Frequently Asked Questions

How do I put on a wig?

After removing your wig from the box, take off the protective hairnet (if the style has one) and give it a good shake. If it is a ready-to-wear like synthetic hair then you are ready to go! If it requires customization (such as trimming a lace front), we recommend you consult a hair stylist. Check out our salon locator to find local salons familiar with wearable hair.

If you have a lot of your own hair, the first step is to gather it back and up. One great trick is to separate hair into two sections on each side of your head. Twist the hair as you pull it back and around the head so that it will eventually lay flat. This tactic can help avoid a pony tail bulge. You may choose to use pins, braids, wig caps (recommended) or a great product called Sure Grip to secure your hair. A wig cap can be helpful even without hair to keep wigs secure and in place.

Hold your wig on each side of your pupils, start at the front, place it at your natural hairline, Slide it on toward the nape of your neck and shift as needed using the ear tabs to help center your wig.

Adjustable straps at the nape (back of the neck) may help to achieve a more secure fit. If handling a lace front wig, take care not to tug on the lace as it can be a bit delicate.

Don’t worry if it doesn’t look perfect right away, start styling!

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What should I keep in mind about HEAT-FRIENDLY synthetic hair?

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What is the best way to store a wig?

A wig stand or mannequin is ideal. It will help keep the hair from becoming tangled and will help to maintain shape. Place a plastic bag over it to keep it from dust. Keep your wig or wigs  in high places if you own a cat. Animals especially cats l...

What wig choice is best for a sensitive scalp?

100% Hand-Tied or double monofilament wigs tend to be most gentle on sensitive scalps. Some people use wig caps to protect the scalp. Sure Grip by BeautiMark is a hypoallergenic comfort liner designed to add cushion - particularly at pressure points ...

How should I care for my wig?

Synthetic hair and human hair each have special needs in order to maintain their look and feel. There is no need to cleanse daily, but if you wear your wig a lot it is most likely you would want to ash it once every three weeks. If worn less once a m...

What are the different types of wig cap construction?

Constant innovation in technology allows for increasingly wearable and comfortable wigs! The base of any wig is referred to as a cap. The hair is attached to the wig cap using a variety of techniques to achieve different looks. On most wigs, hair is ...