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What is a lace front wig?

What is a lace front wig?
A lace front wig comes with sheer lace at the front portion that rests along the forehead. The purpose of the lace is to give the wearer the appearance of a natural hairline instead of a sudden, full thick hairline.

Why people wear wigs?

People choose to wear wigs for different reasons, from hair loss or just wanting to try out different hair colours and styles. At By Olivia Hines, we are big believers that finding the perfect wig brings you confidence, but we also understand that the vast range of choices available can be overwhelming. To make your search a little easier, we've created this blog post to explain all you need to know about the benefits of a lace front wig! The diagram below shows the anatomy of a lace wig.

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How the lace section is made

 Lace front wigs are made by securing a small, flesh-coloured lace mesh panel to the front of the wig cap, and then hand-knotting fine hairs through the holes of the lace so they can move freely like natural hair. This lace panel blends in with the skin so all you can see is the hairs at the front, this creates the illusion that hair is growing from the scalp.



Who are lace front wigs for?

 Lace front wigs are perfect for people who might be anxious about wearing a wig for the first time, as traditional wigs look very unnatural. You may be able to identify with this personally if you've ever worn a wig.

Wigs have come a long way in recent years and we’re all familiar with popular celebrities like Beyonce, Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner wearing them at red carpet events.


 A natural-looking hairline.

 When wearing a lace front wig, one of the biggest advantages is the illusion of hair growing from a natural hairline. Due to how natural the wig looks, it’s nearly impossible to tell that wearers have a wig on at all! In a lace front wig, the natural impression it portrays is a great confidence booster for those experiencing hair loss. Lace front wigs are great at disguising an unnatural boundary between your wig and skin, making it perfect for those also looking for new hairstyles to explore.


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 A lace front wig refers to a wig that has sheer lace along the front portion of the wig that rests along the forehead and creates a natural hairline. The purpose of the lace is to give the wearer the appearance of a natural hairline and is very versatile offering the wearer the ability to style and part the hair anywhere along the lace part of the wig.

Finding the perfect wig can be a difficult task, especially if this is your first wig and you’re not quite sure what you’re looking for - but it doesn't need to be. You can browse the extensive range of natural looking wigs today at By Olivia Hines to find the perfect wig for you!

If you’d like to experience the benefits of lace front wigs for yourself, please get in touch today or make an appointment to visit us in store. Our friendly team can help guide you towards the perfect wig for you!

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