There's something for every budget.

By Kayla Greaves
Oct 29, 2020 @ 4:39 pm
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The Best Natural Hair Wigs

Every Black woman knows the struggle.

Right after wash day, your curls are popping, they're bouncy, juicy, shiny, and simply look good as hell. But once day five or six creeps up, things can start to get dry, frizzy, and stiff.

And with our ever-shifting schedules (or lack thereof) since the beginning of quarantine in March, finding the time for a full wash day can get tricky. Plus, you've also got to add in styling and air drying or diffusing time.

All of that said, having the option to put on and take off styled hair as you please sure would be nice, wouldn't it?

Oh wait, it's already possible — all thanks to wigs.

Luckily, if you're looking for a unit that's similar to your natural texture, there are a plethora of options out there. We rounded up eight of the best.

Kinky 'Fro

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For anyone who has big, thick, coily hair (or just wants to for a day or two) this full coverage unit from Indique is what you need in your life. Made of virgin Indian hair, you have the option to choose from a variety of lengths to suit your look, from 10, up to 22 inches of 'fro.

To shop: $134;

The Braid-Out

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When you're ready to take a break from your weekly braid-out, reach for this high density hair. This wig was made using ultra-soft strands to intentionally replicate your manipulated curls. Plus, it's super affordable, and it comes in a variety of colors: chestnut black, dark hazelnut, darkest espresso, and onyx. There's also an option to add in grey hairs.

To shop: $98;

TWA All Day

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Live out your best type 4B and C life with this piece. Made of premium kinky hair, this wig is secured by an elastic wig cap as well as two combs. Feel free to wear it in its shrunken state, or gently pick it out if you want a few extra inches of oomph.

To shop: $55;

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Chunky Twist-Out

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This U-part wig is a great option for anyone who doesn't want full coverage. To make your own hair blend in with the unit, simply style your leave-out into chunky twists the night before, then untwist when you're ready to put on your wig. Enjoy anywhere from 12 to 24 inches of hair.

To shop: $240 - $525;

Ombré, Honey

Make this ombre wig completely your own by customizing the unit's color, length, and cap. And while yes, this is a lace front wig, I dare you to try and spot the fabric.

To shop: Starting at $410;

Chaka, Chaka Khan

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If you've ever dreamed of having big Chaka Khan hair, but your own curls just aren't there yet, then "I Feel For You,"and so does Indique. A few years ago, the brand partnered with the iconic musician to create the iKhanic line, a collection of wigs inspired by her, well, iconic hair.

To shop: $524;

Add Accessories

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If you usually add headbands to your look, this wig can save you a little extra time. Choose from a variety of headbands to add to your kinky-curly wig, and enjoy anywhere from eight to 12 inches of remy hair goodness.

To shop: $139;

A Tapered Cut and Finger Coils

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Take your look to the next level with this gorgeous and affordable unit that offers a tapered cut, two-toned color, and finger coils.

To shop: $55;

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