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How Does Hair Get Made Into Wigs?

Making hair into a wig is not a easy doing, but it is nether difficult. Here are some steps on making hair into wigs, you can know about it.

  • Step 1 - Measure your customer's head for proper sizing of their custom made wig or toupee. Transfer the measurements to your wig block. Using the measurements, nail the ribbons provided to the wig block.
  • Step 2 - Place, shape and fit a wet cotton lace over the wig block completing the wig foundation. Note that the lace is available in many colors and sizes. Sew the foundation by hand or use your machine. Try it on for size and fit. and make any adjustments if necessary.
  • Step 3 - Discuss the desired hairstyle, color, length, thickness and type of curls with your customer to get the best possible results. Use real hair only when making the wig. Sort any cut or removed hair into a hackle and pull it into lengths for storage. Clean the hair carefully before using. Place the hair between two drawing mats making it ready for use.
  • Step 4 -  Determine the size of the ventilating needle by how much hair you want in a knot. This ventilating process starts at the neck. Fold the hair into the root end so it makes a loop. Take the needle through the lace and grab a few strands of hair pulling it back through the lace. Work both hands simultaneously keeping the hair tight using a single or double knot. Close the knot by keeping the hair stretched out between your fingers, pulling all of the hair through the loop until the knot is complete.

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