How to Make a Wig Look Natural – Insider Tips and Tricks

Women or men may choose to wear a wig for a number of reasons. They might need to protect their natural hair from damage caused by heat, cover up hair loss or change hairstyle to just alter their look. Modern synthetic wigs are becoming more popular in recent times as an alternative to the wigs made of natural hair, mostly for the following reasons:

  • Less expensive than natural hair wigs
  • Hold the preferred style for a long time in any weather
  • Multipurpose use
  • Unlimited coloring opportunity
  • Easy to take care

How to Make a Wig Look Realistic?

One of the most common queries regarding wig is “How to make a wig look realistic?” My recommendation would be the followings:​

  • Select a wig that complements your skin complexion
  • Trim your wig as required
  • Stick close to your current style as much as possible
  • You can experiment with various hair style, but that should suit your personality as well
  • Comb your wig regularly
  • Wash it regularly (once a week at least)

How to Make a Synthetic Wig Look Real?

Synthetic wigs are made of plastic fibers, which reflect more light and, as a result, look shinier than natural hair. Therefore, a lot of women and men hesitate to wear a synthetic wig, thinking that it would look unnatural on them. Luckily for them, there are a few easy techniques, which can help to make a synthetic wig look as natural as real hair. If you want your synthetic wig to look like your natural hair, apply the following tips:​


Wash Your New Synthetic Wig with Shampoo:

A fresh new synthetic wig will have an appearance that makes it look different from natural hair. To alter this, you need to wash the fresh new wig several times before wearing. You can use your regular shampoo to do so. It will help to gain a texture that appears on natural hair.


Apply baby powder on your new synthetic wig:

Apply baby powder all over your wig. Brush it with a wig brush (you can also use your fingertips) to remove the powders and then wear it. So simple!


Dip your new synthetic wig in vinegar:

Make a mixture of vinegar and water (2 cups of apple cider vinegar and ½ gallon water). Dip your wig into that mixture for 6 minutes. Wash it with cold water and dry naturally. Once it is done, your wig will look more natural than before.


Leave your newly-purchased synthetic wig in fabric softener:

Make a mixture of fabric softener and water. Leave your wig in that mixture for about 5 to 10 minutes. Wash the wig with cold water and dry naturally.

The Verdict

Irrespective of whether your wig is made of natural hair or synthetic fiber, it is extremely important for you to take very good care of your wig to initially make it appear natural and then keep it usable for a long time. The tips provided in this article are very simple and easy to apply and I believe that you will find them useful in adding a natural tone to your hair and maintain its altered look and texture.

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