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Everything you need to know about braid wigs

22 November 2018
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Are you someone who loves to change things up on the regular? If so, getting your natural hair braided may seem like a bit of a hindrance to your creativity. But what if you can’t get enough of the beautiful braided look, at least from time to time? That’s where braid wigs and hairpieces for women come in! Here’s everything you need to know if you’re going to rock the braids wig queen title.


Choosing the right braid wig


Not all braid wigs are created equal, so if you’re going to embrace the trend head-on, you’ll need to know how to choose one of these synthetic hairpieces strategically. The most important consideration to keep in mind is the material used to create the cap.

Braided wigs are available with all sorts of caps including net and dome caps. We like a cap made out of mesh lace with adjustable straps to ensure a comfy, custom fit. These types of caps are a lot more breathable and won’t cause any harm to your natural hair underneath.


Why braid wigs are awesome


Aside from the fact that they let you rock one of the most popular hairstyles for as long, or as short, as you like, braid wigs are also incredibly durable. By purchasing your braid wig from a credible retailer, it should last you for at least two years, especially when proper care is taken to maintain it.

Pre-braided wigs are also versatile when it comes to styling. Depending on the type of braided wig you buy, aside from wearing it loose, you should also be able to change the parting and wear the wig in an up-do when you feel like being a bit fancy.


How to care for your braid wig


It’s important to wash your braid wig in between wears. Do this in lukewarm water with a bit of shampoo and allow to air dry. If you notice that the ends of the wig are starting to look a bit dry, just apply a bit of conditioner or hair serum and leave in.

And that’s pretty much it. Do you really need any more reason to get yourself a couple of braided wigs? 
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