Thin Skin Wigs
Any wig can be custom ordered with thin skin.
Thin skin wigs also known as polyurethane is a good preference if you have complete hair loss or Alopecia Areata. It is a good alternative if you have allergies to lace and other materials used to create wigs The cap lays flat against your scalp and gives the illusion of hair growing from your scalp. There are several available colors to match your skin tone. Thin skin wig caps are full cap or around the perimeter. The thin poly material is ventilated by hand, using a looping technique so the hair will stay secure longer. Because hair is not knotted but injected into the thin skin material, there are no knots in that area and hair appears to be growing right out of the scalp and gives the illusion of skin.
Full thin skin caps allows you to part your hair from the front to the back and the base will look like your scalp. When placed directly against your own skin, thin skin is very smooth, less visually detectable, durable and virtually undetectable to touch. Thin skin feels very secure and almost like it is vacuum-sealed to your scalp. However, many clients will still need to use some form of adhesive. Air pockets present underneath the cap may cause the wig cap to move around. Some wearers feel the polyurethane material has a smoother attachment to skin and adhesive residue is easier to clean up.
Full thin skin is not made of breathable material therefore, may best worn in cooler climates or if you do not perspire often. Some clients opt to wear a unit made of thin skin only around the perimeter and the center made with lace or monofilament wigs. This allows air to flow through the unit.
For the best fit, thin skin wigs must be custom made with accurate head mead measurements provided.
Super Thin Skin
EverythingWigs.com also sells wigs made with a super fine thin skin base. It is more translucent and thinner than regular thin skin. Super fine thin skin is virtually invisible to the eye. It looks extremely natural and blends nicely with skin. Super thin skin wigs work beat if you have total hair loss or if you shave your entire head. Super fine thin skin is not as durable as regular thin skin and may be easier to tear.
Another option for a a skin top wig is a full or partial silk top wig cap. Like thin skin, the knot knots are hidden and completely undetectable. Silk top is made of cloth material which allows air to flow through the cap and throughout your scalp. This helps prevent extra warmth and sweating.
A wig can be made with an entire silk top cap. The entire base of the wig will look like your scalp. There is a little lace with a small amount of hair added around the front perimeter to camouflage the borders where the silk top begins. Silk top also comes in sizes 4x4 in., 5x5 in. and 6x6 in. Unless they are parting their hair from front to back, most clients purchase a section of silk top (4x4. 5x5, or 6x6 in.) instead of the entire wig cap.
Ordering Thin Skin
Thin skin wigs are custom ordered. However you request PU strips attached to a ready made lace wig. If you order a FULL thin skin cap, you do not need to order silk top also. However, if some customers order thin skin around the perimeter and silk top. Adding silk top is optional and based solely on personal preference.