July 13, 2024
costume wigs

How to maintain your wigs?

Different occasions might require you to dress up in a specific way. People plan theme parties where people come dressing up as per the theme, fancy dress competitions where you dress up differently, plays where you have to resemble a character, etc. All these occasions require materials that make you look different such as costumes and costume wigs.

A perfect wig can turn you around when you plan to look like a character. However, people try to recreate the character’s look by using their original hair but using a wig is a quicker and easier way to get into a specific look, although you will maitain your wigs to make them last longer.

The following points will help you understand how to take care of your wigs:

Styling your wig

When you use your wig for a purpose, you use various products and put it up in a hairdo. It can make tangle the hair of your wig, so you must carefully remove it from your head and remove all the accessories carefully; the next step is to detangle the hair and put it in the safety net to store it. The wig can be made up of natural hair or fake hair, but you must take care of it as you take care of your hair. You must not use too much heat on it because it can ruin the fiber. You must only brush the wigs that have straight hair and never use a brush on a curly hair wig because it will ruin the wig. Another critical step is to trim your wig once in a while to remove the damaged ends.

Wearing the wig

When you want to wear a wig, you will have to hide your natural hair underneath the wig so that it doesn’t look fake. If you have short hair, you can easily hide it under the wig, but if you have long hair, you will have to distribute strands of hair all over your head and then wear your wig cap to hide your natural hair.

Cleaning your wig

You can often wear a wig before washing it, but if it gets dirty or starts giving odors, you will have to wash it using shampoo. However, when you plan to wash your wig, do not use hot water as it can ruin your wig’s fibers. You must use cold water in a container and mix it with shampoo, and gently wash the wig inside it. After washing it, use a towel to dry your wig gently but make sure you don’t rub it aggressively. Instead, gently pat dry the wig and let it air dry. If you want to use your wig after washing, you can dry it by blowing dry on a cool setting.

Storing the wig

When you are done using your wig, you must let it dry, so it doesn’t trap foul odors, and then put it in the safety net so that the fiber doesn’t get tangled. You must keep your wig away from other accessories to avoid tangles and store it in a cool and dry place. It is also essential to protect it from burdening by other heavy stuff. It can lead to fiber breakage and damage to the wig.

All these points will help you take good care of costume wigs and make them last longer. You can find many brands and manufacturers that supply wigs in different styles and quality. So, you can choose the ones that suit your budget and purpose.


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James Robert
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Written by James Robert