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Celebs you probably didn't realize wear a wig


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There are many reasons why some ladies choose to wear wigs or hair extensions, whether it's to cover up baldness at an early age, cover up damaged hair, or simply because they want to change a style, but natural hair follicles do not allow this.

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In the past, most people believed that wigs were only worn by nobles and judges, which were a symbol of status.

However, an increasing number of celebs wear wigs because they always try to follow suit or even to stay at the forefront of fashion trends. They are aware of the fact that it is not wise to damage their own hair to look beautiful when they can wear wigs.

Some celebrities who wear wigs to promote their public appearances or create their amazing looks.

Bella Hadid

Model Bella Hadid posted a selfie on Instagram, wearing a bright red wave with thick bangs that looked almost like neon lights. Without a doubt, this is just a hairpiece. Her bold hairstyle paired with a high-necked sweater perfectly showcases her flawless skin and famous pout.

She even added a title to the photo: "Should I?".

Christina Aguilera

Some female celebrity wears wigs and extensions because they enjoy trying out new styles and appearances. However, it is not wise to attempt this with one's own REAL hair. Christina Aguilera is an American singer and composer who lost a patch of hair due to hair dye. To cover up it, she had no choice but to start to wear wigs because no one would like a bald celebrity. Her black long hair on her concerts and events is actually a wig.

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Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner, a fashion tycoon and celebrity, always makes up with different hair colors and shades of blonde hair. Because of wearing wigs and extensions, she can change freely between different hair colors and show off her various styles.

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Kelly said in an interview that she started dying her hair at the age of 16. Since then, she fell in love with dying hair of different colors. However, she noticed that the hair dyes had caused significant damage to her hair. So she sought help from a wig stylist and started wearing extensions and wigs, which could avoid affecting her colorful and fashionable hairstyles.

Emilia Clarke

Emilia Clarke's most famous character may be Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones, who requires a head of long blonde hair. However, from Me Before You, it can be seen that her real hair is brown, but many fans are not aware that she is actually wearing a wig.

After the last season, Emilia took part in many activities, and fans finally realized that she was actually wearing a blonde wig. She has been “deceiving” people with wigs for many years, which has shocked a great number of viewers.

Keira Knightley

Keira has been using a wig for 5 years! She revealed that she wore wigs in all of her movies: "I have dyed almost every different colours for different movies. Unfortunately, my hair really started losing from the top. Therefore, for the past five years, I have been wearing a wig, which is the best thing that has ever happened on my hair."

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Wigs are very common in the show business, and we want to sincerely thank those influential people for using them so openly and truthfully. This is a challenge to the view that celebrities or ordinary people should cover up on hair substitutes.

Of course, this also reminds us all that people who experience hair loss are not alone.

Katie Price

In early May,2021, Katie, a 43-year-old mother of five children, was late for an interview on the Good Morning Britain program. She didn't look glamorous as usual and didn't wear a wig. This former charismatic model was forced to wear her natural long hair, which was just over her shoulders and was much darker in color than her usual blonde hair.

Katie revealed on the Stephen's Packed Lunch program why she wore wigs: "Wearing a wig is not just to be fashionable. Like millions of women, I have also suffered from hair loss."

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Wendy Williams

Wendy Williams is another celebrity in real life who wears wigs. She is passionate about her wigs: "No wig is always good if it's taken out of a box. If you're a true wig enthusiast, you always do something on it. " However, this talk show host suffers from thyroid disease, resulting in thinning hair.

In the scene of Where is Wendy Williams, Williams, known for her changeable wigs, took off the wig she was wearing and revealed her true hair. Her friend Chyna said to her, "You are always very honest with me, using the kindest way to make me know my situation."


After her natural hair damaged by an inexperienced hairdresser, Halsey started to wear a wig to give her natural hair a break for self-repair and regrowth. During her career in the show business, this remarkable musician has worn a variety of wigs, from black braids to turquoise waves, and then to pink champagne waves, which are bold and breathtaking. At the same time, her naturally curly hair is healthier and more beautiful than ever!

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Kim Kardashian

Who doesn't like Kardashian sisters and their wonderful hair every time they make up in public? You may think their hair is naturally perfect, but don't be “fooled” by them. This is not their natural hair, on the contrary, they wear wigs and hair extensions to create a charming appearance.

People all like Kardashian's long hair, which is straight, fluffy, and like a wig. Her hairstyle can change instantly in just a few days, from short to long hair, from front bangs to long curls, and every time it is perfect.

This may be because she is wearing a wig, although she has not publicly acknowledged it. Her natural hair in real life is thinner and shorter than her iconic hair. Her famous iconic long, black, thick hair wig, as well as her other famous wigs, are available in wig shops. Therefore, if you want to imitate her and own a perfect hair, you can purchase a wig she wears.

Selena Gomez

Selena is a singer and star loved by countless people around the world. She is not only a star, but also the source of inspiration for different hairstyles. From blonde to black hair, all of her wigs are perfect for herself.

In order to save time changing them in a short period of time, she wear wigs. However, in most cases, She may not wear a full wig but she is known for adding some hair extensions to make her hair look fuller and more voluminous.

When interviewing with Lily Singh, Selena was admired by Lily's naturally thick hair and acknowledged that she is actually wearing a wig. In fact, half of Hollywood's celebrities wear wigs, but few would admit this fact, but Selena did it.

Their secret to a supremely natural looking:

Know your size: Every wig shop has different size chart, so better be cautious when choosing the cap size. Please consult with customer service to confirm which size you should choose.

Learn about your skin tone: When looking for the perfect wig, please take your skin tone into account.  Some hair colors may look charming on others, but they may look terrible on you. Remember not to just look at the pictures on the website. Please read the product descriptions carefully to confirm the color.

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Pluck the hairline: Pluck a few strands of hair from the middle and hairline to achieve a natural looking. Wear the wig on your  wig head without fixing it in place, and use tweezers to randomly pluck a few strands of hair from the middle and hairline. Remember not to over trim, which can make the wig look bald.

Final Thought:

Many celebs are frequently photographed wearing wigs with various hair colors and lengths, but in reality, they have not changed their public appearance. We can also include more celebrities on this list, indicating that more and more people are creating the most charming looks with the help of wigs. Why not?  If you're struggling with bald spots or hair loss, try these measures. If you want to learn more about wigs, visit, which will give you a lot of practical knowledge. We warmly welcome you!

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