Wearing hair wigs makes you are more beautiful, on the other hand , Bleaching knots on wig is using bleaching techque to lighten the black knots ,which make your lace wig looks all natural.
If you want to have one natural wearing hair wig,and are new to bleaching knots, here you can get all your questions answered. This article give a thorough tutorial of bleaching knots and easy to follow.
Bleached Knots vs Unbleached Knots
Bleached knots wig has no visible knots on lace base, black knots have been bleached into brownish or blondish color, giving a scalp look.
Unbleached Knots wig has visible black knots on lace base, giving a less natural appearance,attached the compared photos between Bleached knots and Unbleached Knots wigs.
Why You Bleaching Knots on Wigs
Bleaching knots on wig will make it blend better. We all know that the hair strands are ventilated to the lace with hair knotting method. It will create invisible knots on the lace base. If bleach the knots on wig to make them less visible, and create a more natural appearance of wearing wig.
How to Bleach Knots On Wigs
30 or 40 volume developer
Mixing bowl (plastic or glass)
Popsicle sticks or plastic knife
Shimmer lights shampoo
1. Use a spray bottle of water to wet the lace hairs.
Brush hair back so that they are not lay flat on the lace, to avoid bleach bleeding on the hair.
Blow dry the lace base, make sure the lace is dry.
Make sure the lace should be facing up, you can apply bleach easily.
2.After your wig is ready for bleaching, go to the next step to mix up the bleach powder and the developer in mixing bowl to create perfect bleach mixture.This is one important step, and should pay attention to it.
Mix one scoop of bleach power with two scoop of 30 or 40 volume developer, start with 30 if you are a beginner, the lower the developer the slower the belching process, and it will have less chance to be over-bleached. To mix the developer and bleach according to the wig’s size.
Make sure your mixture not to be too loose or thick. If when you pick it up, the bleaching mixture falling, add more powder. If it is thick, add more developer. Your bleach Mixture looks creamy is good to go.
3. Since you have prepared your bleach mixture, now you are ready to apply it on the lace base to bleach the knots.
Apply the bleach: You want to apply the bleach start from the hairline side to side, then go back. Where you put the bleach first, the knots color will fade first, the front lace is the most important part. Apply the bleach side to side, then go back. Make sure to saturate the knots thoroughly and evenly.
Attention: Please do not want your bleach seep through and make your roots blonde.
Let the bleach process: Once the bleach mixture applied, cover the bleaching part with aluminum foil to heat up the bleach process, and let the lace facing down. Wait 20-45 mins but check on it every 10-15 mins. After the knots fade down and turn to brownish, or bleached to your desired lightening color, the bleach can be washed off.
4.After your wig knots bleached to the level you desired. Use water to rinse the bleach out as much as possible. Wash the hair as well to void the bleach get on the hair and turn your hair blonde.
Use neutralizing shampoo to deeply wash the bleaching part, make sure the chemicals from bleach are completely out the hair and stops the chemical reaction.
5.If you accidentally over-bleached knots and have bleached the roots of the hair. You can go in and dye them black or just fix your hair root with makeup and a temporary color spray once you install. Or you can use a liquid toner for the knots.
6. Dry the wig.Gently blot excess water from the wig with towels. Allow the wig to air-dry or use a low-heat setting on a hairdryer.
7.Style as desired. Style the wig as desired, keeping in mind that bleached hair may be more susceptible to damage. Use heat styling tools sparingly and always use a heat protectant.
Bleaching knots on wigs can be a challenge thing, especially for beginners. It has the chance to be over-bleached and not bleached well to your desired level. In this case, you can leave a message with us Dorsanee Hair, we will help you customize it.