How to Care for a Synthetic Wig -

How to Care for a Synthetic Wig

The Do's and Don'ts of Wig Care

Finding the perfect wig is just half the battle. Proper wig care is essential for maintaining its style, condition, and longevity. Here our experts lay out some helpful wig care tips:  the dos and don'ts of wig care. It's an easy and quick guide to ensuring you get the most out of your wig now and in the future.


The Dos: 

  • Brush your wig before washing to remove tangles and spray buildup
  • Use only wig shampoo and other wig care products
  • Handle your wig gently
  • Air dry your wig by hanging it lqoosely
  • Use wig conditioner

Avoid Heat from: 

  • Boiling water
  • A preheated oven
  • Curling iron
  • Blow dryer
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cigarette lighter
  • Barbeque grill

The Don'ts: 

Never rub, twist, or wring.

Never brush or touch your wig when it is wet from: 

  • Water
  • Steam
  • Rain
  • Snow
  • Excessive spraying
  • Perspiration

Friction from the following will also damage a wig: 

  • Upholstered furniture
  • High collars
  • Bed pillows
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Following these wig care tips and our guide to washing and drying your wig will help extend the life of your wig and keep it, and you, looking fabulous. For more expert advice, check out our other wig guides.

Friction can also damage your wig, avoid rubbing against: upholstered furniture, high collars, bed pillows.