Wigs are worn for either prosthetic, cosmetic, or handiness reasons. Public who have lost all or part of their own hair due to disease or normal baldness can cover the condition. For strictly cosmetic reasons, people might wear a wig to quickly accomplish a longer or fuller hairstyle or a different color. Human hair remains a standard choice of wigs, mainly because it appearances and feels natural. It is easily styles; unlike artificial hair, it can be curled or colored.
Ready-made wigs are offered in stores and by mail order. They are one size fits all models that adjust to individual heads by means of either a elastic base or adjustable sections around the edge of the base. Machine-made wigs are made-up by interlacing hair into wefts. These can be sewn in rows to a net base.