Choosing the right wig can be difficult, especially when it is your first time. There are a surprising number of factors to consider, as well as plenty of options available that can be confusing. Researching and navigating through all these options can be exhausting.
In this article. we have compiled a few wig tips to help you along, whether you’re a pro or new to wigs. We are delighted to share our years of training and expertise with you to ensure that you have the greatest buying and wearing experience possible.
- Be Confident
The secret to a great hairstyle is having the right attitude. Your wig will not look good on you if you keep on worrying or fidgeting with it. You will be able to pull off any look you want when you own it, walk tall, and be confident.
- Customize Your Cut
Your wig is like a designer suit. You can wear it off the rack or out of the box and it will look good. But with a little customization, it can look amazing. A custom cut can make a lot of difference. So, bring it to your hairstylist to get the bangs trimmed, shaped, or thinned out to reduce excess bulk.
- Invest in the Right Haircare Products
When it comes to selecting the ideal hair products for your hair, the ingredients are the most important factor to consider. Make sure you know what to avoid, and what will give you the best results.
The right care products are essential if you want to extend the life of your wig and keep it looking attractive. Synthetic wigs require the use of care products designed specifically for synthetic hair. For human hair wigs, sulfate-free products or products specifically designed for color-treated hair would be best in keeping the color looking vibrant for longer.
- Always think ahead
It is a great idea to always have two or more wigs at all times. This way, you will always have a wig to wear whenever you are washing the other one. It also gives you peace of mind knowing you have a backup in case one is damaged. Rotating wigs can also help prolong their life.
- Kitchen tips
While synthetic wigs are easy to maintain, many new wig wearers are unaware that synthetic hairpieces are not exactly kitchen-friendly, especially when it comes to heat. Synthetic wig fibers comprise a range of high-quality plastic strands, including polyester, polyvinyl chloride, and acrylic. If you enjoy cooking, here is an important tip to not for all synthetic wig wearers: Never open an oven while wearing a synthetic wig. Your wig will be ruined by a rapid blast of heat. Even the hot steam from a boiling pot can cause irreversible damage.
- Reduce on the Shine
People usually love to see shiny things. Shiny wigs, however, are something that most people dislike. When ordering a synthetic hairpiece, this is one of the most common complaints because synthetic wigs with too much shine appear fake and unnatural. To reduce the shine, sprinkle ypur wig some hair powder and then brush through for a more natural look.
- Personalize your Look
If your natural hair color is close to the color of your wig, try blending in your hair along the hairline for a more natural appearance. Apply the wig, then use your fingers or a rattail comb to pull out small sections of your hair along the sides and front.
- Stay Close to Your Current Style
Select a wig that is closest to your current hairdo. What will seem the most natural on you is a style that looks like you. A familiar look will boost your confidence and make the transition from wearing your hair to wearing wigs easier. Experiment with subtle style changes while remaining within your comfort zone.
- Know Your Measurements
Nothing is worse that a wig that does not fit properly. You do not want your wig to ride up, slip off, or look misshapen due to a lot of bulk at your crown. This is also why choosing the right size is as important as selecting the best color and style.
- Curly or Straight
Gold N’ Hot curling and flat irons are emerging hair tools that allow you to straighten or cur both human and synthetic hair. These new and advanced tools have specific settings designed for hairpieces, synthetic wigs, or hair extensions. They allow you to easily transform your curly wig to a straight wig or straight wig to curly while avoiding any damages. A must-have accessory for any wig.
- Try a New Hair Do
Wigs follow the current hair trends. New wig styles are released in parallel with new hairstyles. Trying a new wig style is a simple way to try out the latest hair trends without committing, keep your look current, and avoid hair boredom. Because not all hair trends work for everyone, keeping close to your current hairstyle is the best way to go especially if you’re new to wearing wigs.
- Do not be Afraid of Color
Color is not something to be afraid of. If you have found a wig you adore and do not want to change your style, experiment with a new color to freshen up your look. The majority of people can wear up to three shades darker or lighter than their natural skin tone.
Do not be afraid to switch up your color scheme for the season. It is not uncommon to wear a lighter color in the spring and summer and a darker color in the fall and winter. Experimenting with color is enjoyable and a simple way to give yourself a completely new appearance.
Whether you prefer curly wigs or glueless wigs, using the right techniques and products is the key to proper wig care. Using wig care products specifically designed for wigs will make a huge difference in the appearance of your wigs and hairpieces, as well as their longevity. Always remember that if you give love to your hair, it will love you back.