Beginners guide to wigs and how to wear and take care of them properly

A Beginner's Guide to WIGS: What They Are and How To Take Care Of Them

Wigs can be a great way to express your style and switch up your look without damaging your natural hair. But, if you’ve never worn a wig before, it can also seem intimidating. This guide takes you through the process from selection to styling tips - so you can find the perfect wig and wear it with ease.
 
Wig Styling and Maintenance Tips 
Taking care of a wig also includes styling. If you want to try different looks with your wig, consider investing in quality styling products such as mousses, gels, and hairsprays. Additionally, you can use rollers to create curls and waves or opt for pin curls and other simple styles. To keep your wig lasting longer, blow-dry hair on the cool setting and minimise heat tools when possible. Lastly, don’t forget to store your wig in a secure place - this helps avoid tangle issues so that it’s ready when you're ready to put it on!
Having a good-conditioned wig begins with washing, moisturising, and conditioning your wig regularly, even after every few uses. Allow the wig to air-dry instead of blow-drying it every single time. Make sure to use a wide-tooth comb instead of a brush when detangling any knots and maintaining the style. If you’re not styling your wig with products, opt for silk and satin pillowcases over cotton ones as this will help reduce frizzing and breakage when sleeping.
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Popular Questions

Do Wigs Cause Itching?

Answer: It might come as a surprise, but not all wigs are itchy. With modern wig construction and fabrics, you can find styles that feel so comfortable that you forget you are wearing a wig altogether. Wig caps and cap liners help with comfort and breathability, while synthetic fibres eliminate friction - which is often the source of the itchiness.

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Are Wigs Bad for Your Hair?

Answer: Wigs can be a great choice for those seeking to protect their hair and give it a break from everyday styling. While wigs are generally considered safe, some lace wig types when not properly fitted or installed can cause strain on your hairline

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Is Wig Wearing Uncomfortable?

Answer: While wigs can be a practical alternative to traditional hairstyles, comfort is an important factor when considering a new look. Fortunately, there are now more comfortable wig options available that provide both breathable materials and light designs for all-day wear. With these advancements in wig technology, wearing a wig can be an incredibly comfortable experience.

 

 

 
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