Most people with hair loss would not wear anything other than a wig with a monofilament top. This is by far the most realistic approach.
Monofilament means that the scalp area of the wig is hand tied onto a skin like material giving the appearance of hair growing from the scalp. Synthetic wigs are more expensive due to the time involved in the hand tying process.
Synthetic wigs may even outshine natural hair. When selecting, it is important to find a variety that looks natural and healthy. Synthetic wigs can be styled similar to natural hair.
Some people complain that wigs can be itchy. Indeed they can, but there are ways round this. Wear a synthetic wigs cheap cap underneath to stop the itching if you have no hair at all. If you have hair, the problem should not arise. Once washed, the itching should start to decrease.
You can have wigs trimmed; in fact, they tend to look better if you do! You might try a wig on that is slightly too long around the ears or at the back and it is a good idea to find a hairdresser able to trim the wig for you. It will make it look more like "you".
You cannot use heated appliances on synthetic hair, it will melt! You also need to be careful when opening the oven door. Wash using cool water and leave to dry naturally. You cannot change the style of a full lace synthetic wigs . It will dry in the style it was purchased.
Over all, synthetic is the simplest and easiest route to take. They only need washing about every 20 - 25 times of wearing and they do not need to be re-styled. Please read our article on human hair wigs if you need further information.