knots on a men's Hairpiece or Women's Lace Front Wig does not
result in white or clear knots, but it does help to give the
illusion of hair growing from your scalp by camouflaging the
certain hair-colored knots.
If your hair
color is dark, then knots that hold the hair onto the base will
be changed from dark to a light brown and will appear much less
visible. Single knots such as those used at the front edge will
be less detectable.
If your hair
color is medium brown, the knots will be even less detectable,
but with lighter brown hair, bleaching will make very little
difference. Bleaching knots with blonde hair in not necessary.
systems, where the hair density is such that there isn't enough
room on the lace for all single knots, you will inevitably be
able to spot some knotting upon close inspection from a top
For extra light
and light density systems, the all lace base is less detectable
because there is enough room on the lace to use all single knots
and still arrive at a medium to light hair density.
be bleached in areas of a lace or monofilament system that has
a polyurethane tape tab system.
knots, Lace Fronts, Single Knots.
wearers are always on a quest to find the most natural looking
system possible at the lowest cost possible. But most of the
time the pursuit does not result with successful results.
Light hair density
on a micro monofilament system can look almost as natural as
human scalp, but if the hair density is heavy single knots only
should be used when ventilating a system. Bleaching knots where
more than 2 hairs have been tied may not obscure larger knots.
is currently to best known method of making hair appear to be
growing from the scalp, however this may not make them completely
invisible from close up.
With an all
lace or monofilament base system only the front section and
part areas may need to have bleached knots.
the hair color, bleached knots should be colored light brown
your own knots:
If your system
is older and you have re-colored it to reverse sun-fading, you
may have inadvertently dyed the knots dark once again.
knots once again may be necessary Use a regular professional
powder bleach: mixed 1:1 with 20%, 30% or 40% developer. Apply
carefully from the underside of the system and rinse out when
the color has gone from orange to light yellow. Use a non-metallic
bowl, be careful. You may want or should consider taking your
system to a professional hairdresser to have this done.
advise that preparing the knots for bleaching with RIT fabric
dye remover makes the process much easier.
to bleached knots:
Tying just a
single hair at a time and controlling the hair density as desired
can produce near perfect natural looking front or part areas.