How to Cut the Lace on a Wig for Beginners Step By Step
Lace wigs can give your comfortable and natural feeling when you wear them.
They also allow the wearers to personalize the look of the lace wig, including trimming the hair itself into a particular style and trimming the hairline of the wig's lace to make it fit the user perfectly.
Is your new silk top lace front wig already arrived? Before you wear a lace front wig, you should know you have a step you have to do, that is cut the lace.
Here,if you're new front lace wig unit has arrived and its time to prepare your new wig. Most wigs whether human or synthetic come with lace around the hairline that needs to be trimmed before wear.
If you don't know how to cut the lace wig, don't worry, this blog is to teach you how to cut the lace on a lace front wig.
Here we share methods of how to trim your lace front wig sew in.
What you need to prepare:
Supplies you'll need:
Scissors, some tweezers, a wig head (optional), wig clips and some patience.
First, gather your tools for cutting and styling your virgin hair lace front wig. You'll need some good scissors, some tweezers, a wig head (optional) and some patience. You may want to use some wig clips to pull the hair back if this is your first time, or you want to create your own baby hairs.
How to trim a lace front wig?
Step 1: Cut the corner close to ear off
Braid hair in cornrows or wrap hair around the head with a brush or comb. Braiding or wrapping hair allows the wig to sit on your head evenly. Cover the hair with a wig cap to avoid aggravation from the wig base, causing further breakage to your hair. The wig base can rub against thinner hair strands around your head which can cause hair breakage.
Step 2:Adjust the wig until to fits your head.
Place the 100 virgin human hair wig on your head. Adjust the straps at back of the front lace wig until it completely fits your head. Brush the hair with a wig brush to detangle.
Stand in front of a mirror with the front lace wig on head. Adjust the wig again until it fits on your head perfectly.
Step 3:Secure the lace on the forehead.
Secure the lace so that it rests flat on the forehead. Make sure the lace base is even with your natural hairline.
Place a ruler against the lace in a vertical position. Start on the left side of the lace where the front lace wig hair and lace meet. Place a small dot with a pen at the 1/8 inch or 1/4 inch of the lace front. The extra length is left to prevent loss of the hairline if the lace begins to fray and needs to be cut off.
Step 4:Connect the dots with a line across the wig.
Repeat this step above until you reach the end of the lace. Connect the dots with a line across the front lace wig.
Step 5:Take the wig off.
Take the wig off. Remove loose strands from the pre plucked lace front wig. Lay the front lace wig down on the table.
Step 6: Cut lace into sections
Cut the lace with scissors along the line you created with the dots. Do not leave pen marks on the lace.
Step 6: Glue the leftover lace on your head.
Use adhesive hair glue to glue the leftover lace onto your head. Cover with make-up if needed.
Tips to cut your lace
Here are the tips you may follow when you cut the excess lace of the lace front closure wig.
Find the center of the front of the lace wig and slide the thin hair clip vertically to mark the position. The lace should be parted evenly on each side of the clip.
Use two large hair clips to clip the hair on either side of the center-marking clip back. This will keep any stray hairs of the lace wig from being cut.
Cut away the lace all around the front and sides of the lace wig using a long fluid scissors strokes to avoid the jagged edges. It is better t cut away small portions of the lace instead of all of it at once since cutting away too much lace may ruin the wig.
Remove the center-marking clip while keeping the hair of the lace wig clipped back and adjust the clips if necessary.
Cut the lace back towards the beginning f the hairline in the front. It should be cut back all the way to the hairline since the lace on the forehead will be the more visible. Pull the lace of the wig tight with your fingers while cutting to ensure even and smooth strokes.
Trim the sides of the deep invisible part lace front wig. It is necessary to cut the lace all the way back on the sides since this part is not as visible as the forehead area.
Double check the trimmed lace to ensure that there are no jagged edges. Make sure that the lace of the wig is cut completely even, especially around the forehead area.
After reading this blog, I hope you can learn how to cut the lace on a wig. There are actually many other ways to make your hair look more natural. The last point, applying powder to the part of the lace wig also helps to mask any holes that could be noticeable on the lace front. Remember, practice makes perfect, practice makes perfect, guys.
Why should you cut the lace?What is the matter?
1.Because cut the lace can give you a real natural hairline,it will help enhance your own looks.
2.In order to wear a Lace Front Wig or any other kind of wig, you will first need to wrap up your own hair completely close to the scalp, otherwise the wig will be noticeable.
What you should keep in mind:
1.Lace Front needs to be cut, but not to close to the hairline because the hair will start to come off: Lace Front needs to be cut 1 ½- 2’’ inches from the hairline.
2.After the Lace Front has been cut off incorrectly the hair will dry and turn brittle. The hair will start to stand out because it will no longer look like your own natural hair. It is recommended that you treat your wigs just like you treat your own hair, so keep them in excellent conditions; you need to condition the hair on your regular basis.
3.When the hairline is cut incorrectly, it does not look like a natural hairline. Try to avoid the bad look on your wig. If you do not know how to cut the Lace Front or how to put it on go to a Professional hairstylist that knows.
4.Many Fist time users apply the wrong glue to their Lace Front. Please be advised that the right glue needs to be applied, and make sure that is dried completely it can take up to 15 minutes for the procedure to be completed.
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