During your IN- HOME fitting, we will educate you on how to maintain your hair replacement at home. We will go over what products and tools to use and discuss some styling tips. Our goal is for you to get the best results at home with your hair replacement.
How often will you need to shampoo and condition your hair replacement?
This will depend on how often you wear your hair replacement. Every other day to once a month depending on the lifestyle.
European Hair, Indian/ Chinese Hair, and High Heat Synthetic/ Human Hair Blend:
Carefully brush the hair with a special detangling brush or a wide tooth comb.
Fill a bowl with warm water and add appropriate shampoo to water.
Holding cap or hair piece from the inside- band area, drop cap into bowl to soak for 5-10 mins. Submerge. If needed a couple of dunks down into bath and up and out with a gentle squeeze can be done if very oily. Do not rub or wring cap/ base.
Rinse. Gently squeeze out excessive water.
Fill bowl again with water and add appropriate conditioner.
Soak hair for 10 mins.
Rinse. Carefully squeeze out excessive water.
Place in a towel and blot hair. Do not rub hair dry with towel.
Place wig or toppette onto your foam wig head. Pin to foam head. CAREFUL NOT TO PIN THRU LACE.
Carefully brush hair with a special detangling brush or a large tooth comb into place. Add appropriate styling products.
European hair - let air dry and finish ends with a round brush and dryer.
Indian/ Chinese Hair - blow dry 80% of the moisture out of hair and start to round brush the hair to lay flat.
High Heat Synthetic/ Human Hair Blend - let air dry and work lengths of hair with heat tools to remove tangles and matting if needed. High Heat fibers are designed to take form while hair is cooling. Keep heat tools BELOW 320º.
Carefully brush out tangles from hair.
Fill a basin with cool water. Add appropriate shampoo.
Submerge hair into water. Soak 5- 10 mins.
Place in a towel and blot excessive water from hair. Do not rub hair dry with towel.
Apply appropriate hair styling product to hair.
Shake and mold hair with a detangling brush or a wide tooth comb into desired style.
Air dry on a wig stand or vase, ensuring proper ventilation thru cap.
Do not use heat tools, including hair dryers, curling irons, or heat from ovens and/or grills.
Only use SYNTHETIC HAIR products.
Tips for all hair and base types
It's NOT recommended to dry wigs on a foam head, this can stretch cap.
Try to keep hair falling in the same direction that the hair falls. NOT to hold wig or wash upside down.
Be careful to apply conditioner to only the lengths of hair. NOT directly to base of wig or toppette.
Velcro rollers and hot rollers are not recommended.
Never place in a washing machine.
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