by Heavenly Tresses Team September 09, 2018 3 min read

Do you want the most realistic lace wig money can buy? Lace wig technology is advancing with the 2 layer silk cap. It provides the most realistic scalp the market has to offer. Not only does it feature the irreplaceable 2 layer silk cap at the crown, but Heavenly Tresses uses super fine Swiss lace for a totally undetectable look.

Silk top wigs are growing in popularity because the ventilation technique allows multi-directional parting without worrying about visible knots. There is no other ventilation technique that creates a more flawless appearance than hidden knots on a silk top, you don't need to bleach the knots, you don't need to worry about any other techniques to make the knots invisible or less visible.

What is a Silk Top Anyway? 
The silk top consists of a layer of lace, and silk fabric on the top front of the cap. When the hair is knotted, the knots are below the silk concealed between the layers, the hair is then injected through the silk material making the knots 100% invisible giving the illusion that the hair is actually growing out of your scalp. 

What Are Knots? 
Strands of hair are tied to the lace base using a knot. Knots are usually dark large and visible giving an unnatural appearance. Heavenly Tresses bleaches these knots around the perimeter. 

Heavenly Tresses Silk Top Base come is available in Transparent, Light Brown, Medium Brown and Dark Brown Important things to know about Silk top lace wigs. Most people love the natural part a silk top lace wigs gives however, there are a couple things you need to know before you purchase a silk top lace wig.

1. The Silk top material is approximately 4 by 4 inch of silk material in the center of the crown area. The silk material does not cover the entire wig unless you order 
2. The Silk top material begins approximately 1/2 to 1 centimeter away from the hairline as shown in the picture below. This means, there is 1/2 to 1 centimeter of Swiss lace before the silk top begins.

SILK TOP SIZES
Our Silk Top Bases are available in 5 different sizes: 4"x 4", 5"x 5", 6"x 6" Full Silk Based Cap. The sizes listed below determine the amount coverage of the silk base.
Whatever size you choose the silk material begins approximately 1/2 a centimeter from the hairline. (There is 1/2 a centimeter of Swiss Lace before the silk top begins). All of the Virgin Lace wigs can be custom made to to add the silk base option to them.

4" x 4" 
Standard Silk Base size in stock and ready to ship. Has just enough coverage to part the hair in the middle, on the side, & off center, which is where most clients part their hair. goes back 4" from hairline and across 4".

5" x 5" or  6" x 6"
We recommend the 5" x 5" or 6" x 6" sizes for clients who may want to achieve a deeper side parting or flat twist or braid the front area of their hair. It has a larger parting area in the front.

Full Silk Based Cap
Full Silk Based Cap, they are typically recommended to the veteran lace wig wearer and very discerning client who may want lots of styling options and parting options from hairline all the way to the nape. This is also perfect for clients who have complete hair loss, or  medical needs etc and in need of a total hair replacement system. For the best coverage, we recommend a full silk base unit it is a little pricey but It is well worth the investment.
Heavenly Tresses Team
Heavenly Tresses Team


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