help & advice

The Her Hair My Head blog is packed full of top tips, advice and information on all things hair loss and wearing alternative hair.

Random facts about me – and why I set up Her Hair My Head

Random facts about me – and why I set up Her Hair My Head

As a consumer, I always like to find out more about small businesses. Who runs them? Why did they set them up in the first place? What makes them special? I guess it is the journalist in me (that's my day job!). So I thought it was important to explain why I set up...

What is a hair topper?

What is a hair topper?

The new Back to Basics series will provide help and advice to women who are new to hair loss and alternative hair. In this first post and video, I will explain what a hair topper actually is! So... what is a hair topper? Hair toppers are designed for anyone with...

7 things to do or ask before buying a wig or topper

7 things to do or ask before buying a wig or topper

1. What size wig or topper do I need? If you can try on a piece in a physical shop before you commit to buy then you can tell how well it will fit, the coverage, the colour match and how well it blends with your own hair. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, many of us are...

How to care for your human hair or synthetic toppers

How to care for your human hair or synthetic toppers

While there are some similarities in the way you wash synthetic and human hair, you need completely different products to care for them. In this blog post, I will outline how to wash both human hair and synthetic toppers and offer advice on the different products you...

How to turn a wefted wig into a topper

How to turn a wefted wig into a topper

Have you found the perfect wig, but prefer wearing toppers? If you have a wefted wig - rather than a hand-tied, closed cap wig - then you can quite easily turn it into a large-base topper. Check out my video below to see my first attempt to make a 10x10 inch base...