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Here’s How To Wash Sew In Weave Present In Between Your Hair and Maintain It Well

How To Wash A Human Hair Weave Perfecttly

William Brown

William Brown

Hairstylist

William is a professional hair stylist with over 10 years of experience. He is passionate about creating personalized, trendy looks for his clients and specializes in hair treatments and updos. He is now a certified hair adviser for Mic Hair Company. His articles are always filled with advice, pro tips, and latest hair research results.

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Thu Apr 29 2021

For those having a human hair weave and having no knowledge about how to maintain it, let me tell you, you’ve got to take a lot of care. In this article, we will answer the biggest question would be how to wash weave hair.

Wash Weave Hair Before And After Installing

As you know, human hair weave is made from human hair. As a result, It acts like the natural hair on your head. It is very important to keep it clean by washing it. In the following sections, MIC Hair Company will answer why it is important to wash your human hair weave.

Before Installing

Many wonder why they have to wash their hair weaves before installing them. Hair weave when you received has come through many processes, from collecting, dying, shipping,... Clean hair weaves before using is to ensure that you have the perfect weave to use.

After Installing

When your human hair weaves are installed, do not forget to wash them one more time. Both permanent and temporary methods have to use chemicals like glue, moisturizer, or hair tonic. After ending this process, you should wash your hair with a weave again to have a natural look.

Wash Weave Hair Before And After Installing

How To Wash Weave Hair: Step-by-Step Guide

Hair weave is becoming popular for all women. However, Some people still do not know how to wash weave hair in the right way. We will let you know how to wash weave hair easily at home:

Wet your hair with warm/cool water: At first, you should let the water run over your entire weave to wet your hair weave. With oily and combination skin, warm water is highly recommended. On the other hand, cool water acts very well on dry and normal skin.

Apply shampoo on your hair: When your hair is wet, apply shampoo from the roots to the end of your hair. Once the shampoo is covered over your hair, scrub your hair gently to remove dust, sweat, and excess oil. After around 5 minutes, you should rinse your hair thoroughly with clean water to remove shampoo from your hair.

Condition your hair: To get a really beautiful hair weave, you should apply conditioner on your hair weave. There are 2 types of conditioner: spray conditioner and regular conditioner. Both of them help your hair become more soft and shiny by covering it with a micro seal. Moreover, a high-quality conditioner protects your hair from heat attacks. 

Dry your weave hair: Before using a blow dryer, you should blot your hair with a towel. Then you can use a blow dryer to completely dry your hair weave. Meanwhile, you can use a wide-tooth comb to detangle your hair weave. 

Apply moisturizer: The end step on how to wash weave hair is an apply moisturizer. Moisturizing cream and hair oil allow your hair smooth by avoiding it from losing deep moisture.

how to wash weave hair

Tips To Wash Weave Hair Perfectly

Use A Shampoo That Can Prevent Sweat

Sweat and weaves are the biggest enemies of each other, so you know that you must have a shampoo capable of preventing it. Go for something like a clay nourishment shampoo that keeps your scalp hydrated and doesn’t let it turn sweaty. 

Some shampoos are specifically dedicated to such products present in your head, so look out for them and see if you can go. Usually, this might feel havoc for someone who washes their head 1-2 times a week, but with hydrating shampoos, they won’t need to redo their hair every alternative day. 

Use A Shampoo That Can Prevent Sweat

Check For Shampoos With Nozzles

There are hundreds of shampoo companies providing nozzles on the tip for people with dense hair who can’t capture every part of their scalp. A shampoo bottle with a nozzle will help you apply at the parts that would be tough to do otherwise.

Follow both shampoo and conditioner. When you apply the shampoo, ensure to spread it well with the bottle and then go in with your fingers. Ensure to massage the scalp well to remove all the sweat or other product build-up. 

Shampoo After Oiling Your Hair

This step, in particular, won’t seem like the most important one to you, but in reality, it holds a lot of importance for your weaves. To maintain the shape of both kinds of hair and keep the scalp relaxed, oiling is your best friend.

Go for oils such as the tea tree and olive since these are not particularly heavy in texture and also do the job of making your scalp healthy. A tea tree application can also help you prevent sweat while you have the weaves present. Essentially include this step in your "how to wash hair weave" schedule. 

Spend Some Time For Washing

After the application, while rinsing, ensure that you’re constantly massaging the scalp to bring out any kind of build-up present in your head. Condition it well, since if not, there is a high chance that your natural hair come out more frizzy than the hair weave.  

Dry It Very Well Post Wash

Use tools for drying since with a human hair weave, it will take you forever to dry them out with the natural process. It is not just about how to wash weave hair, but how to dry is also a big question. Have a good hairdryer and take it from the scalp to the bottom properly.

Once you’ve dried it slightly, use a brush and start untangling them, further moving ahead to use the dryer with the brush to create a style. Straight them down with a dryer or have it fully blown; the choice is yours. You can also use straighteners and curlers for styling and create great outcomes. 

Dry It Very Well Post Wash

Conclusion

So the next time you think that how to wash weave hair consider this guide as your ultimate best friend for all the solutions. But, remember that as much as hectic this job is, nothing will make sense if the weave extension is not of good quality. Use only highly qualitative ones.

Also, get it done by a professional who has a lot of experience in getting them on your hair. Choose the length that suits you, and you would be able to manage because apart from that, you will face many issues. Try keeping it only for 6-8 weeks because, after that, the hair starts to loosen up.

Keep these things in mind, and that’s it! Your work for major of the time gets sorted, and there won’t be any such thing that would trouble you during having weaves. But, question how to wash weave hair, consider the process and only then finalize your decision to do it. You’re good to go! 


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