Nowadays, many women have turned to wigs in replacement of bleaching or styling with heat to protect their natural hair. While wigs offer great protective hairstyles, it is not easy to master the art of wearing them. You do one thing wrong, and it can ruin the whole look.
One of the most common mistakes people make is not wearing lace closure wig cap, or not wearing them in the right way.
What is a lace closure wig cap?
First, let’s find out what lace closure wig cap is. Wig caps are caps made of breathable material, such as nylon, cotton, or mesh. The cap is used to cover your hair thoroughly before you put on the lace closure.
Lace closure is a type of wig with hair sewn in strand by strand into a lace patch. The patch’s size is usually 4×4 or 5×5. However, if you want to modify it to suit with your face shape, we can do it for you. The patch is installed in the middle “crown” part of your forehead, with all the tracks sewn in to finish the installation, hence the name “closure.”
Wig caps are caps made of breathable material, such as nylon, cotton, or mesh.
The closure is made of either lace, silk or silicone. At Layla Hair, we use lace to give our customers the most comfortable feel on their hair. The material is lightweight and has holes to make your scalp easier to breathe.
Why should you wear a lace closure wig cap?
Like everything else, there is no right answer for everybody. The decision of whether to wear lace closure wig cap depends on your preference so you must try out for yourself to know. Wig caps are super affordable (around $1 each), so you can buy a pack and see how things go.
However, we are pretty sure that the number of people wearing hair caps is a lot higher because they provide numerous benefits for your health and the wig application process. Let’s find out why
First of all, if you have severe hair loss or if your scalp is sensitive, hair caps are valuable in the sense that they protect your scalp. Your sensitive head skin does not need to contact the scratchy and uncomfortable lace closures, especially when you wear a weighted wig.
Besides, if you are facing severe hair loss and your scalp is revealed, chances are the wigs will slip away from your head because you have less hair to keep them on. With a wig cap, the problem is solved. It acts as a base for the wigs to adhere to. You don’t need to worry about the wigs moving ever again.
Besides, if you are facing severe hair loss and your scalp is revealed, chances are the wigs will slip away from your head because you have less hair to keep them on.
Even if you do not have thinning hair, it is still handy to own a wig cap. All your natural hair is well protected under the cap. Your natural hair does not get messy and tangled with the wigs as well as does not escape from the wig and reveal your little secret.
When you wear a wig, you want the real hair to lay flat underneath so that everything looks natural and effortless. If your head looks lumpy and bumpy, people will instantly know you are wearing a wig. If that is the case, wig caps are here to save the day as they keep all the hair lay as close to the scalp as possible.
If you are living somewhere with hot and humid weather, wig caps may not be the most comfortable things to wear. Because wig caps stay close to the scalp, they may create overheating. Overheating leads to sweat and excess oil in the scalp, resulting in irritation, rashes, and other skin diseases.
Wig caps tend to be in one size. However, there is no one-size-fits-all. Each woman has a different head size and shape. Some people find the caps too tight that give them headaches, whereas others may find them move around and become slippery underneath the wigs. It risks your wigs being revealed.
The material is also something to consider. Most wig caps are made from nylon or cotton. These two may not be the safest material to use as they may cause dryness, over-sensitivity or irritation for some women. So make sure to check if you have any problem with the material first.
Types of lace closure wig cap and how to choose them
Nylon wig cap
This is perhaps the most popular type out of them all. This is good for people with a slippery, oily head as nylon acts as a grip for your wig to hold on to. The material is thin so that it is comfortable to wearers to carry around all day. Also, if your hair is falling, the cap will collect and keep it neat inside the cap. The fallen hair will not peak through and mess around with the wigs.
This is good for people with a slippery, oily head as nylon acts as a grip for your wig to hold on to.
Mesh wig cap
The best thing about mesh wig cap is that they have holes so that your scalp has room to breathe. It faces less chance of irritation or sensitivity. Also, if you need to secure the wig with your wig cap by a few bobby pins, the holes in mesh wig caps are perfect for that purpose.
Cotton wig cap
You should be extremely careful with this type. Because cotton is the material that can absorb moisture so well, it can dry your skin out. And dryness is the cause of many skin problems, such as rashes and sensitivity. For this reason, cotton is a little abrasive and can damage your hair.
Because cotton is the material that can absorb moisture so well, it can dry your skin out.
Wig grip cap
If you want to make sure your wigs cannot fall out in any way, this is for you. It has a Velcro in the back so that you can adjust to your head size. Even if you wear a wig that does not fit your head size, the cap will take up the excess room and make the wig fit.
In the bottom line
All in all, wearing lace closure wig cap is yours to decide! You need to buy it and try a few times, a few kinds to see which one is for you.
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