Ask the Experts: Secrets to Styling and Wearing a Wig
Create a Healthy Foundation
The best way to prep your own hair under a wig is to wash and condition it then apply
The best way to prep your own hair under a wig is to wash and condition it then apply a hot oil treatment. "A hot-oil treatment is great for moisturizing the hair and the scalp," says Davidson. After your treatment, Davidson advises cornrowing the hair. "Braid the hair straight back. Then, take the ends, fold them up between the parts and sew everything flat. That is the best way to create a seamless foundation so your hair won't look too bulgy under the wig."