Does your hair get mistaken for a wig?

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I Get this a lot when my hair is out in a twistout. I have big hair and you can't see my scalp so people who compliment it often ask if it's a wig and how do I do my hair like that. Even when I had a perm, hatin' girls at school thought it was fake because I took care of it.


I take it as a compliment because that means its thick and lush.

So, does this happen to you, random strangers thinking it's fake?
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i wish i had that problem
my daughter is often asked if her hair is a weave. people would come up to her at school and slickly touch her hair to feel for tracks. her hair is relaxed but lush and thick too.
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I Get this a lot when my hair is out in a twistout. I have big hair and you can't see my scalp so people who compliment it often ask if it's a wig and how do I do my hair like that. Even when I had a perm, hatin' girls at school thought it was fake because I took care of it.


I take it as a compliment because that means its thick and lush.

So, does this happen to you, random strangers thinking it's fake?
Originally Posted by HipsterSoul
If I had a quarter for every time I grt that I would be rich. my hair is massively dense and can get really big. People ask me if it's my real hair or if it is all my hair (like a hair piece). Some people I guess not believing me have actually stuck their fingers in to feel my scalp. Not cool.
Funny thing is I also wear a straight bob wig which is short and "tame" and most people think it's my real hair.
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If i have a super hot WnG i get is that your real hair. Never a wig though
Hah!

I wish my hair looked good enough to be mistaken for a wig!

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Last edited by NaturallyNiké; 09-28-2012 at 01:53 PM.
Yep!
I was at work one day and some random guy argued with me trying to say my jair wasnt real. It was pretty embaressing. I also had a lady grab my hair from behind. I thought I was going to have to start swinging but then she asked if my hair was real and asked what I do to it. I gladly told her and then she said" oh, well I cant do that with my hair." :/
People may questioned wither my hair is wig when I'm wearing a twist out.
I'm still in the TWA stage, so I get asked what kind of texturizer I use very often. I get gasps when I say I don't use them lol. The product question usually follows the gasps. Ohh the joys of being natural.
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it's funny because just yesterday I got complimented on my hair and this woman asks me how I do it. I told her that I just twist while damp and unravel them. Then she looks at me like she's expecting me to say more, well that's it, lol.

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No.
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When its straight all the time. And when its in a puff people ask me if its a puff piece.
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When its straighten I get mistaken for a relaxer look a like or weave. If done curly with roller sets then ya some people think its a wig!
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Only when I was in high school.....but not a wig....maybe a weave or hair piece. That never happens anymore.

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Last edited by kurlygurly; 09-29-2012 at 02:25 AM.
Yep!
I was at work one day and some random guy argued with me trying to say my jair wasnt real. It was pretty embaressing. I also had a lady grab my hair from behind. I thought I was going to have to start swinging but then she asked if my hair was real and asked what I do to it. I gladly told her and then she said" oh, well I cant do that with my hair." :/
Originally Posted by EtTu2
I can't believe someone grabbed your hair, let alone argued with you about it.

People are nuts.

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When I wear two strand twists, I am sometimes asked what brand of synthetic hair I used for my kinky twist. When I explain that there is no added hair; that it's my natural hair twisted I am often given the side eye. It used to bug me but now I just blow it off. I feel it's a testament to the fact that my hair is dense and growing and I'm retaining the length.

Once when I wore a twist out my family and I went to Six Flags. My hair became big and fluffy after walking around the amusment park for several hours and my youngest son told me I looked like I had a wig on. Out of the mouth of babes, I tell you...
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Yep!
I was at work one day and some random guy argued with me trying to say my jair wasnt real. It was pretty embaressing. I also had a lady grab my hair from behind. I thought I was going to have to start swinging but then she asked if my hair was real and asked what I do to it. I gladly told her and then she said" oh, well I cant do that with my hair." :/
Originally Posted by EtTu2
I can't believe someone grabbed your hair, let alone argued with you about it.

People are nuts.
Originally Posted by claudine19
Before that I didn't mind people touching my hair- Now I have issues with people touching it. I don't know why someone would argue with me about hair. I don't think it looks fake but he could have kept his comments to hisself.
I think that has only happened to me a handful of times. Not so much recently, though. My hair isn't super dense though. I love thick, full hair!!
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