Monday, April 22, 2019

ZAFUL Review: It's A Dotted Kind Of Day

Hello, lovelies! How's your week? It's been so long since my last outfit post and I am excited to share with you the outfit I wore to my recent get together with my family. I am glad my nephew brought his dslr camera because my husband was just using my iPhone recently when we do outfit shoot. I totally forgot I still have a ZAFUL item that had been waiting to be worn. My closet is a pile of a mess but I will find time to sort it out in the coming weekend. I hope you find inspiration in this look, lovelies!

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Beginner's Guide To Using Wigs As A Protective Style

Wigs have become more popular amongst naturalistas as protective styles. Here's a guide on how you can use them while caring for your natural hair.


1. Find The Right Wig

You can browse several styles according to the hair type, length, cut, color and parting how you'd like. You can learn more about my favorite wigs in every category here. Generally, synthetic wigs tend to be cheaper, but they don't last as long while wigs made with human virgin hair can cost several hundred dollars, but if well-maintained can be used for months as protective styles. When finding the right wig, also take into consideration its cap construction. Higher end wigs tend to have a full cap construction made of swiss lace. Mid-tier units tend to incorporate lace fronts but with a smaller budget, you're likely to get synthetic lace wigs.




2. Prep Your Hair

Assuming you've found the right wig, go ahead and prep your hair for your protective styles. Remember, our natural hair is fragile, so even while wearing wigs, it's imperative that we keep our ends protected.

It's best to wear wigs on freshly cleansed and moisturised hair. Avoid applying heavy pomades and butters that can clog your scalp's pores or leave excessive residue on your wig. As best as you can, have your hair in neat cornrows or even two-strand twists. Leaving your hair in a shrunken fro will only lead to tangling and matting under your wig.

Remember, the goal of protective styles is to give our hair a break from manipulation to preserve its health in the long run.


3.Care For Your Edges

When I first started wearing wigs, I made the mistake of securing them with old bobby pins or worse still, combs. Within a couple of months, I noticed my edges were receding!
Over time, I've learned to better care for my edges. First, I apply castor oil at least twice a week between uses. Castor oil is speculated to stimulate one's hair follicles leading to hair growth.

Secondly, I use bobby pins to avoid scratching my scalp and tearing at hair shafts as I secure my wig. I make sure to regularly shift the placement of my bobby pins to avoid causing too much wear and tear on my hair.

Lastly, I avoid glue and tape, by all means, possible as they are known to pull out entire hair bulbs especially when the wig is being removed.


4. Keep Your Hair Cleansed and Moisturized

Remember to take care of your natural hair. This means keeping it cleansed and moisturised even as you wear wigs. I tend to take off my wigs at the end of the day to allow my scalp to breathe. I keep up my regimen as usual by deep conditioning weekly and sealing in the moisture with a light oil like argan or grapeseed oil. I also take time to re-tuck in my ends to ensure they can fully benefit from being protected.

In addition, I take breaks from wigs and switch up my protective styling using two strand twists or braid outs. Wearing wigs for excessive periods of time can lead to scalp irritation or even fungal infections. I try to keep my wigging cycles up to 8 weeks and then give my wholesale hair 4 weeks to aerate.


5.Care For Your Wigs

To get the most out of your unit, be sure to wash it at least once every two weeks with a mild shampoo. Depending on whether it is made of human hair or not, you can go on to deep condition it, particularly if you've applied dyes to it. Most units will come with an instruction manual on how to care for the wig so take some time to read this carefully in order to increase the shelf-life of your unit.




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Sunday, March 24, 2019

How To Maintain Your Human Hair Wigs

Wigs enhance your style and beautify your facial features so wear it with confidence. Wash and condition with good care and occasionally take your wig for a visit to the stylist to style it any way you like. Invest in products that are specifically made for high-quality human hair extensions wigs.

Buy a proper set of accessories with regards to your virgin hair wig such as wig brush, wig conditioner and shampoo, wig hair spray and other requirements that are needed to style your wig and keep it maintained. Choose different styles with bold or light colors according to your skin tone.

When not in use, put it on a wig stand or a mannequin to make sure it retains its shape.
There's nothing more spectacular than a fresh new look. Keeping that look stunning requires some day to day management that will protect your investment and keep you feeling beautiful and confident. The following instructions will helps your hair wig lasts longer and ensures your wig keep its silky or wavy pattern and looks great at the same time.




1. Facts About Human Hair Wigs

The best thing about the affordable human hair wigs is that with very little maintenance, you can easily style your wig and put it on your head without doing anything to your own natural hair.
You can style them up with the same products you use on your own hair. If style and versatility is something that you enjoy on daily basis, then just go for the human hair wigs.

2. How To Wash Your Lace Front Human Hair Wig

Wash your human hair wig once about 1-2 month is best, and also it depends on the frequency of wearing. Use cold water or mild water to clean your hair wig.Apply a very small drop of high-quality mild shampoo to the wet hair (avoid the scalp area).Comb the shampoo through the hair from top to bottom using gentle downward strokes one section at a time. Do not rub the hair or scalp as you would with your own.Gently apply some of the soapy water to the inside of the cap. Do not scrub the cap.Rinse again with cool to lukewarm water from the top down and from the inside of the cap to remove excess shampoo.

Gently blot hair with a towel.

3. Conditioning Your Real Human Hair Wig

While the hair is still wet, spread a small amount of fashion human hair wig conditioner into the palm of your hands and work evenly into the hair. Avoid application of conditioner to the base of the wig as it can loosen the knots on the cap, causing hair loss to your hair piece. Leave the conditioner in the hair for 3-5 minutes. While the hair is wet and saturated with your wig conditioner, very gently detangle the wig, starting at the tips of the hair and working your way up.Your fingertips are the most gentle, but a wide toothed wig comb can also be gently used.Thoroughly rinse the conditioner from the hair under cool running water.Rinse away some of the conditioners with room temperature or slightly warmer water only from the inside of the cap allowing a small amount to remain in the hair.

4. Drying Your Natural Human Hair Wig

Do not dry your wig with a blow dryer. It can dry out and damage the hair and multi-skin top. Gently squeeze excess water from the wig (do not rub or wring) and use dry towel to suck additional water in the hair(do not twist or wring). Allow the wig to air dry naturally.Place it to ventilated place, avoid damage of hair caused by sun exposure. Do not place your virgin hair wig close to high temperature.

5. Combing Your Full Lace Human Hair Wigs

Notice that do not comb your hair immediately after washing, comb it after the hair is dry. When combing your human hair wig, Use special wide brush to comb your hair(steel comb and metal comb is ok, do not use plastic comb), start from hair end to top, this will prevent your hair wig from shedding.If you have a curly hair wig, comb should not be used frequently, use your hand to make it orderly after wearing.If you have a long human hair wig, be notice that when you comb your hair, comb a strand of hair several times, from hair ends to top, be patience.If you hair wig is tangling after long use, do not pull your hair, spray some wig-specific non-oily conditioner, and comb it with wide-toothed comb or hand carefully and do not rush, take your time.

6. Styling Tips For Your 100% Human Hair Wigs

To restyle your human hair wig, you may use a blow dryer, curling iron or flat iron on low heat settings only or use electric rollers on a medium setting. Do not use flat-iron or curler too often, it will cause you hair wig lack of glossy, dry and easy to broken.

It's great that you can achieve style versatility with these wigs. You can straighten them up or you can add lose curls. Your daily styling needs can be fulfilled with these affordable human hair wigs in just snaps. It is recommended to keep one curly human hair wig and one straight human hair wig to get rid of the hassle of dialing styling.

Do not use hairspray like gel water, pomade to your hair wig, it will make hair vendors be oiled and get messy easily.The use of Non-oily conditioner is quite easy: spray a few times before wearing your hair wigs, it will help your hair be silky and bright, and can prevent static electricity, keep your hair moisten, it will be silky like new hair.You absolutely can keep on manipulating the style of the wig whenever you want and wear your hair wig up. Just need to know the "rule" that do not tie your hair extensions too high, just in case your own hair leave out.


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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

DRESSLILY Review: Who Wouldn't Love Cherry?

Hello, lovelies! It's summer season already! Well, in this side of the globe, we are slowly experiencing hotter days and I'm so happy because summer is finally here. I have started stocking summer outfits especially that we are going somewhere that really require lighter materials. Whoah! Can you guess where? Anyway, I will share with you today a very comfortable outfit I've worn one time when I tagged along with my husband last weekend. We went to Pinaglabann Shrine in San Juan City and he piloted his drone. It's been a while since he last used his toy. Haha! I am featuring DRESSLILY in this post and I hope you like this look. Please click the photo below or the link below to see more of the outfit details.

Sunday, March 3, 2019

DRESSLILY March Wishlist


Hello, lovelies! Time flies fast. I can't believe that summer season is just around the corner. The weather is transitioning. At day time, it's becoming hotter especially in the afternoon and at night time, it still cold though. But March is here and we are approaching to my favorite season of the year - Summer time. As early as now, I've been checking summer outfits especially swimwear. Sometimes, the orders arrived late than expected especially if you choose the standard/ regular shipping. My family will go on a road trip somewhere North, that's why my Dresslily wishlist is now up to date and can you guess what items made it to my shopping cart and made to check-out? Yay! 
















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