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Just as an update, if anyone has not make a syn. hair ponytail bun, please take a minute to make one, it is a true lifesaver.  I am still wearing mine that I made months ago, I wear it say once every two weeks for a few days or even just on the weekend.
 
I also discovered that for people with short hair like me, and people who don't have perms I found a brush to use that works best.  Here are my tips.
 
Okay I wash my hair
Then I towel dry the hair slightly.
Then I use the paddle brush and brush my hair back
The same paddle brush that you might use on a wig, I have a separate one for my natural hair.
 
SO the paddle brush seemed to straighten my natural hair pretty well, no let me clarity. It did not straighten my hair, it just allowed me to brush it straight.
 
Then I used my gel and put it on my hair, brushed it on and put in a ponytail, then I sat under my hard hat dryer.  Then of course at night, I tie my hair up. It works out so well.
 
I thank GOD for learning all these tips from you tube, the internet is a blessing.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote gabi03 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Aug 11 2014 at 6:29pm
Thank you thank you for this thread sunshine. I cut all my hair off into a pixie a few months ago and now i'm bored so I wanted to venture into wigs. This thread gave me some great tips and tricks!
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Hey Gabi - I'm just seeing your message and I'm glad all the tips was helpful to you.  You Tube is a blessing and has helped me greatly.  YOU will learn to LOVE wigs. 
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Hey Ladies - I'm going on a cruise in 3 weeks and I just wanted to encourage and remind everyone, please please please do not wait until the night before your trip to decide
1) What wig you are wearing 2)how you are wearing the wig
 
Remember, if you are going to the airport -- your hair pins will set of the security sensors and the lady security guards will have to pat your hair down.  Which can be embarrassing.
 
SO plan to sew down your wig.  SO what did I do...
 
1) Ordered the wig I wanted to wear from an online source to ENSURE that I go the exact color and style that I wanted
 
This is why it is important to know the vendor name and name of the wig so you can order it online if needed. 
 
2) Today I tried on the wig, cut and trimmed to my likening and GUESS WHAT...I'm going to wear the wig this weekend to see how it falls, do I need to modify, etc.
 
This will ensure that I'm not surprised while on travel.
 
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I was just on you tube searching how to sew my wig down.  I know I had my own steps but I wanted to see if any better tips or videos were available.  I found this SISTER HERE....what....she is wonderful and I learned so much.
 
 
 
 
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Now in this video she is showing us how she sews down a straight wig WHAT....she ain't nothing but the TRUTH.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Well I permed my edges today, I just permed about one inch in the front so the wig would blend better. I did not perm the back or sides.  The sole purpose was for my wig to blend better. 
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