Prevent Damage to Hair And Scalp From Wearing Lace Wigs

Wigs are becoming more and more popular as a way for ladies to experiment with their hairstyles. This is particularly beneficial for those wanting to keep up with the latest hair trends without changing their own hair all the time. However, for those that do choose to do this, it’s important not to neglect your own locks. Here are some tips on how to protect your hair under a wig.

Massage your Scalp

Having a wig sit tightly on your head can cause the blood flow to your scalp to be reduced. Massaging your scalp can overcome this drawback, as it promotes a healthy blood flow and encourages your hair to grow. Try and do this each time you take your wig off.

Take your Wig off Before Bed

We don’t recommend sleeping in your wig – it can inflict tension on your hair and cause breakages. Give your hair and scalp a chance to breathe overnight by taking your wig off. This can go a low way in protecting your own hair throughout wearing a wig.

Shampoo your Hair

The key to healthy hair is keeping it clean. Even if you’re wearing a wig every day, it’s extremely important to make sure you are shampooing your hair at least once a week, but this varies depending on how hot or sweaty your scalp gets throughout the day. Sweat and product can build up over the course of a few days, so you should make sure your hair is always clean before putting a wig on. This is healthy care maintenance that shouldn’t be ditched when wearing a wig!

Keep on Top of Trimming

It might be that you choose to wear a wig all day every day, and assume that you don’t need to trim your own hair as much as a result. However, it’s still important that you have a regular trim to remove split ends and damaged hair. Trimming your hair keeps it healthy and promotes growth. Generally, hair should be trimmed every 6 to 8 weeks.

Wig Cap

Wig caps are a great way of protecting your natural hair. Although optional, the cap acts as a protective barrier between wig and hair, and they are brilliant at keeping your hair in place under the wig. They are an inexpensive and effective way of protecting your natural hair.

Avoid Damp Hair

Having damp natural hair under a wig is not only extremely uncomfortable, but can also promote the growth of nasty bacteria. The moisture mixed with body heat and extra warmth from the layer of wig can cause the growth of mildew and germs. Avoid at all costs!

Be Careful When Braiding

Braiding can be seen as an easy way to keep your natural hair out of the way under a wig. However, if you’re doing this on a regular basis, it can actually weaken your natural hair fibres if too tight. This can start to damage your hair, so try not to braid your hair all the time. And when you are braiding, make sure the braids aren’t too tight.

Moisturize your Hair

You might notice your hair feeling dry after wearing a wig. To combat this, try using hair oils, moisturizers, or treatments to restore its moisture. This will ensure that your hair maintains nice and healthy throughout wig wear.

Take Breaks

If you have natural hair under a wig for a long period of time, it can be good to give your natural hair a break for a few days. This gives it a healthy dose of air and sunshine that can contribute towards keeping your hair healthy.

Quick Wigs

There are various wig construction types available, but wefted wigs are ideal for those who don’t require wigs due to hair loss. This construction incorporates open wefts that allow your scalp to breathe during continued wear, which is great for helping to protect your hair under a wig!
1 minutes install and Take off U-Part wig
Glueless Closure Wig 

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