How to Choose the Right Lace Tint for Your Skin Tone

How to Choose the Right Lace Tint for Your Skin Tone

If you’re a wig lover, I’m sure you agree that spending hours and cash on a wig install only for your lace to stick out like a sore thumb can be annoying.

What’s even more irritating is getting a lace tint that doesn’t match your skin tone.  It’s like wearing the wrong foundation—cringe-worthy, right?

You might be lost when asking yourself, "What color lace tint should I get?"

Thankfully, you’re about to read our guide on choosing the right lace tint for your skin tone so you can slay in confidence.

Let’s get started!

Private Label dark brown lace tint spray

Brief Overview of What A Lace Tint Is

If you’re new to the world of wigs and wondering what a lace tint is, it's a product that gives your wigs a more natural look and makes them look realistic.

Lace tints are available in different types, the most common being lace tint sprays and lace tint mousse. In addition to powders and liquid tints.

If you want the secret sauce to slay your wig, you need a high-quality lace tint such as Private Label Lace Tint Spray.

It doesn’t just make your wig look natural but also ensures your wig installation achieves a seamless blend with your scalp and lasts longer. 

Determining Your Skin Tone

Buying a product that doesn’t work sucks, so you need to crack the code on skin tones when it comes to choosing a lace tint you won’t regret buying.

Here are the three most common ways to determine your skin tone.

Vein Test

Your veins spill the beans, especially regarding your skin’s undertones. Here’s how it works:

  • Bluish or purplish veins mostly indicate a cool undertone.
  • Greenish veins indicate a warm undertone.
  • And if you’ve got bluish-greenish veins, that shows a neutral undertone.

Jewelry Test

Now grab some silver and gold jewelry because your preference also reveals a lot.

  • If silver jewelry looks perfect on you, you most likely have a cool undertone.
  • What if gold jewelry wins the race? Then, you have a warm undertone.
  • If both look amazing on you, you probably have a neutral undertone.

‘Sun Kiss’ Test

As shocking as it seems, how your skin reacts to sunlight also indicates what type of skin tone you have:

  • If you burn easily without tanning, that indicates a cool undertone.
  • You have a warm undertone if you get tanned easily with minimal burn.
  • If you burn easily but get tanned just as quickly, you’ve probably got a neutral undertone.
Private Label wig knots healer brown shades

How To Choose the Right Lace for Your Skin Tone

Now, to the dilemma of the day: how do you choose the right lace tint for your skin tone? Fear not; I’m about to demystify that for you. The first and most crucial step is knowing your skin tone.

Remember, there is a fantastic, warm, and neutral undertone. Once you’ve figured out your category, the next step is choosing the right lace tint for your wig.

With the Private Label Lace Tint Spray, for instance, there are four different shades for whatever skin tone you may have, and these are:

  • Light brown
  • Medium brown
  • Dark brown
  • Light warm brown

If you have a cool skin tone, the medium Brown or Dark Brown shade may work best for you.

On the other hand, the Light, Warm Brown shade would probably work best for you if you have a warm undertone.

For a neutral undertone, the Light Brown shade would blend your lace with your scalp seamlessly.

Another thing you need to know is that sometimes, you may not get your exact shade right from the bottle. 

In this case, you put on your alchemist gloves and mix different shades to get your exact skin tone match. 

Demonstration of applying light brown lace tint on mannequin head

Applying Lace Tint For The Ultimate Flawless Look

You’ve finally figured out the right lace tint for skin tone, but you want to ensure you apply it correctly.

Don’t fret; this quick lace tint guide is about to be your BFF. Below are some straightforward application techniques based on the type of lace tint you’re using:



  • Shake the bottle for the full effect of the product
  • Spray the desired amount of your lace front wig lace while holding it at a distance
  • Blend the tint till all areas are evenly covered
  • You can now go ahead to air-dry or blow-dry at a warm temperature
  • You can keep layering on the tint till you get the desired tone



  • Dip a makeup brush into the powder lace tint and tap off excesses.
  • Continuously press and lift the brush onto your lace, focusing on the areas that meet your skin.
  • Blend in your tint in a circular motion to get the perfect finish.
  • Get a setting spray and give your lace a light mist so the powder stays in place.
  • Finally, let your wig dry for a minute or two, and you will be ready to sashay out looking fabulous!

Liquid Tint


  • Mix your lace tint into a bowl 
  • Get hold of a brush, beauty blender or sponge 
  • Apply the tint in layers over your wig lace
  • Once again, blend, blend, blend till you get your exact shade
  • Air-dry or blow-dry your wig until it is ready to wear without leaving stains
Private Label lace tint mousse dark brown close-up

Common Mistakes To Avoid When Choosing The Right Lace Tint For Your Skin Tone

If you’ve gotten to this point, you deserve a big round of applause, but there’s one more thing you should know - lace tint mistakes to avoid when choosing the right lace tine for your skin tone.

Ignoring Your Skin Tone

Not knowing or ignoring your skin tone when choosing a lace tint for your wig is a recipe for disaster. It is like wearing sunglasses at night. Completely berserk, right?

Once again, it is essential you know your skin tone before choosing the first lace tint you see right off the counter.

Skipping the Lace Tint Color Patch Test

Do you think it’s possible to bake a cake from start to finish without tasting the batter?

I bet your answer is the same as mine, and that is a resounding NO! Similarly, you need to test a small amount of lace tint on a tiny portion of your wig rather than buying first and then getting the unexpected.

Not Testing Under Natural Light

If you’re a massive selfie-lover like me, you definitely understand how important lighting is for getting the perfect shot.

Choosing the right lace tint works the same way.

Always test your lace tint with lighting, whether you are using natural or artificial light.

Ignoring Your Hairline

Even if you get the best lace tint in the world, it will ultimately fall flat if you ignore your hairline, especially when blending.

Keep blending around that area till it looks like your wig grew from your scalp.

Using Too Much Product

I know you want your lace to match your skin tone, but less is more, my friend. Avoid going heavy-handed during the lace tint application to avoid a cakey and, quite frankly, unappealing look.

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Customer Testimonials on Private Label Lace Tint Spray

Our clients absolutely love our Lace Tint Spray. If you need convincing, here you go:

“Tints lace to my exact (medium brown) skin color.” “I love It. The shades are perfect. You can even mix two to get the perfect shade to match a client’s skin tone. It dries very fast. I purchased Light warm brown, light brown, and medium brown.”

The Private Label team loves reading the reviews and seeing the photos of our customers.

You can join the list of people blown away by our lace tint by copping one right away!

Choosing The Right Lace Tint

Choosing the best lace tint for your skin is very much like finding your ‘prince charming.’

You may have to kiss some frogs (or, in this case, try different shades) before finding The One.

Remember to know your skin tone, apply it properly, and avoid inevitable mistakes, and you’re good to go!

Also check the amazing Private Label Wig Knot Healer!

If you’re unsure where to begin, get the Private Label Lace Tint Spray today and be assured that your tint will always be on point, your lace flawless, and your wig turning heads! Remember to visit a Private Label hair store for additional advice.

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Wow, this article was super helpful! The tips on determining skin tone were spot on, and now I feel confident choosing the right lace tint. Thanks for the great advice!


This guide on choosing the right lace tint for your skin tone is incredibly detailed and practical. From determining your skin tone to applying the lace tint correctly, it covers all the bases. The troubleshooting tips and common mistakes to avoid are particularly helpful. I feel much more confident about finding and using the perfect lace tint for a flawless look. Thanks for the thorough and engaging explanation!


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