Category Archives: Wig Care

To know the proper steps toward wig care, it is important that you also know first the various kinds of wigs that you may stumble upon in the market today. In fact, there are also other hair wig accessories that are widely used today like the hair extensions. Wigs can be expensive most of the time and hence it is important that you maintain it well so that it can last long with you. So here are some general steps that you can take for appropriate wig are.

1. For African-American wigs, it is important that you wash it after every use. By doing so, you can be able to maintain its top quality as artificial hairpieces. You can start off by using a soft towel to turn the wig dry. It is important that you utilize a premium type of hair conditioner so that you would maintain its shine and smoothness, making it feeling very natural to everyone’s touch.

2. Kindly take note that you can only brush your wigs when it is already totally dry. Once you attempt brushing it when it is still wet, then there is a great possibility that you lose a great amount of hair. Also, do not leave out under the full exposure of the sun to dry up and just place it in some dry corner of your room. Use also a big and high quality brush.

3. Place it in a wig box especially when the need to bring it somewhere else arises. This is the only way for it to not lose its original form especially from the common result of being flattened if you just let other items be placed over it.

4. Regular washing is important for your wigs especially by using branded shampoo. This is the only way you can maintain its shine and longevity. Steer away from brushes that are meant for natural hair and make sure that you invest on a the proper wig brush to use. You should also not wear your wigs when you are to swim in the beach or in the pool.

5. Store it away from agents that can damage it just like extreme heat or cold. Let it stay away from ovens, the clothes dryer, barbeques, and even your hair blower. If you happen to be wearing your wig as it suddenly rains, then when you get home, just let it dry naturally on its own before you do anything to it.

Just like make-up, it is important that you remove your wig when you are about to go to sleep. This is to prevent friction from happening against the pillows or even the headrests in your car. If you tolerate this, you can expose your wig to so much wear and tear which can eventually lead to a short life. All you have to do is be patient with taking care of your wigs and follow some of these general pointers to enjoy your wig collection for a long time.

Wig Glue

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How to Style a Wig

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How to Make a Wig Cap

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