Feb 20,2019

What are the differences between full lace wigs and lace frontal wigs?

With the new beginners to hair extension, there are 2 types of hair extension may make you confused: full lace wig and lace frontal wig. How to differentiate it and how to use it in different way, in this post we will show you differences full lace wigs and lace frontal wigs, stay with us and find out!


  • What is the full lace wigs and what is the lace frontal wigs?

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Lace frontal wig: has lace in front of the wig, allowing versatile parting the hair in different way (like natural hair line) only where the lace is. That’s the reason why the lace is often in the crown area, which makes the illusion of natural scalp, often cheaper than lace wig. Lace front wig only serve the low ponytail and front parting hair styles.

About the materials, lace frontal wigs use a lace base in the certain portion of a wig. The portion of front area could be changed but often in crown area.

Lace wig: Has lace all over the wig allowing being parted anywhere. That gives the customers numerous hairstyles to achieve because the illusion of scalp is everywhere in the scalp, giving more natural look after all. This puts full lace wigs at a higher price point than a lace front wig as well. A full wig curly hair covers the entire head and must be installed slightly different than a lace front wig that is only attached at the front edges of your head. It is best to wear a wig cap especially when installing a full lace wig, since it will be covering your entire head.

The material of lace wig is totally made from lace. The lace material essentially covers the whole head without no non-native materials.

  1. What are the pros and cons of these 2 types?

2.1 Advantages of full lace wigs and lace frontal wigs

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2.1.1 Advantages of lace frontal wigs

Natural look. As for lace frontal wigs, the natural impression could be achieved with ease. If you are searching for simple and natural hair look with front parting, lace frontal wig is a good choice for you. Lace frontal wig is the new solution for the people experiencing hair loss, bring the great confidence to them. Lace frontal wigs are a good at sheltering an unnatural border between your wig and skin, making it perfect for those also looking for new hairstyles to explore.

Comfortability. The lace frontal wig is quite lightweight and comfortable than other hand-made wig making from human hair bundle with bulky knots. Particularly, during hot weather or while wearing a wig for a long period of time as it can sometimes get uncomfortable when your scalp becomes warm and begins to sweat most in the crown area.

Easy application. Say goodbye to plier, hot melted tool, needle and thread, lace frontal wig just costs you 5 to 10 minutes to apply.

Cheap price. One of competitive edge of lace frontal wigs is the cheap price. If you just want a simple, fast and don’t want to spend big amount of money for wigs, lace frontal wigs are best for you.

2.1.2 Advantages of lace wigs

Lace wigs have all the benefits of lace frontal wigs and have some superior advantages, which are:

Variety of styles. The biggest competitive advantage of lace wigs is the ability to wear your hair in different styles. You can part your hair in any ways you want to mimic the current hairstyles. Whichever outfit and look you are going for, full lace wigs will allow you to achieve that. The full lace wigs can be styled in a ponytail or bun or any hairstyles you want.

Durability. Because of being made in homogeneous material so there’s no ability of tearing apart like lace frontal wigs. Although the technique to make lace wigs and lace frontal wigs is now quite modern and can make sure the durability of both types quite the same, the longevity of homogeneous material base is always better, physically.

Cover baldness. Not only covering the hair loss, the lace wigs also cover the baldness very well. With perfect hairline imitation, no one could identify your baldness. More skillful, you can hairline anywhere you want to show your perfect natural hairline and scalp, not only in crown area.

Can Be Combed. Yes, the lace wigs can be comb because the hairline can be parted everywhere. Unlike traditional wigs are set in fixed styles, full lace wigs could be comb and trimmed.

2.2 Disadvantages of full lace wigs and lace frontal wigs

2.2.1 Disadvantages of lace frontal wigs

Lack of flexibility. As said above, you cannot change into many hairstyles because the lace frontal wig cannot be parted anywhere like a wig. Therefore, lace frontal wigs cannot serve the twisting out. The parting hair extensions is limited in crown area where the lace is on.

2.2.2 Disadvantages of both full lace wigs and lace frontal wigs

Damage to your hair. The using of glue to hold the wigs on your scalp could cause natural curly hair damage like breakage or tangling. Even if your skin is sensitive, the glue may cause itchy or burn on your skin, that’s much more worse. Some people are not familiar with glue on the skin and always feel itchy with sticky glue, that’s one point you have to consider.

Slippage. If you don’t use the glue or clip, of course your wigs could slip out of your head but more importantly, when your biological hair grows, it makes your wigs become small and tight, so it is easy to slip out. When it slips out of your head, it’s not convenient to apply it again because you need some certain tools to do, so slippage is another considerations to by a wig.

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That brings us to the end of this post. All in all, we hope that this post is informative enough to help you to tell the difference between full lace wigs and lace frontal wigs. If you want to buy high quality wigs, let’s check Whatsapp +84936164010 or fanpage OSCAR HAIR!


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