Whether you're someone who frequently wears wigs or a novice to wig-wearing, everyone wants to know what makes a wig look more natural when worn. In the process of choosing a wig, it's essential to pay attention to certain features. What common characteristics do realistic-looking wigs share? What types of wigs appear more real? Today's blog article will address these questions one by one.

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What Are Some Features Of Realistic-Looking Wigs?

Minimal Wig Knots

I chose to highlight this point first because the knots of a wig significantly influence its authenticity. Realistic-looking wigs often aim to replicate a natural scalp appearance. The knots determine how natural the hairline and parting look. Smaller, finer knots are less noticeable, mimicking the appearance of hair follicles emerging from the scalp.

The traditional wig knotting technique involves tying 3-5 strands of hair into a single knot, hand-tied onto a lace hole, ticking one hole and leaving two holes blank.

Our new tiny knots wig, uses a single hair strand to form a knot, handcrafted onto a lace hole, ticking one hole and leaving one hole blank. The hair strands are finer, more densely tied together, and there are fewer blank lace areas. This creates an illusion that the hair is growing directly from the scalp.

what types of wig look real

What’s more, the knots affect how freely the hair moves and falls. Tiny knots permit more natural movement of the hair strands, allowing them to sway and fall similarly to natural hair.

Overall, wig knots are highly detail-oriented. However, the more attention wig brands devote to these details, the more they can elevate the realism of the wigs.

Hand-Tied Wigs

Hand-tied wigs mean natural hair strands are meticulously tied by hand to the cap, rather than being sewn by a machine or just hand-tied to the lace top. The direction of hair our natural hair growth varies, especially in the areas of parting and the hairline. Hand-tied caps offer versatility in styling. The hair can be parted in various directions, allowing for different hairstyles and looks.

And in the hairline area, irregularities and a slightly uneven appearance to resemble the growth pattern of natural hair. The hair density is often less dense compared to the rest of the wig to create a softer, more natural transition from the forehead to the hair.

That’s why hand-tied wigs are often considered more natural.

Invisible Lace Front

For a lace front wig, the larger the lace area, the more it can create a realistic appearance. In comparison, 360 Lace Wigs and Full Lace Wigs are more realistic than standard lace front wigs because the lace material can mimic the appearance of the scalp.

However, this also greatly depends on the type of lace used. If prioritizing the creation of a lifelike appearance, opting for an HD lace wig is a more suitable choice. HD lace is more see-through, thinner, and effortlessly blends with various skin tones. Although transparent lace is more durable, it is thicker compared to HD lace and may not appear as natural-looking.

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100% Human Hair Wig

When it comes to wigs, the primary classification criterion is the material used to make the wig.

·Synthetic wigs: made from man-made materials, like acrylic, polyester or PVC fibers.

·human hair wigs: made from biological human hair strands, can be heat-resistant like human hair.

The reason synthetic wigs sometimes appear less realistic is partly due to the nature of the synthetic materials used. Synthetic wigs typically have a certain shine that differs from the natural shine of real human hair. This excessive shine might make the wig seem more artificial and less real. Natural human hair tends to have a more natural shine with subtle variations and texture, which is one of the reasons why synthetic wigs might not always appear as realistic.

Real human hair wigs not only appear more realistic in their outward appearance, but they also encompass many subtle details that contribute to their authenticity. If you observe human hair wigs carefully, you'll notice that the hair strands exhibit a more natural movement and flow, resembling the behavior of natural hair.

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Wig Cap Construction

You must be curious why the construction of the wig cap affects the realism of the wig. The design and structure of the wig cap play a crucial role in ensuring the natural and realistic appearance of the wig while being worn.

The wig cap not only provides a secure foundation but also mimics the contours of the head, adhering to ergonomic considerations. It should ensure that the lace top portion adequately fits along the forehead without lace rolling up, while the cap section adheres to the back of the head, free from bumps or unevenness.

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Type Of Wigs Look Real

ISEE M-Cap 9*6 Kinky Straight Glueless Wig

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ISEE Wear Go V5 Tiny Knots Kinky Curly Glueless Wig

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ISEE 360 Lace Wigs 100% Human Virgin Hair

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In Conclusion

No one wishes to be obvious about wearing a wig. Hence, it's reiterated to pay attention to certain aspects when choosing a wig. Smaller knots on the wig cap result in a more realistic appearance. Opt for wigs made from 100% human hair, invisible and undetectable lace material, and a hand-tied wig cap structure.

If you're considering purchasing a wig, feel free to browse our website. All our hairpieces are crafted from 100% human hair. The Wear Go wigs series, Lace Front wigs series, and HD Lace wigs series are all suitable for everyday wear, offering a highly natural look when worn. You're welcome to make a selection.

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