Frequently asked questions
Synthetic wigs do not respond well to sudden burst of heat. Do not open the oven door or stand over a boiling pot of water while wearing a synthetic wig.
How do I take care of my wig?
- Gently remove tangles with fingers or pick comb.
Add 1 capful of wig shampoo to basin of cold water.
Soak for 5 minutes, then gently swish up & down. DO NOT rub.
Rinse thoroughly in cold water.
Pat out excess water in a soft towel. DO NOT squeeze or twist. DO NOT brush or comb until completely dry.
Allow to dry at room temperature on a wig stand. NEVER put a wet wig on a solid headstand or block, as it will stretch the cap.
When wig is completely dry, it is ready to brush or comb.
FOR SYNTHETIC WIGS; DO NOT USE HAIR DRYER, BLOW DRYER OR CURLING IRON.
Can I use hairspray?
It is not advisable to use a regular hairspray. There are detangelers and hair sprays made for wigs. We recommend using a detangler/leave in conditioner. You can manage the hair and preserve the fibers at the same time.
What do they mean by wig cap construction?
Wig cap construction is the most important thing to look into. A well constructed cap will be very comfortable, with no itching. Caps vary from a velvet front to a lace front. Always ask what kind of cap construction the wig you are looking at has. If they haven't told you already.
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Syntehtic or Human Hair
Synthetic wigs have come along way, they easy to take care of and are offered in many styles. Prices vary for synthetic wigs, lower price for short styles to higher prices for long hair. Human hair starts at a very higher cost, you can use tools on it, the maintenance is the same as your own hair. For a low maintenance choice, synthetic is the way to go.