Head Sizes for Women’s Wigs and Hairpieces

If you want to own women’s wigs and hairpieces, it is sometimes necessary to know your head size. Why only for some time? The reason is only about 5% of women would not fit on the average head size wig.

So what concerns the hairpiece size? The hair length, body size and style preferences are important with sizes. If you belong to the average people, your head size is between 21″ and 22½ which is available in the market. If you want to be sure then take a tape measure and go around the forehead at the hairline, under the hair, behind the ears and around the nape of the neck. For specific measurements, here are the head sizes. First is for the Ultra-Petite or Child’s with a very small head sizes of 19.5″ – 18″.

Petite Fits is for most petite head sizes of 21″ – 20″ while the Petite-Average Fits is for a small average or a full petite of 20.5″ – 21.5”. Next would be the Average Fits Most Women where 92% of all wigs are sold as like this with 21.5″- 22.5″. The Large-Average Fits is for the average and a tad larger than average of 22″ – 23″. Lastly is the Large Fits that is for larger head sizes of 22.5″ – 24″.

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