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How To Make A Wig for Beginner Friendly(Step By Step Tutorial)?

Last updated Sep 27, 2023

Human hair wigs have become a lasting staple in the hair business. Most people like wigs, not just for covering up flaws, but most for fashion and beauty. A wig allows people to change their hairstyle without actually changing their hair or spending hours in the salon.

Hi Beauties, this will be a wig-making tutorial. I will show you guys a step-by-step easy way to make your own wig. This is very beginner-friendly because I tried to break everything down as much as I could. I will be showing you a detailed tutorial on how to make a wig from start to finish with hair bundles.

How to make a wig step by step?

Now you have known the pros and cons of making a wig, are you still looking for a do-it-yourself wig? If your answer is yes, follow me. I will show you a detailed tutorial on how to make a wig from start to finish with hair bundles with closure.

What thins you will need: 

  • Virgin human hair weft
  • Lace Closure (optional) 
  • Stocking Cap (or elasticated wig cap)
  • 4ScissorsPolystyrene (Styrofoam) or mannequin head
  • Pearl headed pins (optional but really helpful)

things you will need

The guide to make a wig step by step

Step 1Preparation

In order to make a perfect and comfortable wig, shoppers need to choose the type of lace cap they wish to use, decide between real human hair and synthetic hair, and then dedicate time to sew the hair in place. The main thing you have to be sure of is the sizing of the cap measured to your head.

Step 2Forming the Wig Foundation

Personally, I prefer lace [closures] because they're more flexible and it's easy to work with when blending your own scalp. You could find a cotton lace cap or another fine net cap that will fit your head and place that over the wig block. You should ensure your custom piece lands on your hair seamlessly like it's sprouting out of your head

how to make a wig step by step

Step 3Preparing the Hair

I always advise the highest quality hair, whether is it European, Indian, or Chinese virgin hair. You can use any texture of natural virgin human hair for your own DIY wig. Hair wefts- about three bundles should suffice (usually 100g per bundle) and you can either choose one length if you want to achieve a gradually layered look or several different lengths to keep the overall length more consistent.

Step 4Preparing the Hair

These are the most key steps. First of all, sew the wig under the edge of the cap in order to it can be worn in a high ponytail. Next, sew using the top and full method for secure wefts. Then make sure you secure the edge of your weft before flipping over.

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Apply a new technique by laying your track in a U Shape pattern instead of the back and forth pattern. Not only it would allow the track to lay smoothly once you finally apply the wig to your hair, but also, don’t forget to make sure you have tight neat loop&pull stitches when sowing.

Step 5Putting On the Wig

Ok, next is to test the fit of the wig. Trim the lace. Remove the wig and set it aside. Apply wig tape. Apply the wig. That’s all, so easy, Isn’t it?

The video of how to make a wig.

Are you got it? Maybe you can watch the video below to get more information. This video will demonstrate how to make a wig easy. Detailed talk thru from start to finish on how to make a lace closure wig for beginners! Learn how to make a wig, customize your closure to look natural, and cut the lace property!


In the video, she did an amazing job. what hair that FabcocoBerry used is UNice popular Peruvian body wave hair with closure, wow that looks really nice, isn't it? Click here to get it! 

You can have a try If you’re interested in trying to make a wig yourself. Making your own wig closure piece, means you’re guaranteed to get the look you want. However, if you are not good at making things by yourself, or you are easy busy and impatient, aha, I advise you would better buy one lace wig you like.

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But like all good things this method has its pros and cons see below:


  • Saves Time  
  • Lays Flat 
  • Seals Wefts (minimum shedding) 
  • Easy to take apart and reconstruct 


  • Glue can get messy if you’re not careful 
  • If glue gets wet and you don’t dry immediately, the glue will loosen 
  • The wig can be a little stiff at first but will loosen up a little after a couple of wears 
  • If you ask me the pros outweigh the cons, the cons are like a warning (be careful when constructing your wig and dry immediately after getting wet)

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