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How Long Can Human Hair Wigs Last ?

As we all know human hair wigs can show the most natural look and feel as our own hair. though they are usually much more expensive than synthetic hair, there are still many ladies choosing human hair wigs as their first choice on hairstyle. 

Generally speaking, with the proper care, human hair wigs are also more durable, and they can even last more than 2 years. They are remarkably soft with a shine and movement that is not easily duplicated in synthetic hair. 

What factors affect the lifespan of human hair wigs?

A wig unit usually lasts from 3 to 6 months depending on the way how you use and maintain it. Therefore, the lifespan of your human hair wig is greatly affected by the below factors:

1. Hair Material

The material of human hair wigs is very important for lifespan. Virgin remy human hair with intact cuticles has a longer life time. However, unremy human hair without intact cuticles need more careful care and have a shorter lifespan.

2. Hair Texture

Straight texture and body wave texture hair usually have less issues than curly texture hair, and they are more easy to maintain, so they usually last longer than curly hair.

3. Hair Length

Longer hair looks nicer than short hair, but they are easier to cause more friction, like get tangled, matted or shedding. Therefore, without proper care, they won't last as long as short hair.

4. Hair Color

Darker colors and straight styles require less processing, while lighter colors and curly hair requires more treatment. This will impact the lifespan of human hair wigs. Blonde human hair wigs and colored human hair wigs service a shorter time than natural black human hair wigs. processed hair will still easily last 6 months with proper care, which is a good lifespan for a wig.

5. Wig Type

The material of the cap is also important, if a wig cap has no elasticity and has the weaker ability to tear, then the human hair wigs will not last long. Wig hats come in different types: full lace wigs, front lace wigs, mechanism wigs.

6. How Often You Wear

Frequent use can reduce the lifespan of wigs. Because if you use it or wash it, it will wear out.

If you want to keep your human hair wigs last longer, we advise you to buy 2-3 wigs in different stypes according to your own needs, thus you can wear different wigs at different time, which can reduce the using time of your each wigs, Besides, It's best to wash your wig once every three weeks, not too often. Each cleaning reduces the lifespan of the wig.

7. Maintenance 

 How to care and maintain your wig is also very important to its lifespan. Since the wig doesn’t receive oils and vitamins from the scalp like your natural hair would to keep it rejuvenated after styling and daily life. So you need to make more efforts on caring and maintaining the hair.

If you want to know more about caring human hair wig, please click here to view more.

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