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Our Unique Wig Cap Construction Types

We have developed and use a variety of wig cap construction types. Each type and style is purpose-built for a particular style of wig in our extensive collection. We are going to go through each cap design in details and also show you what wigs they are used in.

How to Select the Right Wig Cap Design for You?

Use the information below to help identify the different cap designs that have the benefits that you are looking for. Each wig cap construction is unique and offers you various features that are different to other wig cap designs we manaufacture.

CAP DESIGN
HOW HAIR IS APPLIED
BENEFITS

TRADITIONAL CAP

Sewn in to create weft
Volume at the Crown

OPEN CAP

Sewn in to create weft
Cool, Light-weight Cap

LACE FRONT/ OPEN CAP

Hand-tied (Lace Front), sewn in to create weft
Natural Hairline / Cool, Comfortable Cap

LACE FRONT – SINGLE MONOFILAMENT – WEFTED BACK

Hand-tied (Lace Front), hand-tied top (Mono), sewn in to create weft
Natural Hairline / Multi-Directional Parting

LACE FRONT – SINGLE MONOFILAMENT – HAND TIED BACK

Hand-tied (Lace Front) Hand-tied top (Mono), hand-tied back
Natural Hairline / Multi-Directional Parting / Mimics Natural Hair Movement

DOUBLE MONOFILAMENT/ WEFTED BACK

Hand-tied top (Mono) Sewn in to create weft
Multi-Directional Parting / Appearance of Scalp

DOUBLE MONOFILAMENT / HAND-TIED BACK

Hand-tied top (Mono), hand-tied back
Multi-Directional Parting / Appearance of Scalp / Mimics Natural Hair Movement

FRENCH DRAWN TOP / HAND-TIED BACK

Hand-tied french drawn top (Swiss lace/Glass silk), hand-tied back
Multi-Directional Parting / Appearance of Scalp as the knots are Hidden / Mimics Natural Hair Movement

EVOLUTION

Hand Tied Top (Double Swiss Lace), Hand Tied & Injected (PU) Back
Natural Hairline / Multi-Directional Parting / Mimics Natural Hair Movement

Different Wig Cap Construction Types

 

Our wig cap designs provide various benefits. Each style and design is completely unique.
Watch the video to find out more about these unique styles we have created.

 

 

Wig Cap Construction Types

Here we will show you everything about the wig cap construction types we have for our different collections.

Smartlace Lite – Our Very Latest Wig Cap Design

SmartLace™ Lite is our newest collection of light hair density wigs with ear-to-ear lace front and an ultra-lightweight cap design. It was designed for the wig wearer looking for the ultimate flexibility and wig comfort.

Lady showing the various details on her Jon Renau smartlace lite wig

What Makes Smartlace Lite Wigs Different?

 

Each SmartLace™ Lite wig also features a non-slip silicone nape area that fits snug against the back of the head to prevent any shifting. Plus, polyurethane-coated ear tabs are perfect for use with adhesive for those wanting extra security and the most flexibility. We designed it to feel completely secure on your head, even while running errands or during a workout!

SMARTLACE LITE WIG CONSTRUCTION

Smartlace Front: Mimics are natural hairline. Hair is hand-tied one by one.

Single Monofilament: This allows for multi-directional parting while providing the appearance of natural hair growth.

100% Hand-Tied Cap: Each hair is individually hand-tied, creating the appearance of real hair growth.

100% Hand Tied Stretch Section: Allows customised stretch from front to back and ear to ear for extra comfort.

PE Ear Tabs: Designed with a bendable wire, designed for adhesive use.

Silicone Nape: With a bendable wire. Allows for a non-slip grip.

Adjustable Tabs: This allows the user to adjust to cap circumference.

Smartlace Lite Wig Cape Design with details

TRADITIONAL CAP

 

Classic Collection

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  1. ENCLOSED WEFTED TOP Allows maximum coverage with a full lace crown.
  2. OPEN WEFTED BACK Allows superior ventilation for maximum scalp cooling with machine open wefting.
  3. OPEN EAR TABS Allows customization with bendable wire.
  4. ADJUSTABLE TABS Allows the wearer to adjust the circumference.
  5. VELVET FRONT HAIRLINE/NAPE* Allows for increased hairline comfort.

*Nape area includes two vertical bendable wires, which allows for customization

 

Traditional Cap that is part of our Classic Collection
An Open Cap design

OPEN CAP

 

O’SOLITE COLLECTION

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  1. OPEN WEFTED TOP + BACK Allows superior ventilation for maximum scalp cooling with machine wefting
  2. OPEN EAR TABS Allows customization with bendable wire
  3. ADJUSTABLE TABS Allows the wearer to adjust the circumference
  4. VELVET FRONT HAIRLINE/NAPE* Allows for increased hairline comfort

*Nape area includes two vertical bendable wires, which allow for customization

LACE FRONT / OPEN CAP

 

SMARTLACE AND HD COLLECTIONS

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  1. SMARTLACE FRONT (WELDED LACE) Mimics a natural hairline, hair is hand-tied one by one.
  2. OPEN WEFTED TOP + BACK Allows superior ventilation for maximum scalp cooling with machine wefting.
  3. VELVET EAR TABS + NAPE Allows smooth customization with bendable wire.
  4. ADJUSTABLE TABS Allows the wearer to adjust the circumference.
Lace front open wig cap construction and style
Lace front single monofilament cap construction

LACE FRONT / SINGLE MONOFILAMENT

SMARTLACESMARTLACE HUMAN HAIRHD COLLECTIONS

(Links to the ranges)

 

  1. SMART LACE FRONT (WELDED LACE) Mimics a natural hairline, hair is hand tied one by one.
  2. SINGLE MONOFILAMENT Allows multi-directional parting while providing the appearance of natural growth.
  3. OPEN WEFTED BACK Allows superior ventilation for maximum scalp cooling with machine wefting.
  4. VELVET EAR TABS + NAPE Allows smooth customization with bendable wire.
  5. ADJUSTABLE TABS Allows the wearer to adjust the circumference.

LACE FRONT / SINGLE MONOFILAMENT / HAND TIED

SMARTLACE HUMAN HAIRSMARTLACE  HD AND EURO COLLECTION

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  1. SMARTLACE FRONT (WELDED LACE) Mimics a natural hairline, hair is hand-tied one by one.
  2. SINGLE MONOFILAMENT Allows multi-directional parting while providing the appearance of natural growth.
  3. 100% HAND TIED CAP Each hair is individually hand-tied, creating the appearance of natural growth.
  4. 100% HAND TIED STRETCH SECTION Allows customized stretch from front to back and ear to ear.
  5. VELVET EAR TABS + NAPE Allows smooth customization with bendable wire.
  6. ADJUSTABLE TABS Allows the wearer to adjust the circumference.
Double monofilament cap construction with details

DOUBLE MONOFILAMENT

MONO TOPHDHUMAN HAIR COLLECTIONS

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  1. DOUBLE MONOFILAMENT Allows multi-directional parting with the appearance of natural hair growth while providing extra comfort.
  2. OPEN WEFTED BACK Allows superior ventilation for maximum scalp cooling with machine wefting.
  3. POLYURETHANE STRIP For use with adhesive if needed.
  4. OPEN EAR TABS Allows smooth customization with bendable wire.
  5. ADJUSTABLE TABS Allows the wearer to adjust the circumference.
  6. VELVET NAPE* Allows for increased hairline comfort.

*Nape area includes two vertical bendable wires, which allow for customization.

DOUBLE MONOFILAMENT / HAND-TIED

HD AND HUMAN HAIR COLLECTIONS

 

  1. POLYURETHANE STRIP For use with adhesive if needed DOUBLE MONOFILAMENT Allows multi-directional parting while providing the appearance of natural growth.
  2. 100% HAND TIED CAP Each hair is individually hand-tied, creating the appearance of natural growth.
  3. 100% HAND TIED STRETCH SECTION Allows customized stretch from front to back and ear to ear.
  4. VELVET EAR TABS + NAPE Allows smooth customization with bendable wire.
  5. ADJUSTABLE TABS Allows the wearer to adjust the circumference.
Hand tied Double monofilament wig cap construction
French Drawn Hand Tied Cap Image showing the details on it

FRENCH DRAWN TOP / HAND-TIED

HUMAN HAIR COLLECTION

 

  1. POLYURETHANE STRIP For use with adhesive if needed.
  2. FRENCH DRAWN MONOFILAMENT Allows multi-directional parting while providing the appearance of the most natural growth.
  3. 100% HAND TIED CAP Each hair is individually hand-tied, creating the appearance of natural growth.
  4. 100% HAND TIED STRETCH SECTION Allows customized stretch from front to back and ear to ear.
  5. VELVET EAR TABS + NAPE Allows smooth customization with bendable wire.
  6. ADJUSTABLE TABS Allows the wearer to adjust the circumference.

Glass Silk – Wig Construction Styles

 

Want to know more about Glass Silk?
The diagram on the right-hand side shows you that we apply another layer to the wig cap. These wig construction styles hide the knotting and create a natural scalp appearance.

Image showing how a French Knotted cap design looks like
Design of the Evolution

EVOLUTION

EVOLUTION COLLECTION

(Link to the range)

 

  1. SINGLE LAYER SWISS LACE Creates the appearance of a natural hairline.
  2. DOUBLE LAYER SWISS LACE Allows multidirectional parting while providing the appearance of natural growth.
  3. SILICONE Provides a ‘grip’ to natural skin without the use of adhesive.
  4. JON RENAU 360° STRETCH Allows customized stretch from front to back and ear to ear.
  5. POLYURETHANE For use with adhesive, if needed METAL STAYS Allow smooth size customization.
  6. SILICONE WITH 4 ROWS RUNNING STITCH Provides extra durability.

Wig Measurement Guide

 

Although 95% of women will fit into our standard size wig range. We have also created petite and large capsizes. View our Ultimate Wig Measuring Guide.

 

Find the perfect size wig by following our guide

WIG CAP BASE MATERIALS CONSTRUCTION GLOSSARY

Wig construction styles across our range are unique and different from each other.  Here is the wording that will help you understand the different materials we use.

BASE MATERIAL

HOW HAIR IS APPLIED

BENEFITS

WEFT (WEFTED)

Sewn in to create weft

Allows for faster production. (less labour cost) provides more density and durability.

SINGLE MONOFILAMENT

Hand tied (ventilated)

Allows multi-directional parting; natural looking growth at part.

DOUBLE MONOFILAMENT

Hand-tied (ventilated)

Allows multi-directional parting; natural looking growth at part with glass-silk underneath to give a natural scalp appearance.

FRENCH DRAWN TOP

Hand-tied (ventilated)

Allows multi-directional parting. Natural-looking growth at the part. Knots are hidden in between two layers of glass-silk to give a natural scalp appearance.

100% HAND TIED CAP

Hand-tied (ventilated)

Mimics your natural hair movement and features a natural hair density.

POLYURETHANE

Injected, v-looped, hand-tied

Allows the wig base cap construction to be bonded. Usually clear or flesh-toned. Also used to coat the edges of monofilament toppers for durability (PU coated)

SILICONE

Injected, V-looped, Hand Tied. (ventilated onto the material & coated.

Allows base to grip against bare skin when no biological hair is present.

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THE JON RENAU GROUP

Wigs is part of the worldwide Jon Renau group. We are also the only official Jon Renau agents in South Africa. Our wig construction styles are truly different from what else you might find out there. Created over many years of experience. By wearing a Jon Renau wig you are wearing the best possible quality hairpiece out there today.

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