How to Install Braided Wigs

Braided wigs have become a staple accessory in the world of fashion and beauty, providing versatility and an instant change of style without commitment. Whether for aesthetic preferences, cosplay, or hair loss solutions, knowing how to install braided wigs properly can significantly affect appearance and comfort. This essay guides you through the detailed steps to ensure your wig-wearing experience is both successful and enjoyable.

Understanding the Basics

Before delving into the practical steps, it's essential to understand that the foundation of wearing a braided wig well is choosing the right wig. Factors like cap size, hair type, and style preference play vital roles in the overall look and feel. A well-fitted braided wig made of quality materials will not only appear more natural but will also be more comfortable to wear.

Advanced Application Steps for a Perfect Boho Braid Fit

Step 1: Preparing Your Natural Hair

The first step to wearing a braided wig is to prepare your own hair so that it lays flat underneath the wig. For those with very short hair, this may simply involve combing the hair down. Those with longer hair should follow these tips:

Hair Wrapping for Straight Hair: If your hair is straight, consider wrapping it. Begin by parting your hair down the middle and then firmly wrapping each side around your head, crossing over the nape and the forehead, and pinning it in place.

prepare the wig

Braiding for Curly or Textured Hair: For curly or textured hair, braiding it back into cornrows will keep your hair flat and distribute the bulk evenly.

Wig Cap: Once your hair is prepped, put on a wig cap to compress your hair and help keep the wig in place. Stretch the wig cap over your head and adjust it so that it covers all of your hair, fits snugly without being too tight, and sits at your hairline. JALIZA’s upgraded cap structure of the local express is made with high-quality HD lace, which guarantees a truly natural and comfortable fit. It is designed to provide a secure and snug feel, ensuring a comfortable wearing experience throughout the day.

Step 2: Preparing the Braided Wig

Before you put the locs braided wig on your head, you'll need to prepare it:

Wig Inspection and Adjustments: Take the wig out of its packaging and inspect it. Remove any tangles with your fingers or a wide-tooth comb, starting from the tips and working upwards to avoid damage.

Remove any tangles with your fingers

Adjusting the Wig Cap Size: If the wig has adjustable straps, adjust them for a snug fit. Be careful not to over-tighten, as this can lead to discomfort and headaches.

Step 3: Putting On the Wig 

After aligning the wig with your natural hairline during the initial placement, it's time to secure it properly for a natural look:

Apply Glue Under the Lace

Skin Preparation: Before applying any adhesive, make sure your skin is clean and free of oils. Use an alcohol swab to clean along your hairline where the glue will be applied.

Applying the Glue: Apply a thin layer of wig adhesive with a small brush or a clean fingertip along the hairline where the lace will sit. Wait for the glue to become tacky before proceeding. Some adhesives require a few minutes to set.

Applying the Glue

Securing the Lace: Carefully press the lace into the tacky glue, starting from the center of your forehead and working your way out to the sides. Ensure the lace is smooth and free of bumps.

Securing the Lace

Secure with Ties

Tie Down the Lace: To help set the lace into the adhesive, you can tie a silk scarf or band around your hairline. This will apply even pressure and help the glue to bond securely with the lace.

Secure with Ties

Waiting Period: Leave the scarf on for about 10 to 15 minutes to allow the glue to fully dry and set.

Leave the scarf on for about 10 to 15 minutes

Cut Off Excess Lace

Trimming the Lace: Once the glue is dry, carefully trim any excess lace that extends beyond the hairline. Use small, sharp scissors and cut as close to the hairline as possible without cutting into the wig hair. It's often recommended to cut small amounts in a zigzag pattern to mimic a natural hairline. JALIZA’s real HD lace and innovative real human hair with baby hair can achieve a supernatural hairline and a soft, snug baby hair styling experience.

Cut Off Excess Lace


Step 4: Styling the Wig 

After securing the wig, it's time to style it to perfection:

Comb Your Wig

Detangling: Gently comb through your wig to remove any tangles. If it's a straight wig, use a wide-tooth comb or paddle brush. For curly wigs, use your fingers or a pick comb to avoid frizz and maintain the curls' integrity.

Step 5: Maintenance and Care

Finish Wearing

Final Adjustments: Make any final adjustments to the wig placement, ensuring it's comfortable and the style frames your face as desired.


Styling Products: Apply any finishing products like wig-specific hairspray or serum to set your style and add a natural sheen.

Finish Wearing


Adding these advanced steps – applying glue, securing with ties, cutting excess lace, and combing the wig – elevates the process of wearing a braided wig, ensuring a secure and natural-looking result. A wig that's properly applied not only looks better but feels more comfortable, giving you the confidence to wear it with pride. Remember, the art of wig-wearing is in the details, and taking the time to apply these steps will help you achieve a flawless finish. With practice and patience, you'll master the art of wearing the boho braids, ready to showcase a new look at a moment's notice.

Understanding the intricate process of wig application is pivotal to achieving a seamless and natural appearance. JALIZA recognizes this and caters to those who seek not just a wig, but a transformative experience. Each JALIZA braided wig is designed with the ultimate goal of providing wearers with a piece that is as comfortable as it is captivating.

At JALIZA, the sophisticated selection of hand-tied braided wigs is crafted to simplify the application process while ensuring a secure and natural-looking finish. The brand's commitment to quality is evident in every aspect, from the selection of tangle-free human hair to the precision of the HD lace, which allows for precise cutting and a perfect blend with the natural hairline.

Incorporating advanced steps such as applying glue, securing with ties, cutting excess lace, and combing through the wig, JALIZA's products are designed for those who appreciate the artistry behind a well-applied wig. A JALIZA wig, when applied with care and attention to detail, not only enhances your look but also brings a sense of comfort and assurance, allowing you to wear your wig with pride. With each JALIZA wig, you're not just changing your hairstyle, you're adopting a new persona, ready to face the world with confidence and style. For those dedicated to perfecting their look, it is the ideal partner. Offering a range of exquisite braided wigs that are as functional as they are fashionable, JALIZA ensures that every customer can achieve a flawless finish and step out in style, ready to showcase their new look at a moment's notice.

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