How To Make A Straight Wig Wavy

How To Make A Straight Wig Wavy

Sometimes you go wig shopping and realize you only got the straight wig instead of the one with curls. Not to worry, as you can always create a loose deep wave wig in the comfort of your home. All you need to do is have a couple of supplies with you. Making a wig wavy is pretty simple, and all it needs is a little time. Here are some of the ways you can make a wig wavy.

1. Use a curly iron for wavy hair

If you have a human hair wig, then that means it can handle some heat. Therefore, you can use it to curl up your hair and create either tight or deep waves. Simply separate your hair into two sections and tie one up first. Take a section of hair from the other side and twirl it around the curly iron set to medium heat. You might need to hold it here for a while until the curls form. The number of waves you want in your hair will greatly determine whether you take bigger sections of hair or smaller ones. Smaller sections will result in tighter curls and las long. With bigger sections of hair, you are bound to get slightly looser curls that can be easily combed out. Either choice will work, so choose what works for you.

2. Use Flexi rods to get wavy hair

If you do not have a curling iron or use synthetic hair, you can always use Flexi rods. They might take more time, but the results are just as good as when using the iron. Simply section your hair and wrap it around the length of the Flexi rod. Secure the ends by folding up the rods and then dip your hair in hot water if it is synthetic. You can just leave it that way after applying some gel to it for natural hair. Take the synthetic hair wig out of the water and dry it completely. Once it does, you can unwrap the Flexi rods and deal with areas you feel did not curl up well enough. The method is perfect for you if you are not in a hurry to wear the wig as you can leave it and go deal with other things as it dries up.

3. Braid them up

If you have no curling equipment, you can use this technique to create waves and curls. They might not be as defined as the other two methods, but they still look great. Take out sections of your hair and braid them up tightly. To ensure the curls are defined, ensure you increase the tightness of the braids. It will help hold them on for longer. Leave them overnight or longer, then take them apart and style as desired. The good thing with this method is that you can braid them to keep the curls in at the end of the day.


Changing up your wig should not be as hard as many people make it be. The tips above show that you can make a straight wig curly in your home. Try either method and settle on whatever works for you.