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How to Attach a Full Lace Wig using Lace Glue or Tape

Updated on September 24, 2012
Silk Top Indian Remy Natural Straight Lace Wig
Silk Top Indian Remy Natural Straight Lace Wig | Source

Items you will need:

  1. Lace glue and/or Lace Tape - You can use lace glue, or tape, or both the lace glue & tape together.
  2. Razor or Hair Clippers - To remove unwanted hair from the front, sides & back nape area.
  3. A Rattail Comb - Use for pressing the lace wig into place and smoothing down the your baby hairs around the edges.
  4. Sharp Scissors - To cut or trim the lace.
  5. Rubbing Alcohol - For initially cleaning the hairline area of dirt & perspiration.
  6. Scalp Protector For applying around the hairline area. It protects your skin and provides a clean surface so that your bond will last longer.
  7. Hair Band or Scarf - For wrapping the lace wig after attaching it to your head. This will help secure the bond.
  8. Glue Remover – For removing glue from your hairline area & the perimeter of the lace cap when you’re ready to remove the wig.

Follow these steps to attach a full lace wig:

  1. Trim the lace that extends beyond the cap to about 1/4 inch. Warning. Do not cut too far into the lace. Also avoid cutting your baby hair.
  2. Use a razor or hair clippers to remove unwanted hair from the perimeter of your hairline.
  3. Wash your hair and condition it at least 10 to 14 hour before the installation.
  4. Use rubbing alcohol to clean around your hairline area. Allow it to dry before applying the scalp protector.
  5. Apply the scalp or skin protector around the perimeter of your entire hairline: front, sides & back nape area. It will feel sticky & wet when you first apply it. Wait for it to dry before going to the next step. When it dries, it will have a shiny appearance. Note. In order to protect your skin, it’s ok to apply a little extra scalp protector. It will also give you a more secure bond.
  6. In the meantime, look in the mirror and find your center point and determine where you want to attach your lace wig. It should be just a little beyond your own natural hairline.
  7. Next, put the lace wig on a table and pull up all the hair & clip it out the way, or put it in a loose ponytail. If your wig has baby hair, use small pins to clip it out the way. It should not come in contact with the glue.
  8. It’s time to apply the lace glue. Use the mini brush that came with the glue and carefully apply the glue just beyond the perimeter of your front hairline area.
  9. Important. For those that prefer to use lace tape instead of lace glue, position the lace tape around the perimeter of your hairline where your lace wig will be attached. Since you will be working with the front hairline first, do not remove the tape backing from the back nape area yet.
  10. Now, it’s time to attach the lace wig to the front of your head. Check where you applied the glue. Is it still wet looking? It should be tacky not wet. Roll back the edges of the lace wig, find the center point of your forehead and your wig, and position the wig on your head. Use your rattail comb to press the center edge of the cap into the glue or down into the tape. Move slowly down from the center, positioning & pressing the edges of your wig down into the glue or tape. You may have to readjust or slide the cap in place until it’s lined up with your front hairline. Take the comb and press & smooth down the sides and across the forehead until the bond feels secure.
  11. After you have secured the front, you can roll up the back of the cap, apply the glue to your back nape area, and then press the wig edges into the glue. If you have applied tape, just remove the tape backing and press the wig edges into the tape, matching the edges for an invisible look.
  12. Finally, tie a scarf around your head. For best results, leave it on for 24 hours to achieve a good secure bond.

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