Updated: Aug 6, 2020
Caring for your wig is not that difficult you just have to be careful with the products you use in order to achieve the best long lasting results.
How to wash your wigs: Note:You have to care for your wig as if it’s your own hair.
1. Start off with brushing your hair (wig) out gently so all tangles can be removed. Use the appropriate comb to comb it out to avoid shredding. For bigger tangles, use a conditioner to help detangle. However it can be different with a curly hair. With curly hair use your fingers or a big wide tooth comb.
2. Then use Cool water to gently hand wash the hair with a small amount of shampoo. DO NOT use hot water to wash your hair, DO NOT brush and style it while it’s wet as well. If you must Brush it, distribute conditioner on the hair and use a Wide tooth comb. This applies for both straight and curly hair.
3. Apply conditioner on the hair and leave it for about 5-8 minutes. After this, start to detangle the hair starting from the tip and work your way to the top of the hair. Try not to stretch the hair and gently use a wide tooth comb.
4. Then use a cool running water to rinse the hair out thoroughly.
5. Gently squeeze the excess water out from the hair and use a towel to dry the hair as well. While using a towel DO NOT twist. You can also apply a little oil treatment to the hair as well just to add vibrancy , protection and moisture.
DRYING AND STYLING
The best way of drying your human hair wig is Air dry on a wig stand or any sort of stand as it is more gentle on the hair. You can decide to use blow dryer but air dry is the most gentle on the human hair wig.
After your human hair wig gets dry, Heated styling tools can be used and this includes flat irons, curling irons and hot combs. You can also make use of styling products that are designed for your human hair wigs.
• To store your wig, place it on a wig stand or put it back in the packaging box and put it in a cool place.
• Avoid storing wig in a place exposed to Light as this will fade the hair
• Avoid wearing it to sleep as you might experience hair breakage, and hair loss. If you must, wear a bonnet to protect the hair.
• As time goes on, your wig will lose some of the hair. This is considered as a natural part of the life cycle of your wig so DO NOT worry
• Beware of sea water and hot water contact as it is more likely to damage your hair.