Wig shedding is normal and should be expected due to the fact that the hair is hand tied by a single knot (sometimes a double knot) to the lace base.To minimize the shedding extent , Hot Beauty Hair will offer you some preventive measures below.
Tip 1:Do not scratch your scalp through your unit as this will cause shedding. Instead, pat your head with your hand or remove your unit and treat your scalp with an anti-itch shampoo and conditioner and then moisturize your scalp with an oil or hair grease to prevent itching.
Tip 2:Use a wide toothed comb or cushion brush to style and brush your lace wig. Start at the bottom and work your way up, holding the hair at the top to avoid pulling at the knots. Be sure to comb your wig thoroughly, but never comb it when it’s wet.
Tip 3:Before washing your lace wig, remove all glue residues from your wig to prevent excess shedding. Letting the residue build up can lead to bald spots.
Tip 4:Tip 3:Avoid using shampoos, hair sprays, spritz and other hair care products that have a high alcohol content because they case the hairs to break and start thinning.
Tip 5:Excessive heat causes damage the wig hair and cause shedding. Hence it is a good idea not to blow dry the hair with a high setting since otherwise the knots may be damaged or split. If you do need to blow dry your hair after a wash do it on a low heat setting.
Tip 6:If you are to sleep with the wig on, then braid the hair to keep it from getting tangled. Gently comb the hair before you braid it, and then wrap it in a hair scarf. Use satin or silk scarves because they will have no friction with the hairs that may cause some tangles or the strands to break and shed.
Tip 7:Use the right products for your lace wig. Moisturizing on a regular basis is paramount to making sure your wig looks its best every day. Use products that are specifically made for lace wigs. Most hair care products contain chemicals and alcohol that lead to dryness, breakage and shedding.