- 1 How do you care for American Girl doll hair?
- 2 Can you wash an American Girl doll’s hair?
- 3 How do you untangle American Girl doll’s hair?
- 4 Can you replace hair on American Girl doll?
- 5 Can you fix frizzy doll hair?
- 6 Can you straighten or curl American Girl doll hair?
- 7 How do I keep my American Girl dolls hair nice?
- 8 Do American Girl dolls have real human hair?
- 9 Can I use detangler on doll hair?
- 10 Can you use fabric softener on American Girl hair?
How do you care for American Girl doll hair?
Use only a wire wig hairbrush (available at American Girl® stores, through the American Girl® catalogue or Web site) on your doll’s hair. Don’t use a comb or plastic-bristle brush. Lightly mist your doll’s hair with water each time you brush. Don’t get any water in her eyes—they may rust!
Can you wash an American Girl doll’s hair?
Can you wash an American Girl doll’s hair? Yes, but make sure you cover the doll’s face and body with plastic so she doesn’t get wet. Make sure the hair is down, take out any clips or hair ties, and undo any braids or twists. Hold the doll’s hair under a faucet and use a mild shampoo to wash it.
How do you untangle American Girl doll’s hair?
Hold the top of the doll’s head with one hand. Begin gently brushing tangles out of the bottom two inches of hair. Work the brush through the next two inches of hair. Continue to work the brush up the section of hair, until no tangles remain.
Can you replace hair on American Girl doll?
People who purchase secondhand or used dolls quite often purchase dolls who have haircuts, hair damage, or tangled hair that cannot be managed or corrected easily and a new wig starts the doll fresh. When a doll is sent to the American Girl Doll Hospital for hair damage, the doll is simply given a completely new head.
Can you fix frizzy doll hair?
Baby detangle spray can be used for dolls with minor hair tangles or frizz. Baby shampoo and/or conditioner are mild soap solutions that are gentle on the doll’s hair. Fabric softener is often used as a ‘shampoo’ to relax doll hair, especially if it is intensely damaged, tangled, or frizzy.
Can you straighten or curl American Girl doll hair?
The wire Doll Hairbrush and Sparkly Hair Pick were designed to work best with American Girl dolls’ hair. Never use a blow dryer, a curling iron, hot rollers, or a straightening iron on your doll’s wig. The fibers are made of a special acrylic and any heat source can dry, stiffen, frizz, or even melt them.
How do I keep my American Girl dolls hair nice?
To help with styling, we recommend our Hair Care Kit for Dolls, which includes a misting bottle to lightly mist her hair with water. Never use a blow dryer, a curling iron, hot rollers, or a straightening iron on your doll’s wig.
Do American Girl dolls have real human hair?
Hair. American Girl doll hair is actually a wig, firmly secured to her head. It’s similar to the high-quality wigs created for real people. Made out of a blend of mod-acrylic fibers of different colors and textures, it maintains styles well and creates a rich variation of colors just like on a human head.
Can I use detangler on doll hair?
Likely any of brand of conditioner and spray detangler would do. The Wet hair brush helps to minimize tearing the doll hair as you detangle it. I combed both products through the doll’s hair, being gentle so that I didn’t pull out very many strands. After this, I followed with a thorough rinse with water.
Can you use fabric softener on American Girl hair?
Fabric softener may be the easy way out, but it is not recommended my the experts at American Girl. If all else fails and your doll’s hair is so badly damaged that there is no way around a complete replacement, then try mixing fabric softener with a spray bottle of water and brush through gently.