How to Create Edges from Baby Hairs on Your Lace Front Wigs
If you are new to lace front wigs, you may probably don’t know how important baby hairs can be, in order to create a very natural look. The lace front wigs that we buy usually come in very dense at the hairline part, while in fact, the natural human hairline is not dense. So, in order to make your wig looks more real and natural, styling your baby hairs from the wig can be quite crucial. To style your baby hairs on the lace front wigs, you can either go to your hair stylist or just follow the tips introduced in this article.
Lace front wigs that come pre-plucked and can give a natural hairline. But you can also customize it further to create unique edges that offer a stylish look. With some simple tools, you can get started styling your baby hairs.
Now you’ve got everything, to style your baby hairs, you will need to create them. Here are some steps to follow to make baby hairs.
1. Trim the lace
When you first get the lace front wig, there is excess lace on the front. To create baby hairs, the first step is to trim the lace. Cut the excess lace carefully and step by step to match your natural hairline. Please note that you should cut the lace by a small portion each time, instead of getting rid of the whole lace at once, because this can ruin the whole lace front wig.
2. Set the part
You can only part the hair where there is lace, it is because that lace makes the hairline much more natural. Use a fine-tooth comb to comb your hair in the desired direction. You can part down the center to create the middle part or to one side to create the side part. That’s the versatility of lace front wigs, give different ways to show off your style. Then use some mouse spray to comb the hair again to reinforce the parting.
3. Pick out baby hairs
Use the end with the pointed edge of the comb to pick a tiny section of hair from the lace front wig along the hairline or simply pull it out where you want baby hairs to stay. When you are doing this, it is helpful to use hair clips to pull your hair back, this is to separate the baby hairs from the rest of the wig.
4. Trim baby hairs
Use your finger to squeeze a tiny section of hair you’ve picked out the last step and pull it out. Trim the hair with a razor comb and leave about one inch long for styling later. It is not recommended to use scissors to cut the hair in this step, because the cut will make the hair edgy and less natural.
5. Style edges from baby hair
Now, we’ve come to the last step, baby hair styling. To create edges, you will need mouse spray and a brush. In a word, you just spray some mouse on the baby hair you’ve cut in the last step and use a brush to pull it or swoop it down in directions to make the desired look. You can also use a scarf to tie the baby hair around the edges of the lace front wig to secure them. There are some edge types to try. You can style your edges into swirls, and waves or just keep them natural or straight.
How do I get rid of my baby's front hair?
Go with the grain. If you're trying to style your baby hairs, try to work with the direction that they grow instead of styling them to lie flat in another direction. You can use a small amount of hair gel, mouse, or even water teamed with a small, round barrel brush to bring hairs forward and comb them down.
Do lace fronts ruin your edges?
When it comes to asking whether lace front wigs damage a hairline or not, it's important to consider the method you are using to put on your wig and how you look after your wig and natural hair. The answer to the question, 'can lace front wigs damage your hairline alone? ' is no.
Why won't my baby hair grow?
"Baby hairs are produced when the growing (anagen) phase of the hair cycle becomes shorter," trichologist David Salinger told ELLE Australia. "Normally, this happens over several cycles." When the growing cycle shortens, new hairs simply don't grow as long as those that cover the rest of your head, ever.