Getting familiar with the various types of wigs will help you make an informed buying decision.
Our summary below will point out the pros and cons of each wig cap. Knowing the different types of hat construction will give you a better understanding of how each wig types is made.
Standard & Capless Wig Construction
With these wig types, teasing is present at the crown or hair root to give lift and volume. The teasing is purposefully placed to conceal the cap underneath. Low maintenance and ready to wear out of the box.
Strips of hair, called "wefts", are sewn together by machine to create the hairpiece. The "wefting" (hair strips) provides varying degrees of openness in the cap. If the wefting is open between 20-75%, the wig is classified as "capless". If it is open more than 90%, it is called "full capless wigs" or "100% capless wigs". The more open it is, the cooler and more comfortable the wig is to wear. The part is stationary and cannot be moved.
Standard (or classic) cap wigs offer excellent quality at a budget-friendly price. They are the least expensive type of wig.
Lace Front Wigs
With a lace front wig types, the front hairline of the wig features a lace material with this wig types, individual hairs are tied to a fine mesh material that allows both light and air to pass through. Made of an ultra-fine mesh fabric that blends with any skin tone, giving the look of real hair growing from the scalp.
And allows for a nearly invisible hairline. Use tape or adhesive can be used to secure the lace to the scalp.