100% Hand-tied Caps
100% hand-tied monofilament caps allow each hair to move freely for the most natural look. Other designs referred to as ‘hand-tied’ feature a combination of hand-tied and machine-attached hair. This means that some areas (generally the part or crown) are hand-tied, but the rest is machine-attached. If you want the entire cap to be hand-tied, make sure to look for 100% hand tied!
Monofilament caps offer a very natural look with parting versatility. The mesh material gives the illusion of hair growth from the scalp and allows for individual, hand-tied hair. As a result, hair can be parted and combed in different directions. Monofilament Crowns can be monofilament at the part, crown or entire top of Crowns.
Double monofilament wigs also happen to be a good option for sensitive scalps as the cap is soft. Of the monofilament caps, the 100% hand tied cap is generally the most comfortable.
Lace Front Caps
Lace front Crowns create the illusion of natural hair growth along the hairline. This adds to the natural appearance of a Crown and allows for styling away from the face. Some come pre-trimmed and are ready to wear while others will require some personalization.
Basic caps are the most common and affordable design. Wefts of hair are sewn onto the cap, which has a closed lace layer at the crown. The hair is cut and styled into a specific style and the crown is often teased or crimped so you cannot see down through to the cap. This type of cap often gives the hair volume at the Crown. Some Crowns are referred to as capless. This is a bit of a misnomer as there is a cap, but instead of the closed lace layer at the Crown, it has vertical lace strips with open spaces between the wefts.
Petite Cap Size
The petite cap size is generally the following measurements:
Circumference: Around the Head – 20″
Front to Back – 12 1/8″
Ear to Ear – 10 1/2″
Petite/Average Cap Size
The petite/average cap size is generally the following measurements:
Circumference: Around the Head – 21 1/4 ”
Front to Back – 13 3/4
Ear to Ear – 13 1/4 ”
Average Cap Size
The average cap size is generally the following measurements:
Around the Head – 21 1/2 – 22″
Front to Back – 14 1/4 – 14 1/2″
Ear to Ear – 13 1/2 ”
Average/Large Cap Size
The average/large cap size is generally the following measurements:
Around the Head – 22 1/2″ – 23″
Front to Back – 14 3/4 – 15″
Ear to Ear – 13 3/4 – 14″
Large Cap Size
The large cap size is generally the following measurements:
Around the Head – 23 1/4″ – 24′
Front to Back – 15 1/4 – 15 1/2″
Ear to Ear – 14″