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Preserve the Luster: How To Wash A Synthetic Wig with Fabric Softener in 2023

Are you tired of your synthetic wigs losing their luster after just a few washes? Say goodbye to dull and lifeless wigs, because we have the ultimate solution for you! In this article, we will reveal the how to wash a synthetic wig with fabric softener, ensuring that they stay soft, shiny, and luxurious for longer.

Synthetic wigs require special care to maintain their original appearance, and using fabric softener is a game-changer. Not only does it restore the luster of your wig, but it also helps to detangle and eliminate static electricity. Say goodbye to frizzy and tangled hair days!

Our step-by-step guide will take you through the entire process of washing synthetic wigs with fabric softeners: from preparing the wig for washing to drying it properly. So, if you’re ready to preserve the luster of your synthetic wigs and make them look as good as new, keep reading and discover the magic using this method.

 

Why use fabric softener for washing synthetic wigs?

How to was a synthetic wig is a question that gets asked a lot and people do this differently.Fabric softener is a secret weapon that can transform your wig-washing routine. Unlike human hair wigs, synthetic wigs cannot absorb natural oils, which often leads to a dull and lifeless appearance. This is where fabric softener comes in. Fabric softener is designed to soften and restore the luster of fabrics, and it can do the same for your synthetic wig.

The main benefit of using this method is its ability to detangle the hair fibers. Synthetic wigs are prone to tangling, and this can be a nightmare to deal with. By using fabric softener, you can easily glide your fingers through the wig without causing any damage. Additionally, this helps to eliminate static electricity, reducing frizz and flyaways.

 

The benefits of using fabric softener for synthetic wigs

Using fabric softener for washing synthetic wigs offers a range of benefits that go beyond just restoring luster. Here are a few reasons why this method is highly recommended:

  1. Restores shine: It helps to revive the shine and luster of synthetic wigs, making them look as good as new.
  2. Detangles hair: Tangled synthetic wig hair can be a nightmare to deal with, but the softener makes the detangling process a breeze.
  3. Reduces static electricity: Say goodbye to frizz and flyaways! Fabric softener eliminates static electricity, leaving your wig smooth and manageable.
  4. Softens the hair fibers: Synthetic wigs can sometimes feel stiff and unnatural. Using this method softens the hair fibers, making the wig more comfortable to wear.

With these incredible benefits, it’s no wonder that it is the go-to method for washing synthetic wigs.

 

Step-by-step guide: How to wash synthetic wigs with fabric softener

Now that you understand the importance of using fabric softener for washing synthetic wigs, let’s dive into the step-by-step guide. Follow these instructions to ensure your wig stays soft, shiny, and luxurious:

  1. Preparing the wig for washing

Before you begin washing your synthetic wig, it’s essential to prepare it properly. Start by gently brushing the wig to remove any tangles or knots. Use a wide-toothed comb or a wig brush specifically designed for synthetic fibers to avoid damaging the wig. Once the wig is tangle-free, fill a sink or basin with lukewarm water and add a small amount of mild shampoo. Swish the wig gently in the soapy water for a few minutes to remove any dirt or residue.

  1. Creating a fabric softener solution

After rinsing the wig with clean water, it’s time to create the fabric softener solution. Fill a clean basin or sink with cool water and add a small amount of fabric softener. The exact amount will depend on the length and thickness of your wig, so start with a small quantity and adjust as needed. Mix the softener and water together until well combined.

  1. Soaking and washing the wig

Carefully place the rinsed wig into the fabric softener solution, making sure it is fully submerged. Gently swish the wig in the solution for a few minutes, allowing the softener to penetrate the hair fibers. This will help restore the shine and softness of the wig. Be careful not to agitate the wig too vigorously, as this can cause damage. Once you’re satisfied with the soaking time, remove the wig from the solution and rinse it thoroughly with clean water to remove any excess fabric softener.

  1. Rinsing and drying the wig

After rinsing the wig, gently squeeze out the excess water without twisting or wringing the hair. Place the wig on a clean towel and gently pat it dry to remove any remaining moisture. Avoid rubbing the wig vigorously, as this can cause frizz and damage the hair fibers. Once the wig is no longer dripping wet, place it on a wig stand or a clean, dry towel to air dry. Avoid using any heat sources like hair dryers or direct sunlight, as these can damage the synthetic fibers.

 

Tips for maintaining the luster of synthetic wigs

To ensure that your synthetic wigs stay soft, shiny, and luxurious for longer, here are some useful tips to keep in mind:

1. Avoid excessive heat: Heat can cause irreversible damage to synthetic wigs. Keep your wig away from hot styling tools, such as curling irons or straighteners.

2. Store properly: When not in use, store your synthetic wig in a clean and dry place, preferably on a wig stand or in a breathable bag. This will help maintain the shape and prevent tangling.

3. Avoid harsh chemicals: Avoid using any harsh chemicals or products not specifically designed for synthetic wigs. Stick to mild shampoos and conditioners to keep the hair fibers in optimal condition.

4. Brush regularly: Regularly brush your synthetic wig with a wide-toothed comb or a wig brush to prevent tangles and maintain the overall appearance.

By following these tips, you can extend the lifespan of your synthetic wig and keep it looking beautiful.

 

Common mistakes to avoid when washing synthetic wigs with fabric softener

While washing synthetic wigs with fabric softener is a fantastic method for preserving their luster, there are a few common mistakes you should avoid:

1. Using too much of it : Using an excessive amount of fabric softener can leave a residue on the wig, making it feel greasy and heavy. Always follow the recommended amount stated in the instructions.

2. Skipping the rinsing step: Properly rinsing the wig after soaking it in the solution is crucial to remove any excess product. Skipping this step can result in a sticky and uncomfortable wig.

3. Using hot water: Synthetic wigs are sensitive to heat, and using hot water can damage the fibers. Stick to lukewarm or cool water for washing and rinsing.

4. Agitating the wig too vigorously: While it’s important to gently swish the wig in the fabric softener solution, avoid aggressive movements that can cause tangling or hair breakage.

By avoiding these common mistakes, you can ensure that your synthetic wigs retain their luster and look amazing.

 

Conclusion: The best method for preserving the luster of synthetic wigs

Washing synthetic wigs with fabric softener is the ultimate method for preserving their luster, softness, and shine. By following our step-by-step guide and using the right techniques, you can keep your synthetic wigs looking as good as new for longer. Remember to prepare the wig properly, create a fabric softener solution, soak and wash the wig gently, and rinse and dry it without excessive heat. Additionally, follow our tips for maintaining the luster of synthetic wigs and avoid common mistakes.

Now that you have the knowledge and tools to wash your synthetic wigs with fabric softener, say goodbye to dull and lifeless hair days and embrace the beauty and glamour of a perfectly lustrous wig. Enjoy the benefits of using this method and let your synthetic wigs shine like never before!

Remember, proper care and maintenance are key to keeping your synthetic wigs in pristine condition. So start preserving the luster of your synthetic wigs today and enjoy the beauty and confidence that comes with a perfectly maintained wig.

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    WHAT IS YOUR RETURNS POLICY

    By placing an order, it means you accept our terms and conditions

    At Eternal Wigs we ensure that all our products are made with the finest materials and utmost quality.  

    We offer  refund for all black or non-coloured units/wig. For black or non-coloured wigs, we are happy to offer a 72 hour refund or exchange on unused items.

    For the purpose of hygiene, we request that you wear a wig cap in all cases when trying on a purchased wig. Any item that has been altered chemically or physically no longer qualifies for an exchange or refund. This includes but is not limited to:

    • The wig must have its tag.
    • The wig must not be coloured, styled, bleached, washed, brushed or combed. 
    • The wig must not have been worn. The lace in front of wig must not be cut. The wig must not be in contact with any food smells, smoke, hair spray or perfume.

    Please note: Eternal wigs does not offer refund or exchanges for coloured / custom coloured pieces.We dont hold stock wigs,hence all our wigs are made to order and of custom nature.Scenarios where refund / exchange on custom/coloured items will not be accepted includes the following: changing your mind, feeling the colour doesnt suit you or ordering the wrong cap size.  Please ensure you measure your head to know your cap size before placing an order. Cap sizes are measured in inches. If you have any issues with cap size, please contact us for assistance at info@eternalwigs.com

    COLOUR DISCLAIMER: KINDLY NOTE THAT DESPITE OUR EFFORT TO PROVIDE CORRECT IMAGES OF EACH WIG,  THE COLOUR OF THE WIG MAY BE SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT DUE TO PHONES / COMPUTER SCREENS. A wig with slightly different colour than shown on screen will not be classified as faulty.

    ITEMS ELIGIBLE FOR REFUNDS 

    For accepted returns, refund  will only be applied where a returned unit has been thoroughly inspected by our team.Eternal Wigs will not take responsibility for any damage caused to the unit. We will return the product back to you.  Where there is a defect with your unit you must   contact our customer service team within 72 hours of receiving the product. Item must be in original condition, unworn, lace uncut, tags intact and wig must be unaltered in anyway. Please ensure the lace is uncut when trying out the unit. Failure to meet the above conditions will result in the returns being sent back to the customer.   

    Please note: We are not able to offer free returns for international orders. 

    Please note we are unable to refund shipping charges including shipping charges of refused deliveries. These charges will be deducted from your refund.

    The value of refund for International non-GBP (£) will be based on the exchange rate at the date of refund.

    Please remember to include your name and order number in your returned parcel.
     

    HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO GET MY REFUND AFTER I RETURN

    We process all refunds within 7-10 working days of receiving returned items. This may take longer during busy periods. An email confirmation will be sent confirming we received the returned item and we are processing your refunds.

    Please note: refunds may take up to 10 working days to clear depending on your card issuer or bank.

    MY SHIPPING COST HAS NOT BEEN REFUNDED, WHY?

    Shipping cost is only refunded if there is an error with your order or your purchased item was faulty. We will not refund the cost of shipping the item to you in other cases. 

    CANCELLATION

    Once an order is placed on our website, we allocate our wigmakers to start hand knotting your wig. Please take note of the dispatch time frame on our product description.Cancellations can only be accepted within 24hrs of placing your order.

     

    FREE RETURN IS GUARANTEED FOR THIS WIG.

     
    REQUIREMENT
     
    How long do I have to return?
    This item must be returned within 7 days from the date of receiving your purchase.
     
    In what condition do I return the item?
    This item must be unused, undamaged and in their original packaging.The lace must not be cut.
     
    What is the return method?
    You are liable for organising the return back to us and we do not bear the shipping cost for the return of the item. We recommend using a service that can offer proof of delivery to avoid items going missing in the post.
     
    Ensure to email us at info@eternalwigs.com or chat with us in the first option about your return and also add your order number into the parcel with your name.
     
    Can I return an item if it has been used,damaged or styled?
    No
     
    How will I get my refund?
    Refunds will be processed typically within 10-15 business days of receiving the item back.Refund will be issued back to the original method of payment.
     
    The original shipping and handling fee are not returnable.
     
    NOTE- This return policy applies to this particular item, if you have any questions relating to any other items, then email us at info@eternalwigs.com or chat with us through the chat option.