In recent years, vendors have started to sell capless wigs, with many people confusing the difference between a capless wig and a lace front wig. Even though they might have structural similarities, there is a difference between the two.
What Does a Capless Wig Mean?
The difference between a capless wig and a lace front wig. A capless wig is something akin to a traditional wig: the back is made with tracks that are sewn into place, with a piece of soft fabric in the front hairline.
It is important to note that in a capless wig, lace isn’t used, but a thick fabric is used instead. Most capless wigs come with a defined part, so you won’t have many style options. Capless wigs may be suitable for those who may want to change their look for a couple of hours. However, for the sake of convenience, a capless wig sacrifices undetectability – capless wigs are obvious, and look really fake.
A lace front wig is designed with a soft swiss lace or French lace in the front, offering for superior undetectability in the hairline, especially when compared to the hard monofilament fabric of a capless wig. A lace front is superior to a capless wig. They aren’t as undetectable as a full lace wig, but they are a viable option for those who wear their wigs on a temporary basis. Also, many lace front wigs are designed with combs or adjustable straps, forgoing any tapes and lace wig adhesives.
|Lace front on top vs Lace front on bottom. Lace front is fixed with a
fine lace for the hairline