I have decided to answer some of the questions I get asked everyday by buyers of our products especially by men trying to get a surprised gifts for their female partners. A lot of terminologies are used today about hair that it becomes imperative to try to break it down. The first and most common question I get asked so frequently is What is a Lace Wig? I will answer this and indeed other questions.
"The idea of hair weaves and extensions first came about in the early days of ancient Egypt, where men and woman utilized extensions in their hair to portray a more elegant appearance. By the late 17th century, wigs in various shapes and sizes became a latest fashion trend. Hair weaves in particular, did not grow interest until the 1950s; even during that time celebrities had been the only ones using them. When the “long, disco-haired” era evolved there started to become a widespread of hair weave. Since that era, hair weave has only become more popular."
What is a Lace Wig?
A lace wig is designed and constructed to be the nearest to your natural hair. Hair is undetectable because they are designed with a gauze like lace material which blends into ones skin to give a natural appearance mimicking hair growth. It comes in synthetic fibres or human hair. The full lace wig is fixed using a tape or glue to secure wig whereas the lace front can be worn without having to use a glue or tape. This is also known as glue less lace wig. Hair is secured because of inner securing combs inside the wig and securing back straps . Lace wig is the choice of actors and actresses to portray their roles. Its become the favourite of superstars like Beyonce, Tyra Banks and others. Hair may be ironed or curled depending on the quality of hair. It may also be coloured. It comes in short or longer lengths and in different colours.
What is a Weave Or Hair Extension?
A hair weave is described in the dictionary "As a general term used to describe human or artificial hair used to alter ones natural hair appearance". Hair is sewn into already tracked or plaited head. It could also be applied onto the head using glue as bonding. It could also be clipped on with wig clips to extend hair length. The hair weave comes as synthetic fibre hair or human hair. The weave is favoured by stars like Jordan, Cheryl Cole, Naomi Campbell and others. When applied by a trained professional, its very difficult to detect especially when fitted with a lace closure.
What is a Weave or Lace Closure?
The lace closure is used with a weave to ensure a perfect closure after fitting. It also comes in synthetic fibre hair or human hair. A perfect closure when secured to the base of the head by attaching it around the perimeter of a weave, mimics natural hairline due to it gauze like base. Parting area blends into the rest of the hair extensions to create a natural look.
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