You’ve read hundreds of blogs to know how to make a hair topper look natural.
You’ve watched thousands of video to know how to wear a hair topper.
You’ve followed them and tried a million times, but it still looks fake.
You’re not alone! Many people have this issue as well. The main reason for a fake-look hair topper sometimes comes from the way we preserve and the way we apply it.
Hence, Lewigs would like to share our tips for topper storage and applying in this blog post with an instruction to help you wear hair topper quickly and correctly. Let our guide break it down and give you some ideas about how to keep your topper look real.
How To Make A Hair Topper Look Natural: Storage Method
Overall, hair toppers are hair pieces attaching to your head by glue or clips. They can blend with your hair by a few snaps to disguise different areas of hair loss. Topper can be made from human hair and synthetic fibers.
The advantage of toppers over wigs is that it can create a natural look of fullness to your existing hair by providing more volume, instead of pretending it’s your hair. Once the topper has blended well with your real hair, it would bring along a seamlessly voluminous look.
Like a wig, the natural luster of hair toppers fades away over time. To keep your toppers last longer and look fresh, the important thing you can do is to take care of it as your real hair. We suggest some preservation tips which you can apply for both synthetic hair topper and human hair topper in the below section.
Always use dedicated stuff to wash hair toppers
A wide-tooth comb or a brush specifically designed for hair toppers can help to prevent hair falling apart. Avoiding sulfate shampoo and conditioner when cleaning to reduce the tangled and twisted situation. Just like your hair, a topper can dry due to sulfate.
Protect your hair toppers from heat or direct sunlight
Sunlight and heat can damage your hair and your toppers by breaking the hair fibers down and dulling the color. To keep the hair topper feel moisturized, you should store it in a dry and cool place, for not only its look but also its durability.
Using a towel to absorb water after washing is the best way to dry a topper. Applying a heat protecting spray when you use the hairdryer.
Traveling storage method
Use ziplock bag with to store it and make sure it should be neat before put it in the bag.
Bring a conditioning spray with you to keep the topper fibers strong all day.
Always bring at least double numbers of toppers you need when traveling. In case you want to swim or lost your toppers, there’re alternative ones to cover your hair loss. Right?!
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Simple tips on how to make a hair topper look natural
“Do a hair topper look natural” is a common question that wearers tend to ask. No matter how high the quality of hair is, the topper is easy to look unnatural if you do not treat them well. Below are some caring tips to make your hair toppers look natural.
No.1 Treat your hair topper as it’s your real hair.
This tip is to remind you how essential preservation is for hair toppers. All the necessary notes are mentioned above. Keep in mind that if you want to your topper blend seamlessly in your hair, it should look like your hair as much as possible.
No.2 Choose right hair color and shade with a multi-dimensional effect
Natural hair can change color when light or the point of observation change, for example, if someone has hair base color is dark brown; it can turn into medium brown or dark bronze color under sunlight.
Therefore, you need to notice your base color and witness its shade under the light. Then, mix those two colors or make an ombre color application to create the multi-dimensional effect.
No.3 Using dark-color eyeshadow to create undetectable the rim of the topper
In case, you lose hair at your hairline; you can apply some eyeshadow – depending on your hair color, to cover the edge of the topper. This tip will make the transaction disappear by creating an ombre effect for your hair.
No.4 Control the luster and shine of the topper
Healthy natural hair has a sheer effect under the light. To blend your hair topper perfectly with your existing hair, you should control the luster and shine of your topper.
Baby powder or dry shampoo can help hair toppers to reduce the bright shine, while you can use hair oil to increase the luster in case you need the more shining effect.
Applying hair topper correctly for a natural look
There are many ways to wear hair topper. In this post, we recommend a simple process with five steps to help you wear your hair topper correctly, which help you to blend it into your hair better than any other tips.
1. Open all the pressured clips on the underside of the topper.
2. Put it on your targeted bald spot and secure the clips at the front first.
3. Lay the base flat of the topper, then press the back clips and both side clips
4. Keep the base tightly to secure any remaining clips.
5. Use a brush to blend topper into your hair, then style your hair as desired
Always keep your eyes on the position of the topper and blend it as much as possible into your hair, to make sure that it covers the hair loss pass naturally.
The bottom line
We hope that this guide has given you an overall idea about how to make a hair topper look natural. Remember to treat your hair topper well because it’s a part of your hair. The more you care, the longer it lasts and looks natural.
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