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Tips for Using Liquid Adhesives

Below, a list of helpful tips to help you achieve the strongest and most secure bond possible.

When applying the liquid adhesive, only use thin, even coats.
If you’re using a brush, paint in both directions – horizontal and vertical.
If more adhesive is desired use thin multiple coats, but make sure the previous coat is dry before applying the next coat.
Never try to apply liquid bond directly to a lace system. Instead, apply it on your scalp and place the unit on your head.
Always clean and prepare your scalp properly before attaching your full lace wig..

After showering or working out, the bond might seem like it is weakening, which is expected, then even if your hair system is still attached securely, the bond may have softened a bit, due to extra heat and moisture.
Do not touch the unit then, because as your body cools, the bond will harden again.

Airborne dust will attach itself to the toupee adhesive in the front edge of lace units and may become visible over time. Immediately after a shower is the easiest time to clean this area because the hairpiece adhesive is pliable. Spray a liberal amount of Adjust-a-Bond on the tip of a double folded tissue. Hold your hair back with one hand and wipe the edge of the lace using the saturated tissue with the other hand.
This trick will help keep your lace front edge invisible at all times.


Best Holding Glue For Your Lace Wig


Ultrahold is the most popular lace wig glue on the market. However with my experience it does not hold anywhere near 6 weeks. I can get a 2 week hold using the Ultrahold and super tape together. If you are looking for something that holds a little longer try these other adhesives. We don’t carry them but you can do a Google search and find them at other stores.

Perma Tec Bond Adhesive — Costs 35.00 – 100.00 per bottle!

PermaTec formula is the result of new developments in science and technology. PermaTec represents a change in the world of adhesives as this compound addresses each individual’s body chemistry.The technology has allowed the removal of the plasticizer from previous formulas, creating a more stable product that performs more effectively against excessive body heat, and oily scalp conditions.As a result of this new formulation, PermaTec has a creamier, thicker consistency that delivers a smoother, easier-to-use, and longer-lasting application.

Base Bond Adhesive — Costs 25.00 – 40.00

BaseBond is a great liquid adhesive that’s getting much attention on message boards all over the internet!This is a great adhesive to carry in a purse or briefcase due to the fact that Basebond dries so quickly. (You can do a full cap in about 5 minutes.) It’s perfect for emergency touch-ups or for use in your normal attachment routine.Some have even reported combining other adhesives like Davlyn Super Stick between layers of Basebond for a better hold. 4oz bottle with nozzle spout.

Hold time:
Basebond is famously easy to clean and remove with up to a 5-14 day hold time. (Single day hold with fewer layers)

The best lace wig adhesive for long term wear is Endura-Bond. Endura-Bond is a hard-bond that is mostly used in agencies that specialize in hair replacements (i.e. The Hair Club for Men, etc.). It has a longer hold than the soft-bond adhesives that are generally used for lace wigs (i.e. Ultra-hold, No-Tape, Extenda-Bond, etc.)
Endura-Bond is well suited to accommodate a variety of surfaces and substrates. Use Endura-Bond sparingly because it provides a more permanent attachment (use a toothpick to apply the glue…only a small amount is needed). It is frequently used for long term use and is regarded as the strongest adhesive available holding up to 4-6 weeks (with no touch-ups needed). It’s not recommended for beginner lace wearers. If you are a beginner, I suggest getting it applied professionally.