Wigs, toupees, and toppers are all types of hairpieces that are worn to cover up hair loss or thinning hair. Some just wear them for fun! They are similar in that they are used to add hair to the head but differ in design, materials, and intended use.
Most wigs are made to cover the entire head from the forehead to the nape and on the sides. They can be made of human hair, synthetic fibers, or a blend of the two. They are typically worn by people experiencing hair loss due to genetics, aging, or medical conditions such as alopecia. Wigs are also often worn by people as a protective style. Wigs are versatile, can be styled in different ways, and can be a great option for those who want to change their look or have lost all of their hair.
Toupees are smaller hairpieces worn to cover up hair loss or baldness on the top of the head. They are typically made of human hair or synthetic fibers and are attached to the scalp with adhesive or clips. They are designed to mimic the appearance of real hair and are typically worn by men experiencing hair loss due to genetics, aging, or medical conditions such as alopecia.
A topper is a type of hairpiece that sits on top of the head and is used to cover up hair loss or thinning hair. Toppers can be made of human hair or synthetic fibers and are attached to the scalp with clips or adhesive. They come in various sizes and shapes and are designed to add volume, length, and thickness to the existing hair. Thin skin toppers, also known as a thin skin hairpiece or a thin skin top piece, are made with a thin, breathable, and flexible material called thin skin. They mimic the look and feel of human skin; they are often used as an alternative to full wigs or hairpieces, as they can be less conspicuous and more comfortable to wear.