African-American braided wigs require the same amount of care as straight, curly and wavy hair. The wigs need to be regularly washed and properly stored when not in use. More » Beauty & Fashion Hair Wigs & Weaves

A simple replica of George Washington's hairstyle can be made by stapling a paper structure around the head and attaching cotton balls. Contrary to popular assumption and the fashion at the time, George Washington did no... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting

To donate hair that is used for making wigs for those with cancer, select a charitable cause such as the Childhood Leukemia Foundation or the Pantene Beautiful Lengths program. Donated hair must be clean, free of chemica... More » Business & Finance
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Brick and mortar retailers in Chicago that sell African-American wigs include The Weave Shop, located in Chatham Village, and BSM International Wig World, located just north of Chicago in Niles, Illinois, as of 2015. An ... More » Beauty & Fashion Hair Wigs & Weaves

Paula Young offers short wigs in natural hair colors and a variety of women's cuts and styles as of 2015. The company manufactures wigs from human hair as well as a selection of synthetic fibers. More » Beauty & Fashion Hair Wigs & Weaves

To wash a wig, comb the wig, and use shampoo and conditioner specially made for wigs. Wash the wig with cold water, and gently towel the hair dry. Make sure to let the wig continue to air dry on a stand. More » Beauty & Fashion Hair Wigs & Weaves

One can purchase wigs on-line at places like or Milanoo passion for fashion sites. Other on-line sources include the American Cancer Society; it offers wigs for cancer patients through its Tender Loving Care or ... More » Beauty & Fashion Hair Wigs & Weaves