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Lena's Wig Care Guide
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Washing: every 4-8 weeks
- Brush out any knots & remove any hair stuck in the combs or clips
- Hold wig by the part while you wash so that you don't lose the part's place
- Wet thoroughly, shampoo gently twice, & don't scrub skin part at the top of the wig
- Rinse & apply conditioner to bottom half of wig, never to the skin part
- Rinse completely so that all product is out of hair
- Ring out wig to remove excess water. Wrap wig in a towel to dry for 15-20 minutes
- Remove wig from towel & using a wet brush through the hair
- If tangles remain, spray with detangling spray and gently brush out
- Apply any product you are using (mousse, cream, etc.), put wig on wig head, & let dry overnight or at least until 80% dry
Styling: best to find a pro and minimize heat
- I strongly recommend that you have a professional style your wig.
- NOTE: Most salons work with wigs, & any experienced stylists should be able to style a wig. The same CAN NOT be said for cutting wigs. That requires specific training.
- To style your own wig you will need: a wig head, a wig clamp, T-pins, a round blow drying brush, a curling iron, a blow dryer with a director, and a heat protectant product.
- Watch YouTube tutorials on curling & blow drying to learn techniques
- VERY IMPORTANT: To extend the life of your wig, use the least amount of heat you can to achieve the look you want & do not use heat above 350º on your curling iron
- Your wig should be at least 80% dry when you begin styling. DO NOT dry a wig from totally wet to dry with a blow dryer if you can help it.
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