8 Serious mistakes you may make when washing a wig at home

Wig care is one of the most essential things to do when you use it. Not only is it about brushing, shaping your hair wig, but also washing and cleaning it. However, not everyone knows how to properly care for their wig. Therefore, this article will point out the common mistakes you encounter when washing a wig at home.

Washing a wig at home mistake – Washing it without detangling before

When washing a wig, whether it’s a real human hair wig or  synthetic one, you must untangle it before you wash it. Just use a comb, brush gently from top to bottom, remove tangles first and wash your wig later. So that your wig still maintains its quality as well as prolongs its life.
Untangle a wig before washing

Don’t scrub your wig too much

When washing your wig, use your fingers in a gentle way, do not use your nails. When using nails or improper washing methods such as strongly scrubbing, your wig will be damaged quickly. The stronger you impact your wig, the faster it will be damaged. Therefore, be gentle when using and washing it.
Don’t scrub a wig too much

Washing a wig at home mistake – Using hot water to wash

This mistake may surprise you, but washing your hair wig with hot water may cause negative effects. Hot water will create a bad effect on your hairpiece and the wig can’t bear being washed under hot water. So, don’t forget it!
Do not wash your wig with hot water

Using improper hair products to wash

The most common mistake when washing a wig at home is using regular shampoos and conditioners. Those are not the special product for wigs, so they may contain unsuitable chemicals for your wigs. Therefore, special hair products which provide nutrition for your wig should be used so as not to damage it.
Use wig shampoos and conditioners

Do not put the conditioner on the lace cap

When washing hair, we often apply shampoos and conditioners step by step. However, washing your wig needs more attention. If you put the conditioner on a lace cap, your hair will go to the “multi area”. Then, a “pillow” will be created in the scalp and a bump will appear. The result is you will be uncomfortable with that bump.

Washing a wig at home – Do not brush aggressively

When brushing your wigs before and after washing it, you should be careful. As it’s not your real hair so it can’t grow back. Brush it gently, from the bottom to the top and untangle the knots slowly whenever being stuck.
Brush a wig gently

Washing a wig at home – Do not absorb the water by wrapping wig in a towel

When washing a wig, we often use a towel to wrap it to make it dry faster. However, wrapping a wig in a towel can result in wefts and damage it in the long-term. So, let it dry naturally to prevent negative impact on your wig.

The blow dryer may burn your wig

Everybody wants to keep the wig healthy and shiny. To do that, you need to put the dryer in the correct position. Blowing the wrong direction or directly on the scalp may burn your hair. Be careful at this step!
Be careful when blowing wig by the dryer
=>>> See more How to maintain a wig properly? Above are “8 mistakes you may make when washing a wig at home” that you should take note. Through this article, we hope you have a better understanding of how to wash your wig. If you have any questions, please contact us via the information below. Website: Tel: (+84) 973.522.855 Email: [email protected] Address: Room 703, CT3B Building, Me Tri Thuong, Nam Tu Liem, Hanoi, Vietnam
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