Nowadays more and more black women like to wear human hair wigs. Because it’s simple to install and affordable. And there are many types wigs on the hair market, such as 4×4 lace front wig, 13×4 lace front wig, 360 lace frontal wig and full lace wig. For the lace color, there are medium brown, light brown and undetectable transparent lace. You can choose different wigs according to your preference. But when you wear it, do you know how to take care of human hair wig? How to avoid shedding and tangling? How to extend wig lifespan?
How to comb a wig?
When you comb a wig, must be gently. Do not use a regular brushes. For straight , body wave, loose deep wave and water wave human hair wigs, wide-tooth-comb are highly recommended. Curly hair or wavy hair can lose curls if you brush it too much. So for kinky curly , Jerry curly and deep wave human hair wig, pleasure use your fingers run through it to prevent tangle and shedding.
Attention: Spray it with water and leave-in conditioner mixed before you comb it. Gently remove tangles with fingers or a wide-tooth comb. Start at the ends and slowly work toward the roots. It will reduce tangling and shedding. Do not comb it strongly especially when the hair is dry.
How to Wash a wig?
Comb the wig to detangle it before you wash it. let the cool water run from roots to the ends to wet the wig. Do not soak or submerge wig.
Put adequate amount of sulfate-free shampoo in palm, evenly and lightly massage it through the hair from the roots to the ends. Be gently, so that you don’t loose more hair pieces.
Rinse the wig under running cool water until there is no shampoo on the wig.
How to Deep Condition a wig?
Put conditioner in your palm to work it through the wig from the roots downwards to the ends. Leave conditioner on the wig for 3-5 minutes ,do not exceed 5 minutes.
Rinse the wig under cool water twice until the water clear. Use dry towel to cover wig to gently squeeze to soak up the excess water. Do not twist or wring.
Put wet wig on a wig stand until it is completely air dry in cool, dry place. Avoid direct sunlight.
How to Style a wig as desired?
The Swiss Lace is delicate, so it can not be tugged or pulled, and bear high temperature. So when you straighten or curl the human hair lace wig, take a 1 inch section starting at the roots and run a flat iron or curling iron to the ends. In order to extend the lifespan , we suggest you use a heat protectant spray prior to styling your wig. Additionally, we recommend to only use a low heat setting of 120C/250F, because high temperature will damage the hair.
You can also do a half up half down braids, perfect twist out and updos.
- Rinsing under hot water will damage the wig cap and lace.
- Do not dry human hair lace wig on a solid form or mannequin head to avoid stretching the wig cap.
- Store the wig on a wig stand to avoid wrinkling.
- Any harmful chemical processes, such as perming, dyeing or bleaching, should be done by a professional hair stylist. We do not recommend bleaching human hair to a light shade.
- Add some heat protectant spray before you go out on a hot day.