Glued wigs can be really beautiful but not without their danger when the glue is not properly removed, this can pull out your natural hair and cause long lasting damage to the hair/hairline.
Wig glues can be difficult to remove and may require the use of harsh chemicals, so it is important to take the time to learn how to remove wig glues properly. With a little care and attention, you can keep your hair healthy and avoid any damage.
DIFFERENT WAYS TO REMOVE GLUED WIGS
- Warm Water Mixture
The first step to removing wig glue from your hair is to use a warm water mixture. You will need a cup of warm water and two tablespoons of dish soap. Mix these and soak a clean cloth in the mixture or apply the warm water mixture to the areas of your hair that have wig glue on them. Ensure that the water is not too hot, as you don’t want to hurt yourself.
Let the warm water sit on your hair for a few minutes so that it can start to loosen the wig glue.
If alcohol is available, you can soak a cotton ball in the liquid and apply it to the glued areas. Let it sit for a few minutes before wiping it away. The glue should come off easily with this.
- Soap and Water
Wet your hair with warm water and apply shampoo or soap. Massage it into the hair and let it sit for a few minutes before rinsing it off. The glue should come off easily with this method as well.
- Olive Oil or Coconut Oil
Apply some oil to a cotton ball and gently rub it into the glue. Let it sit for a few minutes, then use a comb to remove the glue gently. Finally, shampoo and condition your hair as usual.
Petroleum jelly can also be used to remove wig glue from hair. Apply some petroleum jelly to a clean cotton ball and rub it over the glued area. This will help to loosen the glue and make it easier to remove. You can also use an emollient oil like jojoba oil or coconut oil. Apply a small amount of oil to the glued area and massage it in for a few minutes. This will help break down the glue and make it easier to remove.
- Baby Oil
If you don’t have any olive oil on hand, baby oil works as a great alternative. Soak a cotton ball in baby oil and apply it to the glued areas of your hair. Gently massage the oil into your scalp for a few minutes before rinsing it out with warm water. Repeat this process until the wig glue is completely removed.
- Use a Wig Cap
If you are having trouble removing the wig glue from your hair, you can try using a wig cap. First, place the wig cap over the glued area and let it sit for a few minutes. This will help to loosen the glue and make it easier to remove. Finally, peel the wig cap off your head and shampoo your hair as usual.
There are a few different methods that you can follow on how to remove wig glue from hair. The best method to use will depend on what you have available and how much time you have. If you need to remove the wig glue quickly, the acetone or alcohol method will be the best option. However, if you have more time, you can try using soap and water or olive oil. Whichever method you choose, make sure to shampoo and condition your hair afterward to restore moisture.
If all the methods above seem a bit difficult, kindly visit our salon for assistance at our flagship store at shop G11, Landmark Boulevard, Water Corporation Drive. Lagos.
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