the deep wave version of their synthetic hair. You can never go wrong with deep wave synthetic wigs because they just look more natural, especially if you fluff them up a bit when you install them. But all things said, this is a really stunning wig and for the price that it’s at ($38) it’s a really good deal!
Melted Hairline Lace Front Wig
Such a nice straight wig! You can do a lot with these synthetic wigs and all it takes is a little effort. It really is that easy to slay on a budget! I know I’ve been saying that a lot but it’s so true!