How to Install a Wig on your Head

How to Install a Wig on your Head

After prepping your hair for installation, then you need to select which technique to use to keep stand your wig to your head from the bundles with frontal:

1. Installation of Lace Front by the Wig Grip

Grips of wig are like velvet cloth that secures your wig by wrapping toward your head, which is especially useful if you're on the go. It's preferable to pick a band that matches your skin tone so you can't see it below your wig, specifically if you're wearing a wig without bangs. Follow these instructions to install:

  1. Braid, cornrow, or ponytail your hair, then wear a stocking cap to place it tight on the head and produce a smooth surface. Use of hairspray or styling gel to keep the cap at fixed position, then finish with a cool dry blow. Trim any additional fabric, if you're wearing a stocking cap. This will give your wig a flawless foundation.
  2. Wrap the grip of wig according to your hairline and tuck it behind your ears. The Velcro strap allows you to regulate the size and fasten it on your head.
  3. Starting from the front side of your head, keep the unit on top area of the grip of wig. Make sure the lace front wig's edge and the grip's edge are aligned.
  4. Slightly pull your hair towards the appropriate position and tweak as needed so the wig rests comfortably on the head.
  5. Pull your hair back on either position of your face. Then, at the front area of your wig, snip away any excess lace.
  6. Take out any clips and style the hairs as desired.

2. How to Use Glue for Installing Lace Front Wig

To attach a lace front with adhesive glue, first save your hair by stocking clips or cap, exactly like you would for a wig grip installation. If you're going to wear a stocking cap, apply style gel or hairspray to keep the boundaries in the desired position.

Then, to show off your hair, follow these steps:

  1. Apply to rub alcohol to the hairline where the glue for wig will be applied. Alcohol dissolves makeup and oil, which can prevent the glue from adhering to the wig. There are products with adhesive properties that will clean the area of your forehead to prepare it for wig insertion if you have sensitive skin.
  2. Place the lace front wig on your head and regulate the placement where you require to be placed. With the help of an eyeliner spot or mark the points to approximate your hairline if you need a little additional help remembering where to put your lace.
  3. Part your hair slightly above your ear and start cutting excess lace around your hairline and ear with the long end of a comb. Because you don't need your wig to cover your ears, this might make or break your installation.
  4. Apply glue to the stocking cap's borders at the hairline, don’t use glue on hair.
  5. Use a cool setting to blow-dry the adhesive glue. Stringy or extremely tacky glue should be avoided.
  6. Before pressing the lace into the glue, pull it onward to the top of the glue and ensure that it's in the correct position.
  7. Dab a tiny quantity of rubbing alcohol around the hairline edges with a cloth to eliminate extra glue from the forehead, but don't spread that on the lace.

3. Sewing

Sewing on a lace front wig maybe your best option if you need a permanent solution of wig that defends your skin and hair from adhesive glue. This technique takes longer and is best accomplished with the help of a second pair of hands. You'll require the following materials to sew:

  • Clips
  • C-shaped needle
  • Small toothbrush or hairbrush
  • Thread (nylon, cotton, or polyester)
  • Sharp scissors