How to make a human hair wig soft again?

Human hair wigs live longer than synthetic wigs. Human wigs look and feel more natural and comfortable than synthetic hair. Human hair wigs offer a wide variety of styles and colors. No matter what kind of occasion you are in, there will be a suitable style. When it comes to owning a human hair wig, there will come a time where the natural soft bounce will fade.  This is because a human hair wig does not have natural scalp oils to keep the hair moisturized regularly.

How to make a human hair wig soft again?

Why human hair becomes dry and tangle?

No one likes having a head full of tangled hair. We must first find out why our hair is knotted. According to the corresponding reasons to make a certain response.

Human hair wigs are getting dry and messy because the hair is not growing naturally from the scalp. Another major cause is damage to the cuticle.

1.Lack Of Natural Oils

The hair is not growing from the scalp so it will lose its natural oil. Hair that loses its natural oils will slowly become dry and tangle

2.Damaged cuticle

Damage to the cuticle can cause hair to become tangled and dry. The healthy cuticle is smooth and closed, and the open cuticle wraps around each other, causing the hair to tangle.

A damaged cuticle is caused by a variety of these factors.


Frequent use of hot tools (blow dryers, straighteners, curling rods) damaged hair kernels. Excessive sun exposure can have the same damaging effect. Wear a hat or headband when outdoors for long periods of time.


The corrosive nature of the chemicals can damage the cuticle. Bleach and hair dyes are corrosive to the cuticle. Although  Hair can be dyed, we still do not recommend clients to dye wigs. You can buy wigs in different hair colors depending on your preference. And Dorsanee has all your favorite hair colors. 

Lack of moisture:

Always moisturize your hair if you’re tangle-prone. The absence of moisture in your mane leads to the weakening of your strands and an increase of split ends and tangled hair.

Not washing your hair properly:

Normally, human hair wigs are washed once a month. Wash wigs with a mild, natural shampoo that does not contain sulfates or benzoates. Use shampoo and conditioner when washing your hair.

Using your towel vigorously:

Use a towel to absorb moisture above toupee, do not twist forcibly rub.

As mentioned above, there are other considerations. The following can also cause wigs dry and tangle.

  1. Without reasonable maintenance of wigs, it will eventually cause them to tangle.
  2. Harsh weather and extreme weather conditions can change any human hair for the worst.
  3. Seawater exposure will harm to the human hair extension.
  4. You sleep with your hair down.
  5. Poor quality of hair.
  6. The hair is super thick so it can be prone to tangling.
  7. Longer hair is prone to tangling so cutting layers can help
  8. The hair extensions are dry or damaged and can become brittle
  9. Don’t rub your hair together when drying.
  10. Don’t over moisturize your hair, product build-up can cause tangles.

How to prevent tangles from making human wigs soft and smooth again?

Now you know why your wig is tangled. You can revive your human hair weave, leaving it looking and feeling fresh. Here's how to get your wig out of this situation and back to life

1.Comb your hair

Brushing your hair can help prevent tangling so that your hair won’t become matted down the road. When your hair extensions are wet, it is better to use a wide-toothed comb to comb from the bottom and on up. Not only will it remove the tangles more efficiently, but you will also protect your hair from tearing and damage.

2.Choose good care products

The quality of the products you use can affect your human virgin hair. Using hair products that contain sulfates can strip the extensions which cause them to become weaker as the product sits. Always use a good conditioner and shampoo combo when washing hair.


3.Wash your wig

Its human hair just like your hair. It needs to be properly treated and maintained with an excellent and thorough wash. Avoid using sulfate products to wash wigs. Wash your wig with the right shampoo. Shampooing your wig during appropriate time frames helps guarantee for more durability, the look of the healthiness of the human hair wig and upkeep of texture and its feel.

4.Hair With a Wide-Tooth Comb

Using the wrong brush can rough up hair cuticles and lead to frizz. Never use a boar bristle brush to brush wet hair. Instead, use a brush designed for wet hair. Wide-tooth combs are ideal for frizz-prone hair because they have more space for hair to pass through the teeth, which helps to prevent breakage.

5.Heat Protection Is A Must

Sometimes you can’t get out of heat styling, that’s why it’s super important to make sure you always use a heat protectant product. No matter your hair type, incorporating a form of heat protection to your hair care routine can help prevent damage like split ends, breakage, and smooth those frizzy flyaways that usually result from a lack of moisture from constant heat styling.

Depending on the severity of your frizz you may want to invest in high-quality blow dryers and heat styling tools. These products typically last longer and often incorporate new technology and materials to help curb the damage from the heat.

6. Protect your hair while you sleep

When you sleep, the pillowcase rubs against your hair, causing curls and knots. We recommend to loosely braid your hair and tie it with a scrunchie before sleeping, or tie your hair up in a loose bun.

In Conclusion
Now that you know how to get soft hair, no matter whatever ways you do, the most important thing is choosing one good quality hair wig,with the right hair care products, the Dorsanee hair is your best choice.


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