Ask the Experts: Secrets to Styling and Wearing a Wig
Take Care of Your Own Hair
While it's true that wearing a wig can give your own hair a break from daily...
While it's true that wearing a wig can give your own hair a break from daily styling, it's important that you pay attention to the upkeep of your natural tresses. "You can still wash your own hair while it's braided as long as you rinse out the shampoo thoroughly and sit under a dryer to make sure it's completely dry afterwards," says Davidson. If you leave braided hair damp under a wig, you run the risk of breeding bacteria or mildew.