Whenever there’s talk about Wigs, the word lace closure and lace frontal come up! So what is a lace closure and what is a lace frontal or why choose one over the other? More importantly, what is the difference between lace closure and lace frontal? Is one better than the other?
What Is Closure?
A lace closure is the better choice for women who love middle parts and simple hairstyles. Closures do not recreate a hairline, there are three different options: a middle part free part and three part closure.The closure standards usually measure 4x4, 4 inches long and 4 inches, 5x5 or 6x6 and 7x7 wide like a perfect square. It covers temple to temple size and is placed in the middle on top of the head in a horseshoe part. The lace closure is naturally more flexible and thinner than the silk closure. It conforms easier to your head, the result is a flat and seamless installation, it gives a natural look without the need for blending. 5x5 closure wig are sewn in place.
What Is A Frontal?
A lace frontal is the best choice for women with thinning edges.You can easily mask hair loss along your hairline with an ear to ear lace frontal. A lace frontal closure is a half wig which goes from ear to ear and 3-4 bundles of hairs used to sew it. A lace frontal is very versatile. You can try multiple hairstyles with a 13x4 lace frontal including pulled back styles.The standard size of a lace frontal is 13x4 inches. Frontals are usually more expensive but you also need fewer hair bundles. Lace frontals are usually bonded because it goes in front of the hairline.
Lace Closure VS Lace Frontal
The most obvious difference between a closure and a frontal their respective sizes.
Lace Closure is typically 5x5 inches. The closure is usually temple to temple. Lace closures are smaller because their primary purpose is to close off an install hence the name closure. Closures typically only cover a horseshoe size portion at the top or front of an install.
Lace Frontal is typically 13x4 inch. Frontal is ear to ear. A lace frontal will go from ear-to-ear. Lace frontal allows for endless versatility, so you can wear any color, curl pattern, cut or style.
Closures are used to recreate the natural parting of the hairline and are normally sewn into place.
Frontal are generally meant to be bonded in place. A lace frontal covers the entire hairline and will allow you to achieve a seamless style that you can pull back off of your face.
Lace Frontal is much expensive than lace closure.
They both are typically sewn with human hair extensions to create a wig or sewn onto braids, helping the hair weaving be natural looking.
Both closures and frontals can be sewn in or constructed into a wig.
Both lace frontal and closure are made of top quality Swiss lace.
Both of them are used to close off an install.
They can be placed either in frontal or behind the hairline.
They are all made from human virgin hair.
How To Choose From Lace Closure And Frontal?
Knowing the distinctions between them will help you choose the perfect one for you. Ultimately the decision is dependent on the look you want to achieve and the preference of versatility you want.
If you like to pull your hair back then a lace frontal will be best for you. If you want to just hide your install with a scalp that looks natural then closure is a good choice. Being small in size and structure, lace closures will cost less you.