The first obstacle to wearing a wig is when you need to hide your natural hair under it. Undoubtedly, braids are the most popular and practical method of hiding your natural hair under the wig, but sometimes you may find it a bit hectic and time-consuming. Well, if it makes you feel any better, you are not the only one. So many people feel the same way and therefore, they opt to go for other methods of hiding their natural hair. In this article, we are going to guide you through some of the easiest ways to flatten your hair under a wig instead of braids. Let’s start!
This is one of the easiest ways to prep up your natural hair for a wig. The steps are quite simple.
Make sure your hair is properly detangled and brush them thoroughly. Now it’s time to divide them into two parts. Take the top of your hair and start twisting until they get a rope-like shape. Make sure you have a tight twist because you don’t want to deal with loose getting on your way to ruin the whole process. Now that you are done with your twisting, place the twisted rope of hair across the back of your head toward the opposite side of your temple. Make sure your hold the bottom of that twist tightly while moving them diagonally to avoid any loose ends. Use a bobby pin to secure the twist. Make sure your hold the bottom of that twist tightly while moving them diagonally to avoid any loose ends. Use a bobby pin to secure the twist.
Now that you are done twisting one part of your hair, you can now repeat the entire process with the second part of your hair. This process should see an X shape of hair ropes on the back of your head, and don’t forget to bobby-pin them to secure the whole process. Once you are done with the entire process and your twists are firmly secured, you can wear a wig cap and wear a wig with ease.
Ponytail low bun method
The ponytail low bun style is another easy method to hide your hair under a wig. The process is very simple. First thing first, prep your hair with hair spray and live-in conditioner to keep them moisturized under the wig. Then brush them to smoothen the hair and get rid of any tangles. Make a low ponytail at the nape of your neck. Now hold the ponytail tight and wrap the ponytail around itself until it turns into a small low bun. Use a hair tie to secure the ponytail wrapping. Make sure your low bun is smaller in size and set firmly at the nape of your neck in order to avoid any kind of visible lumps while wearing a wig. Use a bobby pin if it’s required, but the objective is always to make room for your wig.
Accessory to have for a comfortable wig experience
Before you jump into the whole wig-wearing adventure, make you sure are equipped with some of the most common wig accessories. Let’s take a look at some of the most common accessories:
- Wig cap or Headband
- Shampoo and Conditioner
- A mannequin head
- Hair mousse
- Bobby pin
- Hair tie
- Hand comb or brush
- Wig Wand
Braids Wigs are great as a fashion accessory. If you are into braids and planning to wear a braided wig, check out this article to learn more about different kinds of braids.
Thanks for reading. Hope this article has been helpful to decide what method you need to hide your hair under a wig.