Looking to buy a wig but unsure about the different wig cap styles available? Choosing the right wig cap is essential for achieving the perfect look and comfort. In this guide, we'll explore the 10 most common wig cap styles that every wig buyer should know. Whether you're new to wigs or a seasoned wig wearer, understanding these cap styles will help you make an informed decision and find the perfect wig for your needs. Let's dive into the world of wig cap styles to find the ideal fit for you.


1. Machine Made Wig (none lace)

  • Construction: Wig cap made with machine-sewn hair wefts.
  • Features:
  • Machine made wigs are usually affordable, cheaper than lace wigs.
  • More durable, easy to wear and maintain, wearing without glue.
  • It's better to choose wigs with bangs to hide the edge and make it natural!
full machine made wig cap

2. Lace Closure Wig

  • Construction: Small hand-tied lace piece at the front or crown for parting, usually 4*4 5*5 6*6 7*7 based on the lace size (inch), mached with 2-3 bundles of weft to finish a full-head wig.
  • Features:
  • Natural-looking parting space.(available for free parting and middle parting)
  • Affordable compared to full lace wigs and lace frontal wigs..
  • Easy to style.
lace closure wig cap

3. Lace Front Wig (lace frontal wig)

  • Construction: ear to ear hand-tied lace frontal in front for a natural hairline, usually 13*4 inches and 13*6 inches, matched with 2-3 bundles according to different hair length.
  • Features:
  • Realistic appearance with seamless hairline.(available for three parting and side parting)
  • Versatile styling options.
  • Comfortable for extended wear.
13x4 lace front wig cap

4. 360 Lace Wig

  • Construction: Lace around the entire perimeter with tracks in the middle.
  • Features:
  • Versatile styling, including ponytails.
  • Natural hairline and parting space, cheaper than full lace wigs.
  • Comfortable for long wear.
360 lace wig cap

5. Full Lace Wig

  • Construction: Full hand-tied, which means the entire base is made of swiss lace material. The lace used in full lace wigs is very fine and sheer, mimicking the appearance of a natural scalp
  • Features:
  • Natural hairline from all angles.
  • Versatile styling, including updos.
  • Comfortable and breathable.
full lace wig cap

6. Silk Top Wig (Also called silk base wigs)

  • Construction: A silk top wig is a type of wig upgraded on full lace wig, with a silk material (the standard size for a silk top area on a wig is usually around 4x4 inches or 5x5 inches) constructed on top portion to achieve the most realistic scalp effect. 
  • Features:
  • Mimics natural scalp with hair follicles.
  • Seamless, undetectable parting space.
  • Durable and long-lasting but the price is higher than full lace wigs.
silk top wig cap

7. U-Part Wig / V-Part Wig

  • Construction: U-shaped or V-shaped opening at the top or front of the wig cap to blend with natural hair.This U-shaped / V-shaped opening allows you to blend your natural hair with the wig, creating a seamless and natural look.(the V part wig is the upgrade of the U part wig, which is better for those people who have thin or fine hair )
  • Features:
  • Natural blend with own hair, the U-shaped / V-shaped opening allows you to blend your natural hair with the wig, creating a natural-looking part and hairline.
  • Versatile styling options, you can style the exposed natural hair and the wig hair separately, giving you versatility in hairstyles.
  • No Glue, No Lace, comfortable for daily wear, since a portion of your natural hair is leave out, it allows for better airflow and comfort during wear.
u part wig and v part wig caps

8. Head-Band Wig

  • Construction: A headband wig is a type of wig that comes with an attached headband or bandana-like piece at the front. Instead of a traditional wig cap, the wig features a soft, stretchy headband that goes around the perimeter of the head.
  • Features:
  • Convenient for quick styling.
  • Interchangeable headbands for different looks.
  • Comfortable for on-the-go.
head band wig cap

9. HD Lace Wig

  • Construction: High-definition lace for an undetectable hairline. HD lace wigs usually have 4x4 / 5x5 / 13x4  inches swiss lace in front of wig cap. HD lace is thinner and more transparent than regular transparent lace, but lace is more prone to tearing.
  • Features:
  • Seamless and natural appearance.
  • Blends perfectly with scalp.
  • Ideal for high-definition needs.
4x4 hd lace wig cap

10. Glueless Wig(Wear and Go)

  • Construction: The glueless wig was made with a dome cap with silicons around the premier and adjustable elastic band to secure the wig ,there are no clips or combs on the wig cap. Wear and go glueless wigs offer the benefits of a secure, comfortable, and beginner friendly wig without the need for adhesives. There are 4x4 5x5 13x4 etc. glueless wigs based on the lace size, transparent and HD lace (Highly recommend)available. More and more women prefer pre-cut lace pre-plucked wear and go glueless wigs in recent years!
  • Features:
  • Scalp-friendly and comfortable.
  • Easy and quick to wear, the real glueless!
  • Suitable for beginners.
Wear and Go Glueless Wig Dome Cap


Before purchasing a wig, understanding these 10 most common wig cap styles will empower you to make an informed decision. Of course there are other wig cap styles like jewish wigs and medical wigs. Consider your desired look, comfort, price and maintenance needs to find the perfect wig cap style that suits your lifestyle and preferences!

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