From 30 BC onward, wigs and wiglets have always been a part of society. In Cleopatra’s day wearing a wig meant you were considered an elite member of society.
In 1812, thanks to Rapunzel, long lavish hair introduced the public to hair extensions.
As time moved through the 1830’s to the turn of the century, Hairdressers used padding and forms to create the luxurious Victorian hairstyles.
By the time the twenties rolled in women were crazed for the flapper bob cut.
Falls, a weft of hair that was clipped onto the back of the head, created length and more volume were popular from the forties to sixties.
The seventies brought a weaving trend in. African American women were sewing hair onto cornrowed braids.
And as time still passes, wigs, wiglets, falls and extensions are still popular today.
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