Wigs and Hair were commonly covered with powder for most of the Georgian Era. The powder was generally made from Potato or rice. Pomade oils allowed for the powder to stick. Fragrant oils were also added to mask the odors the powders and pomade gave off.
Jane Austen, Natural hair with natural color and curls framing face. Chignons were common with curls out around face and nape of neck. Hairdos were increasingly less elaborate and antiquity became a large role model for women and their hair.