All Wig Types And Are Lace Front Wigs Guleless Wigs?
Ⅰ. Wig types
In a broad sense, wig refers to all wigs, but in a narrow sense, wig refers to braiding hair on an elastic mesh cap, which is a shaped hair product that can be worn directly. Usually divided by craft or lace mesh area: mechanism head cover, full lace head cover, half lace head cover (3+1 head cover, 360 head cover).
A. Machine Weft Wig
The headgear processed with the mechanism hair curtain, the hairnet uses the ordinary net, and the current mechanism headgear mesh cap part generally adds a layer of elastic net to make it more comfortable to wear.
B. Full Lace Wig
The entire headgear mesh cap is made of hand-woven craftsmanship, that is, the hair is hooked on the lace mesh cap, and the hair net is made of lace mesh. Generally, imported Korean nets or domestic imitation Korean nets are used. The real imported Swiss net is rarely used now, which is more expensive and not durable.
C. Lace Front Wig
Lace mesh is used in the first half of the mesh cap, and the hair is hooked on the lace mesh by hand-woven technology. The rest of the mesh cap is processed by the mechanism hair curtain. Generally, a layer of elastic mesh is added to the mechanism part to make it more comfortable to wear.
Lace front wigs can be divided into glue headgear (glue Wig) and glueless headgear (glueless wig) according to the way of the head. The difference is whether the mesh cap is equipped with an elastic band, and whether glue needs to be used on the top.
a. Glue Wig
The full lace wig generally does not have an elastic band, and glue is required to be used on the head. If the customer needs to increase the elastic band, it can also be customized, just note the instructions on the order.
b. Glueless Wig
The half-hand hook headgear is usually equipped with an elastic band and a comb, and the size of the mesh cap can be adjusted according to the size of the head circumference, and no glue is required when putting on the head.
Ⅱ. Are lace front wigs guleless wigs?
According to the lace area, it is divided into full lace and half lace. According to the way of the head, it is divided into glueless wig and glue wigs.
These are two classification methods and cannot be confused. That is to say, it cannot be said whether lace front wigs are glueless wigs or not. Now many people say that glueless wigs are full lace wigs, and lace front wigs are not guleless wigs at all. This statement needs to be investigated. But for now we can agree that full lace wigs are indeed glueless wigs. Because the lace area of the full lace wig is large, most of them are installed with wig clips inside. Lace front wigs are mostly glue wigs that require glue to fully blend the lace and hairline forehead. There are other glueless wigs types like headbang wigs.
Ⅲ. Other wig types：weaving wigs and accessories, hair extenisons
1. Weaving wigs
A. Machine Weft Weaving
The spring made by three-line processing is generally 100G, and it can also be customized according to the style and customer requirements.
B. Hand Tied Weaving
The market demand is small, and the hand-woven process is used in the hair curtain part, which takes a long time to produce and costs more for manual work, so the price of hand-woven springs is higher.
Refers to the spring that has not gone through the three-line arrangement, the demand is small, and it is usually fixed by gold or silver wire.
2. Accessories (Lace Closure/ Frontal)
It refers to the crown on the top of the head, that is, the hair block, which generally needs to be topped with the mainspring. It is usually hand-woven with ordinary lace mesh or lace mesh and combined with a mechanism. The product series is divided by the area of lace mesh, common series include 2”X4”, 2”X6”, 3.5”X4”, 4”X4”, 5”X5”, 6”X6”, 13”X4”, 360 (22.5” X4"X2") and men's hair block (Toupee) and so on.
In the process of hand weaving, a process called Silky Base may be involved, that is, a double-layer mesh structure is used, a layer of spun net is added to the ordinary lace mesh, and the hair is handed out from the spun mesh and hooked on the ordinary lace. online. This kind of tulle looks closer to the real scalp from the top of the head, and the wearing effect is very realistic and natural.
3. Hair Extension
Refers to products used directly on the wearer's own hair, usually to increase hair volume, to be unconventional, or to perform on stage. According to the material or shape of the top of the hair, wig types can be divided into: clip hair, nail hair, stick hair, V-shaped hair, film hair, fishing line hair, feather hair and other series.
A. Clip-in hair
A clip is sewn on the hair curtain for the convenience of the wearer. The production involves the number of clips, the distribution of clips, the number and width of hair curtains, etc.
B. Nail hair (U-tip hair)
Bunch-shaped, with a U-shaped head, named for its nail-like appearance. Now some people on the market make the nail hair gel part into a flat shape, also known as Flat tip.
C. I-tip hair
Fascicular, with an I-shaped head, so named because it resembles a small stick.
D. V-tip hair
Fascicular, named for the V-shaped head.
E. Taped hair
Flakes, also called viscose hair or double-sided hair, generally have a width of 0.5-0.8MM, and the latest products also have a width of 0.2MM. It can be customized according to customer requirements, and production factors such as product quality requirements, double-sided tape area, gram weight per piece, style, size, and color must be provided.
F. Micro ring loop hair
Bundle-shaped, with an O-shaped head, made of fishing line materials, hence the name fishing line hair.
G. Feather hair
It is usually used for hair extensions or decoration, and is sold by the root. It is named feather hair because of the use of feathers for decoration. The colors are bright and are generally used for stage performance decoration. For example, the two hairs on Monkey King's head are feather hairs.
Note: Nail hair, stick hair and V-shaped hair are generally exported with Italian plastic heads. Need to know the gram weight, quality, size, style, color, etc. of each piece. Generally, the minimum order is 1 kg, and the quotation is based on the piece.
How many types of wigs are there?
There are four main types of wigs: polyurethane (“poly”), mesh (lace and monofilament), combo, and open weft units. Depending on your client's needs for hair replacement, they can also choose from full wigs, toppers (partial wigs), and hair pieces.
What does it mean when a wig is glueless?
Glueless wigs, as the name implies, are full lace wigs that don't require the use of glue or other adhesives to stay in place. These wigs typically arrive with combs, bands, or clips already attached to allow the wearer to secure the wig to their head without using adhesive.
Do glueless wigs look natural?
The lace and hand-tied hair overall gives the appearance the hair is growing naturally from the scalp. All of our full lace hand-tied wigs, glueless lace wig, are totally natural-looking in appearance. No one can tell it isn't your own hair unless you tell them!