January 22, 2019
For the ladies who are the first time to purchase a Hair Topper, it is very important for them to Familiarizing themselves with the various types of base construction of hair toppers in order to make the right decision. At UniWigs, we offer 3 different types of bases for our Hair Topper collection. Each of them have their own Pros and Cons.
1. Lace Base
The Lace Base features a lace material with individual hairs tied the the base, which can be a great choice if you want to ensure the front hairline simulated your own. It is very light weight and breathable which is perfect for hot days!
Naturalness: The Full Lace Toppers or Toppers with Lace front are the only base type that perfectly mimics the look of a natural hairline.
Breathability: The Lace Base is considered as the most breathable one among these 3 different bases, due to its well-spaced and large pores of the lace material.
Visible Knots: Strands of hair are individually tied to a piece of sheer lace base using a knot, which can be visible around the hair parting line.
2. Mono Base
With this base type, Individual hairs are tied to a fine mesh material that allows both light and air to pass through. The Monofilament Base allows you to change the part as you like for great styling versatility, which can give you a extremely natural look.
Comfort: The Monofilament Base, very soft and comfortable to wear, will not irritate your head, so it can be a great choice for ladies with a sensitive scalp because of chemotherapy treatments or other skin issues.
Realistic Looking: The mono base can mimic the look of natural hair growth and provides hair parting for the greatest versatility in styling.
Breathability: The Mono Base is smooth and comfortable, but it is not as breathable as the Lace Base, because the weave of mono base material is tighter that lace.
The Silk Top Base is constructed with a layer of lace, and pure silk fabric on the top front of the cap. The Silk Base is The most realistic scalp the market has to offer today. The Silk Base can perfectly hide the knots and you don't need to worry about any other techniques to make the knots invisible or less visible, because the roots of the hair on the wig are hidden under the silk base.
Realistic Looking: The Silk Base Wigs can bring you the appearance of having a scalp that looks like your own, which is the most realistic topper base on the market today. With Silk Base, you don’t need to hide or camouflage the knots when you part your topper!
Styling Versatility: The Silk Base offers versatile styling options as you can part your silk topper any direction.
Difficulty to Lay Flat: Due to the duo layers or even the triple layers of the Silk Base, the Silk Base Hair Toppers are not very easy to lay flat on the head of wearers, sometimes may get bulky on the crown.
Breathability: Due to its unique layered construction, the Silk Base can lack breathability, compared with lace and mono base. You may find it to be a tad hotter during the summer than the other two bases.