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What is thin skin wigs

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Thin skin is an innovative blend of thin translucent polyurethane materials used nowadays in the hair replacement industry that have the appearance of human skin.

Thin skin wigs are remy hair replacement wigs that are made to resemble human skin. The remy hair in thin skin wigs are less prone to shedding and once applied, the remy hair appears to be coming out of the scalp. We can put thin skin in any location on a remy lace wig.

Thin skin is ventilated by hand, using a looping technique so that each hair stays secure longer. Because each hair is not knotted but injected into the thin skin material, there are no knots needed and hair appears to be growing right out of the skin’s scalp.
Thin skin is available in several colors to match one’s skin tone, and can be applied either on a top of a lace wig cap (thin skin top), or around the perimeter of a full lace wig or even over the entire cap of a hair unit.

The most popular location is around the edges, front hairline only, back hairline only, or an entire full thin skin cap. We tend to recommend the full thin skin cap to clients who have aggressive hair loss or who may be completely bald. The full thin skin caps can feel too hot if you have a lot of hair, so it's best for those who are bald. Thin skin wigs are great for those who are bald, because once applied, they will lay snug on your head and have a sort of vacuum tight seal similar to a swimmers cap

A thin skin base usually looks great with a lighter density hair like 100%-120% and has a longer life span than a regular lace wig. When placed against real skin, thin skin is invisible and virtually undetectable to touch.

Since polyurethane materials can accommodate any kind of bonding agents (like glue, tape), thin skin can be attached with any type of adhesives if one choose to, for added security.