Hair Care Instructions

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General Wig Care

Storage
When not in use, store your wig on a wig stand or mannequin in a cool, dry location free of extreme temperatures, mold and dust. This will help maintain the shape, cleanliness and style of your wig.

Cleaning
We recommend washing your wig every 2 to 3 weeks of wear, as needed. Products specifically formulated for wigs should be used, as regular shampoos and conditioners are not designed with the nature of wigs in mind.

Important Care Tips!
  • Use products (cleansers, conditioners, brushes, etc.) specially designed for wigs.
  • Be gentle!
  • Wash with cold water. Never wash with hot water, this can damage the fibers of hair and compromise the style/structure of your wig.
  • Wash only as often as you need to. This will prolong the life of your wig/hairpiece.
  • Never twist/wring/squeeze your wig.
  • Avoid sleeping on the wig. This may compromise its style/structure.
  • Never expose your synthetic wig to heated styling tools such as hair dryers, curling irons, or other heat sources.


Human Hair Care Instruction

Washing/Conditioning
  • Gently detangle hair using a wig brush.
  • Holding the wig/hairpiece in your hands, wet with cool water.
  • Gently work shampoo through hair from top to bottom with your fingers. Rinse with cool water.
  • Gently work conditioner from top to bottom with your fingers. Rinse with cool water.
  • Gently pat dry with a towel. Avoid wringing or twisting.
  • Comb wet hair from the bottom to top using gentle downward strokes one section at a time. Never begin combing at the top or middle and always comb down.
Drying
  • Allow wig to air dry on a wig stand or can of hairspray. Avoid using a Styrofoam head or mannequin as this may stretch out the cap.
  • To restyle your human hair wig, you may use a blow dryer or curling iron on low heat settings or warm heat or steam rollers.
Styling
    1. Always use a wide tooth or pick comb for curly styles and a wire brush for straight styles. Avoid standard brushes.
    2. When brushing, start at the ends and gently work your way to the roots.
    3. To completely restyle your human hair wig, we suggest taking it to your stylist. If you decide to restyle it yourself, please follow these guidelines:
    • Place wig on wig stand. Use standard or electric rollers or pin curls.
    • Remove tangles with a wire brush or wide toothcomb.
    • Pick up hair and wind on roller, smoothing ends as you go.
    • Use medium setting with electric rollers or hair dryer. With hair dryer about 12” from wig, circulate heat evenly and continuously.
    • Allow hair to cool before removing rollers or pin curls.
    • Lightly brush or back comb desired areas and spray with hair spray.


Synthetic Hair Care Instruction

Washing/Conditioning
  • Gently brush the wig to remove any teasing or tangles.
  • Holding the wig/hairpiece in your hands, wet with cool water.
  • Gently work shampoo through hair from top to bottom with your fingers. Rinse with cool water.
  • Gently pat dry hair with a towel. Avoid wringing or twisting.
  • Apply wig conditioner and follow drying instructions.
Drying
  • Place wig on a wig stand or can of hairspray and allow it to dry at room temperature. Avoid using a Styrofoam head or mannequin as this may stretch out the cap.
  • Do not comb or brush when wig is wet.
  • When completely dry, simply brush or use a pick comb into the desired style.
Styling
  • For tight, curly, or ringlet styles try the “Shake & Go” method, or gently lift and separate the curls with a pick comb or your fingers. Do not brush.
  • For wavy styles with loose curls, brush lightly with a wig styling brush or a pick comb, using short lifting strokes.
  • For long curly styles, use your fingers or a pick comb to gently lift and separate the curls. Do not Brush.
  • For straight styles brush in long, even, gentle strokes. Starting at the bottom, gently comb the hair using a downward motion, with a wide-tooth comb or finger style. Gradually move up until you have combed all the hair. Never begin combing at the top or middle. It will damage and tangle the hair.


Tips for Maintaining Curly and Wavy Extensions

Styling
    1. When curls begin to look frizzy or dry, spray with water to calm hair. For hair that is more frizzy or beginning to mat, the use of a good quality leave-in conditioner may be required.
    2. After applying water and/or conditioner, gently finger-comb and style as desired.
Washing
    1. To wash, use lukewarm water and mild, non-concentrated wig shampoo.
    2. After rinsing, allow the hair to air dry. Do not finger-comb the hair until it has completely dried.
Sleeping/Nightly Care
    1. Cover hair with a satin bonnet.
    2. For Wave Patterns: You can also loosely braid of plait the hair to preserve the wavy pattern. For looser wave (loose deep, body wave) patters, make larger braids. For tighter wave patterns (deep wave) make smaller braids. Be sure to include all of your hair for wave pattern consistency.
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