DIY Wig Customization: Adding Baby Hairs, Parting Spaces, and More

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Hi there lovely DIYers! Are you interested in customizing your wig to make it more unique and personalized? You’ve come to the right place. In this blog post, I’ll quickly show you how to customize wigs with baby hairs, parting spaces, and other cool details. Plus, I’ll tell you exactly what supplies you need and how much they’ll cost. Ready for some fun? Let’s get started!

Materials for DIY Customization

Customizing a wig can be an incredibly rewarding and creative experience. With the right materials, anyone can create their own unique look at home. From adding baby hairs to creating partings, here are some of the essential materials needed for customizing wigs:

Knot Sealer
Knot sealer is used to secure any knots that have been added during customization. It helps prevent hair from sliding out or tangling and ensures your wig looks as good as new for longer. It comes in several forms including sprays, mousses, gels etc so you can choose which one works best for you.

Lace Glue/Adhesive
This glue is specifically formulated to use on lace fronts or closures in order to keep them securely in place. Not only does it help hold everything together but it also prevents shedding over time. Lace adhesive comes in various strength levels depending on how long-lasting you need your style to be.

Shears
High-quality shears are essential when customizing wigs since they allow you to expertly trim any excess fabric or stray hairs without damaging the integrity of the unit itself. Investing in quality shears will not only ensure accurate results but also prolong the life of your wig.
                                                                                            Sponges & Combs
​A selection of sponges and combs come into play when creating partings and layering sections within a wig unit . These tools are great for evenly distributing product throughout a hairstyle while avoiding any clumps or patchiness leaving behind an even finish that looks natural .

Tools for DIY Customization

Adding Baby Hairs

Baby hairs are a popular way to give a wig or weave an extra touch of realism. By adding small, textured pieces of hair along the edges and nape of your head, you can create the illusion that your hairstyle is growing directly from your scalp. As they blend in with the existing strands, baby hairs can have a transformative effect on how natural-looking your style appears to be.

In this article, we will explain exactly what baby hairs are and provide step-by-step instructions for adding them to wigs and weaves. We’ll also discuss other customization techniques like parting spaces and highlighting that you can use to customize your look even further!

So first things first: What are baby hairs? These tiny strands of hair typically measure between 1/2 inch (1 cm) and 1 inch (2 cm) in length. They usually run parallel or perpendicular to the primary direction that larger strands are facing but have an unpredictable texture due their miniscule size. Baby hairs grow all over our heads naturally; however, people with afro-textured hair may find theirs slightly more pronounced than those with straight or wavy textures because it tends to curl up toward the scalp at shorter lengths when dry—hence why it’s often referred as “shrinkage” too!

If you want to add baby hairs to your wig or weave, there are several ways you can do so depending on what materials you have available at home. If you have human hair extensions handy then simply snip off tiny sections from each one using scissors before attaching them around the edge of either side near where natural baby hair would normally grow outwards; if not then synthetic fibers or craft glue could work just as well too!

Adding baby hairs requires patience as well as precision since these pieces tend be delicate —and don’t forget about styling! You’ll need some kind of gel product such as wax sticks or mousse for setting purposes after placement has been complete in order ensure everything looks neat whilst drying down properly afterwards without any frizzing occurring later on during wear time which could potentially ruin its aesthetic appeal overall.. Lastly once all above steps have been taken into consideration feel free start playing around partings spacing accordingly ensure desired outcome achieved bonus points upon completion task provided gone smoothly course – Congratulations!!!

Creating Parting Spaces

Parting Spaces: What Are They? Parting spaces are small areas of exposed scalp that can be seen between sections of hair when styling a wig or a weave. The term “parting space” is derived from parting one’s hair into two sections to create the illusion of a natural parting in your hairstyle. This technique, used for centuries by African cultures to style their hair, is now something anyone can do at home with a few simple tools.

Creating Parting Spaces To create parting spaces in your wig or weave at home, you will need some basic supplies: wig clips, rat-tail comb (or tail comb), scissors and lace glue (optional). First take your rat-tail comb and part the section you want to make the parting space in from either side of the head – starting from around where an ear would be located if it were real hair. Gently pull up on the sectioned area until it creates a line that looks like an upside down V shape on both sides. Secure each side with two bobby pins so that they don’t move while you continue working on them.

Next use your scissors to cut along this line until you have created what looks like tiny triangles pointing downward towards the nape of neck – this is how you will achieve the desired look for parting spaces. Once satisfied with their placement, apply some lace glue along each triangle for added security and durability when styling over them later on during wear time! Finally let everything dry before continuing onto other steps such as adding baby hairs which will help complete our desired look even more so than just having parted space alone could accomplish!

Nowadays many people are embracing their natural beauty by creating these types of styles themselves instead buying expensive pieces online or from professionals who may not understand exactly what they want out if it all anyway! With just these few simple steps anyone can easily create beautiful hairstyles with just minimal cost and effort – now go forth and conquer those wigs/weaves ladies 😉

Styling the Wig For a Natural Look

Adding Baby Hairs
Creating a realistic wig look starts with adding baby hairs to your wig. Baby hairs are the fine, short hairs that grow along your hairline and add texture to your overall style. To create these, use a thin-toothed comb and brush the natural edges of the hair in an outward motion. You can also use a small amount of gel or pomade to help hold them in place as you go.

Creating Parting Spaces
To give your wig a more natural appearance, it’s important to create parting spaces for added realism. This is done by using either tweezers or an eyebrow razor tool to carefully pull out strands of hair at each end of the part line you want to define. Start small and gradually increase the depth until you have achieved the desired effect; this will allow for easier styling later on without worrying about making too many mistakes during this process.

Layering Your Hair
The next step in creating a realistic look is layering your hair properly so it falls naturally around your face and neckline. Again, start with smaller sections first so you don’t make any drastic changes while styling larger pieces later on; if necessary, use some clips or pins to keep certain sections tucked away while working on others that need more attention. Once all layers are styled correctly, finish off with some light texturizing spray or cream for added movement and volume throughout every section of hair!