Conditioning Your Wigs- DIY Masks for Luxurious Hair

Conditioning Your Wigs- DIY Masks for Luxurious Hair

 

Our European Wigs give a pleasant shock to those who experience them the first time. While many expect the tresses on a wig to feel wiggy, stiff or a poor imitation of real hair, our European wigs are the opposite.  European hair feels luxurious to the touch, like the friends whose hair you envy or the hair you always wished for, that is European hair, the kind Freeda wigs are made of.

 

 

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We’ve boasted about our wigs quality over and over again, and for good reason, European wigs are the highest grade wigs that exist, you simply can’t get better. European wigs will act like hair will, which means sometimes the elements like sun, humidity or dye might cause your wig to need a pick me up.

 

 

 

Here are three tried and true DIY hair masks that will nourish, and liven up your wig’s locks and give your hair sheen and luster.

 

 

 

These masks are easy to make, simple ingredients and likely items you already have. Best of all these masks are chemical free!

 

Coconut Oil and Honey Mask 

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Let’s talk about the properties of the two ingredients and why they are good for the hair.

Coconut oil is a powerhouse of vitamins and antioxidants. The coconut oil will moisturize and condition the hair; it will soften and smooth the cuticles (which are intact on European hair). It will tame any frizz and will offer protection against split ends.

Honey is rich in vitamins and minerals. It will soften the hair and lock moisture into dry locks.

 

Ingredients:

2 tsp of honey

1 tbsp of coconut oil

The ingredients will mix best when warm, you can each place a bowl into hot water to warm or place in the microwave from 15 seconds.
Stir together until you create a paste.

 

Instructions:

Spray wig until it is damp

Using your fingers, spread small amounts on the bottom ends of the hair, leaving the two inches at the root untouched. (The reason for this is that the oil will loosen the knots and glue which will compromise the longevity of the wig).

Leave mixture on for 30-60 minutes, then rinse off.

 

 

 

 

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Egg Yolk and Olive Oil Mask

 

Eggs are rich in protein and loaded with b-vitamins. This will help strengthen the follicles and lubricate dry damaged hair. It will also leave your locks feeling silky.

Olive oil has been used to nourish hair since times of old. Rich in vitamin E, olive oil with strengthen the strands and help prevent breakage and split ends.

          

               Ingredients:

 

 

1 egg yolk

1 tbsp olive oil

 

Instructions:

 

Whisk the ingredients together until frothy. Using your fingers, spread small amounts on the bottom ends of the hair, leaving the two inches at the root untouched. Cover wig with a plastic wrap or shower cap, leave on for 30-60 minutes.  Rinse the hair very well then do a final rinsing with shampoo when mask is fully rinsed. IMPORTANT: Rinse hair with cold to tepid water only.

 

 

 

Avocado and Banana Mask

 

 

 

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We love this mask because it smells so nice and what better way to use the bananas that are about to go bad? Avocado contains vitamins A, E, D and B. The natural oils in avocado nourish and moisturize the hair leaving it soft and revitalized.

The banana is full of vitamins, potassium, and antioxidants. This will help with the hairs natural elasticity to prevent hair breakage and split ends.

Ingredients:

1/2 avocado

2 bananas
Instructions:

Add ingredients to a blender and pulse until mixture has no lumps. It is important that there are no lumps as it is difficult to remove from the hair. Using your fingers, spread small amounts on the bottom ends of the hair, leaving the two inches at the root untouched. Cover wig with a plastic wrap or shower cap, leave on for 30-60 minutes.  Rinse the hair very well there is no need to rinse with a shampoo once the mixture is entirely removed from the hair.

 

You can use these masks every 4-5 washings, or whenever you feel your wig needs a pick me up.

 

 

 

Facing Hair Loss Challenges and Regaining Your Confidence

Facing Hair Loss Challenges

 

 

 

 

 

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A good hair day can make one feel confident, happy and capable. That good-hair high can give one a boost of confidence that will assist in social situations or career related success. The opposite rings true as well, a bad hair day can leave you feeling down and cheerless. The influence of one’s hair is powerful. We identify people based on their hairstyle and hair color. Rockers are known to have specific hairstyles, and fashionistas have theirs. There are hairstyles and hair colors that are appropriate for teachers and other professionals. You may be dubious trusting a qualified professional with blue hair rather than one without.

 

 

 

 

We are taught that “it’s what’s inside that matters” and that is true, but most accept that having an attractive appearance positively impacts our lives. In fact, a survey from Tresemme showed that nearly 25% of women don’t want to leave their house on a bad hair day.

 

 

 

 

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In a Harvard study, women who felt that they looked more youthful after a haircut or color change showed a decline in blood pressure, suggesting that a simple hair change can make your body feel younger. It also shows that the way we look impacts how we feel and how we feel shapes the way we look.

 

 

 

We use our hair to convey to others who we are or to shape our identity. Romans adorned their hair with golden and ivory pins to relay status and wealth. In the 1900s women traded longer locks for bold short haircuts to make brazen declarations of their feelings on women’s liberation.

 

 

 

Those facing hair loss feel stunted by their changing appearance. Hair loss can occur from various factors including cancer, alopecia, trichotillomania, lupus, thyroid issues, and certain medications. These conditions are stressful enough without adding hair loss to the equation.

 

 

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The impact of hair loss can cause feelings of despair, depression and feelings of unattractiveness. Since hair loss itself is not life threatening often consulted doctors won’t address the psychological aspects of hair loss. Hair loss sufferers can feel overlooked and unimportant and have little knowledge of where to turn for help. Some feel acute anxiety related to their changing appearance and often feel overwhelmed when searching for acceptable solutions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At Freeda it is our goal that each person who wears our wigs feels confident and beautiful. We make our wigs so those facing the burden of hair loss feel secure and self assured. We create wigs the boost the quality of life, whether it be socially or psychologically. There is this lovely moment we experience in our showroom when someone facing hair loss for the first time finds the perfect wig that makes them smile, when the person and the wig click in a way where they seem perfect for each other. There is nothing like seeing the happiness on their face, the immediate confidence, and the tears of joy. We feel privileged to be part of moments like this.

 

 

 

 

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If you are facing hair loss and don’t know where to turn for help call our knowledgeable staff at Freeda Wigs. At Freeda you will have

 

  1. -The assistance of stylists whose area of expertise is with wigs
  2. -A completely private shopping experience with stylists that are trained to meet your needs
  3. -An onsite fit specialist who will customize your wig cap to fit exactly how you like it
  4. -A wig that will stay on securely without the need for combs and clips
  5. -Complimentary alterations for 6 months
  6. -A full year warranty on manufacturer’s defects
  7. -Assistance to purchase a wig in the comfort of your home
  8. -A ten day return policy to purchase your wig confidently
  9. -Outstanding and personal service

 

Give us a call at 718-771-2000 or email us at info@freeda.com for more info.

 

 

All photos pictured show confident women wearing their Freeda wig.

 

 

 

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Presidential Hair

Hair and Election Day

 

 

In the political world the influence of hair is essential. The hair sported must project the candidate with confidence and certainty. It can’t be a distraction or untidy. The hair must impart wisdom, confidence, and poise. It needs to be modest and in no way ostentatious.

Hair has a big job, and not just for presidential candidates and other officials. A wig wearer certainly understands how important having the “right” hair is, and how it affects our mood and our confidence. There is a reason our Presidential candidate’s hair have had almost as much press as their politics do.

 

 

 

 

Hillary Clinton has tweaked her hair continuously going from scrunchies and headbands to polished, sophisticated hair. She made headlines causing traffic in Bergdorf Goodman getting her hair cut by John Barrett, whose fee is $600 a cut and an additional $600 for color.  Clinton also travels with her hairstylist who starts working on her hair as early as 4:45 am!

 

Shown below is the presidential hopeful in her signature style, a layered bob. If you envy this style try our popular Dorothy wig or our newest addition, the Maya wig , add soft highlights and rooting for natural look that exudes confidence.

 

 

 

Democratic Candidate For President Hillary Clinton Campaigns In Vegas Area

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The coif Clinton sported in 2013 sparked conversation, calling the hair “presidential”.  The change in style was all it took for media to predict Clinton as a candidate for the elections three years later. Try our Linda wig for a similar style.

 

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Male contenders in the political world are subject to similar hair scrutiny. Donald Trump’s hair is almost more popular than his politics (almost!). Discussion on whether Trump utilized hairpieces, as well as insults of style and color has followed his campaign. Just four days ago Trump made hair headlines again when he updated his color for a lighter hue.  The verdict is in, the twittersphere is giving him rave reviews on the new look.

 

 

 

 

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Freeda services male hair needs as well. Toupees and male hairpieces are available through custom order by emailing info@freeda.com . All our hairpieces and wigs are always made with 100% virgin European hair for the most natural looking and top quality products on the market.

 

 

 

These styles similar to those discussed here are available at Freeda.com.

 

 

 

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Midlength Hair: Taking the Plunge from long to short

Midlength Hair:

Taking the Plunge from long to short

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Have you been sporting a long wig but been thinking

about shorter tresses?

 

 

Thinking about going from the Atara to the Riva Short,

or from the Pearl to the Friends? Fall is a perfect time

to try a change in style. Medium length hair is chic,

sweet and very easily managed. Medium length hair

can add beautiful bounce to its cuts and frames the

face beautifully. There is lots of versatility within

 

 

mid-length cuts as well; it can be worn wavy, curly or straight. The cut can have blunter ends or softer.

 

 

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Luckily with wigs you don’t need to fully commit before you jump in and oblige yourself to a shorter style.  Come take a tour of the Freeda Wigs showroom and try on some of our shorter styles.

Let’s take a look through some of our  favorite longer to shorter  makeovers.

 

 

 

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Have you been wearing long wigs for a while and itching for a change? Do you have a friend who you think would look great in a shorter style? Or, perhaps you don’t like mid-length hair at all. We welcome your comments and would love to hear from you.