How to Prevent Damage From Full Lace Wigs or Top Closures

How to Prevent Damage From Full Lace Wigs or Top Closures

Full lace wigs and hairpieces such as lace top closures commonly cause your own hair breakage and damage. Damage most often occurs at the site where the top closure or full lace wig is attached directly to the hair, but general, overall damage can occur as well.

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Breakage usually occurs along the hairline where the hair accidentally gets tangled up in the mesh of the full lace wig. Breakage also occurs in areas where barrettes and bands are used to hold the hair in place in preparation for the full lace wig.

Cuticle damage occurs to the outside layer of the hair and is caused by the constant rubbing of full lace wigs or top closures against the hair. You cannot see this type of damage with your eye. Instead, you will notice an overall dulling of the hair .

Hair loss and thinning occurs in women who constantly wear close-knit (tightly meshed) full lace wigs. Hair loss in these cases can be attributed to friction and lack of circulation to the scalp.

Wear loose-meshed full lace wigs or top closures that place little tension on the hair and allow the scalp to breathe. If you wear a full lace wig all of the time, cut your hair short. Avoid using rubber bands and barrettes to hold your hair or the full lace wig in place.

To fix full lace wig damage, perform corrective conditioning treatments once a week and consider getting a haircut to remove hair that is damaged beyond repair.
Hair care not only important for your full lace wig,it is most important to your own natural hair!

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