Q&A: Why did people wear powdered wigs during the 18th century? What purpose did the powder serve?

Question by Jpmc1: Why did people wear powdered wigs during the 18th century? What purpose did the powder serve?

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Answer by tomb_raider112002
Powerded wigs were in style back then. The powder was to make the wig look more formal. When courts were in session and for public gatherings.

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