Customers too often have horror stories that they share about losing their hair while wearing a lace wig due to wig clips, adhesives and matting.
Although when it comes to appearance lace front wigs tend to be preferred, the application methods associated with them may cause allergic reactions and discomfort. When lace front wigs are being applied heavy duty adhesives get used, so it is fairly common for there to be some hair loses when lace front wigs are used repeatedly. The combination of tension on one's hairline and irritating adhesives may cause extensive damage, with the common yet undesirable outcome being a receding hairline.
When searching for a natural solution the mimics the appearance of natural hair quite closely, often a lace front wig is preferred over a traditional wig. That is due to the way that they are applied, since the may create an illusion of hair growing directly out of your natural scalp. Lace front wigs, in contrast to regular wigs, may create an undetectable and more natural hairline.
Women frequently make decide they want to wear a lace front wig due to loving how they look. But unfortunately when a lace front wig is worn it can negatively impact the appearance of a woman, and her self esteem ultimately. There are many women who think that lace front wigs will protect their hair, but discover the hard way that isn't true - when harmful adhesives are applied. When there are infections, irritation, receding hairlines and premature hair loss, a majority of women are devastated and blindsided by the damage that has occurred. Actress Countess Vaugn had enough courage to expose the harm she experienced from wearing a lace front wing because she wanted to help others avoid having to face the same discomfort and pain.
We are frequently influenced by the beautiful images that we see constantly in the media, and then subconsciously as well as consciously adopt those standards. Many women feel like they need to fit in and make decisions about their appearance that are based on cultural norms. There are many women who would be a lot more comfortable if they cold wear their hair natural, but there are so many external forces trying to shame them for the gorgeous natural texture of their hair. The numerous images and voices are the thing that make women feel like their beauty relies completely on their conformity, which encourages women to straighten out their hair so that it is viewed as professional or attractive. It is critical that women be allowed to make those decisions without others approval or pressure. Although smooth, straight hair might be the norm, each women needs to be able to feel comfortable about the texture of her hair.
Although it is wonderful when natural hair texture is accepted, not all women want to flaunt their natural hair. Women with all types of hair still take on the risk that come with wearing a lace front wig. However, there are ways to reduce this damage that might be caused.
- Select materials that won't cause irritation or allergic reactions. If you do have allergies or a sensitive scalp then you should avoid wigs that are made out of fillers like synthetic hair or animal hair.
- Applying glue to your hair should be avoided. Use an adhesive beneath your hairline or use a wig cap to cover your hairline and then Got2b glued gel can be applied as an adhesive. Got2b freeze spray can also be used inside of the base for sealing your knots.
- Avoid wearing glue if at all possible and wear your wig in back of your hair line. Elastic straps can be attached inside of your wig cap - close to your temples for holding the wig onto your hear or mini bobby pins can be used.
- If you can, cornrow your hair and then sew (or tack) the wig on the perimeter where your healthiest hair is. The best thing to do is add a small hair extension within the cornrow in order to protect your hair from the thread.
- Do not use excessively. To minimize the effects of adhesive and glues, use a lace front wig sparingly.
- Use glues correctly. You should avoid taking off your lace front wig soon after applying it using an extended wear glue. The more the wig is removed, the more damage will occur. Until the wig has been removed, don't re-apply the glue. Use Walker Tape's Repositioning Tape if applying wigs is new to you, and carefully read the instructions.
- Whenever possible, use less harsh glues and short-term adhesives. Although avoiding harmful chemicals completely is impossible, short-term adhesives to have a tendency to be less damaging, although after around 3 days they start to lift and removing them is easier.
- Take good care of your natural hair. Your hair that is under your wig needs to have extra attention. Therefore, placing scalp cleaner drop in the base of your wig can help to reduce scalp build up and irritation in between washes. If there is evidence of any broken skin, then in those areas don't use any scalp cleaning drops and be careful to gently clean those areas.
- When you are removing your wig be patient. Don't ever pull it off quickly, since it contribute to scalp irritation and hair loss or even wounds, similar to what waxing your head would be like.
- Treat your hair. Make sure to wash and condition your hair that is underneath the wig thoroughly using sulfur free products. A leave-in conditioning product should be used while you are preparing your hair - and before you apply the wig. Do this at least every 2 to 3 weeks.
- Avoid glue completely by wearing a glue-less lace wig.