How to Take Care of Lace Front Wigs
Actually, lace front wigs are boon to those women who have had to endure hair loss due to many medical conditions, such as alopecia, and chemotherapy for cancer. The main benefit of this wig is that when you wear a lace front wig, no one can recognize that you are wearing it as it seems just like the natural hair. This is the reason why these wigs are very trendy among celebrities.
The lace front human hair extensions are hand-made and are usually very expensive. However, there are several websites that offer these wigs at discount prices. Cheap synthetic lace front wigs are also common in the market, but they are not as striking or as wonderful as the human hair wigs.
Applying these wigs is a delicate process and has to be handled carefully and efficiently. If you want, you can seek the services of a hair specialist who is skilled in dealing with lace wigs. However, attaching this kind of wig is not a very hard job and if you have little patience, you can do it on your own.
The lace front wigs can be applied by using either a liquid adhesive or by a tape adhesive. Both these methods are able to securely hold the wig in place and you can opt for the one that you are most contented with. Prior to applying the wig, make sure that the area where the wig is to be applied is clean and devoid of any hair or oil. After that, spray scalp protector on the area to protect the skin.
Apply a lace wig adhesive solvent on the lace of the wig. You can also use isopropyl alcohol to remove the lace wig from the head. After applying the solvent or alcohol, wait for sometime to allow the remover or alcohol to soften and loosen the lace glue adhesive. Slowly and gently remove the wig from the head. Do not forget to clean the wig after each removal.
If you maintain your lace front wigs properly, you can use it for a long time. Read and carefully follow the manufacturer's instructions about how to clean the wig. Most probably, you have to wash your lace front wig once every fourteen day. These wigs are made of natural hair and therefore you can use various accessories such as shampoos, conditioners and sprays, to make your lace wig clean and conditioned. Before shampooing, comb your wig with a wide tooth comb to remove any tangles or knots. It is better to use a shampoo that has low ph balance and is mild.