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How to Protect Your Hair Under A Wig

Attaining fuller, longer hair can take a long time. Fortunately, by wearing a high-quality wig or hair extensions, you no longer need to wait for several months to grow your locks out. You can enjoy looking and feeling your best in an instant, especially during bad hair days.

Wigs are great to wear, but there is a risk that they can damage your crowning glory. That depends on how you wear or put on your wig, and how well you maintain your hair. To prevent your hair from getting damaged while you are wearing your wig, make sure to keep these tips in mind:

  1. Invest in wig hair care products

Most wigs are made of fibre, which is a material that offers poor air circulation. That means when you wear a wig, your scalp and hair are unable to breathe, and your hair lacks moisture. You may consider investing in hair care products that are specifically made for wig wearers just like you, such as a water-based moisturizer.

  1. Never sleep in your wig

Sleeping while wearing your wig is never a good idea. Aside from being uncomfortable, doing this can be dangerous to your health. That is especially true if your cap size is too small, which can put severe pressure and tension on your scalp. That can cause headaches, poor hair growth, and even hair loss.

  1. Massage your scalp

Every time you wear a wig, your scalp can suffer from poor blood flow that can cause headaches. To stimulate the blood flow and promote healthy hair growth, massage your scalp after you remove your wig.

  1. Dry your hair completely before wearing your wig

Due to heat and moisture, damp hair underneath a wig can become a breeding ground for mildew, germs, and fungi. Maintain the health of your hair by always making sure to dry your hair completely before putting on your wig.

  1. Look for a wig with a nylon netting

Wig cap allows your scalp to breathe and protects your hair, hairline, and scalp from direct contact, pressure, and friction when wearing your wig. This is why when choosing a wig, you have to look for one with a wig cap. Also, don’t forget to consider the material. Always opt for one with a nylon wig cap instead of cotton or nylon nettings. Nylon promotes air circulation and will never suffocate your scalp.

  1. Use shampoo and conditioner regularly

Wearing a wig the entire day can cause sweat and dirt to accumulate on your scalp. Because of this, you have to make sure to use shampoo and conditioner regularly.

Look for hair care products that are suitable for your hair type. You may also consider discussing the products that suit your hair best with your hairdresser.


Rocking your ideal hairstyle has never been easier than with wigs or hair toppers. They come in various styles, colours, and lengths, so you can flaunt your preferred look without any hassle. When wearing a wig, don’t forget to follow the tips mentioned above to keep your hair healthy.

Looking for an easy way to have fuller, longer hair? Shop at our store for premium hair wigs in London, Ontario. We look forward to seeing you!

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