How to Wash
One of the keys to making your wigs, hairpieces and hair extensions look great longer, is proper care. Love your hair & it will love you back! Here are tips to help guide cleansing, conditioning & styling.
How to wash wigs!
Find tips to wash your wig like a pro and make sure you:
- Keep your wig looking beautiful, longer
- Avoid stretching or damaging the cap
- Manage tangles and matting
- Reduce shedding and frizz
- Restore Luster
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What you'll Need
- Folding Wig Stand
- Wide tooth Comb
- Synthetic or Human hair shampoo
- Synthetic or Human hair conditioner
Step 1: Detangle
Before you wash, make sure you carefully detangle the hair using a wide tooth comb. Start from ends and work toward the root to decrease shedding.
Step 2: Rinse
Use lukewarm water and rinse from roots to ends. Do not soak or rub as this can lead to tangling.
Tip: If your wig is curly, try leaving the hairnet on.
Step 3: Shampoo
Loosen shampoo in your hands and work through the hair. Distribute a small amount of shampoo evenly throughout the hair.
Tip: Use circular motions to clean the cap.
Step 4a: Condition Synthetic Hair
Spray leave-in conditioner from the mid-shaft to the ends.Tip: Avoid the root or knots.
Step 4b: Condition Human Hair
Leave in for a few minutes before rinsing. Do NOT apply conditioner to the root.
Tip: If dry or damaged, use a deep conditioner.
Step 5: Rinse
Let lukewarm water flow in the same direction of the hair to avoid tangling. Squeeze and press the hair; do NOT wring.
Tip: Towel blot to remove excess water.
Step 6a: Dry Synthetic Hair
Air dry on a folding wig stand. Tip: Gently part the hair with a comb before wig dries.
Step 6b: Dry Human Hair
Blow dry about 80% and then round brush until smooth.