Lace wigs fall into 3 general categories: Front Lace Wigs, Full Lace Wigs, and Whole Lace Wigs.
Front Lace Wigs have lace at the forehead extending from ear to ear. Therefore Front Lace wigs cannot be pulled in a high pony tail unlike Full Lace Wigs. Lace front wigs for black women will give you a natural hairline in the front. This means the hair can be parted anywhere throughout the front of the unit. This cap style only has to be glued down or taped in the front and is ideal for women that never want to wear their hair in up-dos or high ponytails or have hair thinning or other medical conditions.
The construction of the crown is made of tracks just like a regular wig. It is usually accompanied with two combs on the front and one on the back. Two adjustable straps with hooks on the back ensure a secure fit. Lace Front is by far the most popular of lace wigs.
Full Lace Wigs by some manufacturers come with lace on the front (ear to ear) and on the back which allows them to be put in a high ponytail. There is no lace on the crown. Some full lace wigs are custom made, and have lace all over which does not allow them to be one size fits all.
The construction of the middle section is made of tracks just like a regular wig. It is usually accompanied with two combs on the front and one on the back. Two adjustable straps with hooks on the back ensure a secure fit.
Whole Lace Wigs offer parting anywhere. The lace is all over. Usually the lace on the front and back is Swiss or French and the lace on the crown is mesh lace. The construction of these wigs is very lightweight, stretchable. They are usually handmade which means the strands of hair are manually tied to the lace. The mesh lace allows for the hair to be parted any where, is breathable and light weight. These wigs still have combs and adjustable straps with hooks for secure fit. Whole Lace is the choice for individuals who have experienced a complete hair loss