What is Lace Front Wig?

Are you looking for a new human hair prosthesis ? Not sure which model to choose? And you’re wondering what a lace front wig ?

Then you’ve come to the right place!

A wig labeled as “lace front” or “lace front” means that a piece of pure lace mesh is located at the front of the wig cap. This type of natural hair prosthesis is said to be undetectable.

In this article, you’ll discover:

After reading this article, you’ll know all about wigs with lace fronts.

Let’s find out now!

What’s a Lace Front Wig?

Lace front wig, in French: lace front wig or wig with lace front.

When most people think of “lace”, they think of a delicate fabric. Made in the manner of a canvas to create an intricate pattern that is generally used to make garments and decorative fabrics. Curtains, for example.

In the world of wigs, the term “lace” refers to a fine, transparent mesh to which the hair are individually attached.

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Hair is individually hand-tied onto the lace front piece to create a more natural look.

Wigs with lace fronts can be styled away from the face because the hairline is almost invisible and the scalp is visible through the mesh.

You can also pull the wig hair back or tuck it behind the ears without the wig cap showing. This gives you versatility and a realistic look.

A lace wig cap can also contain other types of construction elements. Such as a monofilament top, a hand-knotted beanie, a beanie-less style, or be a classic machine-made beanie.

Because front lace wigs will give you a hairline si naturalMany wig wearers want a cap that combines front lace with monofilament. Or a hand-knotted cap to achieve the most realistic look with the greatest versatility.

Because these types of bonnet also allow hair to be parted in several directions.

How to put on a Lace Front Wig

How to trim a lace front wig

When you receive your lace front wig, you may notice that there is a excess lace protruding from the front of the wig.

This lace must be cut with a pair of sharp scissors to follow the shape of your natural hairline. Be careful not to cut the lace too much. You want to cut as close as possible to the wig’s hairline without cutting the hair itself.

Lace wigs should be worn at the natural hairline.

To put on your wig:

  1. Hold it by the ear tabs and turn the wig inside out, with the inside of the cap facing up and the back of the wig furthest away from you.
  2. Place the front of the cap on your forehead and slide the wig over your head.
  3. Once you’ve got your wig on, you can adjust its placement to give you the most flattering look.

Inside a lace front wig

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At Perruque Club, most of our lace front wigs come with inner adjustment straps to give you the best possible fit.

We also recommend using certain products such as wigbands and gel cushion bands to create a secure and comfortable fit. Some women also prefer to wear a bamboo or cotton cap under their wig. All these products can be worn safely and comfortably under a lace wig.

Just make sure that the placement of these products is slightly behind the hairline, so that they are not visible in the mesh area before styling begins.

How to care for a natural wig

The in front of a wig is very delicate. It is important not to hold the hair prosthesis by the lace. Pulling on the lace can cause it to tear.

So be careful when adjusting your mane and always use the ear tabs or side parts of the cap to grip the wig when putting it on.

Lace wigs can be washed with wig shampoo just like any other wig. Just make sure you don’t grab the wig by the lace or rub the lace severely when washing.

It’s also important to moisturize with conditioning products, as the human hair in a wig does not contain the natural oils of your scalp. As a result, it can become very dry and brittle.

Click on this link if you want to know more how to moisturize a natural hair wig.

Do not no conditioner on the front of the laceas this can cause the hair to come loose.

You can use styling products for wigsbut if you are painting a wig with lace on the front, we strongly recommend using a wide-tooth comb.

Brush wig lace front with comb

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This type of comb will be gentlest on the hair and least likely to pull out individual hairs from the lace front or damage the lace.

Click here to consult our complete guide to washing a natural lace wig.

Choose Quality Hair!

As you can see, a lace front wig is simply a wig with lace on the front.

Thanks to this article, you now know what this term means, but not only that. You’ll also know how to put on this kind of wig and, above all, how to look after it.

At Perruque Club, we offer a wide range of high-quality natural wigs.