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How to Care for African American Wigs

Friday, November 7, 2014 1:24:47 AM America/Los_Angeles

Wash your wig after you have worn it around 8-12 times.

Use a towel to gently blot your wig dry - again, be gentle! Do not wring out your cheap Synthetic Lace wigs!

Allow your wig to dry. You can use a Styrofoam head, but it could stretch out the cap. You may, instead, prefer to set your wig on top of something like a vase or a towel-covered hairspray bottle.african american wigs

Do not brush your wig unless it is fully dry.

Do not leave your best Hair Wigs out in direct sunlight to dry.

If you decide to cut your wig, make sure that you are wearing it for the best results.

When not wearing your wig, leave it on a wig stand so that it can keep its shape and not get tangled.

When traveling, carry your wig in a wig box - you don't want it to be flattened.

To wash your wig:

Use a wig brush to brush through your wig.

Be sure to use a wig shampoo. It is important that you do not use regular shampoo, it can damage your wig.An important note about wig care for dreadlocks wigs is that both dreadlocks and spiral curl wigs should not be combed or brushed. Doing so could undo the dreads.wigs for black women

Fill up a sink with cold or lukewarm water and add the wig shampoo (generally about a tablespoon... read the shampoo bottle for precise directions).

Place your wig in the water and gently swish it around - be gentle! Do this for about a minute.wigs for african american women

Wig care for human hair wigs is actually very similar to that of synthetic hair. The main difference is that you can treat a real hair wig more like you would treat your own hair.

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