In order to keep lace closures looking and smelling great we will need to do some maintenance periodically by washing and conditioning them. The steps below will show you how to maintain its luster and keep it clean without damaging the hair and lace base. Hairpieces are known as lace closures and lace frontal generally. Things You’ll Need: Luscious Hair closure shampoo, closure conditioner, combs. Steps to wash lace closures:
1) Detangling Comb step: Remove all glue and adhesive from the lace and comb out any tangles with a detangling comb before you put the lace closure in water. Be sure to comb out all tangles from the tips to the ends of the hair so you can manage it much easier when dried.
2) Fill the sink half full of water and add a cup full of wig shampoo to the water. Make sure you use shampoo that is especially formulated for human hair lace closures. The water should be cool, avoid to use hot water on lace closures.
3)Soak your Luscious Lace Closure into the water and handle it carefully so you won’t damage the lace base. Gently move it around in the water, then lift it up. Make sure all of the hair is falling in one direction, then dip it up and down in the water a few times to flood it with the shampoo and water. Let it soak for a few minutes then rinse all of the shampoo out of it. If you have a sprayer on your sink use it, otherwise, you can use a light to moderate stream of water to rinse the lace closure.
4)Now you’re ready to condition the lace closure or lace frontal. If you have a double sink, fill the opposite side half full with water. If you have a single sink, drain all of the dirty water and refill it half full with water. Add a cap full of wig conditioner to cool water and mix the conditioner in the water.
5)Soak the lace closure into the water and let it sit. The length of time you should let it sit is based on the type of lace closure you have and the amount of glue and adhesive buildup on the lace. Typically, you’ll need to let curly and wavy lace closures sit a little longer than straight closures.
6)Gently move the lace closure in and out of the cool water. Remove it from the sink, place it on a flat towel, fold part of the towel over the lace closure and gently pat the closure dry. Optional: Spray on a leave in conditioner for lace closures and pat the closure dry with the towel.
7)Let the lace closure air dry by placing it on a closure head. Gently pin it at the front edge in the middle of the closure with a T-pin to hold it in place. Be careful with the pin on the lace. Let it dry outside with slight wind or inside with or without a fan!