4 Must-Know Tips For Choosing Lace Front Wigs

Lace front wigs are a great choice for women who want to look like they have long, luscious hair without spending a ton of time or money. They’re also ideal for people who don’t have a lot of natural hair at the hairline and may need to keep their hair covered for work or other reasons. Wigs with lace front come in many different styles and colors. You can choose from natural looks with minimal stylings, such as curls or waves, or you can choose from many different pre-styled looks that mimic celebrities such as Beyonce or Rihanna. There are some things you should know before purchasing your first lace front wig so that you will get the most value and longevity out of your new wig.

HD 13X6 HD Lace wig | Bob style
HD 13X6 HD Lace wig | Bob style

Know Your Options

Lace front wigs come in a variety of types, such as synthetic or human hair, monofilament or Swiss lace, one-piece or two-piece construction, and a variety of colors. There are various human hair types, including Indian, Chinese, or Malaysian. Indian hair is the most popular type of human hair because it is extremely durable and shiny, and it can last up to one year with proper care. However, the downside is that Indian hair is more expensive than other types of hair. Chinese hair is also very durable, with a similar lifespan to Indian hair. Malaysian hair is softer than Indian and Chinese hair, and it is also much less expensive. Synthetic lace front wigs are less expensive than human hair wigs, but they do not last as long. Synthetic wigs also do not have the same shine and bounce as human hair, so they may not be a good choice for people who want a high-quality wig.

Natural wave 28″- 100% Unprocessed Human hair
Natural wave 28″- 100% Unprocessed Human hair

Be Careful With Heat

Many lace front wigs are made with synthetic fibers that are heat-friendly. You can use heat on synthetic wigs, but you should be careful not to apply too much heat or use high temperatures. Doing so can damage the synthetic fibers, causing your wig to lose its shine and look less natural. Many synthetic wigs will come with instructions that outline the best methods for styling and caring for your wig. Human hair wigs require much more care and attention than synthetic wigs because they are more delicate. 

Be Aware Of Shedding

After you purchase your wig, the first few wearings may result in some shedding. This is completely normal and will lessen over time as the fibers get broken in. Just be aware that your new wig may shed a little during the first few wears as the fibers break in. Human hair wigs are more delicate than synthetic wigs, so they may shed a bit more. Be sure to check the wig’s shedding rating before purchasing it to make sure it is not excessively shedding. Wigs that are excessively shedding have low-quality fibers that will not hold up well over time.

Body wave lace front wig with Freedom part!
Body wave lace front wig with Freedom part!

Ask About Styling And Maintenance

Before you purchase a lace front wig, make sure to ask the sales associate about the best way to maintain and style your wig. Some wigs are easier to style or maintain than others. Some wigs are more delicate than others, so make sure you find a wig that is durable and can endure regular styling, washing, and wearing. If you want to style your wig, make sure that the wig is heat-friendly before you purchase it. Also, be aware that some wigs will require special styling products.

Final Words

Choosing the right lace front wig can be a bit overwhelming. There are many different types of wigs on the market, and they all come with their own benefits, disadvantages, and styles. 
Hair World carries a variety of high-quality wigs in many different styles you can choose from.

Stop by our stores, or visit our website to find the style you want.

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