First, make a wig into a ponytail. How to Correctly Remove Your Lace Wig. This is to avoid accidentally sticking the adhesive directly to the hair. The ponytail should also allow you to fully see the lace seams. Next, choose an oil-based or alcohol-based adhesive remover. How to Correctly Remove Your Lace Wig. If you use an alcohol-based makeup remover, apply it with a Q-Tip or a small gel brush; do not spray directly on your hair or face. If your skin is sensitive, this remover may irritate it. After using the alcohol-based remover, let it stand for a few minutes. Eventually, the seams will begin to peel off on their own. Apply some makeup remover underneath. After you have applied any kind of makeup remover, gently but firmly peel off the seams from your face. Start from one side and walk slowly to the other. When the seam completely comes off, carefully remove the wig from your head. If you feel adhesive left on the wig, slide the wig onto the mirror; the adhesive will rub on the mirror and you can clean it with a scrub pad. After that, place the fake on a wig holder to keep it in shape. Finally, wash your face with soap and warm water to ensure that there is no residual adhesive on the face.