Measure Up With
Full Lace Wigs

So you’ve used the site and found out everything there is to know about full lace wigs.

You’ve checked the textures guide to find out what suits you, you’ve looked at the face shape guide , you’ve even looked at the lace guide to make sure you choose the most durable fibre… All you have to do now is measure your head for the perfect Peruke...

… What’s that? You’re not sure how to measure your head? Well isn’t it handy that we’ve got this in-depth guide for measuring lace wigs?!Whether it’s a synthetic lace wig, or you’re choosing 100% Remy hair this guide is for you. Use the images with the mannequins or use the drawn images with the hair lines outlined - the choice is yours.

The Measurements

There are six measurements in total, they are:

1. The circumference of the head
2. Forehead to nape of neck
3. Ear to ear across front hairline
4. Ear to ear over top of head
5. Temple to temple around back of head
6. Nape of neck


1. The circumference of the head

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Measure all around the head
Ensure the tape measure follows the outside of your hairline
Note the measurement in inches

2. Forehead to nape of neck

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Measure from front hairline straight over crown hairline at the nape (neck)
Ensure the tape measure goes straight over your head to the nape
Note the measurement

3. Ear to ear across front hairline

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Measure from ear to ear across top of forehead
Make sure measurement is taken from base of sideburn across forehead hairline to base of other sideburn
Note the measurement

4. Ear to ear over top of head

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Measure from ear to ear over top of head
Make sure you go from hairline above the ear over to hairline above other ear
Note the measurement

5. Temple to temple around back of head

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Measure from one temple across the back of the head to the other temple
Ensure the tape goes straight around the head to the other temple
Note the measurement

6. Nape of neck

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Measure across the nape of you neck
Only measure the hairline, don't measure from the ear (as above)
Note the measurement

Lace wig Measurements


We’ll have a guide to let you know what the standard measurements for in-stock full lace wigs, for small, medium and large caps are – that way you’ll be sure to find what best fits; of course if you're measurements are outside of these, then you’ll always have the option of choosing custom full lace wigs.

There's more information in the Lace Wig Q&A section or if you'd like to keep up to date with the next guide about hair weave, hair extensions, wigs and hairpieces then join the blog for the latest updates.


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