Synthetic wigs

Does Wearing a Wig Cause Hair Loss

Wigs are a great way to swipe up your style, looks, and confidence. If you are wondering “wearing a wig cause hair loss”? Be sure; the misuse of a product leads to damage, not the product. Wigs never cause hair loss, that’s a fact. They will cause health issues when not treated and worn correctly. Whether they are synthetic wigs or human hair, good hygienic care and appropriate use will definitely benefit your natural hair.

The question is “why they start creating fuss”? Trust me wigs are innocent. We are the culprits who neglect simple guidelines and personal care routines, essential for hair and scalp health. Here we are intended to give a prospective insight; how wigs can be harmless for your natural hair.

Wigs actually save hair                                

Wigs are saviors, not the devastator. You can choose from any style, color, cut, and length. Every day is a new day with your specific style of hairpiece without sacrificing strands of your natural hair.

  • Wigs allow you to temporarily style your hair without compromising the health of natural hair. You can quit blow dries, iron, twisting, and other heat-bearing processes. You can avoid chemical treatments, hair straightening, perming, which is evidently the major cause of hair loss.
  • Wigs safeguard your natural hair from environmental stress and pollution. They shelter your hair, like dust, UV rays; smoke resides on your artificial hair.

Innovative manufacturing

Nothing is precious than your health and wellness. It’s worth investing good money in a high-quality, well-ventilated, wig. Even it is relatively expensive. For the best of your hair health buy a certified well-manufactured wig. Newer technologies have plenty of materials, styles to match your customized needs.

  • Avoid Adhesive

Try to avoid glue-based wigs. If you have to wear a specific glue-based style, try to wear it less often.

  • Check your scalp sensitivity

Always check your scalp sensitivity. If you have lost hair due to a disease. Take the assistance of your physician. Avoid material that can cause irritation, infection, or scalp tenderness. You may wear a synthetic wig or human hair, prioritize the quality.

  • Wefted wigs

Wefted wigs are the airiest and comfortable wigs. They are ideal for people who use them for styling. The construction of the wefted wigs allows air to pass through the hair. The scalp and hair can breathe comfortably. They reduce the chances of sweat-related infections and inflammation.

APPEARANZ Wefted colorful wigs are realistic and affordable with high-quality materials. They are made taking into consideration your scalp and hair health. tailored for average head size.


Right fit

Tightly attached or wigs smaller than actual head size can cause scalp health issues. The tight fit can decrease the blood flow to hair follicles. Poor blood flow is harmful when you wear a tight hairpiece on daily basis for hours. The insufficient blood supply for a longer period can weaken the hair follicles resulting in hair loss. Although it’s temporary if not taken care it can prolong.

A tight fit can further irritate you all day long causing excessive sweating, and itching.

How to avoid a tight fit

Before purchasing a wig, ask a wig expert to size your head or spent some time taking accurate measurements of the head. It will take few minutes to measure-these moments will be helpful to invest in a perfect set of hair for you.

With a fabric measuring tape, measure your

  • Head circumference
  • Head to the nape of the neck
  • One ear to the other ear from the forehead
  • One ear to the other from top
  • Around the temple
  • Nape of the neck behind one ear to other

You can use an online wig sizing calculator or guide to find the perfect size.

Take off your wig before bed

Let your natural locks breathe at night. You have no hair or sparse hair, take off your hair toppers or wigs in the privacy of your bedroom. Airflow through the hair will provide your locks with a much-needed break.

If you don’t want to stay bear-headed, don’t feel comfortable showing up your lost hair in front of friends, family, or partners. Wear turban-like headwear. Head caps at nights are a comfortable and cozy solution/

A downside of wearing a wig at night is, it can reduce the lifespan of your artificial hair.

Cleansing and conditioning promises no hair damage

Good hygiene is the key to healthy hair and scalp. For wig wearers cleansing sets in two parts.

  • Clean and conditioned natural hair or scalp
  • Proper wig cleaning routine

Clean hair and scalp

Leaving your hair twisted or cane rows under your wig, or hiding them under the cap without taking the right care can cause adverse effects.


  • The friction between dry brittle hairs can lead to hair damage.
  • You may find your hair and scalp a bit drier than usual after wearing a full head wig.
  • A dry scalp can lessen the chances of new hair growth.
  • Dandruff and inflammation are big risks if not taken good care of.


  • Healthy maintenance of natural hair and scalp should not be ditched.
  • Wear a wing on shampooed clean hair.
  • Make sure no prior product build-up is there on your hair.
  • Wash your hair following the routine that suits you.
  • If you experience excessive sweating wash them regularly to avoid scalp infections and itching.
  • Keep your biological hair conditioned. Oil your scalp often to avoid any breakage or damage

Wig cleaning and storage

  • Correct and regular care, right storage is as important as your natural hair.
  • Shampoo your wig regularly to cleanse all the environmental pollution, and sweat.
  • Use shampoos specially made for wigs; they are mild and specially designed for wig longevity.
  • Detangle and air dry it.
  • For everyday wig wearers, buy two sets of hair and switch between them regularly. Rotating your wig will allow you to take good care of the wig on off days.


Don’t leave it laying stray after use. Detangle it after use.  Use a mannequin to keep it upright. Store it in a cool, dry place away from excessive light and dust. Cover it with a light wrap.


Correct application

Wigs have various methods of application. Whatever the method is applying it the right way is the key to healthy hair. Clips, glues, combs, and tapes can damage. If you have thin sparse hair, avoid clips and bobby pins. Wear full head wigs instead of hairpieces or toppers.

Break the routine

To give your biological hair a break, skip wearing a wig every now and then. Expose your hair to sunlight and air to give them a new life. In case you are completely bald for any reason, wear caps, stylish scarves.

Avoid wearing it on damp hair

Keeping wet hair under your wig is a big NO. The humidity locked inside your wig can grow awful bacteria. The resulting scalp infection can lead to severe hair issues. Damp hair is more prone to damage. Avoid wearing a wig cap or wig when your hair is wet. Air dry them and then wear your wonderful piece.

Be careful with cane rows and braids

Tight braiding, flat twists, and cane rows for several days are not recommended under wigs for long. Regular practice for a longer period of time can weaken your hair roots. Switch different under wig hair techniques to avoid one style for a long time. And if you are comfortable with braiding, try to braid your hair loose.

Wear wig caps

Wearing a cap reduce hair friction and protects from unnecessary damage. Although it’s optional, wig caps come with additional benefits. They keep your wig intact at the right place. You don’t need to put extra effort while attaching your wig.