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Wig Out: 7 Summer Activities Wig-Wearers Should Avoid

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Charli Penn
Jul, 22, 2014 10:10 AM UTC

I know every Yonce hit is your jam (mine too!) but beware of breaking out into her signature moves without a plan or a properly clipped/attached hair weave/wig. It wound end well for you. Again, I’m speaking from experience.

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Signing yourself up for Zumba and kickboxing classes are the perfect way to stay in shape this summer, but I can’t promise you that your hair will stay put. Why put yourself through that? Throw on a scarf or a tie back your hair and check the vanity in the locker.

Before you even say it, let me stop you right there. No, it’s not okay if “it doesn’t go upside down.” I once thought the same thing too. Only, when I got off of the ride and checked out the freeze frame photos, I was the only one holding my head and looking horrified. There was no “amusement” in that ride!

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Nothing will send your lace wig flying faster than a crash collision with a friend on a bumper cart course. It’s all fun and games until the hair goes flying. This doesn’t have to happen. Think twice before you buy two tickets for the bumper cars.

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The little ones don’t know your hair isn’t growing from the root. They will grab, pull and tug. Steer clear!

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If you’re in the heat of the moment and he doesn’t know about the “don’t ever touch a Black girl’s hair” rule, a mortifying moment is imminent.

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Friends don’t let friends ride in convertibles with wigs – especially on the highway. Case closed.

Hey, don’t leave me drinking alone. What’s your most-embarrassing wig/weave fail? Tell me below!

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