With temperatures soaring this week, it’s time to reach for your sunglasses - but how do you wear them with a wig?
It may seem obvious to someone who isn’t au fait with wearing a faux head of hair but, for any newbies to the ever increasing squad, it is a very genuine and sensible question.
Plus, it is also something people are frequently Googling, so I think it very much needs addressing before the mercury reaches the dizzy heights of 33C this Friday.
Kylie Jenner wears sunglasses and wigs together like a pro (Credit: instagram/ @kyliejenner)
(Soz to those up north, I live down south in the UK, please forgive my humble brag…)
Anyway, there are plenty of tips and clips online that claim to answer the question but Taz from Taz’s Wig Closet seems to have got it covered.
The American vlogger has dedicated an entire YouTube video to the art of wearing glasses with a wig. And yep, that goes for both sunglasses and normal specs. Hurrah.
Ideally, you should hope for a nice little gap between the ear tab and your ear, meaning the arm of your sunnies can fit nicely and comfortably there without interfering with your wig.
But if you don’t have that, then fear not.
The second most ideal situation is having an open weft cap, as Taz says you can cleverly inset your glasses arm through one of the holes behind your ear.
This will keep your sunglasses nice and secure without any discomfort at all.
If your wig is a closed cap, it’s all about sliding them under the ear tab.
Taz explains: “Underneath the ear tab will still give you a nice secure fit.”
But she warns: “Sometimes it’s not the most comfortable of fits, because the ear tab can push the arm of your glasses into your head.
“You may want to lose up the cap a bit just to accommodate them, because when you insert the arm of your glasses between the ear tab and the head, you’re actually adding a little bit to your circumference. It might make your wig a little bit too tight.”
Slightly annoying, but you know what they say: If you want to enjoy the rainbow, be prepared to endure the storm.
Also, we all know it’s only sunny in the UK for a total of about five days a year, so it’s not like you’re faced with this problem very often, right?
Enjoy it while it lasts!