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Healthy Human Hair Care Tips For Beautiful Hair

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Of course, we all want that thick, beautiful, and healthier hair. But you cannot achieve that if you don’t take proper care of your human hair wig. You need to ensure that you integrate a proper hair care routine in your schedule to have healthy and beautiful human hair.

While some people are naturally blessed with full, thick, and healthy hair, others have to put more effort to achieve all these. In this article, we are going to discuss why it is important to take care of your human hair wig and the best tips to help you take care of your human hair wigs. Keep on reading this piece to explore all of these.

Why is human hair care routine important?

It is no secret that hair has a huge impact on one’s mood and self-esteem. According to experts, apart from the eyes and smile, hair is also among the top reasons for a higher number of compliments a woman gets. Although eyes and smile cannot be changed, hair can be changed easily. For instance, you can get a new hairstyle or a haircut. But really, why is hair care essential? Well, let’s find out.

You will have a clean scalp

By washing your hair regularly, you will have a cleaner scalp. A clean scalp equals healthy hair. It is advisable to wash the hair at least once a week.  And when washing your human hair, you should use the right products to avoid damaging your hair.

    ● To prevent breakage and split ends

Poorly maintained hair is more likely to experience breakage or split ends. When you take care of your hair, you will wash it, treat it, and even comb it properly, hence reducing the chances of breakages and split ends.

    ● It will look beautiful

Of course, if you take care of your human hair, it will look beautiful. Unkempt best human hair wigs tend to look pale, dull, and ugly. Such a wig will not do any good to a person’s look. A well-maintained wig tends to look healthier, clean, and beautiful.

    ● The human hair wig will last longer

If you want to increase the lifespan of your human hair wig, then it is essential that you take good care of it. Human hair wigs are generally expensive compared to synthetic a wig, that’s why you need to ensure that you enjoy your money and wear it more. And you can only achieve that if you take good care of the wig, otherwise, if you fail to take good care of it, it will get damaged quickly, hence not offering you a higher value for your money.

    ● Improved self-esteem

As mentioned above, well-maintained human hair looks healthy and beautiful. When your hair looks healthier and beautiful, you will feel more confident. This enhanced self-confidence can make you more productive at work or thrive in any aspect of your life, be it at work, in your relationship, etc.

Human hair care tips

Human hair wigs are a huge investment and they require the same amount of care and love as your natural hair. However, it is worth mentioning that not all wigs are created equal. Some are of high quality, while others are of low quality. On top of that, some wigs require certain hair products to care for them. And so, you will need to invest effort and time in ensuring that your human hair wig looks stunning and healthy.

With that said, let’s take a look at some of the human hair maintenance tips that can help you take care of your human hair and have beautiful hair.

1. Invest in a good moisturizing conditioner 

Of course, first things first, you need to invest in a good moisturizing conditioner because you will have to wash your human hair regularly. Even if you decide to adhere to the rule of using hair care products cautiously, you will still have to purchase products that can clean your hair without damaging it. When buying a conditioner, look for one that will help to permeate and retain moisture in your hair. 

2. Wash your human hair regularly

If you want your human hair to look beautiful and healthy, you need to wash it frequently. To wash your human hair, you need to start by wetting it under the water. You can wet it in the shower or hold it under the bathtub tap. This is to help it from getting tangled in a basin or sink.

Apply mild shampoo on the wig. Distribute the shampoo from the top to the tip of the wig. Once you have done that, you need to rinse it using clean, cold running water. Avoid using hot water as it can damage your beautiful hair. After that, squeeze lightly any excess water from the wig. Do not rub or wring the wig out.  To dry off the wig, blot it gently.

3. Condition the wig properly

When your hair is still damp, you need to apply some high-quality conditioner. Spread the conditioner evenly to ensure that it penetrates into the wig. It is advisable to let the conditioner rest in your wig for about five minutes. While the wig is wet and saturated with conditioner, detangle the wig gently, from the tip to the top of the wig. Then you can rinse the conditioner using cold, running water.

4. Brush your human hair wigs regularly

Of course, if you want to prevent your human hair from tangling, then you need to ensure that you brush it regularly. You need to use the right comb when brushing your hair. A wide-toothed comb is ideal for brushing human hair wigs as it can help untangle them. Moreover, a wide-toothed comb can handle bigger knots and reduce shedding. Tangle-free wigs tend to look more beautiful and healthier. If you want to add a bit of volume to your wig, then you need to invest in a paddle brush. This brush can help you achieve that without necessarily applying heat to your strands.

5. Choose your hair products carefully

Choose your human hair products carefully. It is advisable to use only shampoos and conditioners that are paraben and sulfate-free. Avoid hair products that contain alcohol. That’s because they are potent to human hair structure and can strip the hair its moisture and elasticity. Hair elasticity is vital as it enables hair to withstand manipulation in regards to hairstyling.

6. Use heat protectant sprays carefully 

If you have opted for flat iron as a way of styling your hair, you should ensure that you are using a heat protectant on those strands. It’s advisable to use the lowest heat setting as too much heat will only damage your human hair. This is something that you wouldn’t want.

7. Wear your wig less often

If you want your wig to maintain its vibrancy, you need to wear it less often. Your wig is just like your favorite t-shirt. If you wear your favorite t-shirt more often, it will start to fray and fade. It won’t look as good as when you bought it. Your wig also works the same. Too much exposure to the sun, products, and hairstyle manipulations can drastically reduce your human hair wig’s lifespan. That’s why it is advisable to have at least three wigs that you can alternate so that the other one can rest for some time. 

8. Never sleep in your wig

This is one of the most common mistakes among wig wearers. You should never sleep in your wig. You should let your scalp breathe at night. That’s why you should remove your wig at night. Besides, sleeping in your wig can make it more prone to tangling, something that you may not want.

9. Store your human hair properly to extend its lifespan

Finally, if you want to maintain your wig’s appearance and boost its longevity, you need to store it properly when not wearing it. First, make sure that the hair clean and tangle-free. If you recently washed your wig, you need to ensure that it is dry. Damp hair can form mildew and become quite smelly. That’s why you shouldn’t dare store your wig when it is wet. The best way to store your wig when not wearing it is to hang it on a wig hanger or mannequin head and not on a drawer.

Wrapping up

Achieving healthy and beautiful hair requires effort, time, and money. If you have a tight schedule, then you can consider setting an appointment with your hairstylist to help you wash, condition, and untangle your human hair.

Failing to take care of your human hair will result in dryness, dullness, and you may even notice dandruff. Your natural hair may stop growing too. With the tips mentioned above, taking care of your human hair can be as easy as taking care of your natural hair. Remember to avoid using hot water, salty water, and harsh chemicals on your hair as they can damage your wig.

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