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Wig Dream – Know What this Quirky Dream Mean

Wig Dream – Know What this Quirky Dream Mean

Updated on Sep 15, 2022 | Published on Jan 03, 2022

Reviewed by Dr. Nereida Gonzalez-Berrios, MD , Certified Psychiatrist

Wig Dream - 25 Different Scenarios & Their Meanings

Are you curious about the wig dream you had recently? Makes sense. After all, it is definitely quirky and intriguing. 

It might mean that you are trying to cover up some of your inabilities and want people to see you in a good light. Or, these can also indicate the thoughts, opinions, or ideas that are not yours, but you want to take credit for them.

Your dreams will be interpreted depending upon the type of wigs you are wearing in your dream. 

Wig Dream Meaning – General Interpretations

A wig dream is the reflection of emotions like deception, change, confusion, and sometimes hair loss in waking life. Negatively it signifies either being deceived or the fear that your lie will be revealed. Positively it shows being respectable, knowing the truth, rising from pretension, and accepting one’s true self.

A wig dream is usually uncommon. This makes it easier to remember. Besides, it has different meanings and interpretations.

You can understand it better in context with your life situations. Here are some core emotions related to it –


Generally, wigs are associated with deception – be it for self or others. Wig dreams symbolize deception. This means you are trying to convince others that you are doing better than you are actually doing. 

Usually, if you dream about a wig, it means you need to reconsider and reevaluate a situation or relationship in your life. A dream of a wig indicates the difficulties you are experiencing in your life.


The wig is a significant change in one’s life. It might also be possible that you are seeing wig dreams because you are craving for a change in your personal or professional life.

Maybe, you are hoping that this change will be easy as you are not ready to put much effort to see the difference.

As per the Autumn dream book, these dreams symbolize that you are not afraid to take risks and want to change your appearance and lifestyle. These changes will bring about a positive impact on your life.


Wig often leaves a stance of indecision about reality. It distracts from the true picture. So, it might be giving expression to your uncertainty and bewilderment.

Besides, wearing a wig in a dream means you are confused about important matters in your real life.

Real-life Hair Loss

Wearing wigs in your dream can also mean that you are worried about your hair loss in real life. Perhaps, you are trying hard to cover your fake hair by wearing a wig in your dream.

Wig Dream – 50 Different Scenarios & Their Meanings

Wearing a wig in a dream means you are intending to monitor how people in your surrounding see or judge you.

You don’t want to portray your thoughts and worries in front of others because you fear how people might see you. 

On the contrary, this dream can also mean you are a respectable person. You are wearing your wig in your dream because you have achieved all that you have in your life on your own. 

Since it has various meanings, here are some common wig dreams with specific interpretations for you. Let’s explore –

1. Dream of Wig Falling Off

Dreams hold different meanings for different people. If you dream about your wig falling off, it means you need to react quickly. You have no one with whom you can talk, and you are unable to handle a specific situation. 

Dreaming about a wig falling off also denotes a rash decision you are making in your life.

Besides that, it might mean that you are experiencing obstructions towards facing the goals in your life. You need to stop and rethink the circumstances in your life. 

Dream of falling off a wig can also means you are trying to unveil the layers of your personality to find out what is truly underneath. Besides, it might mean you are trying to make amends for your past mistakes. 

2. Dream Meaning of Wearing a Wig

Longo’s dream book suggests, if you dream about wearing a wig, it is a sign of lies and gossip. It means that sooner or later, they will get to know your true self.

If you dream about wearing a wig, it might mean you will not be able to influence a situation no matter how hard you try. 

According to Snotolkovatel (1829), wearing a wig means that the changes that will happen to you in the future will be favorable for you.

Wearing a wig in your dreams might mean you are a private person and worry that something you want to keep as a secret could be revealed. 

Wig’s dreams also symbolize incompetence and falsehood. It indicates that now it’s time to start thinking about yourself. Besides, it can also mean that you are someone whose trust is difficult to gain.

3. Dream Meaning of Blonde Wig

Wearing a blonde wig in a dream means you act more naive than you are. Perhaps, you want to hide your talent from others because you feel you possess something powerful.

It can also be that you feel threatened because others are manipulating you.

A woman with a blond wig in a dream denotes you need affection in your real life. But if you see a man wearing a blonde wig in a dream, it means you will soon fall for someone attractive.

4. Dream of Taking a Wig Off

When you take off your wig in your dream, it denotes you are honest and have the power to say anything in front of someone’s face. This means you are not afraid of speaking the truth and talking without thinking about the consequences. 

Perhaps, you might fear that the person will cut you out of their life, but you will risk it to show them their true self.

On the contrary, taking off a wig can also mean you want to become stronger than you are. 

5. White Wig/ Grey Hair Wig Dream 

Have you dreamt of wearing a white wig? Generally, it’s a sign of empathy to your elders. Maybe, something is putting you in your parents’ shoes.

Or, suddenly a lot of responsibilities have been put on your shoulders. 

6. Dream of Wearing a Black Wig

When you see yourself wearing a black wig in your dream, it means you are very stubborn. This can be either because you lack experience or have profound personality traits.

A black wig in your dreams can also mean you have health issues.

Besides, a man or woman wearing a black wig in your dream means your friend will put you in an uneasy situation. It can be a situation asking you to make a bold decision.

7. Dream of Wearing a Red Wig

When you dream of wearing a red wig, it means you consider yourself pretty and intelligent. You believe that others are inferior to you. Although you try to repress your ego, you can’t stop thinking highly of yourself. 

Conversely, it can also indicate that you will start thinking badly about someone. 

If you see a man wearing a red wig in your dream, it denotes you must be different from people you know in your life.

However, if you see a woman wearing it, this means you will soon fall in love. But the relationship will not last long. 

8. Dream of Wearing a Brown Wig

This signifies you need an opportunity to go out and do something good for yourself. It means you must get out of your retreat and do something worthwhile. 

If you see a man or woman wearing a brown-haired wig in your dream, it means someone from your surroundings will irritate you. 

9. Golden Hair Wig

If you see a golden wig in your dream, it’s a sign of being gaudy. Maybe, you’re surrounded by an outlandish situation.

Or too many showy people are around you. If you’re wearing it, it shows your pretension of being sophisticated. 

10. Clown or Colourful Wig Dream

It suggests that you’re facing absurdity in life. Either you choose to make fun of yourself or the situation is putting you in these shoes. 

11. Dream about Wearing a Wig of Unusual Color

Did you dream that you are wearing a wig of an unusual color like purple, blue, orange, or some other color? It means that you can tempt someone with your charm and will have the power to state your opinions without fear.

On the contrary, it can also be that you are trying to think differently to understand something.

A woman wearing an unusual-colored wig in a dream symbolizes that someone will attempt to trick you. However, if you see a man wearing it, it denotes loss because of stealing something.

12. Dream about Buying a New Wig

If you see yourself buying a new wig in your dream, it means you fear some issues. You might feel the need to distance yourself from others.

Perhaps, you think that people in your surrounding are making you unhappy and are always being too pessimistic. 

Besides, you do not feel good after talking to them and have the urge to cut them out of your life to improve your well-being. Contrarily, it might mean you will lose something in the future. 

13. Dream about a Wig Burning

It means you are making a big deal over a simple matter. Your ideas are falling apart and will sooner or later destroy you and the people around you. It’s a sign to channel your energy and thoughts. 

Conversely, if you see you are burning a wig yourself, it means it doesn’t matter what other people think about you. It shows you’re prepared to open up your real side in front of others. Usually, it’s a good sign. 

14. Dream about Selling a Wig

It means you will become someone’s alibi. For example, your co-worker might ask you to save them from harsh criticism by asking you to lie on their behalf in front of your boss. 

On the other hand, it is also possible that your friend will ask you to tell their partner that they were with you at some point in life even though it’s not true.

You need to be prepared for such a twisted situation and take a well-thought step. 

15. Dream Meaning of Stealing a Wig

When you find yourself stealing a wig in your dream, it means you will make a rash decision in your real life that will adversely affect your future. This indicates that you should take guidance from someone if required. 

On the other hand, if you see someone else stealing your wig, it means someone from your surrounding will attempt to ruin your reputation.

That person might know some secret and will publicly expose you. So be a bit careful.

16. Dream of Wearing a Long Wig

Wearing a long wig in dreams means you are spreading lies or false tales. Perhaps, you are fabricating stories that are difficult to navigate. On the other hand, it also symbolizes bold actions on your part. 

Modern dream book suggests this dream means you will be going on a trip soon where you will make many new and faithful friends. In general, it’s a mixed hint based on your ongoing life stances.

17. Dream of Combing Your Wig

It means you are not sure about the decisions you are making in your life. Maybe, you’re overthinking. Or, it can be your real fears floating up in your mind. 

In any case, it is a sign for you to stop thinking and start taking action. Calm down and believe in yourself. 

18. Losing a Wig in a Dream

It means you are out of your mind. That is, you might be in a cluttered mental state. Besides, it also shows being vulnerable. 

On the other hand, it can also mean that your enemies will be successful in ruining your life. Maybe, a secret of yours can get disclosed soon. It can be a sign for you. Try to have a stronger face in front of the odds. 

19. Putting on Different Wigs in a Dream 

It suggests that you are trying to deceive or con someone. Wanderer’s dream book suggests that you should apologize to the person you have offended lately.

Putting on different wigs might also mean your efforts in order to get in the same picture with others.

Lately, you might be trying to pretend like others to be a part of them. You might just need to embrace your real self. 

20. Trying on a Wig

If you are trying on a wig, it means you might face some difficulties with people with whom you communicate every day.

Trying on a wig in a dream can also denote that you are not getting sexual pleasures. 

According to Sigmund Freud, if you are trying a wig of non-standard length in your dreams, it means you will be able to overcome the embarrassments and complexities of your sexual life.

21. Man Wearing a Female Wig

When a man wears a female wig in a dream, it is a sign of betrayal. This means you can be betrayed by someone whom you do not expect at all. So, don’t trust anyone blindly. 

Of course, this doesn’t mean being suspicious about everything in your life. It’s just a call to believe in your gut feelings and be more careful. 

22. Messy Hair Wig

Have you seen a messy, frizzy hair wig in your dream? It’s a sign of clutter in real life. Besides, if you’re wearing a wig, it shows that you’re putting yourself in messy situations in life. 

Maybe, you’re pretending to be something while you’re not. And this pretension is making things complicated around you. Or, you’re stuck in a situation unwillingly that is taking a toll on your mental peace. 

Just calm down a bit and hang in there!

23. Wig Made of Someone’s Hair

If you dream about a wig made of someone’s real hair, it means that someone is copying the person.

If someone wears your hair’s wig, it means they are trying to take credit for your talent or efforts. So, it is important for you to be aware of the people around you. 

If you’re wearing a wig made of someone else’s hair, it means either you’re in their shoes or you’re trying to imitate them. Either way, it might be uncomfortable for you to carry out.  

24. Wig with Lice Dream

It suggests that you are in a situation where your pretension has made things difficult for you.

Maybe, you’re trying to act in a way to get along with someone or be a part of a group. However, this is making you irritated, annoyed, and rather exhausted. 

Also, it often signifies any kind of loss. You have put yourself in a situation that is putting you at a disadvantage. So, it’s high time to take a positive step to get out of it.

25. Costume Wig

It shows that you’re aiming for a lifestyle that does not align with your true self. Maybe, it is because of your surroundings or people in your life. 

If you’re enjoying wearing it, you’re enjoying the attention in your real life. But if it is making you uncomfortable, it’s a call to embrace your true self. 

26. Dream of Someone Wearing a Wig of Your Hair

Dreaming about someone wearing a wig made of your hair is a sign of cheating. Maybe, the person is trying to take your credit.

It can be in your professional life or personal life where others are pretending to do things that you have actually done. 

Besides, it can be a sign that someone is trying to copy or imitate you. Maybe, they just wanted inspiration from you or your work but ended up copying you.

Also, it can be your subconscious trying to highlight what’s going on in your mind. Like, you might have doubts about someone using you or taking your credits. It’s time to clear things out. 

27. Straight Hair Wig Dream

Wearing a straight hair wig in a dream shows that you are going through a lot of chaos in your life that you are trying to calm down.

Maybe, it is your professional or personal life that is very disorganized. So you are taking every means to make it work. 

If a wig in the dream looks artificially straightened, or like unnaturally done hair, it shows that you are pretending to be calm and organized.

Maybe, you are trying hard to portray your life as too perfect while in reality, you are going through a lot of chaos.

28. Curly Hair Wig Dream

Have you dreamt about a wavy or completely curly hair wig? It shows your desire to have fun and explore new things in life. Wavy or curly hair wigs usually indicate taking paths different from the straight one.

Maybe, you want to try things differently. Besides, it can be your desire for adventure and experiencing something different from your daily routine. 

Sometimes, it’s a sign of creativity. Perhaps, you want to portray yourself as a unique person.

However, it might show that you are pretending to be adventurous or creative by someone else’s definition to fit in. 

29. Frizzy Hair Wig Dream

A dream of a frizzy hair wig shows clutter and confusion. Maybe, you are lacking clarity in life. Or, you are forcing yourself to do something that is making things chaotic for you.

Sometimes, it shows a lack of care and warmth in your life. Especially if your natural hair is not frizzy. 

At the same time, a frizzy hair wig might be a sign of freedom and adventure. You might want to try something new in life.

It is a sign that you are getting influenced by someone. So you might be trying to see things in a new light from their lenses.

30. Publicly Falling Wig Dream

A dream of a wig falling in public fills oneself with embarrassment and often humiliation. It shows that your secret is going to be disclosed soon.

Maybe things are going on your wrong side and you are subconsciously feeling the chances of being exposed. 

Besides, it can be a positive sign sometimes. Maybe, something would happen that would prompt you to embrace your real self.  

31. Dream of Wearing a Wig to Look Like Someone 

If you were wearing a wig that made you look like someone else in a dream, it shows that you are trying to adopt their vision and thought process. Maybe, someone’s influence is redefining your personality and perspective for life. 

Sometimes, it’s a sign that you are forced to act like someone else or according to their will. You can identify the underlying symbolism based on how you felt about the dream. 

32. Buying a Used Wig Dream

A dream about buying a used or second-hand wig shows that you are doing something just because others are doing it. Sometimes, it is a sign that you are taking the often taken path.

But this is not your true call. Still, you are forcing it on yourself. And this might cost you your mental peace and happiness.

Besides, it can be an indication that you are trying to take a safe route. For any reason, you are trying to hide by being a part of the crowd. So take it as a call to think about your feelings. 

33. Wearing a Sleeping Wig Dream

A sleeping wig is made of soft hair that lets you have a good or cozy sleep even while wearing it. So a dream about wearing a sleeping wig shows that one is too comfortable with their acts or pretensions.

In other words, it shows that you might have adopted a life of pretension. 

Sometimes, it’s a sign that you are trying to act or pretend unintentionally. You do things that make you deceitful to others and yourself. However, you are not aware of this. 

34. Tangled Hair Wig Dream

A wig made of tangled hair shows forcing messed-up situations onto yourself. Maybe, you made wrong choices and these are making things difficult for you. 

Besides, a tangled hair wig dream might signify deliberately stepping into complications.

It might also suggest that you are trying to appear a sophisticated person ending to be a complicated and cluttered one.  

35. Matted Hair Wig Dream

A wig made of matted hair in the dream mostly shows one’s low mental health and financial situation.

Maybe, you are making decisions that are complicating your life. Besides, your choices are deteriorating your mental state and social life. 

Sometimes, it might show a financial loss. In any case, you need to make the right choices in life. Since everything is in your hand, it is you who can help yourself out of the mess. 

36. Wearing a Very Expensive Wig Dream

A very expensive wig in a dream shows being too gaudy or outlandish. In other words, you might be trying hard to appear richer and financially well off, especially much more than your means.

This show-off, however, is not the right choice for you. Mainly because you are doing this to fit in others’ expectations and social standards. 

Besides, it might suggest that you are making some wrong financial decisions. It can be your extravagant nature or spending money on useless stuff. So you need to be careful from now onwards.  

37. Someone Taking Your Wig Off in Dream

Have you dreamt about someone taking your wig off? The dream suggests that your secret is going to be disclosed soon.

Maybe, you are lying about something. Or, you are pretending to be someone else. The dream shows that someone is going to make your secret public. 

Sometimes, it can be a positive sign too. In that case, the dream shows coming out and embracing one’s real self.

Mostly, it shows that someone is going to help you in recognizing your real self and accepting it. 

38. Showering with a Wig On in Dream

A dream about showering with a wig is rather quirky. It shows that you might be trying to declutter your life but your methods are incomplete.

Maybe, you are missing some crucial aspects to realizing your better self. 

Sometimes it shows a lack of awareness on your part. Maybe, you are doing things inattentively or making some obvious mistakes.  

39. Itchy Wig Dream

A dream about itchy wigs is a sign of frustrating situations in life. It shows that you are going through a lot of hassles and complications.

Maybe, you are consciously getting into situations that are making your life miserable. 

Besides, it often represents wrong decisions in life. So you need to be careful about your decisions and actions. The positive thing is, you can change the situation if you want.

40. Wig of Non-Standard Length in Dream

The dream about a wig, either just too short or too long than what is usually seen around, suggests adventure.

Maybe you are up for breaking stereotypes. It might also suggest your unique perspective and thought process in life. 

Alternatively, it can also show your willingness to do things. You are either trying to get rid of things too early or extending them too much. 

41. Wanting to have a Wig in Dream

Have you dreamt about wishing to have a wig? It shows that you are looking for some sort of protection in life. Maybe you want to hide from someone.

Or trying to cover up things that expose you or put you in a vulnerable situation. 

Alternatively, this might also suggest that you want to fit in somewhere. Maybe, it’s your hidden desires, aspirations, or just a wish for a lifestyle, something, or someone. 

42. Braided Wig Dream

A dream about a braided wig is quite interesting. It shows your willingness to be adventurous in life. Maybe, you want to try something new in life and actively get into situations that serve the purpose. 

Besides, it might show that you’re trying to channel your energy and gain control over things. Often it’s a sign of power, boldness, and assertiveness that you are trying to adopt. 

43. Forced to Wear a Wig Dream 

Have you dreamt of being forced to wear a dream? It shows that you are forced to pretend. Maybe situations are forcing you to hide your identity.

Or, you have to pretend and hide your true self because of certain situations. 

Sometimes it shows that a thought process is forced onto your mind. Maybe, someone is influencing you too hard or playing with your mind. In any case, it’s crucial to listen to your inner feelings. 

44. Wearing Animals’ Hair Wig Dream

A dream about wearing a wig made of animals’ hair usually represents your emotions that you can easily associate with that animal symbolism.

For example, if your wig hair is made of a lion’s fur in a dream, it shows that you are trying to acquire power. 

One way to understand it is to analyze your emotions. If you feel comfortable wearing the wig, it’s mostly a good sign. Otherwise, you might have been going through some uneasy situations in life.

45. Dream of Wig with Highlights 

A wig with highlights in a dream symbolizes precious things in life. Maybe, you are getting some valuable opportunities that will bring positive changes in your life. 

Besides, the dream suggests your craving for some adventure, experimentation, and changes. So you might be wanting to try new things in life. 

46. Wig with Unique Hairstyle Dream

Dreaming about a wig with a quirky or unconventional hairstyle shows that you are trying to act unique or sophisticated.

You are not seeking social acceptance. Instead, you want to break the box to make your presence prominent. This can be about your thought process, professional, or social life. 

47. Stylish Wig Dream

Wearing a stylish wig in a dream shows that you are trying to show off – be it your wealth, looks, or intellect.

It can be because you need to influence others. Or, maybe you are seeking attention or social appreciation. 

48. Exchanging Wig Dream

Have you dreamt about exchanging wigs with someone? It has multiple meanings. One interpretation shows that you are getting close to someone.

So you are sharing your ideas, thought processes, and perspectives with each other. 

Another interpretation shows that you are getting influenced by someone. Besides, professionally and socially it might show that you need to interact with people to fit into the setting. 

49. Cleaning or Washing a Wig Dream

Dreamt about cleaning or washing a wig? It shows that you are draining your time and energy into things and people that are not true to you. 

Besides, it could show your eagerness or enthusiasm for perfection. It might be taking too much of your time, resources, and energy. So you need to be careful about choosing your priorities. 

50. Wearing a Wig that Shows Bald Spots or Natural Hair in Dream

The dream in which a wig was revealing bald spots or natural hair represents your secrets being disclosed. It shows that you are trying hard to hide something but it will be revealed. 

Besides, it might show that you are trying to hide your weaknesses. Take it as a sign to accept your true self. So grow by working on your weaknesses instead of trying to hide them.

Biblical Dream Meaning of Wig

There are two sides to the biblical dream meaning of wig- Positive and Negative.

On the positive side, wig dreams indicate authority or covering. For example, if you are taking off your wig, it will indicate truth or exposure.

On the other hand, if you are cutting off your wig, it means you are eliminating all the falsehood and dishonesty in your life.

As per the Holy Bible, hair is your glory. So, its negative side indicates false glory. It means you are trying to put on a false impression in front of others.

Final Words

So, with the right contexts, you can figure out what your dream means. The meaning of wig dreams can vary from person to person.

Still, at its core, these are giving you a chance to think about yourself. Try to take it as a positive opportunity for growth.

But it doesn’t mean you have to take your dreams too seriously. However, don’t overlook it as well.

So, if you are having these dreams then don’t start panicking. Instead, embrace the signs in your dream and try to incorporate them into the essence of your life! 

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