Human Hair wigs are the premier choice if you want versatility and luxury. Human hair is soft to the touch and can be styled in endless ways. Due to the high demand of quality human hair, human hair wigs are also the most expensive type of wig you can buy. This is why it is so important to use the right products and the proper techniques to care for your human hair wigs. Wigs made with human hair can last a long time, much longer than synthetic wigs. Generally, synthetic hair wigs can last over upto a year if you don't wear wigs every day and take good care. of them. Of course, 100% human hair wigs can go over 2-3 years. However, using the wrong care products or washing techniques can drastically reduce the life expectancy of your human hair wig.
How often do you have to wash a wig?
The answer ultimately depends on how often you wear it and what type of damage it incurs while wearing. The general rule of thumb for human hair wigs is to wash them after every 10 to 12 wearings. For synthetic hair, can get by with washing after every 15 to 20 wearings.
How To Wash A Human Hair Wig
1.) Mix the shampoo in a basin of cold water, turn the wig inside out, and immerse it in the water. Gently swirl without rubbing the hair together, and let the wig soak for 5 minutes.
2.) Rinse the hair in the water;
3.) Soak the water with the towel,apply deep conditioner to the hair directly and leave it in for 30 mins to 1 hour;
4.) Rinse the hair in the clean water.Bring a basin of the clean water and rinse the hair again;
5.) Place damp wig hair on towel, wig hanger, or mannequin to dry. (May apply a small amount of natural oil while hair is still damp.)
6.) Air dry the hair. (Do not allow wig to dry in direct sunlight)
Curly wigs washing tips:
Do not brush your curls.
Comb conditioner through your hair while washing, towel dry and style it with your fingers to prevent frizz.
Can you sleep with a wig on?
Yes, when sleeping with your wig on be sure to have a silk pillow case or silk bonnet.
How to remove lace wig glue?
Apply solvent or alcohol to the wig, use a q-tip, make-up applicator, or small brush, and rub along the front and back hairline. Gently tug and apply more solvent to resistant areas. Continue until you fell the grip of the wig lessening enough to pull free from skin.
Do wigs inhibit hair growth?
Wearing a wig while your hair grows will not cause damage to your hair, scalp, and/or follicles. This will help prevent friction and protect your wig(s) from getting tangled. Wrapping your hair in a silk scarf will help with the friction as well. In the morning, gently brush your tangles so your wig does not get frizzy or matted. If you do not want to sleep in your wig, purchase a 2U4U Beauty Supply "wig mount" and place it there before you go to bed.