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To properly care for Halloween costume wigs, quality synthetic wigs can be styled and washed. Most economy and inexpensive wigs cannot be washed. Always double check the original packaging and contents of your wig to see if washing instruction or "Do Not Wash" instructions are enclosed. Most wigs can best be brushed out with a wire brush. It is okay to use hair spray on synthetic wigs, but DO NOT USE HEAT to style synthetic wigs. The fibers will melt. Hair dryers, curling irons, and hot rollers are all VERY BAD for synthetic wigs. It is always best to cut and style the wig while on a head form or a real head.