How To Attach A Toupee? Hair toupee for men is awesome and it is not hard to apply. You don’t know how to apply a toupee appropriately. Our tutorials will somehow help you deal with this. You may find it a little bit hard the first time wearing it, but you will be smarter after practice a few times. If you can’t do it yourself, bring the piece of hair to a hair salon and ask for hairstylists’ help. Now, dig into our words below to learn about how to attach a toupee with adhesive.
Wear a toupee with glue Use a liquid adhesive is among the most common method to apply a hairpiece. Go down on the Internet or visit a hair store near you to get glue. There are many brands providing glues on the market, so you have to check which one can give you the best item. If you buy a toupee glue offline, have a skin test before purchasing it. Apply it on your hand first and check if it causes any irritation. The liquid adhesive can keep the hair for the day or up to weeks.
How to put on a toupee with glue:
If you want to get a nice look when wearing a toupee, shave your natural hair before applying the hair. Then use alcohol or acetone to clean your scalp, making oily-free scalp. If your skin is allergic, apply a thin layer of scalp protector before using the chemicals.
Leave a thin layer of glue on your scalp where you want to put the toupee. You should use your fingers to add and expand the liquid adhesive. The quality of glue decides the layer of adhesive you apply. You can add more layers to secure the wiglet.
Once you have done it, take the toupee and applying it on your head. Adjust the piece so it suits your head. Gently press the hair into the glue so that the hair sticks firmly to your scalp.
Style your wiglet. Brush and cut the hair as your desired look. Finished.
Wear a toupee with tape
This is another method to wear a toupee. It is so famous as a bonding adhesive for your toupee to stay secure for a long time. Before wearing a toupee with tape, you should prepare your as scalp as you would do with the liquid adhesive.
Use an alcohol-soaked swab, clean the scalp to remove all oil and dust. Wipe it around your forehead and other areas to get a clean scalp. Continue applying a layer of scalp protector on your scalp to avoid an allergic reaction. Also, you can use a waterproof sealant to prevent your hair from falling out.
Take your hair system and brush it gently. Make sure that it has no knots and tangles. Then turn the hair inside out, lay it on the flat surface to keep the toupee’s service.
Now, it’s time to apply the adhesive. You should get double-sized toupee tape that lets one side stick to the hairpiece and another stick directly to your skin. Put the double-sided tape close to the outer edge of the human hair toupee. Don’t let these adhesives touch the hair since they may cause a mess. Continue doing until you have a full toupee of tape.
How To Remove A Toupee Hair ?
Whatever kind the toupee is, from a mono hair toupee to a skin one, is usually attached by tape or adhesive, so the attachment process needs your ingenuity. What about remove your hairpiece? You should be more careful if not you can damage your real hair, even make your hair condition be worse.
Safely removing your toupee can be tricky. Most adhesives used for extended wear bonding are very strong and designed to keep your hair in the right place.
Spray or dab the adhesive remover directly onto the area of your hairpiece that is secured to your scalp. Or you can spray the remover on the cotton swabs and then use it to work on the tape areas.
Allow several minutes for the adhesive remover to soak in and begin breaking down the bond before continuing on to the next step.
Now, the bond is broken down, you can take a toupee off. Gently pulling the unit off your head. You can remove your hair system from the back in order to help protect the front hairline. Use the tip of your fingers to locate the edges of your unit and then slowly follow it around to the very back.
How to Care for A Toupee?
Human hair toupees need to be detangled rinsed in cold water and then massaged with shampoo much like real hair. You’ll need to make sure that the shampoo is lathered in evenly throughout the whole toupee. When you are finished, rinse the hair and make sure the water flows in the same direction throughout the toupee so it doesn’t get tangled. When you are done with a full rinse you can gently dry it with a towel and condition the toupee. Follow by rinsing in the same manner, dry with a towel lightly and allow it to air dry for the next day.
Once you rinse out the shampoo, apply a toupee-safe conditioner directly to the hair. We recommend putting most of it on the longer parts of the strand and the ends, and not so much neat the roots to avoid having super flat hair. Let the conditioner sit on the hair for a minimum of 2 minutes. Rinse twice by submerging in a basin with cool water. Wrap gently with a towel to get out excess water.
Place on a toupee stand and allow to hair dry thoroughly before combine again.