How To Swim With A Wig?

Women who experience hair loss often feel like they’ve lost a part of themselves and it’s easy to understand why. Our hairstyle is a part of our personality – it tells the world who we are and makes us feel beautiful.

Wigs can help you get rid of that feeling of loss. They will allow you to keep your hairstyle after a hair loss, or give you a fresh start with a new style!

You don’t have to make any changes in your life after wearing a wig.

Yes, even swimming.

Your wig can be worn at the beach, lake and pool.

You can be a confident pool-wearing wig-wearing babe by following our wig swimming guidelines. Check out this HD Lace Wigs by celie hair.

Guidelines for Swimming with Wigs

1) No swim cap, no diving

We are all here to swim, tread water, and flounder in our wigs.

Cannonballing and diving? It’s not so.

Even if your wig has been attached well, you can still lose your wig from jumping or diving, leaving your hair in an unnatural position.

The swim cap will keep your wig in place, and ensure that nothing falls off while you have fun. Be careful not to pull your wig off the cap when you remove it.

2) Swim time isn’t the time to wear your favorite wig

You will love the way you look in your favorite hairstyle.

It fits perfectly and is designed to highlight your eyes.

We have bad news for your favorite wig. It won’t be your favorite after you swim with them.

Your wig won’t be damaged by the water or swimming. It’s only what’s in it.

Sea salt and chlorine can dry out your hair, frizz the hair fibers, and cause damage to your cap.

Here’s how…

Chlorine. When was the last occasion you went swimming in a swimming pool and noticed a difference in your skin? We think the answer is no.

This is because chlorine, a harsh chemical, can cause severe skin and hair damage, even synthetic hair.

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Salt water is what keeps your hair looking fresh. It keeps your wig’s hair shiny and nourished.

Salt on the other side draws moisture from objects. Salt water can cause hair loss and brittleness.

The moral of the story: Always wash your wig right after swimming. Don’t bring your favorite wig to your pool.

You can save money by purchasing a less expensive wig for swimming.

3 Condition, condition, and condition

You should take good care of your wigs if you are going to expose them to chlorine, salt, and other questionable water sources.

Your wig’s lifespan can be extended by taking good care of it. In the summer, you should wash your wig as soon as possible after it has dried. It is important to remove any harsh chemicals from your hair as soon as possible to prevent damage to your wig.

After washing your wig, apply a leave in conditioner to it. You can seal in moisture and protect your hair from the sun and elements with leave-in conditioning sprays.

4) Get waterproof wig glue and tape

Wig glue, tape, wigliners, and straps don’t have the ability to withstand high moisture levels. Don’t be surprised to see things slip if you take your usual wig glue swimming.

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5) Beach braids are your new BFF

It can be difficult to restore a wig to its original style after it has been wet.

You can make a side braid before you head to the pool. This will give you a water-friendly style that looks great both wet and dry.

Are you unsure how to braid your hair? Our Summertime Wig Updo guide is available.

6) Add extra security to your toppers

As with wigs you should choose a synthetic topper for swimming. Wash it immediately after swimming and put on a cap if you plan to do any high-diving stunts.

If you plan on taking your top swimming, you will need to provide extra protection. You don’t need to buy a few extra wig clips.

Why? Because the natural hair underneath your topper can become too fragile and can be easily ripped under stress.

A cute bandana, visor or hat will keep your topper in place.

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7) Don’t wear your wig to the swimming pool if it’s not something you feel comfortable doing

To feel confident and beautiful, you should wear a wig to the pool. You don’t need to spend your time outside adjusting and checking your look every few minutes.

Don’t swim with your wig if you don’t feel confident.

Consider a safer, but still stunning, poolside alternative.

Wig Alternatives For Swimming

Scarves A beautiful scarf that is securely fastened to your hair can be an alternative to wearing a swim wig. A cotton scarf is not recommended. Cotton scarves absorb a lot of water and can cause your head to heat up.

Buffs Fans of the show survivor should be familiar with this invention. A buff is a piece of fabric that sticks to your head. A buff is a piece of fabric that sticks to your head, no matter how thrilling the activity.

HairThere’s a few things that look great on everyone: LBDs, aviator sunglasses and baseball caps (not all at once …).

The wig-style hats are made with extensions that are sewn into the rim. This gives the illusion of wearing a hat over your natural hair. You can find a cap or hat that fits your face shape if you don’t have the option of finding one. Your stylist will attach fabric pieces to your hat and sew them in.

8 Cool wipes and moisturizing spray for your skin in your beach bag

It is not a good combination to have a heavy, wet wig and a heat wave in the summer.

You can overheat after a dip by wiping the area with a cool towel and spraying yourself with an aloe facial spray. The spray and wipes will not only make you feel cool, but they will also help you smell great.

More summer wig advice: Our guide to Short Style Summer Wigs and Travelling With Wigs.

Do you have any tips for wearing a swim wig? We’d love to hear from you in the comments.