How To Wash Your Wig – The Secret For A Long Lasting Wig

If you are a person who has ever worn a wig, you will have noticed how quickly your scalp gets hot and sweaty. Where does this sweat go? Of course it gets absorbed into the wig! Even when you wear a wig cap, your wig will become stinky and gross after a while. Especially if you spray the thing down with lots of sticky hairspray before a night out. The secret for a (hygienic) and long lasting wig is in how you wash it. Thats why we’ve made you this step-by-step tutorial on how to wash your wig.

How to wash this wig:

  1. Detangle the knots carefully by using a wide tooth comb. Be sure to not pull or drag the fiber too hard as it may break or pull out.
  2. Fill a bowl with COLD water and mix in a capful of shampoo.
  3. Let the wig soak in the bowl with cold water for 5 minutes. Do not wring or squeeze the wig.
  4. Drain all the soapy water from the bowl and refill it with fresh COLD water so the soap gets removed from the wig. Set bowl aside.
  5. Put the wig on the side
  6. Apply conditioner directly to the wig, starting from the roots and stroking downwards.
  7. Leave the conditioner in the wig for 5 minutes.
  8. Immerse the wig in the bowl with the fresh cold water to get most of the conditioner out.
  9. Place the wig in a folded dry towel and pat it dry, making sure not to wring or squeeze it.
  10. Remove from towel and gently shake the wig to regain its style.
  11. Let it air dry on an object that lets the hair flow down naturally.

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