Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Full Lace Wig?

Full lace wigs will have lace all around the unit, and require the lace to be cut all around the unit. You will be cutting a hairline around your entire head. By doing so, once done you can wear your hair anyway you like, ponytails, up-dos etc. Once the unit is applied, you will have on a full hair wig.  It will appear that all of the hair is growing directly from your head and it will give you maximum styling options. Full lace wigs are manufactured with a cap, and a thin lace sewn on top of the cap. Individual hairs are then sewn into the thin lace.

What is a Lace Front Wig?

The wig will appear that it is growing directly from your head.When you receive the unit it will have excess lace right around the perimeter, you will cut the lace along the front of the unit. With Lacefront wigs, you cannot achieve much Upstyles or ponytails hence it will be more suitable for ladies who prefers to wear their hair down most of the time.Lace front wigs are made similar to a regular ladies wig along the back and sides of the unit.Lace front wigs are manufactured with a thin lace that extends from ear to ear across the hairline.

The difference between a lace front wig & a full lace wig?

A lace front wig does not have lace around the back, hence you cannot wear it in a high ponytails and up-do’s.   A full lace wig has lace all right around the perimeter and can easily be worn in a high ponytail, which will give a more natural looking than lace front wigs.

Are your wigs made of Human Hair?

All of our products are made of 100 % human remy hair!

Baby Hair

Do you charge extra for Baby Hair? Does the wig come with Baby Hair?

No, All our wigs comes standard with baby hair right around the perimeter for a more natural look.  However should you not like baby hair, please specify. 

 

 

Bangs

Some special styles of our lace wigs come with the bang which we have cut for you and you need not cut by yourself.
 
If you choose our stock wig, the default density is 100%, after cutting the bang, the front part and the crown will be a little thin. Should you want  a full bang with a medium hair density, you may want to choose a custom wig, please just inform us in your order form that you want y our bang and the crown of your unit in 100% density.

Can I attach the wig by myself without any help?

We offer the Care Package option, which includes the initial application, training, training materials as well as enough products to last you up to 4 months.  We also give extensive after sales, after training support until our clients are fully confident in applying their own lacewigs.

Can I recolor or restyle the wig?

It is made from 100% Human Hair so it can be restyled and recolored.  Take care of the following tips though:

Colour tip:

We strongly recommend that you buy the colour of y our choice from the start, as during colouring, the hair may be over processed or damaged. We are not responsible for any damaged caused on the unit during dying, however should you decide to recolor your unit, take care not to colour the lace and make sure that you use a good brand of colour and that you follow the instructions of the manufacturer carefully.

Style tip:

Should you decide to cut bangs or layers into your unit, just make sure that you understand that the bangs and/ or layers will not grow out, hence you will be stuck with the style!.  Your unit can be flat-ironed straight or recurled, however make sure that your styling tool is on a setting not too high as to damage your hair.  Try to keep heat styling to an absolute minimum e.g. it is not recommended to flat-iron your hair every day.

Can I shower or swim with lace wig on?

Yes, you definitely can. Just make sure that you cover your wig with a swimming cap for swimming or shower cap to shower.  The bond might loosen if it gets wet, if it is small areas you can just redo.  Should you swim in the ocean or in a pool with chemicals, it is recommended that you remove your wig after swimming as the salt and chemicals might destroy your hair.  It needs to be wash immediately to rinse out all chemicals.

Can I use blow dryer to dry my hair after washing?

No, we do not recommend blow-drying at all as it will distort the shape of the wig and it will rip loose the knots thus letting the wig shed excessively.  It is recommended that you let your unit air dry before styling.

Can I wear my lace wig in a high ponytail?

Yes, you can wear your wig in a high ponytail once you apply around your full perimeter with adhesives, but it needs to be a full lace wig however.

 

Can I wear this wig if my head is full of hair?

Yes, you can also wear the hair after braiding your own hair in small cornrows or straight back. Also you can simply wrap your hair back.

Can I wear this wig if my head is with no hair?

Yes. These wigs are perfect choice for women with hair loss caused by cancer, alopecia and etc.

Can the wig be parted anywhere?

All our units are freestyle & can be parted any where you wish.

 

Do all new wigs come with excess lace in the front

Yes, the excess lace is your what we here in SA know as “Your box is your guarantee’. Should your new wig not have the excess lace on, please do not accept it as it might not be new. You are only to cut off the extra lace once you have made sure the the unit fits your head perfectly and that there are no bald patches and tears in your unit. Only whilst it still has the lace on can it be returned. You cut off the excess lace as close to the hairline as possible taking effort not to cut off any of the babyhairs, if you get one or two that is fine, but be very careful.

Do I have to cut my hair in order to apply a lacewig?

Absolutely not! Lacewigs doesn’t rely on a single strand of your own hair to look natural or beautiful. In fact your own hair is kept rested and oiled and growing underneath your lacewig. People with alopecia has reported that they’re own hair has grown strong underneath their lacewig as it doesn’t get any wear and tear at all. You don’t even have to relax or put any chemicals on it at all, you should just keep it washed and very nicely oiled and it will grow strong naturally, whilst on top there is beautiful hair looking like your own.

Do I have to wear a wig cap with the wig?

No, you do not need to use any wig caps under the wig. You can easily part your own hair at the same point as your wig before wearing the unit, which will make your parting on the wig while in use, however in our best working method, we use a lighter wig cap and blend it with some make-up should it be too light.  All the information will be given in training and in the training materials.

Does the straight hair wave up when wet?

Straight units will not wave up too much, but if you’ve ordered a curled/ curly unit, it will go curly or wavy after it has been washed, however it will not retain its original curl that you first received it in.

Hair Color Chart

Click here to view our hair color chart for help on choosing hair color.

How can I avoid my hair from shedding?

 
The hair will shed very lightly, but shedding more than your natural hair would be irregular. Be sure NOT TO apply any products including alcohol onto the hair of your full lace wig, such as some kinds of hair spray, because these improper products will lead to damage the hair and hair shedding will be found easily.
 
You may braid up the hair of your full lace wig or tie it in a ponytail before going to sleep so as to avoid any tangles. Use a scarf on your head or a hair bonnet when sleeping, which will reduce less breaking and shedding of the hair for your full lace wig.
 
Remember that chlorine and salt water may cause damage to the hair of full lace wig, so you need to wear a swim cap during swimming or wash the full lace wig after swimming to avoid chlorine and salt water left on the hair of your wig. After washing, use Knot Sealer to seal the knots onto the inside of your lace wig cap again in order to firm the knots on each hair tile for protection from shedding.

How do I attach or wear the wig?

All the information will be given in training and in the training materials.

How do I prevent the lace wig from tangling?

You may choose a satin pillowcase for night sleep in order to avoid friction. Cotton pillowcases with fibers rub against your hair, oppositely, satin pillowcases let the hair slip freely. A cheaper option is to place a satin petticoat or nightie over your cotton pillows. Do not wear any barrettes or clips on your hair overnight as these accessories will be difficult to remove in the morning. Also during washing hair, tangles may be also created due to scrubbing the hair. Brush our/ detangle your hair before showering, washing the hair, going to bed.   Do not rub the hair when washing, follow the instructions in the booklet carefully.  Only comb with a wide-tooth comb.
 
Keep Your Hair Tied Up: Loose hair easily get tangled and damaged due to rubbing with your clothes and being caught by straps of handbags. The most proper to protect hair from tangling is to make braids. You may practice braiding your hair during the night. When you have been already with the skill for braids, you can wear braids in various types during the day.
 
Meanwhile, buns are also way for protection of hair from tangles.
 
Removing Knots From Hair: Bobble-tipped brushes might cause damage to your hair and cannot remove any knots as you suppose. You shall use your fingers or a wide-toothed comb to detangle the hair starting from the bottom several inches to up towards. You can begin with the bottom of a knot and remove it out, instead of pulling it widely. After detangling, you shall take a boar bristle brush for polishing and protecting your hair from damage.

How long can I expect the wig to last?

The lifespan of your wig will depend on your use and care of it. If handled properly, it should last you up to 3 years with regular repairs in between. The better care you take of your unit, the longer it will last.  Should you purchase a Care package, you will receive the training and the training materials, which contains information on how to properly take care of your investment. 

How to measure the length of the wigs?

The hair length should be from the head top to the hair bottom as the hair is straight. The curl and wavy wig is process from a straight wig, so in the same length, curl and wavy wig will be shorter by 1"-2" (it depends on how deep the curl is) than straight wig.

 

How to pay?

We will supply you with an invoice containing all the banking details for payments.  Please note that units will only be shipped or delivered once it has been fully paid.

How to take your measurements?

In order to buy the lace wigs which can perfectly fit you, you should take your measurements carefully. Before you start pin hair as flat and as tight as possible before taking the measurements. (This will eliminate bulges that distort head contours.)
 

1. Circumference:

Measure all around the head. Position tape measure so its edge follows the hair line around the head and nape of the neck.

2. Front to Nape:

Measure from hairline at center of forehead straight back over crown to center of hairline at nape of neck.

3. Ear to Ear across forehead:

At front of ear, measure from hairline at base of sideburn, up across the hair line along forehead to same point in front of other ear.

4. Ear to Ear over top:

Measure from hairline directly above the ear across top of head to the hairline directly above the other ear.

5. Temple to Temple round back:

From temple to temple across the back of head.

6. Nape of Neck:

Measure the width of hairline across the nape of the neck.

Is the wig supplied with glue and other accessories?

Unfortunately not. You have to purchase the Care Package, which includes the initial application, training, training/ reference materials as well as enough products for up to 3-4 months. Alternatively you can buy the Products from us without Training should you opt to do it without Training.

Lace Cap sizes

Regular Cap sizes:

  Small Medium Large
Circumference 21.5"/22"      22.5"/23"      23.5"
Front to Nape 14" 14.5" 15"
Ear to Ear Across Forehead 12" 13" 12.5"
Ear to Ear over Top 12.5" 13" 13.5"
Temple to Temple around Back       14.5" 15.5" 16"
Nape of Neck 5" 6" 6"

The medium cap size fits most ladies, however should your measurements differ too much from the above sizes, we recommend that you order a Custom made unit, which has a lead time of +/- 25 business days.

Lace Cap Types

We have three styles of caps:
 
cap-1A. Full Lace Cap with Stretch in Crown (Default Cap construction)
 
cap-1B. Full Lace Cap with ear to ear Stretch
 
cap-2. Full Lace Cap without Stretch
 
cap-3. Glueless Lace Cap
 
cap-4. Lace Front Wig Cap

  

 

Lace Colour Chart


Medical Hair Loss

Scarlet medical: For clients who has lost hair due to medical reasons, this is an excellent and more natural looking alternative to regular wigs. I have included a document which should be added to the section dedicated to scarlet medical as it speaks particularly about the role wigs plays in the building of self esteem for alopecia and cancer patients.

What are Bleached Knots?

Bleached knots mean bleaching out the knots which is tying each strand of hair into lace by hand at the base of cap. By bleaching the knots, it will be a lighter and the whole lace wig will look more natural similar as its own natural hair. All our lacewigs comes standard with bleached knots. 

What color lace is best suited to my skin tone?

You want to match the lace color with your scalp complexion not your skin tone. This is because when you part the unit, you want it to appear as your natural scalp color. So to check your scalp color part your hair and look at the color of your scalp to determine your lace color.

LACE COLOUR CHART:

Follow These Guidelines - Lace Choice Color:
 
Transparent: For White, Off White or Cream scalp tones.
 
I.e. Liv Tyler, Jessica Simpson, Jenna Jameson, Charlize Theron etc.
 
Brown: For Light Beige or Beige scalp tones.
 
I.e.: Ciara, Eva Mendez, Eva Longoria
 
Light Brown: For Light Brown scalp tones.
 
I.e. Tyra Banks, Beyonce, Alica Keys, Rihanna
 
Dark Brown: For Dark Brown scalp tones.
 
I.e. Naomi Campbell, Serena Williams, Kelly Rowland
 

What does Density refer to?

Density refers to how thin or thick your hair is. The standard and common choice is 100% with medium density, should you want your hair to appear thicker, 110 – 140% can be chosen at no extra cost. 150 – 180 % is quite thick and might look a bit unnatural.

What is a Silk Top?

There is a layer lace which is made of silk fabric on the top front of the cap. When the hair is knotted, it will be concealed between the layers. It's hard to notice the knots it will give you the nice feeling that it seems like the hair is actually growing out of your scalp; the knots are 100% invisible.
 
You won’t find any other ventilation technique that creates a more flawless appearance than hidden knots on a silk top.  No bleached knots are required for this cap construction.
 
Important things to know about Silk top lace wigs before you make a purchase:
 
1. The Silk top material is approximately 4 by 4 inch of silk material on the crown area. The silk material does not cover the entire wig.
 
2. The Silk top material begins approximately 1/2 to 1 centimetre away from the hairline as shown in the picture. This means, there is 1/2 to 1 centimetre of Swiss lace before the silk top begins.
 

What is a Widow's Peak and Natural Hairline?

A natural hairline is a straight hairline, which is the norm for most people. A Widow's peak is M shaped hairline or Pointed Hairline. For this, your front hairlines make the shape of M or come down in point above forehead.  For Widow’s peak you will have to place a custom order. 

 

Full Lace Cap: With or without Stretch?

These two caps are with lace all around the perimeter and available for you to wear your hair in updo and high ponytails. When the caps are glued down, the wig will have a natural hairline all around the perimeter. The unit can be parted anywhere as you wish.
 
Full lace cap with stretch will be helpful for adjustment on your head size.
 
Full lace cap with ear to ear stretch can be adjusted in Circumference.
 
Full lace cap with stretch in crown can be adjusted in crown.
 
Full lace cap without stretch does not have stretch and can be worn by women without hair or with scarce hair.

Indian Remy vs Chinese Remy Hair?

Indian Remy Hair is collected directly from Indian hair donor and Chinese Remy Hair is collected directly from Chinese hair donor. Indian hair is currently the best hair on the market for wigs and weaves. It comes in different textures. These include straight, curly and wavy. The Indian hair is recommended for everyone. We recommend you choose Chinese Remy hair if you want a very straight wig, that is naturally shiny, and is slightly more coarse.

What is the difference between Swiss lace & French lace?

Swiss lace is finer and softer than French lace. Swiss lace is with better and natural looking to match the skin. French lace is a bit thicker and more durable for use. Both two types of laces can be dyed to match different skins.

What is virgin remy hair?

Virgin hair is 100% natural and not under process which may cause any damage to the cuticle. Our supplier manufactures virgin hair to run in one direction with natural look and avoid of tangling. Our virgin hair is soft, natural looking and has a very long lifespan.

Yaki vs Silky Texture?

Yaki texture is created by processing Indian Remy that adds a micro kink to the hair strands to mimic Africa-American relaxed hair.
 
The silky straight hair texture is the natural state of the Indian Hair as it comes from the donor.
 

Who are suitable for these wigs?

These wigs are suitable for everyone including young and old people, also adults, teenagers and children. Also they are available for cancer patients, alopecia patients and any patients with hair loss caused by chemotherapy or scalp disease.

Who makes the wigs?

Our supplier employs professional hair stylists who design and manufacture the lace wigs according specifications provided by you, the client.  The Hair manufacturers have more than 15 years experience with lacewig making.

Will my wig fall off when the wind blowing?

No, when attached with glue or tape the wig will be very secure.

Will the glues and tapes cause damage to my skin?

We suggest you to do a skin test before use if you are with sensitive skin. Most people are all right with the glues and tapes. However, if you have sensitive skin, we advise that you stick to Glueless Cap Construction Wigs.

Will the hairline on the lace wig have a natural look?

Yes, when you wear the lace wigs correctly according to our user guide, the hairline will have a natural look, just similar as your own hair growing from your scalp.

 

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