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My Under Wig Hair Care Routine

Okay so wigs are cool and all, but what’s up with your hair underneath? Under wig hair care is so important and is honestly a lot more important than the bundles we use as protective styles. Here is my step by step routine for taking care of my hair underneath my wigs.


Step One: I use the GIRL + HAIR Clarifying Apple Cider Vinegar Rinse  to clarify and detangle my hair natural hair. The same clean feeling you get when you do an apple cider vinegar rinse without the harsh scent.

Step Two: Deep conditioning my hair with MIELLE ORGANICS Babassu Oil & Mint Deep Conditioner (Y’all know that’s my favorite). This step is crucial because it sets a moisturized base for your hair before adding product. I’m going to say this one more time…DON’T SKIP THIS STEP!

Step Three: Applying leave in conditioner while my hair is still dripping wet helps to create “slip” on my hair and makes it easier to manage. How can you not love the MIELLE ORGANICS White Peony Leave-In Conditioner? It’s the perfect leave in conditioner for natural curls.


Step Four: I add a light oil to my hair starting at my root (I have a dry scalp) down to my ends. Extra Virgin Olive Oil is my oil of choice!

Step Five: A cream moisturizer helps to lock everything in. My crème moisturizer of choice is SOULTANICALS Can't Believe It's Knot Butta. This cream keeps my strands soft and locks that moisture in.

Step Six: I get my hair stylist or home girl to add cornrows based on where my wig part will be. You can do this part yourself of course, but not all of us are able lol. Make sure to add a light oil to the scalp.

Step Seven: SECURE THAT WIG! Use ESSATIONS Naked Laid Edge Control to slick those edges down and then to continue with health maintenance take one of the yummy MIELLE ORGANICS Gummy Healthy Hair Adult Vitamins !

Here is a before and after during 9 months of growth using wigs as a protective style.

Hair Growth

And just for reference, here’s a collage of my MANY wigs (Human hair and Synthetic).

Wigs, protective style

Make sure to give the routine a try, and remember, it’s free shipping for the month of December here at Coil Beauty so make sure you cash in!


Until the next install,




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