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How to dye human hair wig - Hairinbeauty - 05-08-2020

A human hair wig although comes at quite an expensive price , it is still much more preferred by most ladies over synthetic wigs primarily because of the best quality, looks more natural and long lasting. Using a human hair wig allows the user to dye their hair which is not possible with synthetic hair wigs. Although some precautions are necessary in this regard and connection, the procedure is fairly simple. There is a vital component of attention to detail involved while keeping in mind the instructions as given by the manufacturers while applying dye to a human hair lace wig. Below discussed are some basic precautions while dying a human hair wig.

1. Wash the wig several days before coloring it to remove any styling product buildup. Do not apply conditioner or styling product to the Hair Bundles before coloring. Allow it to dry completely before coloring.

2. Secure the clean, dry wig to the wig head using T-pins. Comb through the wig to remove tangles. Put on the disposable gloves and mix the hair color in the bowl according to package directions.

3. Use the hair color brush to apply the color to the human hair wig. Make sure all strands of hair are thoroughly covered. Keep the color away from the hair knots at the base of the wig as well as the wig's cap.

4. Wait 10 minutes for the color to set. Remove the wig from the wig head and rinse in lukewarm water until the water runs clear. Apply the after-color conditioner and leave it on for the length of time stated on the package's directions. Rinse thoroughly.

5. Put the human hair wig on a towel and blot to remove excess water, replacing wet towels if necessary. Pin the wig back onto the wig head and comb through gently. Allow the wig to dry thoroughly.

Once the entire wig is covered completely in uniform layers and shade of the hair colour or dye, it is allowed to sit back and dry. The drying process is not required more than 25 minutes at the very most. Allowing the dye to sit for over 25 minutes may spoil the finishing look and appeal of the final product. Once the colour has dried off, wash off the excess and remaining by applying a light mask of hair conditioner to the wig for 3 minutes. Dry the wig and rinsing the conditioner off and then proceed to style as desired.


RE: How to dye human hair wig - klaiyihair - 06-01-2020

wigscan be dyed relatively easily. You can treat wigs  human hair the same way you treat your own hair. You can use the same hair dye, the same developer, and even the same tools to dye your wig as you would normal hair. Simply mix your dye before gently applying it directly to the wig. Wash the wig after dyeing it to keep it clean and shiny. Keep in mind that hair dye will not work on synthetic wigs.
Mixing the Dye
Choose a normal hair dye. You can use any hair color available at a drug store. Do not use fabric dye on human hair wigs. Use hair dye only.
Mix the dye and the developer in a plastic bowl. Mix with a plastic spoon. If the dye looks a little light, don’t worry. It will darken over time.
Applying the Dye
Test the dye on a few strands of hair. With your fingers or a small paintbrush, apply the dye to a small section of hair. This should be somewhere that is not easily seen. Wait thirty or forty minutes. If you like the color, apply it to the rest of the wig. If you don’t like the color, try a different shade of hair dye.
Soak the wig in the dye. Place the wig in the bowl with the dye. With your hands, gently scoop the dye over the wig and spread it through the layers of the wig. Be gentle. Try not to roughly rub the dye into the wig.
Set the wig onto a wig stand. A wig stand will keep your wig’s shape and style intact after you dye it. Place the wig on the stand as you would put it on your own head. Secure the wig to the stand using T-pins. The dye might drip off of the wig. To prevent any stains on your furniture, you can put a towel or plastic tarp around the wig stand.
Brush through the hair. Use a comb or a wig brush to distribute the dye throughout the wig. Make sure that the dye is evenly applied to the entire wig. This will help the dyed hair look more natural.
Leave the wig to let the color set. Read the package on the dye to see how long you should leave it. In most cases, this will be thirty or forty minutes. If you can’t find this information, check the wig every ten minutes. When it has reached the right color, you can wash it. If you do not have a wig stand, leave the wig in the bowl to set. Cover it with plastic wrap.
Washing the Hair
Shampoo the wig. Use a color-safe shampoo or a special wig shampoo. Place the wig under a tap with warm water to get rid of any excess dye before lathering the wig with shampoo. Rinse out the shampoo when you are done.
Apply conditioner to the tips of the wig. This will give extra shine to your wig. Avoid using any conditioner near the roots of your wig or else the hair might fall out. Rinse out the conditioner with cool or lukewarm water
Pat the hair dry with a towel. Gently squeeze the wig with the towel to remove excess water. Place it back on the wig stand to dry.
Let the wig dry. You can let it air dry or you can use a hair dryer on a low setting. If you are air drying the wig, leave it on the stand until it is completely dry. If you are blow drying it, run the hair dryer up and down through your hair. Make sure that the wig does not overheat.