Red hair wig – How to remove the red in human hair wig?

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You love red hair wig, but the intense color cannot go with you to any event. Or some days, you just simply want to change your look, you will want to bleach your wig and dye it in another color. Don’t know where to start? Let check our blog post to get the easy and safe methods of removing the red color in your red hair wig.

Can we remove the color in red hair wig?

The answer is yes, but with human hair wig only. Synthetic hair does not allow any chemicals applied in it, but human hair wig can be bleached and recolored as long as you follow the right way.

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How to bleach red hair wig?

What you need

A wide-tooth comb or a wig hairbrush

A color brush

A bottle of bleach

A bottle of baking soda

Mild shampoo or a wig shampoo

Cool water

Dry towel

Using bleach to remove the red out of your natural red hair wig

Step 1: Using a wide-tooth comb or a wig brush to comb your hair thoroughly and gently remove the tangles

Step 2: Put an amount of bleach into a bowl. Depending on the length of your wig, you should take the sufficient quantity. If you have a long red hair wig, take an extra amount.

Remember to keep the bleach mild. Then, use the color brush to spread the bleach on your red hair wig entirely. Leave it there for about 5 minutes.

Step 3: Put your wig under a running faucet to clean the wig. Make sure the water runs through all the hair sections

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Step 4: Put your natural red hair wig into a large bowl of water to check if the bleach and dye color have been completely removed from the wig

Step 5: Apply mild shampoo that is specially designed for wigs and wash your wig carefully. Make sure you clean out all the bleach by rinsing it in fresh cool water. This way will keep your natural red hair wig healthy and durable

Step 6: Put your wig into a towel to pat dry. Then, let it air-dry overnight

Using baking soda to remove the red from a red hair wig

This method is even easier than the first one. Baking soda is a familiar item in your kitchen that contains great bleaching properties, thereby enabling you to remove the excess dye in your wig.

To apply this method, firstly, you should also comb your wig with a wide-tooth comb or hairbrush and remove the knots.  After that, wash your wig in hot water to see if there is any color coming out or not. Next, take some shampoo and mix with a teaspoon of baking soda. If your wig’s dye color was chlorine-enhanced, you should use chlorine removal shampoo.

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Apply the mixture of shampoo and baking soda into your red hair wig and gently massage it. Remember to apply the mixture evenly and leave it for about 10 minutes.

Rinse your wig into warm water first and then with cool water. After all the residue is cleared out from your red hair wig, apply some conditioner for your wig to be smoother and look more vibrant. 

Some side notes

You need to make sure that all the bleach you put on your wig is completely removed or else it will cause staining and skin allergies.

Besides, don’t bleach your wig too often. It only damages your wig quickly. During the entire life of a wig, it can be bleached for 3-4 times. If you exceed this number, you may find a hole in your pocket for a new wig.

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You should use good quality of bleach. By this way, you can avoid harming your wig.

Also, if you use a high-quality wig, you will get the best result of bleaching and re-dying while remaining the good state of your wig hair. Hence, it’s better to find a wig with good quality to meet your satisfaction. At APO’s store, we provide premium human hair wig that can help you change your style as how you want. Let check and see our wig collection HERE.

Above are some tips on how to bleach a red hair wig. Make sure you follow the steps carefully. We hope that you enjoy your new transformed hair. Thank you for reading.


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