Most weave lovers have one thing in common. As we discover what fits us, we slowly abandon the wefted hair and substitute it for a wig. Not only are they time savers; wigs are often cheaper and give the desired look with none of the labor. They come in a variety of styles, textures, densities, and hues. On the off chance that we are unable to purchase a wig that will produce our desired look, we will pay for hair to be customized or make the wigs ourselves whether they be half wigs, full wigs, or wigs with a closure. I personally prefer a closure because I can achieve my desired look and make it look natural. Fortunately for me, my first wig was my favorite. Take a look at Ember-V from the Vivica Fox Hair Collection.
Ember-V is a lacefront with 20 inches of gorgeous, layered, loose spiral curls. I honestly wish I took quality pictures of the unit when she arrived because the stock photo does not do her justice. She is also made with high quality Remi Hair. I mean, she is the type of girl that you want to take everywhere. She was a perfect fit, framed my face perfectly and was so easy to style. I’ve had Ember-V since August of 2011 and we’ve had an eventful journey together.
Ember has been good to me since 2011. We’re in 2014 and I still wear her. I feel as if I may never get rid of her, but I know it’s only a matter of time before I have to replace her. I’m thinking of trying Bellagio by the end of the year because she looks promising and I hope she will be just as big a joy to have around.
Trend Watch! Are you looking for more options for protective styling? Is your hair breaking off because of excessive heat and over-processed “leave-out”? The latest and newest trend to hit the hair industry, Lace Closures! Lace Closures allow you to conceal your natural hair line while giving you the illusion of a part. Lace parts can come with a middle part, a side part, a free part, a three-way part or like the Vivica A. Fox Hair Collection’s Lace Closure, and invisible lace part that can be worn with lace or cut to look more natural. While there are several different types of parting styles, there are two types of lace closures.
Lace closures can come in a variety of hair fibers - from synthetic to medium grade virgin hair. Lace closures come in a variety of price points. It has a lace mesh that Hairs are then individually woven through the silk fabric and secured directly through the lace. This allows the scalp to be seen through the illusion of a part.
A silk lace closure it typically more expensive than the lace closure because it is lined with Swiss lace. It is also usually constructed with high grade Virgin hair. It has 2 layers – Swiss lace and then a silk fabric on top. Hairs are individually woven through the silk fabric and secured under the lace and knotted. They knots are then bleached to give the appearance of natural scalp.
Whatever your preference, if you’re looking for a great protective style (protecting your natural hair from heat and over-processing) Lace Closures are the way to go! Try that new ombre color you’ve seen on your favorite celebrity, spice up your style with a bang, rocky wavy tresses without worrying about blending your natural hair! The possibilities are endless with closures and with the summer and it’s humid temperatures coming, your hair line with thank you!!!
The Vivica A. Fox Hair Collection has a new addition: The “AIR” Collection. Newly released, the “Air” Collection has a weft specially designed to maximize air flow and breath-ability. Large spaces are left spaces between the weft’s track’s, to increase the wig cap’s circulation. Additional hair has been added to give each style a volume in place of extra weft space. Its light weight cap design is made of a thin flexible elastic band which allows the wig to stretch and adjust for optimal fit. The “Air” Collection features wigs made of 100% heat resistant fiber. These wigs can be curled to temperatures of up 400 Fahrenheit. This ergonomically designed wig delivers the ultimate in comfort and is ideal for long term wear.
Visit http://www.vivicafoxhair.com to see what styles are currently available in the AIR Collection!
Gentle brushing should be a daily habit to keep the hair smooth and healthy. Use of a paddle brush is recommended. Star from the tips of the hair and gently brush the hair gradually moving up until combing all the hair.
Avoid any use of heavy products such as mousse, spray, gel, or cream which can weigh the hair down and cause heavy buildup. Alcohol-free, oil-free, silicon based hair conditioning mist or spray is recommended for occasional uses. Products with alcohol dry out hair and applying too much products will cause residue.
Before going to bed, brush your hair and smooth out any tangles. Gently wrap the hair in satin or silk scarf. Make sure your hair is dry and tangle-free before sleeping.
Before shampooing, gently de-tangle the hair with wide-toothed comb and remove the dirt by brushing with paddle brush. Never pull or tug hair while brushing.
Soak the hair with lukewarm or cold water and gently massage the hair with quality shampoo to release dirt or oil. Use a wide tooth to gently comb to smooth out any folded strands.*Never wrap or rub damp hair in a towel. Applying conditioner is highly recommended. Shampooing once a week is also recommended.
Apply heat with ceramic flat or curling irons only when the hair is completely dry. Spray or apply heat protector before applying heat. Excessive heat may damage and dry out the hair.
Chemically treating hair yourself (ex. dye or perm) is not recommended. Only highly experienced professionals should be responsible for chemical treatments of hair.