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Wig Care: Human Hair Wig - DFW Wigs Expert Guide

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Care for your human hair wig

Taking care of your human hair wig or your custom synthetic hair wig requires special care for a prolong life of the product and for a more natural looking hair prosthesis. Wig hair differ in the array of wigs available in the market today. Wig hair differ in hair quality, texture, be it human hair or synthetic hair for example. How the hair is handle at the manufacturing end will effect how the hair should be taken care of in your end. The following are some general wig care tips but most important is to speak with your wig shop and wig hairstylist for best care of your wig and what products to use for your specific wig.  

  • Hot tools may be used on human hair wigs. Hot blow driers, curling irons, flat irons and similar tools may be used in the same way as they would on your regular hair. Most wig caps are designed to be unaffected by heat.
  • Additional care must be taken when styling a wig with a skin-like cap as the plastic in the cap material can melt under heat.
  • If wig hair gets frizzy, try any sheen spray or wig spray to calm the frizziness and then comb. If not, wash then set with setting lotion to get the frizziness out.
  • When wigs are tangled, use any de-tangling or sheen spray then comb the hair.

How to care of human hair wigs?

  • Human hair wig tends to tangle due to excessive combing or pillow rob as an example. Use water spray and  de-tangle and start brushing from the wig hair tips first, a section  by section and increasing longer hair length as tangles are freed.
  • When stored in tight packaging, unwanted creases may have formed. Spray water and gently brush to remove crease and let human hair wig dry, or use hot roller in low heat setting
  • Use products such as shampoo conditioner, styling gel that are made specifically for this type of human wig hair
  • Use detangle before combing
  • Always put wig on Styrofoam head, after cleaning or for storing
  • Do not use regular off the shelf human hair mousse, gels or holding spray
  • Excessive heat will cause human hair of the wig to frizz, just like any human hair. 
  • Do not use use any form of excessive heat in curling irons, hot rollers or blow dryers
  • Do not go close to hot elements such as ovens or stoves, or other hot items that illuminate lots of heat
  • Let only an expert stylist cut your wig to optimize the look desired and best results
  • Best if you use a professional expert to cut, clean, color  and service your wig once a month

How to wash human hair wig?

  • Add mild shampoo to a bowl or sink filled with water. Use warm or cold water, but not hot. 
  • Hold wig clasping from front of wig base, forehead area.
  • Immerse wig & gently agitate wig in the water, but do not rub.
  • If needed, always use finger movement from roots to hair ends. Never rub in circular motion. 
  • Rinse in cool water.  Always use finger movement from roots to hair ends.
  • Add good conditioner, always use finger movement from roots to hair ends.
  • Rinse in cold water without rubbing the hair roots.
  • Blot the wig gently with a towel.  Do not rub, wring or squeezing the hair.
  • Brush wig gently. Use water spray and  de-tangle and start brushing from the wig hair tips first, a section  by section and increasing longer hair length as tangles are freed.  
  • Air dry if possible.
  • If you use dryer use cool hair setting only.

Hair styling your human hair wig

  • Hot dryers, curling irons, flat irons may be used on human hair wigs, the same way as you would use on your own hair.
  • For styling put the wig on a wig stand or Styrofoam head. 
  • Gently comb or brush the wig when the hair is wet or dry.
  • Use water spray and  de-tangle and start brushing from the wig hair tips first, a section  by section and increasing longer hair length as tangles are freed.  
  • Use of de-tangling spray helps with the brushing process and reduces hair loss.
  • You may use rollers for hair styling the wig. 
  • Once dry, take out the rollers and style the wig as desired.
  • For storage use hair net and plastic bag or on a wig stand, such as styrofoam head.
  • Your wig shop should guide you for best care of your wig and what products to use for your specific wig.  

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