Extended Wear Tips
If you wear your hair system for more than a week at a time before taking it off, adopt the tips below for a stronger, longer-lasting hair replacement bond. Otherwise, try our tips for daily wear attachment if you remove your system more than once a week.
- Always start with a clean scalp and hair system. Prepare your scalp properly before attaching the hair system.
- Regardless of the adhesive, it’s essential to apply red liner tape to the polyurethane surfaces as an undercoat to accommodate easy clean-up.
- After showering or working out, the bond will seem as though it's weakening, however, your hair system is still secure. The bond softened a bit due to extra moisture. You need not apply any more adhesive to the hairpiece as the bond will harden again.
- Airborne dust will attach itself to the toupee adhesive in the front edge of lace units and may become visible. The best times to clean the hairpiece and scalp is soon after a shower. It's easiest to clean this area now because the hairpiece adhesive is pliable. Spray a liberal amount of A bond on the tip of a double folded tissue and hold your hair system back with one hand. Wipe the edges of the lace using the saturated tissue with the other hand. This hair system attachment hack will help to keep your lace front edge invisible.
Which type of toupee tape should I use?
Each type of hairpiece tape adhesives has different levels of tack and depending on how long you wear your system, it will determine which type of hairpiece tape is best. Use the chart below to help you decide.