Things To Know
A Lace Wig is a special type of wig in which human hair is tied by hand to a sheer lace base which goes over the scalp.
Full Lace wigs have a base made entirely of lace. Full Lace wigs can be pulled into a high ponytail and up-do's, as opposed to lace front wigs. if a lace front wig is pulled back, it is usually obvious that it is a wig.
The lace is usually attached with the assistance of glues and tapes, which are applied around the perimeter. Once applied the lace wig can stay in place for weeks at a time and maintained with shampoo, conditioner and styling in the meantime.
A lot of people don't think they can shampoo & condition their lace wig while it's still attached but yes you can and it's highly recommended that you do so. It only takes a couple of minutes if you wash it while showering.
Proper Hair Care is Very Important. Don't treat your lace wig hair like African American hair because African American hair products causes build up that causes the hair to frizz and tangle. Don't assume the hair is bad because it's tangling especially if your haven't tried to condition it first. Follow the steps on the Shampoo & Condition page or be prepared to purchase a new lace wig every month.
If you're ever experiencing any problems, washing and conditioning the hair will fix it. Conditioning your hair 2-3 times a week won't hurt anything. It doesn't matter how little hair product you are using, all hair product will eventually start creating problems. African Americans are the only race of people who doesn't understand the importance of conditioning their natural hair routinely because we feel we don't have to but a lace wig is not your natural hair so don't treat it like you treat your hair.
Although the hair is real, it is not receiving nutrients from the scalp like your own hair.
Chlorine and Salt Water causes the hair to tangle and could possibly damage the hair if it's not washed out immediately afterwards. Always plat or braid your hair before going swimming. A high ponytail with the ends tightly wrapped around the ponytail works too.
Condition your hair using the Silicon Mix immediately. Make sure your hair is tangle free first or else you will ruin it. This is the last thing you want to happen while on vacation. Apply serum to wavy hair while it's wet and let it air dry.
Lace Wigs Life Span
Lace wigs last anywhere from 2-3 months or longer depending on how you care for it. It is good to have two wigs that you can alternate between to prevent so much wear and tear on one wig. Proper maintenance is very important! Do not wait for your appointment to wash and condition your lace wig plus you always want your hair to look, feel and smell good. When dirt and sweat accumulate, the hair will tangle.
This is what works for me and I'm not saying is the correct way. Try to figure out your own method. Keep in mind, any and all hair product can be washed out if/when it starts causing problems.