As a very popular fashion item, wigs can not only cover hair loss, but also change a person's appearance and create a variety of beautiful styles. But you may have a concern: Will the colored wig fade? The color of the wig will fade over time. So what is the cause of the fading? How to prevent color wigs from fading? Keep reading to find answers.
What causes wigs to fade?
Just like our own natural hair, wigs will also fade when exposed to sunlight for a long time, especially under strong ultraviolet rays, which will turn the color of the wig yellow. If they have some bright colors, it will also cause them to lose their original color.
Exposure to chemicals
Wig color fading occurs when wig comes in contact with coloring pigments or certain chemicals, such as colorants, perfumes, or other chemical cleansers.
Low-quality wigs use low-quality dyes in the production process, which are often unstable and easy to fade. However, some wigs with better hair quality are easy to fade over time and after repeated washing due to the insufficient stability of the hair dye used. Beautyforever wigs are all high-quality 100% human hair wigs, which will largely preserve the color of the wig without fading quickly, and may be your best choice.
Hair can be damaged in high heat, so using some heat styling tools, such as irons, curling irons, hair dryers can also cause wigs to fade.
In order to keep the wig in good shape, it is necessary to wash the wig regularly, but excessive washing can also cause the wig to fade. Especially harsh shampoos and hot water can cause the color in the wig to fall out, leaving the hair looking dull.
How to prevent wig from fading?
Store the wig properly
When the wig is not in use, it can be worn on a model head or on a wig stand. If it will not be used for a long time, it is best to put it in a special bag or box for wigs, and then put it in a cool and dry place, avoiding direct sunlight.
Avoid UV protection
When you plan to wear your wig out, it's best to use a wig spray with UV protection to help your wig protect it from the sun's UV rays, or to add a physical barrier, such as a hat or scarf.
Avoid high-temperature heat
To prevent your wig from fading, try to avoid using heat styling tools on your wig. If you do need these tools to style your wig, it's best to use a low heat styling and heat protection spray to minimize damage to your wig.
Clean the wig properly
When cleaning the wig, it is best to use a mild wig-specific shampoo and avoid using hot water, because hot water will cause a certain degree of damage to the hair. In addition, be careful not to rub the wig hard during the cleaning process to avoid knotting, and wash it along the direction of the hair.
How to fix the color of faded wig?
Use Color Shampoo
There are some shampoos on the market that can be used to enhance wig color and can help restore some color to faded wigs.
Consider a more professional wig dyeing service
When you can't do anything about wig fading, you can send it to a professional wig dyeing shop, and the professionals will dye your wig to the color you want, making the wig look fresh and revitalized.
Replace the wig
If your wig is severely discolored or even damaged, it's time to replace it with a new one.