Q: How do I figure out which wig I want?
A: Here are some very helpful hints when choosing a wig.
- Is this your first wig?
Choosing a color close to your natural hair is a good option to transition into wig wearing. Wigs are also meant to be fun, so trying a color that has always been your hair goals is a fun option. I choose wigs based on ease, I prefer to cut the lace and go. Some wigs will need a little more finessing to get them exactly how you want them but for the most part we try to make these super user friendly.
- What length do you want?
All wigs range from short, medium, to long. We have lengths on most of our newer wigs and we are working on getting them on all the wigs to make it easier for you find a light you love!
Q: How do I know what size wig I will need?
A: Most of our wigs are available in average size, which means they fit heads 21 ½ to 22 ½ inches in circumference. The wigs have adjustable straps and stretch so they can be adjusted.
95% of all women fit into the average size. I also carry tighter and larger wigs and all measurements are in the description of each wig.
Q: What is the difference between petite and regular wigs?
A: When measuring your head for a wig, it is all about head circumference, similar to measuring your head for a hat. Keep in mind that all wigs can adjust an inch bigger or smaller. Petite is typically 20" to 21" and regular is 21.5" to 22.5".
How to measure your head.
Q: What is Density?
A: Wigs range in thickness depending on density. Natural hair is 110-130%. Wigs range from 130-150%, 150% being the most common. We try to carry a wide range of densities for everyone. We suggest going with a lower density wig if you are new to wearing wig since these will be closer to what you are used to with bio hair.
Each wig in the description will specify density.
Q: Is plucking necessary?
A: If you choose to pluck your wig, we suggest you leave the lace on to do this process. It helps customize the wig even more. We have lots of resources and videos to help you if you want to learn how to pluck your wig. However, I choose wigs based on ease, I prefer to cut the lace and go and all of our wigs are able to just be put on and look amazing.
Q: What is the average life of a wig?
A: The average life with proper care is typically 8 months to a year. I have personally had some for longer. it is all about preventive care. Make sure you are not over brushing your wigs. You want to use a wig brush on your wigs and with tour curly wigs try go use a wide tooth comb as much as possible. Always try to pull your wigs off the nape of your neck to help prevent friction. I have some wigs in my personal collection that are well over a year old they just need some love and attention and they can last you a long time!!
Q: Are the wigs itchy?
A: The wigs are very comfortable and most people have no problem with itching. If you have any issues we suggest trying a wig cap wig grip combo. It is made of a very soft material that will protect your head. You can also take scar tape and run it along the lace area of the inside of the wig and that will help with itching as well.
Storing Your Wig
The best way to store a wig is to hang it or place it on a Styrofoam mannequin head. If you are traveling with your wigs we suggest either a wig travel bag or the silk bag that you received to it wig in.
Washing Your Wig
Wash and condition your wigs once for every 15-25 times you wear it to keep it looking soft and natural. This time will very based on if you are putting any products in your wig or wearing any makeup. You will be able to tell when it’s time for your wig to get a bath. Over washing can cause damage to your wig too.
Use a gentle laundry detergent or synthetic wig shampoo (available on amazon) and wig conditioner or fabric softener. After we suggest using some type of wig conditioning spray.
Fill a basin with COLD WATER. Pour one capful of shampoo into the basin. Put your wig into the water and swish gently. Wash one minute or less; then rinse well with COLD WATER. For best results, follow with a conditioner for synthetic wigs or fabric softener.
Q: Can I cut my wig?
A: Yes, however if you are considering cutting or thinning your wig, we highly recommend that you take it to a hair stylist who is experienced in cutting wigs.
Q: Can I color my wig?
A: You can not use traditional dye or bleach on synthetic hair. Since it is a fiber, the dye will not adhere to it. Although not recommended, Rit Dyemore synthetic dye can be used in some cases. You can also use root spray to add roots to your wigs and lowlights.
Q: How do I secure my wig?
A: Most women just wear a Wig Grip, wig cap, or our wig grip combo. Some use nothing at all. For women with hair, the metal clips are great for added security. For women who don't have hair, the grip and the combo is great as well!
Q: Can I get my long hair in a wig?
A: The easiest way is to either put your hair in a low bun and then tuck it into the bottom of the wig. If your hair is extremely long or thick, you can put it in a French braid, or divide it in half and do two French braid pig tails. This will make the hair lay flat and evenly around the head