Off the top of your head: what makes a wig work for alopecians?

Karena Moore, Avril Thomson, John Liggat, Simon Shilton, Sally Wiggins

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This study has conducted pilot focus groups, semi-structured interviews, online questionnaires, and physical testing of wig materials to gain a holistic understanding of wig users’ experiences. The findings look at identifying any relationship with fiber technology and personal experiences, and how wig design could improve their quality of life.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1394-1394
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of Investigative Dermatology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2013
Event7th World Congress for Hair Research - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 4 May 20136 May 2013


  • top of your head
  • wig
  • alopecians
  • wig users’ experiences
  • wig design
  • holistic understanding


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