With a hand-tied cap, every single hair is tied by hand onto a soft material. A 100% hand-tied cap looks and moves like natural hair and is the most comfortable wig cap construction option because the wig cap material is soft and flexible.
What does cap construction mean for wigs?
It all begins with the wig base, referred to as a cap. This is the material to which the hair is attached in order to create the wig. The new cap constructions are lighter, more durable, and so much more natural looking!
What is a wig installation?
They are installed by first braiding one's natural hair in cornrows, usually straight back; applying a bit of adhesive glue around the hair's perimeter (without getting it into any of your own hair); and then putting the wig on and in place by bonding it to the glue and securing with wig clips, if there are any
What are the two main methods of wig construction?
Describe the two main methods of wig construction. Hand-tied wigs are made by inserting one to two strands of hair at a time into mesh foundations and knotting them with a needle. Machine-made wigs are made by feeding wefts through a sewing machine, then stitching them together to form the wig's base and shape.
Which wig type creates the most natural look?
What is the easiest wig texture to maintain?
Go for straight or body wave texture for your first wig.
These textures are easy to detangle, easy to wash and easy to style. For wigs that have a tight wave or curly texture, they require more care and are therefore more high maintenance.