There are a few things in life that are certain: death, taxes, and the fact that human hair wigs are expensive, honey (we’re talking anywhere from $200 to upwards of $1000). So chances are if you’re investing in a new piece, you probably don’t want to have to buy another one for a long time — at least not in this economy.
But before we get into the nitty-gritty, it’s important to have realistic expectations of how long your wig can actually last.
“Human hair wigs should last a minimum of a year,” Everett shares. “Wigs that have been chemically altered through bleaching and perming to create a curl pattern tend to fall apart faster. Higher quality and better cared for wigs can last for two to four years.”
Now that that’s settled, let’s get into wig care. […]