How to Store Wigs Properly and What Tools You Need?

As we all know, human hair wigs are a little pricey in the market. Prices range from $100 to $550, depending on the particular quality and style.

Considering such high prices, it is understandable that wig fans don’t want the purchased wigs to be disposable after wearing them several times. On the contrary, wig fans hope to prolong the wigs’ lifespan through various methods, such as storing them properly, caring for them frequently, and avoiding making them tangled. Here, CYWIGS will introduce some useful methods to store your wigs.

How to store a wig?

When you are not wearing a wig, can you put it aside directly? Definitely not. First and foremost, you should guarantee the wigs that will be stored are clean and untangled. In doing so, you need to wash your wigs and airdry them before storing. For the methods of washing your wigs, please refer to How to Wash& Care for Your Human Hair Wig.

After washing those wigs, you will get clean and air-dry wigs. At this time, you can consider a suitable way to store your wigs.

1. Directly put your wig on a mannequin head 

You can choose to store your wig on a mannequin head directly, which is easy to operate. Usually, mannequin heads are the same size as a human head, so it keeps the wig’s shape very well. You need to buy several mannequin heads according to your likes and dislikes. Then, hold the front part of the wig and start to put it from the back part to the front part carefully. If possible, in daily life, it is advised that you comb the wig with a wide-tooth comb and shake it every few days to prevent dust from falling on it. 

store your wig on a mannequin head

2. Store your wig on a Styrofoam head

Styrofoam heads are also good options to store your wigs. Compared to a mannequin head, it is cheaper, more economical and practical. You can simply put on your wig on a styrofoam head for storage. Please remember to care for your wig frequently and prevent dust from falling on.

Styrofoam head for wig storing

 3. Buy some wig hangers to hang your wigs up

Durable wig hangers are suitable for storing all types of wigs, whether short or long. When you buy wig hangers online, the first thing for you to do is assemble them according to the instructions in the following picture. 

steps to use wig hangers

After getting a wig hanger prepared, you can put your wig on it carefully. It is very convenient to store your wig since it only needs a hanging place. You can even hang your wig beside your clothes.

use a wig hangre to store your wig

If the wig hanger can’t hold the wig very well, there are two ways for you to dispose of your human hair wigs. You can adjust the wig strap to make it smaller. After that, your wig size will fit the wig hanger size to avoid falling. In addition, you can also use the small clamp to hold the wig lace, and then the wig will not fall anymore.

wig hanger user tips

However, this method has a disadvantage, that is you also need to prevent dust from falling on it. Just be patient and take care of shaking the dust. That will be fine.

4. Purchase some portable and dust-proof wig storage bags

There are satin packaging pouches with drawstring for wigs and other storage bags with different colors. Since your wigs are stored in satin or silk bags, it helps retain the moisture in your hair and reduce frizz and breakage. You can buy some silk bags that have clips inside. At first, you can turn your bag inside out, lay it down and open up the clips. Then what you can do is just clip the front of the wig to the bag. You can take your hand inside and pull the bag inside out. Tie the tassel belt tightly and load your wig perfectly. Your wig is sitting nicely in the bag. 

Source: Youtube @Janna Niki

5. Store your wigs on portable wig storage bags with hangers

There is a hanger on such a wig storage bag, through which you can clip your lace front wigs tightly. Your hair can be laid down flatly, and you don’t need to worry it will get tangled. You can also hang your lace front wig or lace closure wig in your closet, which is very convenient.

portable wig storage bags with hangers

6. Multi wig stand

If you want to store several human hair wigs, a multi-wig stand is terrific to carry 2, 3, or more wigs at once. This wooden wig holder is compared to a storage organizer. When using it, it is needless to worry that the wig will be out of shape because its shape is like the shape of a human head.

use multi wig stand to store your wig

7. A box, even a shoebox

After slicing your wig down, you need to put your wig on the prepared box. If your wig length is longer than that of a box, you can gently curl up the end part of your wig and cover it with a hairnet.

8. Wig travel bags

You can buy a wig travel bag to store your human hair wig when traveling. Just put it on your travel bag and zip it up, and you can carry it anywhere you go.

wig travel bangs for wig storing

Please get rid of throwing it readily and store your wig in proper places. With the methods mentioned above, why not try them and take care of your human hair wigs? Come on, and you can store your wigs well.

If you are still confused and want to know the specific steps to store your wigs, we are glad that you can post your words. If you want to know some more details of wigs, don’t hesitate to contact us at any time. CYWIGS supplies high quality human hair wigs, including full lace wigs, 360 lace wigs, lace front wigs, lace closure wigs, and other fashion wigs in many colors and textures. At CYWIGS, you can get your perfect wigs of excellent quality, and of course, the price is competitive.

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