Complete Guide to Styling a Wig
One of the great things about human hair wigs is their versatility. And not just owning multiple wigs, but their ability to be styled just like you would your natural hair.
Whether you want to cut, dye, curl, or trim those baby hairs, wigs give you options to change up your look from day-to-day.
Yet, taking a pair of scissors or using hair dye on your beautiful wig can be a little intimidating. To help you out, we’ve put together some of our expert tips on how to style a wig just the way you like.
Buying a wig based on a picture, only to have it look different when you put it on can be frustrating. Or, perhaps you have a wig you want to give a new style to? In either case, you may need to trim or cut your wig to freshen it up.
Cutting a wig isn’t impossible, but does take some attention to detail, especially if you’re planning to try it on your own. Even though a stylist can help customize your wig, we’ve got a few simple ways to help you do it on your own, including bang trims, texturizing, and giving your wig a fun, sassy new style. Even if you’re not a professional stylist, you can make some simple snips to give your wig a total transformation.
How to Cut a Wig to Look Natural
Color is a great way to change up your look from subtle and reserved one day, to bold the next. One of the benefits of investing in a 100% virgin, human hair wig is that it can be dyed just like your natural hair.
Our guide for how to dye a human hair wig will help you choose a color that suits your skin tone, show you the tools you need, and the process to getting a color that really wows before you start styling.
How to Dye a Human Hair Wig
Now that you’ve bought your wig, you’ve got some options for styling. Perhaps you’ve already got the cut you love, but you still want to give it some body, a little curl, or a sleek, straight style?
The beauty of a high-quality, human hair wig is that it acts just like natural hair, so you can style in a number of ways. Before you get to making it your own, we’ve got some tips on what tools to use and how to style your wig depending on if it’s a lace frontal or 360 lace. Then, it’s time to get to styling and curling.
How to Style a Wig
Curling your wig is a great way to get that cute new style with little effort and cost. But you also want to avoid damaging the hair with hot tools. Thankfully, there are ways to curl a wig without causing heat damage, which can shorten the life of the unit.
Some simple prep like brushing the hair, using rollers, and using the right amount of heat can spare the hair. No more fried ends, breakage, or melted hair.
How to Curl Your Wig Without Heat Damage
Baby hairs are a key element in making a wig look natural. Too much hair around the hairline can look dense and unnatural, but with a quick pluck, you can customize your wig just the way you like AND look super natural. With our tips, you can create and style baby hair edges like a professional.
While some wigs come pre-plucked and with baby hairs, this section is all about creating and styling your own edges to give your wig its own unique look. And it takes just a couple of simple tools to get started.
How to Make Baby Hair Edges on a Lace Front Wig