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At Your Wits End With Your Wig? Try The Wigrip Comfort Band!

wigripThis is for those of you who wear wigs and for those of you who don’t wear wigs yet. Understandably, a wig can tend to be a little uncomfortable at times due to many reasons such as clips, security, weight, etc. However, what to do when you need to cover your hair for reasons such as hair loss and religion and are interested in wearing a wig?

The answer of course is the WIGrip comfort band.

The WIGrip was created with you in mind to provide ultimate comfort and practicality so that wearing a wig is now ideal! The wigrip is basically a Velour One Size Fits All band made to fasten your wig, hat, scarf or snood securely on your head without glue, pins, clips, etc. All you have to do is put the WIGrip on your head like a headband and slip on your wig or head cover. No need to clip it on – just place your wig on the band and your good to go!

The wigrip will not only secure your wig in place comfortably but in addition to preventing bald spots it will eliminate headaches as well since you no longer have to clip your wig on tightly. The wigrip is the ideal solution for alopecia, chemo/cancer patients, and anyone seeking the ultimate in comfort and security.

Still not sure if it’s for you? Here’s what our customers are saying:

“P.S. the Milano wig band is fabuuuuulous! Can’t feel it, it is soooo comfortable and it does its job well. “

“I ordered the Milano Wigrip Comfort Band yesterday and am so excited after 20 years of a slipping wig.”

“A quick note to tell you how happy I am that thanks to your Wigrip, my friends’ daughter is wearing her wig without the discomfort she used to feel.”

” I received my Milano WIGrip today, and I wanted to write and say what a wonderful product this is. I am amazed. I was at my wits end trying to get my wigs to stay on with my very fine, thin hair. I have bald patches and sores from clips, and even bobby pins weren’t working. I cannot believe how this band works. I feel like a new woman. I’ve even done a workout at the gym and my wig didn’t budge. I’ll be ordering more!”

So if you are not yet wearing a wig due to the fear of the discomfort or if you wear a wig and are at your wits end – you know what your answer is!

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Soft Pre-tied Headwraps: Different Ways They Can Be Worn

Soft wide headbands are rapidly making it to one of the hottest and most popular hair accessories!

Soft wide headbands are rapidly making it to one of the hottest and most popular hair accessories. There are many reasons why head wraps are so well liked but, I think it is safe to say that the most common reason is because people feel that by buying only one head wrap they are actually getting much more. Soft wide head wraps have many different purposes and ways to be worn. Not only are they cost efficient but they are also really comfortable and pretty. Below are a few different ways a soft wide head wrap can be worn.

1. Partial Head Cover:

Women with a mild case of alopecia or hair loss that have thin hair or bald spots in the front of their head wear a soft wide headband to cover up the spots without hair. Soft wide headbands worn as a half covering allows them to wear the rest of their hair down without having to fully cover it. In addition, they are comfortable, stylish and easy to put on.

2. Wigs:

Soft wide headbands are also great for women who wear wigs and want to make it look more natural. In addition, some women wear a fall. A fall is a wig that doesn’t have hair in the front of the wig; the hair starts further back on the cap in order to make it more lightweight and comfortable. These wigs are meant to be worn with something on top such as a beret, hat or soft wide headband.

3. Thin Headband:

A soft wide headband can also be worn as a thin headband. Either, you can fold it in half for a neat and put together look, or you can put it on regular and gently crunch it up towards the front of your head. Using a soft wide head band as a thin headband is great since it is original, different and really comfortable!

4. Fashion Headscarf:

Another great way to wear a soft wide head band is like a fashion head scarf tied around the top of your head. It’s a perfect summer head scarf for camping, outings and outdoor activities.

Of course, soft wide head bands are mostly worn to keep ones hair out of ones face. They are great for cooking, cleaning, gardening and any other time you want your hair out of your face. They are the best way to go since they are light, comfortable and most importantly- stylish!

Like I said, soft wide headbands for women are cost efficient, comfortable stylish and oh so practical! Feel free to leave a comment about another way it can be worn- I’m sure there are plenty we didn’t mention that you know about!

Wig Tips: How to Wash and Set your Wig

wig styling

It’s really not so hard to learn to set and style your own wig!

For those of us who wear wigs, I’m sure you’ll agree with me that going out to get you wig done every few weeks can get expensive. Besides for that, sometimes the hair dresser just doesn’t understand exactly what you want; you don’t like it and your left with that wig to wear every day! Then there are some of us who gave up on the whole wig thing and stuck to head coverings or just stayed away from it in the first place because of the expense of getting it washed and set or the hassle of going to get it done. But hey! We’ve got the perfect solution for you. Why don’t you try washing and setting your wig yourself? You won’t have to pay and you could do it just the way you like it! It’s not as hard as it seems – all you need is a couple of basic wig supplies to get started. Just follow a few simple steps and your wig will be just the way you like it.

There are many different ways to set a wig, we provided you with one of the ways.

  1. Take your wig that has to be washed and brush it. Don’t forget to brush the front exactly how you want it to be parted (front bang, side part, middle part, etc.).
  2. Place and hold your thumb on the front part (middle, side, etc.) and put the rest of your hand inside the cap.
  3. Turn on the sink and using luke warm water, wet the whole wig. Your thumb should stay at the part throughout the whole washing.
  4. Put a little bit of shampoo on your right hand (it doesn’t have to be any specific type or brand of shampoo) and gently apply it to the hair sliding from top to bottom.
  5. Rinse it out under luke warm water. Make sure you get all the shampoo out.
  6. Some people like to add conditioner to give it a smooth feel. If you want to, apply it only to the ends and keep away from the cap and then wash it out.
  7. Take your wig and put it on a towel. Take the towel and close it up to make the wig be inside the towel. Let it dry there for 15 minutes.
  8. Take your wig and with T-pins, place it on a Styrofoam wig head.

Now that it’s washed, you have to set it!

For straight hair, blow dry your hair part by part (to separate the parts you can use a sectioning comb and hold it in place with jaw clips) with a blow dryer and a hot round brush or bobby vent brush. The hot round brush is great for making a bit of waves and volume and the bobby vent is great for a more straight and full look. You can flip the ends in or out or simply leave it fall straight. If you’d like it even straighter, don’t be afraid to iron it a little bit (of course NEVER do this to synthetic wigs and only if the wig is 100% dry!!) Always make sure not to hold the blow dryer to close to the cap as the heat may be too strong for it and could burn it.

For curls, you can either use a blow dryer with a hot round brush or a curling iron. If you use a curling iron don’t let it sit on the hair for too long or it may burn.

For beach waves and the natural look let it sit on the wig head over night to air dry. Then you can blow it a bit or use a wand (similar to a curling iron but much thinner and has no clip to hold the hair in place) to give it some wave and volume.

To touch up a wig or if you prefer not to use hot tools on your wig rollers are the perfect thing! Just take one chunk of hair at a time and with the rollers flip it in the direction you want.

Once your wig is set, you’ll want to keep it in good condition and give it the best care. Checkout our blog on Wig tips: Do’s and Don’ts for every wig.

There, you have it!! This way you can always look good with no hassle and expenses. Best of all, if you get really good you may be the one charging others for it:)

Good Luck!!

Wig Tips: Do’s and Dont’s for Every Wig

Place your wig on a wig head to keep it looking fresh.

Place your wig on a wig head to keep it looking fresh.

Wigs are no longer Great Aunt Betty’s little secret tucked away in the back of her closet. Women covering their hair for religious reasons have been wearing them for years, but in the last decade, more and more women have started to wear wigs for many different reasons. Some wear wigs due to hair loss or thin hair while others do it because it’s practical – “you just slip on your wig and you’re good to go!”

So below is a list of do’s and don’ts for every wig:

1. Don’t wear a wig straight from the package.       

    Do take it to a hair dresser or wig stylist and have it cut and styed the way you it will suit your face

(yes, even the wigs that probably cost less than the cut itself).

2. Don’t wash it too often or all the hair will fall out.     

    Do wash it occasionally to give it a fresh and clean look.

3. Don’t go for outrageous colors and styles unless you’re wearing it to a dress up contest.     

    Do get the most natural looking wig as possible.

4. Do go age appropriate – Sure short wigs are comfortable and fun looking but it can make the average

20 year old look like a 40 year old.

5. Don’t keep your wig stuffed in your night stand.     

    Do keep your wig in good condition by placing it on a wig head.

6. Don’t blow dry your wig to often or it’ll get dry and stale. NEVER iron a synthetic wig!      

    Do set your wig with rollers to give it a fresh look.

Good Luck!   

The Revolutionary WiGrip

Milano WiGrip Comfort Band

“My pre-tied bandana slips off my head”

“The clips on my wig are pulling out my hair”

“How do I keep my wide headband from sliding”

“I need to tie my head scarf so tight to keep it from falling off that it gives me a headache”

For years there was no solution to the very real concern of women wearing head covers, including wigs, pre-tied tichels, and all other types of headscarves How do we stop the slip?

Enter Milano Wigs with their revolutionary product: the WiGrip Comfort Band.

The WiGrip is a small strip of crushed velvet fabric that you wear as a headwrap under any hair covering and it holds the headcovering firmly in place. It is thin and lightweight, and you don’t feel like you are wearing anything. There is a velcro closure at the bottom and it is adjustable one size fits all.

A great thing about the comfort band is that it works on bald heads as well so it’s great for women dealing with hair loss.

I tried on a wig grip for the first time with a print pre-tied bandana and I couldn’t beleive how well it worked. My headcovering wouldn’t budge from the exact spot I put it on. I was concerned how it would appear under the thin lycra fabric, but it was unnoticeable.

Try out the WiGrip by Milano… you’ll be glad you did!