Wigs are used for many reasons and in recent years many companies have made it their mission to provide perfect and undetectable wigs for men and women all over the globe. Whether you choose a wig for fashion or to disguise hair loss, you can feel confident in your choice, knowing that wigs have come a long way from the stiff, scratchy, straw-type hair pieces of yesteryear.
Many women assume that when they buy a human hair wig they can blow dry and heat style it, as they would their own hair, however some human hair wigs aren’t actually suitable for all heated styling products.
Human hair is extremely strong, however without the natural oils and nutrience from the scalp, hairs in human hair wigs are not as strong as the hair on your head. In addition to this, the hairs in your wig are bonded with a strong glue, or tied together – meaning the use of heat styling products near to the root could melt the glue and the use of a hair dryer could cause the hairs to come loose from the rest of the wig.
How to perfect style your hair wig?
It is also important to find out if your human hair wig is 100% human hair, or whether it is a mix of human hair and synthetic or special fibres. Most wigs come with manufacturer instructions on the best ways to texture that specific wig, however if you have lost your styling instructions the tips in this article should guide you in the right direction.Once you have determined the origin of your human hair wig, you know which style is better suited to the hair, and the best processes in which to do so. For example; Asian hair is much better suited to straighter styles, whilst European hair may hold curls and texture a lot better.If you don’t plan on using heated styling products, the easiest time to style your wig is when your wig is still wet after washing. Wet hair is a lot easier to style than dry hair, and styles are much more likely to hold once the hair is dry, verses styling already dry hair. If you plan on using heated styling products, ensure the hair is thoroughly dry before using them on the human hair wig.