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Wigs are Back: The Trend that Has Taken Over the World of Beauty

Posted by Karen Houghton on

A Little Wig History (Wigstory, If You Will) Wigs are believed to have its start in ancient Egypt. Egyptians often removed all their hair to alleviate the extreme heat or stave off lice (yep), so wigs became a shield to protect scalps from burning. Then they graduated to a sign of social status. Eastern ancient civilizations used wigs more in a theatrical setting. The Middle Ages weren't a great time for wigs, but they came back in full force during the Renaissance when everyone cared about fashion again. Louis XIII of France really put them on the map when he started...

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