Over the last few years, wigs have become very common among women. That’s because they are convenient and enhance women’s looks. While it’s good for a wig to look shiny, too much shine is not good for the wig as it can make the wig look unnatural.
Most wigs usually contain a special coating on the hair fibers, which increases the lifespan of the wig. However, this coating can also provide too much shine that can make the wig look unrealistic. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways you can remove the excess shine and give your wig a more authentic, natural look.
In this article, we are going to explore some of the ways you can remove shine from your wig. Without wasting time, let’s delve into them.
This is one of the most common methods used to remove shine from a wig. When using shampoo, make sure you choose the right one that is specially designed for wigs because not all shampoos work for wigs. These shampoos that are specially made for wigs can protect your wig from damage.
To remove shine from your wig using shampoo, fill a sink with water and add a few drops of shampoo. Take the wig and soak it in the solution for about 10 minutes. Rinse your wig and allow it to air dry. You can repeat this procedure until you notice that your wig is looking less shiny.
You can also use dry shampoo to make your wig less shiny. Dry shampoo works by absorbing excess dirt, sebum, and oils that are accumulated on the root of the wig.
Before you apply dry shampoo to your wig, you need to wash the wig a couple of times. Then let it dry completely.
After that, you can apply the dry shampoo. Shake and spray the shampoo directly on your wig then brush it thoroughly. You will clearly see the difference before and after spraying dry shampoo.
Another easiest and cost-effective way to make your wig less shiny is by using baby powder. You can actually use a baby powder on your wig to achieve a more natural look.
The powder can take off the shine from your wig, regardless of whether the wig is human hair wigs or synthetic hair wigs. This method particularly works well on light wigs, such as blonde, light brown, or blonde.
And just like that, you are done. You can use this simple trick and enjoy rocking a natural-looking wig.
You can also remove some shine from your wig using baking soda. Baking soda is basically salt, sodium bicarbonate. It generally strips away oils, dirt, etc. That’s why it has so many uses at home, especially when it comes to laundry.
Wigs, regardless of whether they are human wigs or synthetic wigs won’t be damaged by baking soda. So you can use it to remove excess shine from your wig. For this method, you need baking soda, conditioner, shampoo, a towel, and a measuring cup.
You can also use fabric softener to remove shine from your wig. Fabric softeners contain chemicals that can help remove the excess shine off just like dry shampoo. Here is how to use fabric softener to take off the excess shine from your wig:
You will be able to see a huge difference once your wig has completely dried off.
There are a number of ways to remove excess shine from your wig. But the ones mentioned here are the most effective ones. Try any of them to achieve a natural-looking wig.