The Complete Book of Hairpieces

No matter you’re new to wearing a hair system or are exploring it for the first time, or you are ordering a hair system or presently wearing one, you are in the right place - We humbly present below articles about hair replacement written expressly for you by professionals who actually wear hair.

New to Hair System

To prepare yourself for the hair replacement journey ahead, one of the most important things you can do is familiarize yourself with the challenges you’ll face, like experimenting to find products that work with your body chemistry and learning how to care for your hair system. Be prepared: there’s a learning curve when you start doing your own hair replacement. But with patience and tenacity, you’ll get through it successfully. Learn More

Making the commitment to do your own hair replacement can be scary. Many people share the same fears, such as concerns about acclimating to the logistics and feeling comfortable in social environments. Having concerns such as these is perfectly normal. We will show you how to move past them. Learn More

Congratulations on making the decision to take control of your hair loss and learn the skills you need to manage your own hair replacement! Your success is largely dependent on your steadfast commitment to mastering bonded hair replacement no matter what struggles you encounter along the way. Learn More

Congratulations on receiving your new hair system, and for being proactive in finding a solution for your hair loss! Even if you don’t intend to wear it right away, it’s important to promptly inspect your system, so you can contact us right away if anything wrong. Understandably, if you’re new to wearing hair, you may not feel very confident inspecting your own hair system. Still, we recommend you follow the guidelines below so you know what to look for and can better assess future systems. Learn More

If you landed on this page, you’re likely doing some research on hair replacement systems and don’t really have any idea how to order one. Chances are you’re worried about ordering the wrong thing and having a hair system that looks unrealistic and embarrassing. After all, it's a big investment with several months’ wait, so how do you get it right? If you want to avoid all the heavy lifting and confusion, talk to our consultants you’ll be amazed at how providing us with some basic information takes away many of the fears and concerns you have about ordering, and how working one-on-one with a hair replacement consultant will make your heavy load a whole lot lighter. Learn more

If you’re new to wearing hair system, it’s natural to be self-conscious as you return to normal activities after your first attachment. We encourage people to be open about wearing hair in order to help remove the stigma associated with it in our society, but we know this isn’t something everyone is comfortable with. Below are tips and suggestions for smoothly and discreetly transitioning into wearing hair. We also help you find the right words to share your story with others when you’re ready. Learn More

Hair replacement is a very emotionally-charged experience. Feelings of fear, doubt, eagerness, anxiety and joy are all normal! Though thousands of people experience similar feelings, your journey into wearing hair is an experience unique to you. Following are significant points of transition the majority of people face during their journey into hair replacement. Learn More

There are a variety of reasons people consider hair replacement. Each situation is unique, and sometimes it can be difficult to know if a custom hair system is the right solution for you. When making the big decision to wear hair, there are lots of things you need to consider. Your level of hair loss, your experience, and even your mental outlook will impact your final decision. We want you to be successful with your hair replacement, so we strive to provide open, honest and transparent information, so you can be fully prepared. The following can help you decide if you should consider wearing hair. Learn More

Hair System 101 Basics

One of the most important elements of hair replacement is the appearance of your front hairline. With a realistic hairline, your hair system will be undetectable. This is especially important if you wear your hair combed back or pulled back. If you have bangs, or a hairstyle that is combed forward, you don’t need to be as concerned about your front hairline, but it’s still important to know how to achieve the most natural look. Learn More 

Here, you’ll learn all about the different base material and design options we offer, so you can compare base options to determine if you’d like to try something different. You’re never locked in to one base design; your base can be changed with any hair system order. Our hair replacement consultant will work with you to ensure any such change is the best way to go. Learn More 

Density refers to the amount of hair in a hair system, or, in more common language, how “thick” the hair system is. Making your hair system look natural depends greatly on the density of the hair in the system. There are many variables to consider when choosing density, and provide some visual examples on different hair system base materials. Please believe us we that know how important density is for a hair system while some sellers out there just could not get this.  Learn More 

You will hear the word “ventilation” quite a bit in the world of hair replacement. Ventilation can refer to the method in which hair is attached to the base of a hair system, such as knotted or injected. But for our purposes here, ventilation describes the direction in which hair is attached — or ventilated — into the base. Learn More 

When designing your hair system, there is a choice of human or synthetic hair or yak. Although synthetic and yak hair is appropriate in some situations (such as gray hair), human hair is the most common choice for hair replacement systems. Particularly if your hair system blends with your growing hair, human hair will provide the most natural appearance.  Learn More 

When designing your hair system, blending multiple hair colors will help you achieve a natural appearance. Learn More 

You probably came to this page looking for images of different waves and curls on men and women’s hair. It’s for good reason we’re not displaying those images here. The problem with this approach is that most people who view those images are seeing the curl pattern out of context of their own hair system or hairstyle, and it can be misleading. However, here you’ll learn more about the many intricacies of determining the correct wave or curl pattern for your hair system, and how we make it really easy for you. Learn More

Tape for Hair System is available in various sizes and shapes, and different types can be combined to accommodate most hair systems. All tape is double-sided – one side sticks to the base material and the other side to your scalp. Learn More

Custom Hair System

When making the big decision to wear hair, there are lots of things you need to consider. Your level of hair loss, your experience, and even your mental outlook will impact your final decision. We want you to be successful with your hair replacement, so we strive to provide open, honest, and transparent information, so you can be fully prepared. The following can help you decide if you should consider wearing hair. Learn More

Your hair system is very customizable. This offers great flexibility, but if you are new to hair replacement, it can be difficult to determine what type of system is best for you. We always recommend you use as much of your growing hair as possible for the most natural look. If you’re able to use some of your growing hair, a partial hair system is a great option for you. However, if you feel that your growing hair on the sides and back of your head has become thin enough to make blending with a system difficult, it may be best to go with a full cap. Learn More

To achieve a natural look with your hair system, you need to closely match your growing hair color and texture. This can usually be achieved through our color ring page, but if you’re having trouble finding a good match using the color ring provided, try sending us a hair sample instead. Similarly, if you are having difficulty describing the texture of your hair, or can’t seem to match your natural wave or curl using an accurate image, a hair sample can be used to more accurately match these elements. Learn More

Hair System Maintenance

Shedding is normal as your hair system ages. A new hair system may shed in the first few days simply because there are loose hairs that weren't combed out before it was shipped to you. However, if significant shedding occurs beyond the first week and the first cleaning and shampooing, there could be other factors at play. Learn More

Excessive friction and movement while you sleep can cause tangling, breakage, and shedding in your hair system. For most, this is not a problem. However, the longer your hair is, the more prone it is to damage. In order to protect your hair system, there are some preventative measures you can take before going to bed each night. Learn More

Color loss or change in your hair system caused by oxidation isn’t something you should stress about. In order to prevent this, it's important to care for your system properly and protect the hair. By protecting the hair, your original color will last longer. Here are a few tips to help you easily maintain color longer. Learn More

As a hair wearer, at some point you’ll have to address hairs that inadvertently pull through to the wrong side of a lace hair system. Usually they look like loops on the underside of the base. Pull-throughs can result from submerging the base in any type of liquid, rinsing the base with the hair-side up, or removing tape without Lace Release, and it can even occur during standard cleaning. Learn More

If you have a system with long hair, it is important to secure the hair away from the edge of the base prior to attachment. With the hair out of the way, you will be able to see what you are doing more clearly, and won’t run the risk of getting hair caught in the adhesive as you place the system on your head. Read More

The processed human hair in your hair replacement system needs more care and attention than you may be used to giving your growing hair. Because the hair in your system is not exposed to the natural oils in your scalp, it’s not continuously moisturized the way growing hair is. When you add in exposure to things like shampoo, hot water and chlorine, the integrity of your hair system can deteriorate rapidly. Read More

Removing tape from your hair system’s base is not a difficult process, but it does involve a specific approach. It is necessary to follow the instructions in this guide to safeguard your system from damage. Learn More

During normal wear and tear, or in the case of a bump on the head, it’s possible for the delicate base of your lace hair system to acquire a tear or hole. This guide will instruct you on the proper way to repair a minor tear or hole in your lace base using bonding tape and 3M Transpore Tape. Learn More

Traveling can make new hair wearers nervous. You may feel anxiety about how to manage the supplies you need, and how to attach your hair discreetly in an unfamiliar place. Learn More

As a hair wearer, it’s likely that at some point you’ll experience dry hair in your system. Although numerous factors contribute to dryness, the quality of your water is one factor that is often overlooked. Learn More

When you’re new to hair replacement, it’s common to wonder if you can swim in a bonded hair system. Yes, you can still swim in your hair system, but it’s important to follow these simple preventative measures before getting in the water so you don’t damage your hair. Learn More