How to Maintain your Synthetic Wigs
Wigs are here to stay for the long haul, and maintaining them is something that ought to be considered important always Pay attention to the care instructions attached to your wig.
Shampoos and Conditioners:
For those of you who didn't have a clue, there are shampoos and conditioners particularly for wigs. It is important that you put resources into these items in light of the fact that the chemicals of regular shampoos and conditioners might be too coarse for your wig.
Before washing your wig gently brush the wig thoroughly with a wig comb or brush to remove any tangles.
Add some wig shampoo to a sink or basin filled with cold water. Soak the wig for a few minutes, avoid rubbing the wig. Run your fingers over the inside of the cap where it meets your forehead to remove oils and sweat. If it is a hand tied wig then you have to be gentle on those areas. Rinse the shampoo out of the wig in cold clear water until thoroughly rinsed. Gently blot the wig on a cotton cloth. Avoid squeezing the wig.
Apply a generous amount of wig conditioner on your hands and work the conditioner through your wig, try not to apply conditioner on the wig cap, after a few minutes rinse the conditioner with cold water from the wig. It is best to allow your wig to air dry.
Avoid using excessive hair spray oils
Try staying away from using excessive oil spray on your wig and they make the wig prone to dirt and also make your wig greasy. Use oils on your wig only when you need to, regardless of whether it is human hair or synthetic. Also make sure to use only products that are meant for wigs.
Don't sleep or shower with your wig
Washing your wig is an absolute necessity, yet other than that, you need to maintain a strategic distance from water however much as could be expected. You also have to avoid sleeping with your wig because this can cause tangles to your wig.
- Use only brushes that are meant for wigs
- Do not brush your wig while its wet
- Avoid using excessive heat on your wig for styling as this can cause damage to your wig