Most people who use hair systems have had itchy scalps at some point. What causes itchiness on the scalp? When wearing a hairpiece, how can you avoid an itchy scalp? Needs Hair Studio will explain the main reasons for itchy hair and how to avoid them in this article.
1.Poor Hair System Quality
Because of poor ventilation, low-quality hair systems are more likely to cause an itchy scalp. It is critical to select a high-quality hair system because you will bear the consequences of its poor quality in any case. Spend some time looking for a high-quality hair system. Keep the following tips in mind when choosing a high-quality hair system.
Choose a hair system that is a perfect fit for your head and style.
Select high-quality materials. A good hair system is soft and pleasant to the touch. In general, a hair system made of human hair will outperform a synthetic hair system.
Select the appropriate base type. A good hair system allows your skin to breathe and prevents excessive heat buildup on your head. It is advised to select soft lace material.
2. Allergic Reactions to Adhesives
Itching and burning will occur if you develop an allergic reaction to hair glue. Because the adhesive remains in contact with your skin, it can cause a lot of inflammation in your scalp. Keep the following suggestions in mind when using adhesives.
When wearing a hair system for the first time, it is recommended that you test the adhesive on your hand and leave it there for several hours to see whether you suffer any irritation or itching.
Latex hair bonding glue is not for you if you are allergic to latex or related compounds. There are non-allergenic goods on the market that may be more appropriate for your needs.
Remove any glue in your hair as soon as you see any signs of a response. After that, wash your head in lukewarm water to relieve the heat and itch of the spots. Consult a doctor if necessary.
3. Not Cleaning Regularly
If you do not wash your hair system or scalp on a regular and thorough basis, you may experience an itchy scalp. When washing your hair and scalp, keep the following tips in mind:
Always take the time to wash and rinse your hair and scalp. Make sure they are free of shampoo and other hair styling products, as these will only cause itching and inflammation when you reapply your hair system.
Remove residual adhesive from the scalp with an oily solvent, then remove the solvent with another cleaner.
At the same time, flush the rinse inside the base of the cap, which is the area next to the scalp.
4. Sweat Too Much
We are all aware that whether or not we wear a hair system, our scalp will sweat. Some people sweat more naturally than others. Wearing a hair system, on the other hand, is more likely to cause scalp sweating. Furthermore, because moisture does not easily pass through some of the base materials of the hair system, sweat is trapped beneath and evaporates for a longer period of time. Itching may occur as a result of the trapped moisture. Keep the following tips in mind to reduce the scalp’s itchy hair system caused by sweating.
If you have a hair system with a full skin or a monofilament base and you sweat a lot, you may need to change the base material. For better ventilation, use a full lace base.
Washing your scalp with a medicated shampoo on a regular basis will help you get rid of the sweat on your scalp.
Try to add a scalp protector to your regimen.
5. Not Shaving
Many people find that shaving before using a hair system and then attaching to a smooth scalp surface results in the most stable and long-lasting attachment. Those who are prone to razor burns or ingrown hairs, on the other hand, may experience itching or skin sensitivity as their hair grows. You can avoid itching your scalp caused by razors by doing the following:
When preparing your scalp, give up the razor and use a clipper to see if the itching goes away.
If you already have folliculitis from a razor, you can wash your scalp with an antibacterial soap on a daily basis and use over-the-counter antibiotics that can be wiped on the skin.
Generally, when you become comfortable with wearing a hair system, the itching will subside. Check the list above if it lasts more than a few weeks and is more than a slight itch.