How To Care For Wig

How to Care for a Wig

Proper maintenance of your wig is essential to maintain its intended style and keep your wig looking longer. We've rounded up some wig care tips that will help prolong the life of your wig. If you're looking for hair care instructions, read our article on how to care for wigs.

How to wash a wig:

Always handle your wig gently.

Brush wig with wig brush before washing to remove tangles and spray buildup.

Wash your wig regularly. Your wig should be washed after about 30 wears, or every four to six weeks. Learn how to wash synthetic wigs.

Use wig shampoo and other wig care products specially formulated for wig fibers.

Regular use of wig conditioner will help soften dryness and bring out the shine and flow of the fibers. Conditioner will also help restore the wig's original style pattern.

Hang the wig loosely on a wig stand or spray can to air dry to ensure the fibers look healthy and manageable. Putting a wet wig on top of styrofoam or wood will stretch and damage the wig cap.

How to style a wig:

Use wig styling tools made specifically for wigs. For example, using a wig cap under a wig often results in a more comfortable fit. A hat will help hold your natural hair in place, and it can also help prevent breakage and thinning, especially on the top of the head. Using the chin strap helps keep the wig securely on the head, freeing your hands for styling. If you can't keep your arms up for long periods of time, you may choose to wear the wig on a styled head instead of your own. This will also make it easier to style the back of the wig, and other parts that may not be easily accessible if you're wearing it. has all these styling tools, including pins to secure the wig to the styling head, a grooming brush, and a teaser comb. Learn more about how to style a wig.

Things to avoid:

1. Avoid exposure to boiling water, preheated ovens, curling irons, hair dryers, clothes dryers, open flames and the heat of barbecue grills.

2. Avoid rubbing against things that will create friction, which may damage the wig, such as upholstered furniture, high collars and bed pillows.

3. Avoid rubbing, twisting or wringing out the wig.

4. When the wig becomes wet from water, steam, rain, snow, overspray or sweat, please avoid brushing or touching the wig.

5. Avoid putting the wig on a wet styling head as this will stretch and damage the wig cap.

6. Avoid using heat tools on wigs that are not specifically designed to be heat resistant.

It's easy to follow these wig care tips! This will help extend the life of your wig and keep you looking fabulous. offers a wide range of wig care products to help you prolong the life of your wig. You can buy shampoo, conditioner, styling products, hairspray, wig cap liners, and even heat tools!