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A wig cap is placed over the natural hair of a person who needs to wear a wig to keep all the natural hair in place and as flat to the head as possible. They often look like a piece of flesh colored nylon.

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A wig cap covers the hair, much like a small stocking cap, to keep it controlled and to provide a smooth surface on which the wig can rest. Wig caps are generally small caps made from a type of nylon similar to that found in pantyhose, though they can be made from different materials and in different colors. People with short or long hair can use these caps if they wish, and some hairstyles may require one for a wig to fit properly.

You can check more about wig cap constructions types from Nadula hair blog. Nadula is a supplier who specialized in supplying human hair wigs and extensions.

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The purpose of a wig cap is to hold the wig in place whether it is long or short. It protects the wig and prevents the wig from rubbing against the skin and causing it to wear apart.

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