The lace frontal wig is popular thanks to its natural appearance and how light and comfortable it feels when worn. When it comes to the durability of this particular wig, I must say that it’s worthwhile. So how long does the lace front wig last? Most ladies ask this question quite often. The answer, however, usually depends on many factors, as we shall see it this article.
Lace front wig lifespan
The 100% human lace front wig is a high-quality wig that can last up to 1- 2 years, if properly maintained, while colored or processed hair has a lifespan of 6-12 months. It’s worth mentioning that your hair’s durability depends on many factors besides maintenance, as we shall see below.
Factors affecting the durability of a lace front wig
When it comes to the longevity of your lace front wig, there are usually many factors that directly or indirectly contribute to shortening or increasing your wig’s lifespan. Here are some of the primary factors that contribute to wigs durability.
- Maintenance of your lace front wig
How you maintain your hair equates to how long it lasts. In other words, proper care in terms of how you wash your hair, the types of products used, storage, how you comb it, the amount of heat used, etc. entirely depends on how long your hair lasts.
- Wig quality
The other factor that affects the lifespan of your wig is the material used to make the wig. For instance, a virgin human hair is usually long-lasting as the hair cuticle materials are of high quality, making them durable. On the other hand, super cheap wigs lifespan tends to be shorter regardless of how carefully you take care of it.
- Wig color
The shade of your wig is also a factor that highly contributes to the durability of your hair. Darker shades usually require less processing time, while lighter colors need more chemicals and processing time. All factors constant, lace front colored wig tend to have a shorter lifespan than natural darker human hair wigs. Colored wigs or processed hair can last for six months with proper care.
How to take care of your lace front wig
Always ensure that you detangle your hair before shampooing. Also, use a formulated shampoo specific for chemically formulated treated hair.
When shampooing, avoid soaking your hair at all costs as it might cause your hair to detangle. Proceed by applying a small amount of shampoo when your hair is wet. Do this using your fingers to distribute shampoo on your hair evenly.
Run your hair under lukewarm water and while gently working on the shampoo on your head. Stroke your hair from the top end working your way downwards. Ensure that you neither twist nor scrub your hair.
Gently comb your lace wig using a wide-toothed comb to detangle it. Start by going downwards away from the hair clips and then finalize with the ends.
Rinse off your hair with cold running water until all the shampoo comes out.
Always ensure that the water is flowing from the wig cap to your hair ends. Finally, rinse off your hair and wipe off excess water using a clean, dry towel.
Apply conditioner on the palm of your hand and then ensure that you evenly distribute it throughout your hair.
- Dry off your wig
Finally, let your wig air dry, or if you intend to use a blow dry, ensure that it’s in the low-temperature setting.
The durability of your lace front wig entirely depends on your effort; therefore, maintaining your hair is always essential by following all the guidelines in this article. Proper hair care not online increases the lifespan of a wig but also leaves your hair look healthy, clean, and even making you look stunning.