A Lace Toupee is a hair replacement unit similar to a wig; however its constructed to cover up a specific area of the head, known as the balding area. Generally men are more known to use a toupee and now more celebrity men are becoming well known to use a lace toupee as a fashion accessory or for personal reasons.
There are various of avenues you can take to obtain a lace toupee. If you’re new to the idea of wearing a toupee, you may consider finding out more information about it online and browsing through online store catalogs. Similar to shopping for hair accessories and lace wigs, you’ll find that there are more than enough online stores with a range of prices and quality that may confuse you in your journey to purchase a unit.
The alternative route would be to begin with a local shop in your vicinity, such as salons and hair loss clinics and even hair shops that specialize in wigs. With in person browsing and by speaking to a consultant or representative of the store, clinic or boutique, you can gain more information either through the conversation or by receiving a pamphlet. In person consultations after the initial introduction are generally private and involve an assessment of your hair loss condition, or reasoning behind obtaining a unit, and it will also provide you with alternatives as well as informing you of the process of ordering a custom lace toupee. However, in some cases where you are familiar with wearing a toupee, there are in stock (non-custom) units available at specialty stores.
The advantage of buying an in stock unit is the ability to obtain and apply it in minutes; whereby, a custom unit can take up to 2 months to obtain before you can even begin applying it. However, buying a custom toupee rather than a ready-made toupee is more appropriate because you can choose it provides you with an array of choices in regards to size, texture, length, style and color specific to your individual needs. In addition, a lace toupee has a variety of purposes because of its naturally appearing and undetectable qualities, many people are simply now considering it as a fashionable accessory.