Lace Wig & Toupee Adhesives

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Most of the guidelines issued for lace wig and toupee adhesives were initially manufactured for securing toupees and full head attachment systems. In this scenario the adhesive would be applied to a large area directly onto the skin. The best application will always come with direct skin to unit contact. With lace fronts we are only working with the perimeter hairline, so there is not that much room to apply a lot of adhesive, therefore more strain will be put on the adhesive at the perimeter, which ultimately affects the adhesive holding time. Depending on the adhesive used you can expect anywhere from 3 days (tapes) to 2 - 2 1/2 weeks holding time. When fitting a lace front wig the adhesive is applied only to the circumference of the unit, thus during wear the strain is localised to the perimeter. This will reduce the holding time of any adhesive when compared to toupee wearers. Expecting a hold for more then two weeks is unrealistic. Another factor to take into consideration is your own body chemistry; this will affect how long and how well each product works for you.If you are an active person or find you perspire a lot, then you may find that combining tape with adhesive works well; what may work for one person may not work for another.

Guidelines for expected holding times:

Short Term Wear You have the option of using either Toupee Tape or Adhesive for securing your Lace Front Wig. The products below provide 1-to-10 day bonding periods. Bonding periods with both Toupee Tape and Adhesive are relative to the environment where you live and your daily activities.

Red Liner Toupee Tape: Manufacturer Recommended Bonding Period: 1 to 10 Days. Lace wearers will get 7 days max For use with thin skin wigs. This tape is formulated to stick only to urethane tape tab areas. It is not formulated for sticking to monofilament or open-lace material. Remove with alcohol based remover e.g. C22 or All purpose remover.

Mity Tite Manufacturer Recommended Bonding Period: 1 to 10 Days. Lace wearers will get 5 days max . This adhesive may be used along the underside edge of a Lace Front Wig on urethane (plastic) tape areas or to monofilament or open-lace material. Clear liquid, good for touch ups. Remove with alcohol based remover e.g. C22 or PURE.

Extended Wear Bonding You have the option of using either Toupee Tape or Adhesive or both for securing your Lace Front or Thin Skin Wig for extended wearing.

PRO FLEX II Manufacturer Recommended Bonding Period: up to 21 days. Lace wearers will get 14 days max Remove with alcohol based remover e.g. C22 or PURE Blue Liner Toupee Tape Manufacturer Recommended Bonding Period: 28 days. Lace wearers will get 14 days max. Good cost effective solution for thin skin and lace units. Good holding but does go mushy when broken down by skin oils. Remove with alcohol based remover e.g. C22 or PURE

SuperTape Manufacturer Recommended Bonding Period: up to 40 Days. Lace wearers will get 17 days max. Good for thin skin and lace units. It is also waterproof and does not meltdown. This tape is highly recommended over any other tape or adhesive for extended wear bonding. All other tapes and adhesive do meltdown do to the oil from sweat. Remove with alcohol based remover e.g. C22 or PURE

Ultra Hold Adhesive (soft bond) Manufacturer Recommended Bonding Period: 40 days. Lace wearers will get 14 days max. Contains: Isopropanol, Ethyl Acetate, Heptane, Toluene. Waterproof – good for trainers and swimmers. Excellent starter adhesive. Good for thin skin and lace units. Best applied on top of tape or urethane and directly onto skin. This is a clear, Acrylic based, Medical Grade, extended wear bonding adhesive. Placing the bottle in a 'hot' pan of tap water for several minutes to thin out will make it easier to apply. Remove with alcohol based remover e.g. C22 or PURE.

Vapon No Tpe Silicon Adhesive (hard bond) Manufacturer Recommended Bonding Period: 42 days. Lace wearers will get 21 days max. Contains: Silicone, Ethyl Acetate. Waterproof – good for trainers and swimmers. Good for thin skin and lace units. Best applied on top of tape or urethane. This is a clear, Silicone based extended wear bonding adhesive. Applied to both skin and unit, allowed to dry then placed together. Use Topsol, Amber Super Solvent or Acetone to remove.

Safe Grip Adhesive - Water based Manufacturer Recommended Bonding Period: 42 days. Lace wearers will get 21 days max. Good for thin skin and lace units. Best applied on top of tape or urethane. This is a white, water based, extended wear bonding adhesive. Remove with alcohol based remover e.g. C22 or PURE.

Oil Resistant White Glue – Water based
Manufacturer Recommended Bonding Period: 42 days.Lace wearers will get 21 days max. Good for thin skin and lace units. This is a white, water based, extended wear bonding adhesive. Remove with alcohol based remover e.g. C22 or PURE. Designed for oily-skinned, hard-perspiring hair wearers who cannot get satisfactory results from existing products. InvisiBond Manufacturer Recommended Bonding Period: 42 days. Lace wearers will get 21 days max This adhesive may be used along the underside edge of a Lace Front Wig on urethane (plastic) tape tab areas or monofilament or open lace material. This is a white, water based, extended wear bonding adhesive. Remove with alcohol based remover e.g. C22 or PURE

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