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  • For Custom Hairpieces
  • How to Make Mans Template Pattern
  • How to Make a Woman's Template Pattern
With help from Cindycut, you can have confidence in learning how to make a hairpiece template. Once you make your hairpiece template, we can start to build a hairpiece custom made to fit your individual needs. Our easy to follow illustrations, "Templates for Hairpieces", will help you know how to make a hairpiece template. The first step is to stretch Saran plastic wrap over the head. Twisting at the sides and having the client hold it down firmly. Second, run clear see through packing tape strips from front to back and from side to side, overlapping to form a contour of the head. Four layers of tape are usually enough. Next using a permanent marker, draw the exact outline of where the hairpiece needs to go, this will be the size you want, including front recession lines, part placement (if any), hair direction, exactly as you want them on the finished hairpiece. Now remove the hairpiece template from the client's head and cut off excess tape around edges to the black outside line.
Mans Template for Hairpieces: Using a permanent marker, draw pattern liners on the taped hairpiece template while it is still on your head. Though requirements vary from client to client, some rules of thumb apply to most. Front hair line should usually be established by placing 3 or 4 of your fingers (depending on clients age) at the top brow line. Lines are drawn from that point to form a pattern which covers the bald area. Deeper frontal recessions look most natural.
Woman's Templates for Hairpieces: Side measurement is done like men's above. However, front to back is different. Because women typically thin in front but don't recede like men do, it is wise to use the natural bang and add hair behind it. (some men may choose to do this technique also) Start your measurement about 1 inch behind the natural front hair line, going over the top to back as far as it needs to cover the thin area. Call us if you have any questions on How to make a Hairpiece Template. Making a hairpiece template for custom making a hairpiece can be fun, quick and easy when you watch our Hair Replacement Seminar on Video, if you require more assistance.

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  • Place a sheet of Saran wrap, plastic wrap or similar material over the head coming down almost to the shoulders.
  • The resulting hairpiece template will be exactly duplicated in the custom hairpiece base design.
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  • The Wearer holds the twisted ends while a helper covers the entire area to be marked With strips of 3m clear tape.
  • Attach the tape from front to back and side to side, four layers total.
  • Overlap the strips to create a firm shell, and just like that, a hairpiece template.
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  • Start marking on the mold in front (Approx. 3-4 fingers above the brow will establish the natural hairline), Use a black marker.
  • Outline the bald area at the hairline around Start marking on the mold in front (Approx. 3-4 fingers above the brow will establish the natural hairline), Use a black marker.
  • Outline the bald area at the hairline around perimeter. If attachment to the good hair is desired (for clips)then the line must be drawn into the good hair 1/2 inch. Indicate part, if any.
  • Using arrows, show hair direction (combed forward or back, ect) hair direction, particularly in front, is important to have the hairpiece conform to the clients styling desire.
  • Put (F) in front, (B) in back, (L) on left side, & (R) on right side.
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  • Remove the hairpiece template from client head and trim excess material.
  • The resulting hairpiece template will be exactly duplicated in the custom hairpiece base design.
  • Remember: Left, Right, Center partings diagramed on your Templates for Hairpieces are for definite parts in your hairpiece.
  • If you wish to part on either side or use no part choose Multi-Directional.
  • Hairpiece Template Hair Color: Using a sample from the crown or back of the Members head and tape around the end of the sample(s).
  • Please write down what part of the head your sample is coming from. If your sides have more grey, clip a sample, be sure to identify this is for sides only.
  • Grey hair is offered in synthetic or Yak
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