For Moorestown residents who are interested in making their wigs last longer and staying on-trend, there are simple wig care tips to follow. A wig, like many fashion accessories, is an investment that should be maintained. A little bit of work overtime will keep a hairpiece valuable for longer, and your style on point.
Wash and Wear Wig Care
One of the biggest deciding factors in the longevity of your wig is the material it is made out. Human hair wigs last longer and are more durable. However, they are often more expensive. Synthetic wigs are more cost-effective but likely will not last as long. Choosing a wig material will depend on how often the wig will be worn.
To stay looking and fresh and stylish, wigs need to be cared for like natural hair. This will require shampooing and brushing. Special shampoos and tools are made for wigs. They do not need to be washed as frequently as natural hair. Brushing and styling should be done with care to preserve the integrity of the strands.
To freshen up an older wig, consider having it cut and styled. This can be done at home, or you can bring the wig to a professional. Add some curls or waves and give it a healthy trim. Now you’ve got a new wig all over again. This can also be done for a special occasion, such as a wedding or event where you would need a specific hairdo. Proper styling by a professional can avoid scorching the hair and get the results hairdressers are known and loved for.
That said, unlike new hair which is constantly growing out damage, the wig comes with a finite amount of hair. Wig strands that are subject to heated styling will accrue more damage in the same places over and over again. Try to limit the amount of styling that is done. Repeat styling, such as placing the same curls in the same place may also be problematic, as would a repeated curl-straighten-curl cycle.
Leave it to the Wig-A-Do Pros
To make sure your wigs maintenance is being done properly, bring it in so our staff can help you out. Many elements can be repaired by our cosmetology-trained staff, even singed wigs or ragged ends. Professional cleaning and repair can be the last and greatest step to keeping your wig in great shape for longer.
We’d love to make your wig last longer. Stop by or call Wig-A-Do at (856) 235-3534 today! Make every day a good hair day!