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Curly Lace Front Wigs Dye and Install for Beginner

May 10,2023 | OhMyPretty

If you want to buy a black natural color wig, you may want to know how to change the color of the curly lace front wigs and how to install it. Today I will introduce how to dye a black curly lace front wigs into a burgundy red. The tutorial is very detailed and you can learn this skill in several minutes.

What are curly lace front wigs?

Curly lace front wigs are a popular wig type in these years. It’s a wig that only the front part has the lace, the remaining part of the wig cap is made of canvas. This very reduces the costs of conversion and you can buy a lace wig at a very low price, and the wearing effect is similar to the full lace wig so you can make an immaculate wig wearing. Because of the high price of the full lace wig, most people will choose the curly lace front wigs.

Curly lace front wigs is not straight, it is directly permed and has its own frizz, so you don't need to use a curling iron to style it yourself. You can choose your own pattern for curly hair. Some popular ones are water wave, deep wave, body wave, and so on.

Tools to be prepared

  • brightener
  • bleacher
  • plastic drum
  • wide-tooth comb
  • foam modal
  • hair dye
  • towel
  • needle and thread
  • glue
  • hair dryer
  • Scissors or knife

Curly lace front wigs styling

Step 1: Apply bleach and brightener to the wig

First, you need to have a brightener and bleach on hand to bleach your hair. Mix the brightener and bleach into a plastic bucket and add enough water. After mixing well, put the curly lace front wigs into a bucket, dip in the bleach and comb the wig with a wide tooth comb to ensure that the wig is evenly bleached for about 30 minutes.

Step 2. Wash the hair

Once you've finished bleaching, wash the curly lace front wigs with water. Always use cold water for this step. Hot water can interfere with the bleaching effect and damage the hair. And be sure to wash well, if not, bleach and brightening agents will erode your hair and make it frizzy.

Step 3:Apply hair dye

Once curly lace front wigs are cleaned, place the wig on top of the foam model, divide the hair into three sections, and apply hair dye to each section one by one. This is a slow step, because it requires you to do a little bit of color because it's easy to get uneven color, and if you're lazy, you're not going to get a good result because it's dark here and it's light there, or it's not colored at all.

Step 4:Wash the hair again

You can check the curly lace front wigs at any time after applying the dye and see how the wig is doing. It usually takes 15 to 30 minutes to completely apply the color. Then the hair will be washed again, wash the hair residual hair dye, and finish the hair dye.

Step 5:Air dye

After washing the curly lace front wigs, wipe the moisture on the hair with a towel, and then put it in a ventilated place to dry naturally. Generally, the wig washed the day before needs to dry all night. Do not use a hair dryer to dry, this will let the moisture of the wig quickly loss, easy to let the hair knot and dry.

Curly lace front wigs install

Step 1:Fix the wig on your head

First, attach the curly lace front wigs to your head, place it where it needs to be worn, sew the back of the wig onto the cap with a needle and thread to secure it more securely, and then you can work on the rest of the position.

Step 2:Apply glue to your hairline

Apply glue to your hairline, then use a small stick to spread the glue evenly, making sure to apply it along the hairline so that the wig is not worn too far forward. Glue should not be applied too much or too little, too much glue will make the hairline of the curly lace front wigs have obvious traces of glue, and too little glue will not stick firmly. So, it's important to get the right amount.

Step 3:Fixed lace

After the glue is applied, do not put the lace down immediately. Wait for the glue to dry for a while. When the glue changes from white to translucent, the glue paste effect is the best. Then combine the lace with the glue completely and tightly. You can blow on the hairline with a water blower to make the glue stickier or spray some styling spray on the hairline.

Step 4:Cut the extra lace 

Wait for a moment until the lace is fully fitted to the skin, then use scissors or a knife to cut off the excess lace from the front of the forehead, making sure to cut along the area where the glue was applied, neither more nor less. After cutting, the lace at the hairline may have a warped edge, so dip a cotton swab or wooden stick in a small amount of glue and apply.

Step 5:Make a natural baby hair

Baby hair is the secret to making the curly lace front wigs look more natural. The lace edge is usually covered with glue, and it is more obvious. If you can make natural baby hair, it can cover hairline problems and directly make your wig look very realistic. First, you need to leave a row of hair on your forehead, then cut it to the right length and curl it with a curling iron to create a nice curvature. Then I had natural baby hair.

Step 6:Manage the wig

Because the curly wigs have just been cleaned before wearing, it is fluffy and the curvature of the curls is not so obvious, so you need to give the wig a grooming. You can wet your hair with water, straighten out the texture of the curly lace front wigs, and then apply mousse or styling spray to your hair evenly, and you'll have a very neat and beautiful wig.


Final words

With today's tutorial, you should have mastered how to dye curly lace front wigs and how to install a wig. These are all for a wig beginner who must understand the content. Learn these things so you can wear a wig completely and perfectly. Welcome to to find a wig suit you.