A lace front or lace front wig is a unique type of wig that’s worn over the scalp. It can be made of human hair or synthetic hair that’s tied to a lace base or frontal. Lace wigs can come with different types of hairlines and lace types. The most popular type of lace hair lines come with “baby hair” which give a more realistic look. Adding baby hair to a lace front can also help hide and blend the lace.
Lace front wigs are also a great solution for people who suffer from premature balding, alopecia, hair thinning or hair loss due to chemotherapy or other medical reasons. But, wigs are not just for hair loss anymore! Made popular by Hollywood and celebrities like Beyoncé and Kim Kardashian. Lace front wigs are becoming the secret to having beautiful and trendy hair 24/7.
Are Lace Front Wigs better than regular wigs?
It’s personal preference whether you believe lace front wigs are better than regular wigs. But most would say lace front wigs are better because they give the illusion of hair growing out of the scalp. Lace front wigs are also lighter, easier to maintain and style.
Lace Wig Density:
Lace wig density is measured as a percentage. The higher the percentage, the thicker the hair density on the wig. When purchasing or creating a wig, you can ask for a certain level of thickness, the most common is %120-180. The percentage range helps you create a fuller or more natural look depending on your preference. Read more on how to pick out the perfect wig density here.
What’s the price of a Lace Front?
The price of front lace wigs tends to vary based on the type of wig that it is. Human hair lace front wigs are usually more expensive than synthetic front lace wigs. Online Lace front wigs are sold for $40-$800, depending on the texture and quality. Human hair lace wigs will almost always be cheaper than human hair wigs because they have synthetic fibers. We found a large selection of glue-less wigs for under $100.
Whether your just curious or looking to purchase a lace front. Explore the different options and find one you like, there are literally thousands of styles, textures and colors of lace front wigs. We like to shop for wigs on amazon, they seem to have a large selection and fast shipping.
How to wear and apply a Lace Front Wig:
When you first receive your hair, you will need to cut the lace. You’ll want to carefully trim the lace, similar to your own natural hairline.
Once the lace is cut, you’ll want to place the lace front wig at your forehead and slide it back over your head. The wig should be placed and worn at the hairline for the most natural look.
There are many different techniques for applying a lace front wig. The lace wig is usually attached with the assistance of glues and tapes, which are applied to the front hairline area. Once the glue has dried the lace front can stay in place and even shampooed and maintained for weeks.
If your not into using glues and wig adhesives, you can opt for a glueless lace front wig. Glueless lace front wigs are attached to the hairline by using the combs in the wig, and in some cases a dab of gel to lay the hairline.
How to care for a Lace Front Wig:
When caring for a lace wig you’ll want to be delicate with the lace. You can wash, comb and style the lace front like any other wig. But you don’t want to tear or stress the lace. When you are adjusting your wig it’s recommended to use the side tabs. This is also important when washing the wig. Don’t scrub or pull on the lace to keep your wig looking good.
It’s recommended to use wig shampoos and styling products in your wig. If your wig is human hair, most normal hair products will work on your wig. You’ll want to make sure to air dry your wig after washing and store it somewhere safe. For more tips on wig care, check out are wig care post, here.
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