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What do Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, and Rihanna have in common? Here’s a little hint: it has nothing to do with their great talent but everything to do with their hair


In order, from left to right: GLAAD 2014-Jennifer Lopez-Casper-27 Flickr photo by dvsross, Rihanna flickr photo by avrilllllla are licensed under CC by 2.0. Beyonce Flickr photo by Martin licensed under CC By-SA 2.0.  Photos has been cropped from original.

There was a time when lace front wigs were reserved for the Hollywood movie industry. Today, it is one of the most popular wigs used and is more affordable than ever. And why wouldn’t they be? Unlike traditional wigs, lace front wigs are light weighted, comfortable, and natural looking if you wear it correctly.


What is Lace Front? 

As the name suggests, lace front means that a sheer lace panel is only in the front part of the wig. With a high-quality lace, it can seamlessly blend with your skin tone and give off the impression of a natural scalp.


Jon Renau Sophistication
Model is wearing Sophistication by Jon Renau | Color: M51S


In addition to the lace, strands of hair or fiber are also manually tied into the lace to give the illusion of natural hair growth. Want to know more about this hand tying process, check out our recent article on hand-tied wigs

To create an even more realistic look, some manufacturers would attach baby hair onto the wig to help hide the lace!



Model is wearing Sarah by Jon Renau | Synthetic | Color: 12FS8


Durable, comfortable, and easy to put on. Lace front wigs give you the coverage you need plus styling options you want. It's no wonder Hollywood stars love them so much.



  • Sheer lace designed to blend with your skin
  • Natural looking hairline 
  • More durable than a full lace wig
  • Ability to style hair away from the face
  • Especially great for people suffering from premature balding, alopecia, hair thinning or hair loss


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