Synthetic hair can be curled by using old brush type curlers and wig pins or long sewing pins. Synthetic hair is most commonly used in wigs, but can also be used in the making of hair extensions.Continue Reading
When curling synthetic hair, a person should not use a curling iron, a steamer to set curls and Caruso steam curlers. Using these can cause damage to the wig or hair extensions.
When curling synthetic hair, a person should think of the process as plastic bending rather than hair curling. Synthetic wigs are primarily made out of plastic so to curl it, it must be bent. First, a person should pin the wig to a wig head or another steady surface. The wig must be brushed out with a metal bristled wig brush before the curling or bending process can begin.
Then, curl the wig around different rollers of all shapes and sizes. Once they are rolled, secure the roll with a pin. Very low heat can be gently applied. It is crucial not to set the temperature too high or the wig can melt as it is made out of synthetic or plastic fibers. The curlers can then be removed after the heat has been applied in order to get lovely ringlets. This style can be sprayed or it can be played with first before spraying. To play with the hair a person should use their fingers.Learn more about Hair
To straw set hair, wrap small locks of hair around drinking straws, securing each with bobby pins, and let the hair set until completely dry. Remove the straws, and gently separate curls with fingers.Full Answer >
High-quality synthetic hair extensions can be straightened using a flat iron no hotter than 320 degrees Fahrenheit. A flat iron heated to hotter than 320 F may cause the extensions to melt.Full Answer >
To make your hair silky at home, shampoo it, condition it, apply a smoothing oil treatment, blow dry it with a round brush, and seal your style with hairspray. This 45-minute procedure requires sulfate-free shampoo, smoothing conditioner, an absorbent towel, a wide-toothed comb, an oil treatment such as Moroccan argan oil, a blow-dryer, a round brush with a ceramic core and a frizz-fighting hairspray that contains silicone.Full Answer >
A fast way to dry hair is to blow-dry the under-layers first. Starting with the top layers only makes the hairbrush damp and re-wets sections of the hair that have already dried.Full Answer >