Installing a Wig
Installing a wig can feel intimidating, especially if you’re new to wearing a wig. But we’re here to tell you all about how to install a wig (for beginners or experienced individuals) so you can rock your new unit without worry.
Depending on the type of wig you purchase, there are a number of options for installing. There are lace front wigs, full lace, 360 lace, and ready-to-wear wigs, all with different benefits. Before you go at the install on your own, make sure you check out our wig installation guide, which will help you cut a lace front wig, secure it, install, and choose the best wig to get a natural look that will last.
Stocking Cap Method
Stocking caps have seen some popularity as a way to install a lace frontal, and many still claim that it’s ideal for keeping the lace secure. But it’s also time-consuming and requires a lot of product.
Yet, if you really want a seamless look, it might be just the thing for you. So, how do you use a stocking cap to install your wig? How long does an install last? And what do you need? Check out our quick Q & A to learn more about stocking caps and then learn more about how to cut your lace front wig!
How to Cut a Lace Front Wig
Lace front wigs are easily recognizable because of the lace hairline that extends over the forehead and helps you customize the unit’s hairline. Once it’s installed, though, that lace strip is no longer needed. So, how do you cut a lace front wig?
It’s simple to cut the lace with a few quick tips to make sure you get the best install. Using a couple of tools you probably already have, you can customize the lace front so it blends seamlessly with your hairline. Follow these steps for how to cut a lace wig and get just the look you want!
3 Ways to Install a Lace Front Wig
When you want full coverage from ear-to-ear, a lace front wig is a great choice because it blends in with your natural hairline. There are a number of ways to install lace front wigs, including glue, tape, sew-in, and wig grips, but before you do that, you have to prep your natural hair so the wig lays flat on your head.
In this chapter, we’ll cover everything you need to know about how to prep your hair and share our favorite ways to install a lace front wig for a flawless look that will stay secure.
How to Secure a Wig and Make it Stay On
If you’ve worn a wig, you’ve probably experienced that dreaded moment when it slips off your head. It can be embarrassing and frustrating, but you don’t have to settle for a slippery wig. With a few simple tips to secure your wig, you’ll able to shake your tresses on the dance floor, or simply take a walk around the block with full confidence.
This chapter will cover our four favorite ways to secure a wig and offer advice on choosing high-quality wigs that look natural and will stay in place.
6 Tips for How to Make Your Wig Look Natural
A natural-looking wig is essential when you’re investing in a high-quality unit and there are a number of ways to customize your wig to give it your own style and look the way you imagined. And we’re offering our six favorite tips for making a wig look natural right here.
From plucking the hairline on a lace front, to choosing a high-quality unit, you’re sure to have the most natural-looking install with a few quick adjustments.