Hair Topper Lifespan: How long do hair toppers last?

When you consider ordering a hair topper, the first question that may come to mind is, ‘how long can those hair pieces last?’ You must want your hair topper to have decent long lifespan as well as look great no matter what life throws at you. It must be amazing if there is a good way to prolong your hair topper lifespan. The good news is we know lots of methods and techniques that you can adopt to keep your hair topper looking in good condition for longer lifespan. This blog post will focus on how long your human hair topper can typically last and what you can do to extend its lifespan.

The Durability of Hair Toppers

The lifespan of your hair topper can start with where it was produced – make sure to purchase high quality hairpiece from the renown manufacturers. Each hair topper is unique, and their individual durability may vary, but in most cases, you can expect to wear your human hair topper for over 6 to 12 months before you need to replace or repair it.

There are so many factors that can influence a hair topper’s lifespan: the base types, materials, daily lifestyle, attachment, cleaning, and maintenance. If you can take the proper care routine, you will be able to prolong the hair topper’s lifespan significantly.

Hair Type

The hair type may greatly influence your hair topper’s lifespan. Lots of the high-quality customized hair toppers and stock hair toppers are made of lightly-treated quality Remy human hair. With the Remy human hair toppers, the cuticles of all strands are aligned in the same direction, reducing hair tangles and improving the durability of hair toppers. These hairpieces often have the longest lifespan. At UniWigs, all of our human hair toppers are made of 100% Remy Human Hair.

Hair Toppers made of human hair are super versatile too, coming in a diverse variety of textures, densities, colors, and textures.

Hair Topper made of human hair are very versatile as well, coming with the various textures, densities and colors. Please be aware that the hairpieces made of overly processed or poor quality hair may generally have the shortest lifespan.

Hair Topper Maintenance

The regular hair topper maintenance should focus on the regular detangling and cleaning.

The key to keep your hair topper look healthy and natural is to prevent your hair topper from knots and tangles. Each hairpiece may require the special care depending on the hair texture and base type. We also highly recommend you to apply a leave-in hair conditioner to your hair topper so that it can prevent your hair topper from getting dull and worn out.

If your hair topper comes with a lace front or lace base, you should also consider applying the know sealer to your hair topper to prolong the lifespan of the fragile hairpiece knots. The proper hair topper care routine will definitely extend your hair topper’s lifespan as well as keep it look at its best for longer.

Tips and Tricks for Prolonging Hair System Lifespan

Here are these key maintenance tips to keep your hair topper looking its best and prolong its lifespan:

  • Sleep on a silk pillowcase to prevent friction from tangling your hairpiece.
  • Use a high-quality conditioner regularly.
  • Brush your hair topper with a hairpiece-safe brush.

Here are some things to avoid since they may shorten your hair topper’s lifespan:

  • Hairdryers or heated styling tools. You can use the former with the ‘cool’ setting switched on.
  • Alcohol-based gels and sprays.
  • Products that are not specifically designed for hair systems.
  • Sleeping in your hair system without following these recommendations.
  • Using brushes that aren’t designed for hair systems.
  • Swimming without following these recommendations to protect your hair system.

Since human hair is very fragile, even the high quality remy human hair topper will need the regular and careful maintenance to keep it from tangles and shedding. The proper hair topper care procedure combined with getting rid of the damaging bad habits will prolong your hair topper lifespan and keep it looking healthy.