Hair-raising facts about wigs

The hairpiece and its place in culture and society

Stars Insider

05/12/23 | StarsInsider


The history of the wig has its roots in antiquity. The ancient Egyptians were among the first to wear artificial hairpieces. As the centuries progressed, the wig became a must-have fashion accessory, especially among royalty and the nobility. In fact, everybody, it seems, wanted a good hair day. But how did this clever imitation of a natural head of hair evolve, and who wore it best?

Click on and comb through these hair-raising facts about wigs.

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