Sparkles & Stretchmarks: A UK Parenting & Pregnancy Blog: Review: Wonderland Wigs

Saturday, 9 November 2013

Review: Wonderland Wigs

My hair has always been the one part of me that I was actually proud of.

I have never been very confident in my appearance, but I always loved my hair!

It's naturally blonde and hasn't darkened too much over the years (though I highlight it, but my natural colour is still ash blonde).

I have always worn it long - I did cut it when I was pregnant but its starting to grow back now, and is a few inches shy of the length it was before I cut it.

But since having Tyne, I have noticed that it's suffered quite a bit - I've had some breakages around the front, and it generally just looks much duller than it ever did and it seems to get greasy much more quickly now.

Of course - having such long, thick hair means it takes a good 30-40 minutes to properly blow dry - so I don't the time anymore to wash it as often as I would like to, and I often find myself having bad hair days when all I can do is stick it up in a bun.

I don't know about you guys, but those days when your hair needs washing and is shoved up out of the way never go well for me....I always think a "Bad Hair Day" = A bad day in general! Probably because I just don't feel right without my hair looking nice...

So, when I was introduced to my lifesaver product today - I could have wept with joy!!!!!

I was sent an Double Volume Instant Weave from the lovely people at Wonderland Wigs and I couldn't wait to try it! (neither could Tyne...;) )

One of my hair idols is Blake Lively - I adore her long, loose blonde curls and this wig looked exactly like her hair! I was so excited!

I watched the instructional video on the website and then set about trying it out for myself....

Now bare in mind here that I was in a hurry to go out, so I only had a few minutes to put the weave on....

I parted my hair along the halo line....tied the front bit out of the way, and tied the rest into a loose ponytail...I then lifted the ponytail up so it rested along my head and used kirby grips to pin it flat to my head.

I didn't do this perfectly as I was in a hurry, but it worked perfectly well and none of my own hair was visible!

I then tilted my head forward and put the teeth of the front of the weave into my hair line, flipped my head and the wig and attached the bottom teeth to the underneath of my hairline.

It instantly felt very secure - I then took down the front section of my own hair, teased it a little and pushed it back over the join so you couldn't see where the weave started.

To make myself a little more secure that the join wasn't visible as it was such a rush job, I wore a hairband!

I walked downstairs and Jon was wow'ed!

I expected him to laugh at me as the hair looks very voluminous and unusual for me - but he didn't! He said it looked gorgeous!

I posed for some photos with Tyne, you can see..

.he is currently very fond of grabbing my face and my hair!!

 I am happy to say that the wig survived a fair few strong yanks from him without coming out of place at all!!!

I felt wonderful wearing the weave - it doesn't feel like fake, plasticy hair and it looks very very real. 

It made me feel much more confident, and it really did look like I'd spent hours styling my hair when in reality it had taken me all of 4 minutes to go from this....

To this!

I am amazed by how easy it was to put on and take out, and how lovely it felt to wear!

It didn't feel heavy or pull on me at all!

I think this is the PERFECT accessory for all busy Mums who still want to look good but don't have as much time to dedicate to their hair - especially for the upcoming party season!

Christmas Day will be busier than ever for me this year and I feel so happy to know that I have lovely, luscious curls waiting to dazzle and impress - just sitting in a box in my wardrobe ready to put on and go!!!!!


The Double Volume Instant Weave is available for £39.99 - I am wearing the Boho Blonde shade.

This and many other gorgeous wigs and hair pieces are available from

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  1. Beautiful mama! They look fab quality! x

  2. It does look really good in you and I'm loving Tynes facial expressions ha x

    Beautyqueenuk xx

  3. I would never think about wearing a wig, just had never crossed my mind, but it sounds so easy.

    I love Tynes face in some of those photos, haha. xx

  4. It looks so so good! Totally worth it. Is it synthetic hair? Doesn't look it if so! Looking lush xx

  5. I think I need to purchase a wig. Doing my hair is the one thing that I can never master. I think it's because I struggle to hold my arms up for more than a few minutes at a time from my back problems "/

    Louise x

    Confessions of a Secret Shopper

    PS: How did I miss this post when it went live?!

  6. Wow! Impressed. Looks really natural :-)

  7. Ooh now that looks lovely on you, as a short haired girl I might go for this at xmas time!

  8. I hope this makes you feel good.......I actually prefer your hair without the weave!

  9. don't know if i would be brave enough to try one :S

  10. Your hair on its own it gorgeous -- I would kill for lovely straight hair like that! But the wig looks good, too...I'd never know you were wearing it if I just saw the pictures :)

  11. I have to agree with other posters, your hair looks lovely without the wig. But its about how you feel about the way you look so Im glad this made you feel better about yourself. Looks like Tyne loved it too lol.


  13. Looks really good on you, worth a try I think.

  14. What a fab product to have on stand by, looks great.

  15. I've lost some hair due to an accident so this is very useful, thanks.

  16. Looks great, especially on littlen! Lol x

  17. It looked great and natural, worth a try

  18. The wig really suits you. It looks very realistic. And for baby with wig on, what can I say only too cute

  19. fab pics! have bookmarked for my Wife, she loves all hair thingys.

  20. Perfect for the forthcoming party season - different look for every party! I think they are a brilliant idea

  21. Looks great :)

  22. My wife would love this

  23. Whoa! Hot mama....hehehe! It looks fabulous x

  24. Great review. I have wanted to try one for ages but have never seen pictures of 'real' people wearing them. This looks great on you & sounds so simple I'm sure I could do it! :) x

  25. If I lose much more hair, I shall need one of these!

  26. That looks absolutely amazing. Had a wee look on their website to see what they have to work with my current hair colour (bright red). Not a whole lot, but I'd definitely looking into them if I went back to blonde. You look lovely in it! xx

  27. What a difference, it must have made you feel really glam. A lovely addition for a special night out.

  28. I think your hair looks great with and without the wig, but as others have said its how you think that matters, and if it makes you feel better wearing it then thats what counts, and its good that it doesnt take long to put on x

  29. I am loving how it looks! The wig really suits you and is a great colour match

  30. Looks lovely - I could do with one of them! xxx

  31. you couldn't tell the differance

  32. What a lovely wig - I wouldn't have guessed it wasn't real as well just from the photos :) x

  33. Great fun, and not a bad price


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