In the world of hair replacement, there are many loyal hair wearers wearing custom hairpieces. One thing many may not know is that what they buy as custom hairpieces is really just stock hairpieces. Hair transplant companies often sell “custom hair” to their customers, take hairpieces from their inventory and modify them to suit the client’s specifications. Well, there’s nothing wrong with doing this. In fact, it makes a lot of sense when you think about it. The only mistake in this photo is that consumers are fooled by flocking companies, believing they sell custom hairpieces, even though it’s not just true.
What does this mean? That means you’re probably right if you were wondering if your custom hairpiece was really custom. This practice is rampant in the industry and unfortunately many loyal customers are unknowingly fooled.
When buying a custom piece, it’s custom for a reason. Most people fit very well with stock hair and don’t need the additional cost of custom hairpieces. Consumers need custom hairpieces because they use unusual head sizes, unusual colors, unusual base structures, or unusual types of hair. If any of the above are true, the consumer actually needs a custom hairpiece. Therefore, it is even more important that the hairpiece is actually Custom made hair pieces. If the flocking company simply changes the hairpiece for a client who needs a custom, the chances of the hairpiece not matching 100% are greatly increased. When a customer orders a custom hairpiece, it should always be 100% perfect match and look 100% natural. That is the point of ordering a custom piece. Many fit perfectly into stock hairpieces, while others are willing to make small concessions to allow for cheaper prices and increased convenience in ordering stock pieces. Custom pieces mean that consumers pay the full amount for custom-made hair pieces, and under no circumstances do they have to make concessions about the appearance or comfort of the hair pieces. Unfortunately, many unscrupulous flocking companies don’t care too much about the satisfaction of one individual customer and want to sacrifice quality to save money. On the positive side, of course, there are many flocking companies that offer 100% custom hairpieces and don’t disguise stock hair as custom hair.
It can be confusing, but there are a few things consumers should be aware of. The most important thing is to look for a customer satisfaction policy. If your flocking company isn’t willing to make sure your custom hair is made 100% correctly, doing business with them is not in your best interests. Production time is another factor. It always takes 4-6 weeks for a custom hairpiece to be manufactured. If the production time is significantly shorter than that, it should be a red flag.