Up Your Wig Game! How to Wear Lace Front Wigs

Up Your Wig Game! How to Wear Lace Front Wigs

Hair loss or simply wanting to try out different hairstyles and colors are some of the many reasons why women love wearing wigs. Wigs bring confidence and color to many women’s lives; however, it can be overwhelming to select the perfect wig for you with all the choices available in the market today.

If you’re looking for a wig that’s natural-looking and can be worn for everyday use, this article can help you see the benefits of wearing lace front wigs. There are also some tips you might find helpful if you’re a first-time user of lace front wigs.

What Is a Lace Front Wig?

This is one of the most popular types of wigs that are worn by celebrities and women all around the world. The main distinguishing feature of a lace front wig is that the hair strands are individually sewn so you can get the illusion of a more natural hairline. Lace wigs come in two different styles: the lace front and the full lace. Lace front wigs just have lace on the front where your hairline is located while full lace wigs have, yes, lace throughout the whole wig cap. 

If you’re looking for normal wigs, check out our guide: how to put on a wig

The Perks of a Lace Wig

Lace front wigs are more lightweight and comfortable to wear than other types because the lace is sheer enough to let your scalp breathe and not sweat.

If you’re suffering from hair loss, wearing lace front wigs will give you a boundary between your wig and skin. This means you can explore more hairstyles!

Versatility when it comes to hair styling is one of the benefits of wearing lace front wigs. Unlike non-lace wigs, using a lace front type won’t expose the wig edge, giving you more confidence when customizing your hairstyle.

Most of the time, wigs arrive flat packed and additional styling is needed to achieve the look in the display image. So before you go snipping away… take a look at these guides for tips and tricks:

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Tips on How to Wear Lace Wigs 

  1. Make sure to wear a wig cap to secure your natural hair. It is advisable to wear a cap that is close to your skin tone.
  2. Don’t cut off all of the lace without wearing your wig first or at least knowing the shape of your hairline. If you cut all of the lace, you run the risk of not being able to customize your hairline as you need it.
  3. You can use adhesives that will work well depending on your purpose for wearing the lace wig. Some types you can use are spirit gum, lace tape, or lace glue. 
  4. For a more natural look, you can use makeup like concealer or eyeshadow to lighten, shade, or blend the lace wig to your natural skin tone.

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