Hair Care


Hair Care Instruction

Washing

Keep the hair clean. We suggest that you wash the hair at least once or twice a week with warm or cold water, never hot water (washing the hair too often may cause the hair to dry out).

Before washing the hair, brush out the hair completely using the Flex-O-Brush or Hackle Brush. (We recommend these brushes because they are gentle on the hair and do not pull the hair as much). Then, spray mixture of conditioner and water and brush the hair from bottom working your way up. You must gradually wet the hair down a section at a time and brush it gently before you completely wash the hair. If the hair is very dry and a lot of water is added at once, hair will swell up like sponge and tangle! Therefore, it is important to gradually wet the hair and brush it. After wetting the hair, add shampoo with lots of conditioner and brush thoroughly. Be sure to wash and brush the hair in one direction and rinse the hair completely with water. 

When swimming, always wear a cap to prevent prolong exposure to chlorine or salt water which causes the hair to tangle. Make couple of big braids when going to sleep, swim, or exercise (please untangle the hair before making the braids). When going to the spa, the hair should be brushed out completely and should be wrapped in a cold wet towel. Please wash the hair immediately after swimming, spa, exercise, and etc. When dirt and sweat accumulate, hair tangles. Too much leave-in conditioners and other hair care products will create a build up on the hair and will cause it to tangle faster. If the hair feels dry or heavy with build up, deep condition the hair. 

You can make a leave-in conditioner at home by diluting conditioner (5%), Infusium 23-hair treatment (5%) and water (90%). Apply the mixture lightly onto your hair and brush the hair from the end to the top near the scalp. Although it is important to apply leave-in conditioners to keep the hair from dryness, it is important to keep the hair clean by washing the hair about twice a week so that it will not create a build up. 

Styling

Make sure you brush the hair daily and apply some leave-in conditioners to keep the hair soft and moist. A good leave-in hair treatment can keep the hair from drying. But remember not to put too much, otherwise, there will be a build up and make the hair feel too heavy. If the hair feels too dry or heavy with too much hair care products, you should wash the hair with good shampoo and conditioner. You may apply products such as Bio-Silk Therapy to keep hair manageable. 

You may apply styling gel or mousse on wavy hair. Avoid hair products that contain alcohol. Alcohol makes the hair dry. It is best to air dry the hair but you can also blow-dry with low to medium heat. (Too much heat may damage/dry out the hair.)

For the WET & WAVE hair such as the French Refined and the European Wave, you may test the wave by wetting a small portion away from the rest. Place the hair on a desk, a small portion away from the rest, spray some water, and let it soak for about 15 seconds. Hold the top of the hair while it is on the desk and gently brush the wet portion from the bottom and watch it wave. Towel dry and scrunch it to wave up more. Blondes / lighter / mixed colors go through more excessive processing than darker colors. Therefore, the wave and condition may not be as good. 

**NOTE: Wavy and curly hair: If you comb, brush or finger comb the hair after is dry it will bush out (curlier the hair, bushier it can be). It is good idea to comb/brush the hair only when wet. 

Sleeping

NEVER SLEEP ON WET HAIR.
 Make sure the hair is completely dry before going to bed. Make couple of big braids when going to sleep (please untangle the hair before making the braids).

Hair treatments

It would be advisable NOT TO TINT, COLOR, PERM OR DO ANY EXTRA CHEMICAL PROCESSES because it has already been treated. Please be extra careful with blonde and other light colored hair. They are more chemically processed than the dark hair. Therefore, we will not be responsible for the outcome. 

Some hair comes out from the wefts easier than others (e.g. silky hair). In cases like this, you may apply silicone glue or sew the weft on a sewing machine before putting it on. We can reinforce the machine weft for $5.00 extra charge per each pkg. of hair you purchase from us. We do not offer non-shedding guarantee. If you are still concerned, we do recommend micro-thin (handtied) wefted hair.



WIG CARE INSTRUCTIONS

For Human Hair Wigs

1. Fill the basin with cold/lukewarm water.
2. Mix generous amount of shampoo in the basin of water.
3. Let the wig soak for approx. 5-10 minutes. (Soaking will remove accumulated dirt.
4. Swirl lightly and rinse it off with clean water.
5. Repeat #1-4 using the conditioner.
6. Towel dry the hair and place it on a mannequin or foam head.
7. Comb/brush the wig to desired style and let it dry.
8. You can air dry or blow dry in low to medium setting. 
* Use styling iron to create a desired look. (Note: Prolong use of heat can dry out the hair.) 

For Human Hair Blend Synthetic Wigs

1. Fill the basin with cold/lukewarm water.
2. Mix general amount of shampoo in the basin of water.
3. Let the wig soak for approx. 5-10 minutes. (Soaking will remove accumulated dirt.)
4. Swirl lightly and rinse it off with clean water.
5. Repeat #1-4 using the conditioner. 
6. Towel dry and place the wig on its side and lay flat to dry. 
* Do NOT comb/brush wavy/curly wig. 
* Use only low setting heat (275°F or lower) to create a desired curls/waves. If kinky textured wigs are straightened/curled, it will not go back to its original kinky look.

For Synthetic Wigs

1. Fill the basin with cold/lukewarm water.
2. Mix general amount of shampoo in the basin of water.
3. Let the wig soak for approx. 5-10 minutes. (Soaking will remove accumulated dirt.)
4. Swirl lightly and rinse it off with clean water. 
5. Repeat #1-4 using the conditioner. 
6. Towel dry and place the wig on its side and lay flat to dry.

* Do NOT comb/brush wavy/curly wig.
* Do NOT use curling iron or other form of heat since it can damage/melt the fiber.
* No setting is necessary. Curls will snap back into position when hair is completely dry. 



LACE WIG APPLICATION
 
Lace Wig Tape

1. Make sure your skin, hair and wig are clean and dry.
2. Cut the excess lace close to the hairline.
3. Position the lace wig on the head.
4. Cut the tape into desired shape to contour your hairline.
5. Starting from the center, use lace tape to secure the lace wig. 
6. Press the wig down in sections. 

Lace Wig Glue

1. Make sure your skin, hair and wig are clean and dry.
2. Cut the excess lace close to the hairline.
3. Apply scalp protector to the hairline.
4. Position the lace wig on the head. 
5. Starting from the center, use the glue to secure the lace wig.
Allow approx. 3 mins. to dry before lace wig is applied.
6. Press the wig down in sections. 
* It is recommended to tie down your hairline with a silk or satin scarf to allow the glue to set and dry properly. 

Removal of Lace Wig

1. It is very important to spray the remover to completely saturate the glue/tape for the lace to release. (This will preserve your hairline and the lace on your unit.)
2. Use finger tips to release glue or tape. (Please take caution when removing the lace unit due to its fragility) 
3. Once the unit is completely released, remove the unit slowly. 
4. Use more remover/solvent to clean any excess adhesive on your skin. Shampoo the lace wig to clean and remove glue residue that might be on the lace. Use remover/solvent to clean any excess adhesive on the unit.


 

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