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Should You Glue Your Wigs Down?

The quick answer is NO! Using hair glue and adhesives can be hazardous to your scalp with prolonged usage.  We don’t recommend the use of glues on the hair. The Gorilla Glue lady is one of the most famous examples of what happens when you use glue to adhere wigs.  The end result is that it will also stick to the hair and may end up being hard to remove when it is dried. The adhesive or glue may provide a strong hold but your edges or hair may end up suffering in the long run. As easy as it is to lay a hold with the glue, your real hair can get caught in the glue mixture. 

 there are wig adhesive removers but these contain a cocktail of chemicals.  wig adhesives contain a cocktail of chemicals (Acrylamides, hydroflourocarbons), which can be harmful to the skin, body and environment.  Use of these ingredients contributes greatly to global warming.  Not only that, many hair and wig glues have fumes that should not be inhaled over a prolonged period of time.  

Here at Essence Wigs, we recommend glue less wigs whether they are lace front or non lace wigs.  These are wigs that don’t require any glue when applying your wig.  The caps on glue less wigs are equipped with securing materials that will give your wig a steady hold and prevent it from coming off your head without the need for glue.  

Next time you are thinking about gluing your wig down, think again and keep the health of your head and hair in mind.  Looking for glueless wig options?  Visit 

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