We receive a lot of questions about our Custom Lace Wig order options, so this page was created to thoroughly explain the custom wig ordering process. It's long, but informative.
To assist you with ordering a custom lace wig, please read below:
[ALL CUSTOM MADE UNITS ORDERED FROM THE CUSTOM LACE WIG SECTION ARE MADE TO ORDER AND WILL REQUIRE 45 - 60 DAYS ]
1a) I want to create/build a custom unit
1b) I want to add custom options to a stock unit
(Answer) First Decide if you want to create an original custom unit or if you would like to add custom options to one of our signature stock designs.
(Answer)Choose your desired wig hair length
This chart will give you a general idea where the hair will fall once installed, keep in mind your height and body structure plays a major roll when determining the actual location where the hair will fall on you. Our straight hair runs true to length, Wavy and Curly hair is measured stretched. Please choose 1-2 inches longer for wavy hair, and 2-3 inches longer for curly hair textures to accommodate for the actual end length you desire.
Use our Wig Hair Length chart as a visual guide.
(Answer) Choose your desired hair type
Filipino - 100% Virgin Hair procured in the Philippines. No other Asian hair origin has natural textures similar to women of African American descent like that of the Philippines. It is known for its thicker hair strands and medium luster. Filipino Virgin Hair is also slightly courser than other hair types. The hair is naturally bone straight and is perfect for woman who love to wear their hair in sleek straight styles. The hair strands are thick and strong. Natural virgin hair color comes in natural dark brown hues.
Brazilian (South American) - 100% Virgin Brazilian Virgin Hair is imported directly from remote villages in Brazil, Peru, Venezuela and Argentina. The donor hair comes from a mix of Spanish/Latin heritage. The hair can be curled, straightened or styled just like you would your own hair. The hair tends to be very soft and has a lot of body and bounce to it. Natural low/medium luster and beautiful natural slight wave pattern to the tips. The hair is easy to style and holds curls very well. Natural virgin hair color is off black to dark brown hues.
Malaysian - 100% Virgin Hair has an extremely luxurious feel and is sleek and shiny, but not excessively shiny. Its luster is medium/high. This hair holds curls extremely well without the use of products lots of versatility when styling. It has great volume and thickness. This hair also straightens effortlessly. This hair blends very well with most hair types including African American. It does not swell or frizz in humid conditions making it low maintenance. Natural virgin hair color comes in dark browns hues.
Cambodian Virgin Hair - 100% Virgin Hair is sourced from real parts of Western Cambodia. The hair is light, silky and lustrous in texture which is why its a preferred origin of hair. The light texture of this hair makes it effortless to wear and maintain, and its unique texture allows each individual strand to hold heat and permanent color with ease. This hair is ideal for those who have naturally smooth silky textured hair. Natural hair color comes in dark brown to medium brown hues.
Russian European [Slavic] / Caucasian - 100% Virgin Hair is not as abundantly available as other hair origins hence, it is a highly sought after origin. Hair is sourced from a persons of European or Caucasian ancestry. European Hair has become very popular option among celebrities and is preferred by many Caucasian women because it resembles the texture of their own hair. The texture comes naturally bone straight or with soft natural loose waves. This hair has exceptional strength, quality and beauty and has very fine silky soft hair strands. The natural virgin colors range from light brown to medium caramel brown hues [Dark Russian Donors] depending on availability. AND Natural colors range from light blondes to medium honey browns [Light Slavic Donors] depending on availability. This hair is easy to manage and style (Hence the premium cost).
(Answer) Choose your cap construction
Full lace w/ stretch: (No Combs or Strap) This wig cap has lace around the full perimeter. The excess lace will need to be trimmed back. Can be parted anywhere in any direction. This type of cap is made to be adhered in place. You can apply it with adhesive, tape, bobby pins or have it sewn on, these are just a few options. This cap is made so you can wear a high ponytails and styles where the hair can be pulled back our pulled up. This cap has NO strap and no combs
Standard Glueless Cap: Can be parted anywhere and styled in an updo, all hairs on unit are tied by hand to a lace cap. Has a thin adjustable straps and clips.
Full lace w/Elastic Band Method: The elastic band method option is a secure and totally glueless method to wear your unit. This method is great way to protect your natural hair as it is non-damaging. This wig is designed for those who don't want want to apply any adhesive. The wig can be put on and removed daily. Comes with a snug elastic-like band to hold the wig in place and adjustable straps in the back. The wig does comes with lace around the entire perimeter. This unit can be parted anywhere in anywhere in any direction. Our elastic band method also comes with combs to secure the back and ensure that the wig lays flat on your head (No glue or Thread necessary)
Use our Lace Wig Cap Construction photos as a visual guide.
(Answer)Choose standard measurements (S,M,L) or provide us your
Please note: It is not necessary to measure your head to purchase one of our lace wigs. As we have average/standard sizes available in small, medium, & large. Customized measurements are for clients who have had problems in the past with wearing general caps sizes & are looking for a different fit that is not available with stock sizes. Please note that our general cap sizes work for about 95% of our clients & are highly recommended.
Learn how to take your Custom Wig Head Measurements
(Answer) Choose the your desired lace color
The purpose of the lace is to imitate your scalp color, not your skin tone. For a better match part your hair, and look at the scalp color before making your selection Medium brown lace will fit many different tones of brown scalps, so it will be a perfect color for most African American women and Latin women. Pick light brown for Olive skin tones and Transparent lace for Caucasian scalp tones. When in doubt about the right match, it is better to select a lighter lace color than a darker one.
Look at our Swiss Lace Wig Color Chart to determine the best lace color match for you
(Answer) Choose your desired parting style
Freestyle - No defined parting can be styled and parted in any direction.
Center/Middle Part - A clean and defined thin center parting in the unit
Left Part - A clean and defined single narrow curved left part
Right Part- A clean and defined single narrow curved right part
(Answer) Select as many options as you would like
Add Silk Top Base
4"x 4" , 5"x 5" , 6"x 6" or Full Silk Top Base
Forget trying to hide or camouflage the knots on the unit! The knots are completely hidden so you can confidently wear your unit, even without a wig cap! The silk base basically does what the wig cap would - it creates the illusion of a real scalp.
Find out more about Silk Top Wigs and the benefits.
Bleached Knots on your lace wig
Bleached knots help make the hair on your lace wig look less detectable.They won't be clear or totally invisible. When hair is tied to the lace, there is a dark knot where the hair is secured. Bleaching or "lightening" these knots reduces the visibility of this knot. Helping the wig look more natural.
Extra Baby Hairs
Our full lace wigs all come with baby hairs around the full perimeter (hairline and back nape) of the unit - for a natural finish. However, if you'd like additional baby hairs added tothe unit we can do that for you. It just comes down to personal preference.
Baby hairs help further the illusion of naturalness. These short hairs are hand tied on the perimeter of the wig. The hairs can be brushed into the rest of the hairs on the wig, or you can separate them and brush them towards your face.
Custom Wig Hairline
(Answer) Select your base color
Starting from the roots going all the trough to the tips this is going to be your main one solid primary color.
Density is defined as how thick or thin the hair on your lace wig will be. The standard natural and most popular choice is 120% which is Medium Density. The average human head is considered to be between 100% - 120%.
Standard or Custom Density
(Answer) Select your desired density
The hair density that you order is really based on personal choice and what looks best on you.
Standard - 100% (Hairline) to 120 -130% (Overall) - This is the normal density of our stock units.
Custom - You can specify two different densities for different parts of the wig 1) Hairline and 2) Overall Density.
Our Wig Hair Density Chart will explain in further detail out each hair percentage.
(Answer)Select if you want your unit cut and styled
Select the cut and style you would like. If you do not see the option that you would like listed under our selection menu then select other and write it in the notes sections
Write anything else you thing we may need to know about your custom order.
This information about custom lace wig orders will help you in choosing all of the custom features for the lace wig that you desire.