Frequently asked questions

Kitchen Tips


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.




Chemotherapy and hair loss : What to expect during treatment


Here is an exceprt from the Mayo Clinic click here for full article https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/chemotherapy/in-depth/hair-loss/art-20046920 Key is to plan ahead Before treatment Be gentle to your hair. Get in the habit of being kind to your hair. Don't bleach, color or perm your hair — this can weaken it. Air-dry your hair as much as possible and avoid heating devices such as curling irons and hot rollers. Strengthening your hair now might make it more likely to stay in your head a little longer during treatment. Consider cutting your hair. Short hair tends to look fuller than long hair. So as your hair falls out, it won't be as noticeable if you have short hair. Also, if you have long hair, going short might help you make a better transition to total hair loss. Plan for a head covering. Now is the time to start thinking about wigs, scarves or other head coverings. Whether you choose to wear a head covering to conceal your hair loss is up to you. But it's easier to plan for it now rather than later. Ask your doctor to write a prescription for a wig, the cost of which may be covered by your health insurance.




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.





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