When I'm with my boyfriend, I'm pretty much in my wig 24/7 and tape that thing down so well.  When I'm active (so maybe heat induces), there is a gross chemical odor from the tape.  Does anyone else have this problem or, better, a solution?  


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Hello eleven11,

I always encourage wig wearers if at all possible use something else to "hold " your wig in place. Here is the solution, plus it's washable https://beautifulhairproducts.com/collections/wigs/products/wig-gri....
It works, and it's comfortable.
Hope this helps.
Never dealt with 'smelly' tape. Could it be the brand? I use Walkers double sided tape from 3-M that I buy online from a place in Vegas.

I (personally) like the sew in silicone to grip the front of my wigs. It used to be called Derma something, and the shaped pieces are only available on Lori's wigsite. $12 for front only, or $65 for whole head. Jon Reneau has some silicone sheets ($50 for an 8 x 10 or so) that you can cut yourself to size.

I only mention this because the Wigrip does not fit my elongated head and slides up in the back. If they fit, they work quite well.

Have you considered a water soluble adhesive to attach your wig rather than tape?  

There are daily application water soluble adhesives that might work well for you like Tensive Gel, It Stays, and Gotta Be Glued.  You can likely find them all on Amazon. Got to Be Glued is sold in most grocery stores, pharmacies, Target,  and Walmart.  They can be easily removed daily with water. You might want to experiment with each one to see which provides you with the most secure hold.

You might also want to have an elastic band sewn into your wig to provide even more of a grip. There are also Wig Grips like StarShemya and Hagster mentioned but they don't work for everyone.  Clips are another good option but they can take some getting used to and need to be moved regularly to avoid traction alopecia.

Hope that helps.  You'll find a method that works well for you with some experimenting. :-) 





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