Lace fronts have been around for many years and were
predominantly used for stage and film or as a prostethic for men or
women experiencing alopecia, hairloss due to ilness or medical
treatments, burn or accident victims etc. Today it has become an
accessory and a definite fashion statement.
Normally affordable only by the elite, they (lace fronts) are
now being mass manufactured and made available to the average consummer.
The quality varies from high-end to conspicuously poor replicas.
A fine quality custom made unit could run as high as
$20,000.00. A good quality custom unit can be purchased of $2,000.00 to
Pre-custom units are available
for under $1,000.00.
Many discount beauty supply
stores carry very cheap versions of lace fronts and the average shopper
is none the wiser, so they purchase those units and most times have
them installed by a non-professional or they may do so themselves. The
end result looks like a "Hair Cap".
The quality of the adhesives is just as important. Adhesive solutions
that bonds firmly, but with flexibilty are very costly, but they are
Always use the services of a certified and experienced Hair Replacement Specialist to install your units. This is what a "Too Tight" application looks like.