Alopecia areata is usually manifested by the presence of round or oval plaques where hair is lost. Although the causes of alopecia areata are unknown, they are usually autoimmune. However, there is a genetic predisposition and may occur in conjunction with other diseases. Also, stress can be another trigger. As  well environmental related issues. It is a disorder that can affect both men and women and start at any age.

Although the hair may regrow after a while, most of the time the plaques reappear (in the same area or in other areas of the scalp). Thus, it must first be a specialist dermatologist who can make the proper diagnosis and consider the most appropriate treatment. In parallel, people with alopecia areata find in the hair systems such as Thin Skin Wigs, Thin Skin Toupees an ally that offers them an aesthetic solution that will allow them to continue with their normal lives and help them to improve their self-esteem , mental out look and well-being.

Full Thin Skin Wigs are the alternative to covering Alopecia areata

Full thin skin wigs are better known as a full cranial prosthesis wig  or a  full polyurethane a.k.a (PU) wigs, which can be  customized in skin tones such as light brown, medium brown  but are popularly made in  transparent tone which best suits different skin tones- these units are very rarely in stock and ready to ship. These full thin skin wigs are tediously ventilated by hand no less, using a secure looping technique where the hairs are injected into the thin skin strip, providing the realistic appearance of hair growing naturally out of the wearer’s skin.When worn the thin skin base looks exceptionally natural and provides a realistic hairline. Virgin Human Hair - Spanish Wave- Full Thin Skin Wig

Full thin skin wigs are a better preference for wig wearers experiencing complete hair loss or Alopecia Areata. It is a good alternative to cover up hair loss, and if you have allergies to harsh lace materials like French lace which can be very rough on sensitive skin  and other materials used to create other wigs. The polyurethane cap lays flat against your scalp and gives the illusion of hair growing from your scalp.


There are several available colors to match your skin tone. The thin poly material is ventilated by hand, using a looping technique so the hair will stay secure longer. Because hair is not knotted but injected into the thin skin material, there are no knots in that area and hair appears to be growing right out of the scalp and gives the illusion of skin. Each of our full thin skin wigs are made with 100% premium grade virgin human hairs.

Full Thin Skin Wig Cap


Generally we recommend transparent pu color as that blends exceptionally well with all complexions. With the option to customize these full thin skin wigs you can choose from either : transparent, light brown , medium brown as well dark brown, to better blend with your complexion for undetectable hairline and throughout.


These wigs are designed for individuals who experience circumferential type alopecia ( balding along the hairline area). The full lace wig with thin skin perimeter is focused only at the perimeter of the wig giving a more breathable capabilities with soft Swiss lace and features a stretch panel in the middle for high ponytail hair-styling options. Just like Full thin skin wig caps the full lace wig with  thin skin cap are made with pu (polyurethane) around the perimeter of the wig. Boasting a natural hairline and baby hairs along the perimeter comparable to the trendy lace wigs in the market.

Full Lace Wig with thin skin perimeter

Key points in shopping for a Thin Skin Wig:

Cap Size Accuracy is Key :

  1. The circumference measurements are important (see how to measure your head chart) – it is always good to measure your head at least 3 times for accuracy.
    If you have  mild to total hair loss and buy custom-made full thin skin wig, then the accuracy of measurements (for both your head and wig) mean that the thin skin wig can be secured without the need for adhesives due to the PU forming a vacuum like seal.


Generally densities of 125%-130% are preferable for full thin skin based wigs and the thin skin base is more durable than lace, so thin skin base wigs last longer (obviously the human hair must be treated with care, so excessive use of heat styling tools should be avoided).

Glues and hair bonding

It’s not uncommon for full thin skin wig wearers to still use some form of adhesive due to air pockets that can form underneath the wig. We highly recommend not using hard bonding adhesive due to the  full polyurethane material of the cap.


For exceptional quality you can always request a custom thin skin wig to suit your styling preference.

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