The Simplest Ways to Style a Synthetic Wig

Today's synthetic wigs are pre-styled and have built-in memory, so a few basic synthetic wig care and styling techniques are needed to keep it looking its best. By practicing these tips, you can achieve a natural look you'll love to wear. 
Our simplest styling tips:
  1. Style your wigs every 2~3 weeks with it completely dry. 
  2. Take advantage of a styling head for a view from all angles.
  3. Brush your synthetic wig with a wig brush.
  4. Only use specially formulated wig spray or pure clean water to main wig fibers.

TIP 1: Style your wigs every 2-3 weeks with it completely dry.  Avoid washing wigs. The weight of water can stretch the wig fibers, as well as ruin the curl/style pattern.  
TIP 2: Take advantage of a styling head for a view from all angles. When you use this accessory, you can easily see all sides of the wig. This is especially helpful if you have difficulty reaching up or to the back to comb your wig. 
TIP 3: 
Brush your synthetic wig with a wide-tooth comb or wig brush.  Styling begins with proper brushing. For synthetic wig fibers, a fish bone comb or a wooden wig brush is recommended to prevent the shedding of hairs and stretching of fibers.
Once you have determined the correct tool, brush your wig in a manner that aids the style.
  • Use short lifting strokes with a wig brush on styles with tight curls, waves, or soft curls.

  • Use long, even strokes with a wig brush for wigs that are smooth and straight.

  • Use a pic comb or your fingers in a lifting motion for longer wigs that have ringlet curls.

To achieve more height on any style, brush initially in the opposite direction of the style, then smooth the fibers into your desired shape. 
TIP 4: Only use specially formulated wig spray or pure clean water to maintain wig fibers.  Avoid using human-hair formulated products, including hairsprays and gels, as these can damage your synthetic wig. Wig Conditioner or volumizing mousse are great tools to help keep your style in place. 
To spray your wig:

  • Start at the back of the wig and spray forward, keeping the spray 12 inches away from your head. Maintaining this distance prevents the wig from becoming overly saturated.

  • Switch hands halfway through to help you spray at the same, even distance all around.

  • Lightly mist the entire wig.

  • Wait a few minutes after spraying to allow the style to set.

It is important to not brush or touch your wig when it's wet from spray as this will ruin the preset style. Once dry, you can add height to flattened areas, or reposition your curl using a fish bone comb or wig brush. Remember to use wig spray sparingly and primarily on areas that you have touched up. 
Proper styling tools combined with the right styling products will help keep your wig looking fresh and beautiful.
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