Wigs 101: How to Wash a Human Hair Wig

Wig washing is absolutely essential if you want it to last you a long time. If you’re new to wigs, or just looking for tips on how to properly wash your human hair wig, look no further. With over 30 years of experience under our belt, we’ve come up with the simplest method for thoroughly washing and conditioning your wig so that it’s squeaky clean and as good as new.

Read on to learn how to wash a human hair wig in our step-by-step tutorial.

wigs 101 - how to wash human hair wigs

Step 1
Begin by gently detangling the hair using a soft paddle brush.

Step 2
Mix the shampoo in a basin of cold water, turn the wig inside out, and immerse it in the water. Gently swirl without rubbing the hair together, and let the wig soak for 5 minutes.

Step 3
Rinse the wig gently in cold water.

Step 4
Apply deep conditioner on the hair directly, leave it in for 30 mins to 1 hour, and rinse the wig out completely.

Step 5
After rinsing the wig, scrunch the curls back into place by squeezing the hair gently from the bottom up.

Step 6
Apply a small amount of natural oil while the hair is still damp. And lay the wig flat on a clean dry towel to air dry completely.

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