How to take care of your hair when it’s under a wig?

Nowadays, a lot of people love to use a wig as well as own at least one for themselves. Wig is a savior, helping you to change your hair quickly without cutting or affecting your real hair. Although wig is popularly used, not everybody has not known how to care for their natural hair under wig. Therefore, this article will help you learn about how to take care of your hair when it’s under a wig?

Hair under wig – Regularly wash your hair and scalp

Imagine that you wear a hat all day daily, would that make you want to wash your hair regularly? This is the reason why you have to wash your hair and scalp more often. When wearing a wig, your scalp will sweat. It not only clog the follicles of your hair but also make your wig and your hair under it smell bad. Moreover, if you do not usually wash your hair, bacteria will begin to form. Therefore, it’s extremely important to wash your hair and scalp frequently to protect hair under wig.
Wash your hair and scalp regularly

Wash your wig more often

Besides keeping your hair and scalp clean, you also need to keep your wig fresh. It will be meaningless when you usually wash your hair and scalp but your wig is dirty. So, wash your wig more often to keep it clean to make your real hair  be protected. The most suitable time to wash your wig is 4-6 weeks every 30 wears. Do not forget this tip to be pleased when wearing a wig! 8 mistakes should be avoided when washing wig at home
Wash your wig every 4-6 week or 30 wears

Hair under wig – Conditioning your tresses

Technically, conditioning your hair is a step to take care of your hair that you should do. However, when you are wearing a wig, it is obligatory to do that. If you put a wig on without conditioning your hair first, your hair under wig will be badly damaged.
Deep conditioning your hair before applying wig
Conditioning your hair is moisturizing and adding the required elasticity for your hair. To do that, your hair will be smooth and decrease the risk of getting split ends. So, when you are going to put on a wig, you should follow these steps.
  • Wash your hair.
  • Apply conditioner.
  • Let your hair sit at least 30 minutes, the best time is about 2-3 hours.
  • Rinse your hair, dry and then braid it.
When you have finished, your hair is ready to put on a wig and it is much better to moisturize your real hair till the next hair wash.

Oil your cornrows

If you want to lay down your wig as flush as possible, you had better put your hair in cornrows. It both helps to fit your wig with your scalp and protect your ends. So, just add a carrier oil before braiding to extra protect your braids and your scalp is moisturized well.
Oil your cornrows

Hair under wig – Detox your scalp

You should detox your scalp once a month to remove the build-up and rebalance your scalp PH level. If you usually wear a wig, it is essential to do that. So do not hesitate to detox your scalp every month to protect your under a wig and improve your hair health.
Detox your scalp once a month

Hair under wig – Give it a break

To be honest, a good thing but too much can turn into a bad one easily if there is no moderation and balance and wig is one of them. If you wear a wig too much, it is not good for your natural hair. Your hair needs vitamin D from the sun, air and no pressure or stress from wearing a wig to be healthy. So let your hair take a break after a long time standing the wig to thrive!
Take a break from wigs
  All the above are some tips on how to take care of your hair when it is under a wig. Hopefully you have gained much useful information. If you have any questions, please contact us via the information below. Website: Fanpage: Messi Hair 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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