How to make a wig look real？
Having naturally long hair doesn't mean you can't have fun with wigs. Wigs are a great opportunity to experiment with styles and colors, and the wide variety of wigs available means you can change your look to match your mood!
If you have long hair, you may find it difficult not to know how to wear a wig for long hair. Then we are here to help! We have found two proven methods to wear wigs with long hair. Why not try both and see which suits you best? You may also be wondering if you should wear a wig cap underneath your wig. Wig caps are a great tool to try; They protect your hair and can make wearing a wig more comfortable. Although many people find it difficult to tie long hair into a wig cap, we will walk you through the steps to make the process go smoothly.
Wrap the braid around your head
Braids are one of the most popular hairstyles that people with thick and long hair do before wearing a wig.
Here's how to do it.
- Use a comb to divide your hair into two sections and make sure no curls come loose.
- Start braiding your hair. But don't overdo it. Keep it simple and not too formal. Your goal is to keep your hair in place so that it is easier to conceal natural hair defects.
- Braid but not loose. This will make it easier to wrap the braids around your head, creating a neat look when you put on the wig cap. Pin Bobby also helps you keep those locks clean.
The ponytail method
Step 1: Clean and wash your hair
Like we explained in the first method, if you want to wear the wig for a long time, your natural hair may be affected. Take the time to prepare for wearing the wig by washing it carefully. You should also wash your hair properly to keep it in tip-top shape, using the right care products for your wig type.
Step 2: Tie your hair in a ponytail
Next, you take your natural long hair and tie it into a low ponytail, tie as tightly as possible without causing discomfort. Next, pull the ponytail over your head, so that the ends of the hair are almost touching your forehead.
Step 3: Put on your wig cap
The next important thing is how to wear a wig cap with long hair and still keep your hair straight. Take your wig cap and extend it past the base of your ponytail. Using the base of the ponytail as an anchor, pull the beanie up and over your head, stretching until the net covers your face. Slide the front of the hat down until it almost reaches the hairline. Next, place your fingers under the cap and tuck the loose hairs back under the cap. You will probably find that your ponytail is a bit messy under the hat, so try to evenly distribute the hair under the hat by massaging your hair.
Step 4: Wear a wig Time for wigs!
Flip the wig upside down and place your forehead first, pulling the rest of the wig back. Notice there is a flap at the back of the wig - when putting on the wig, pull it over the base of your ponytail. This will help secure the wig on your head.
Step 5: Adjust and further fix your wig.
Then simply adjust the wig, pull at the front and sides and make sure that there is as little natural hair as possible - this will help your wig look natural. Finally, secure it with bobby pins!