What’s the one thing all girls need to be flawless?

A Lace Closure and Lace Frontal. Okay, two things.

They also need a flawless install, from a competent stylist who can have them slayed like Beyonce.

Now if it were only that simple.

One day you have the perfect install and you feel slayed.

The next day that same install isn’t looking so hot.

Life can come at you fast.

I know, I feel your pain.

Every girl has experienced the struggle of having to wear hats and scarves.

Dry your eyes queen. I’m here to help.

If you’re tired of not knowing, this article will be your last stop.

No more making the same mistakes twice.

Today I’m giving you the keys.

Hair Tip: Frontals 13×4 Closures 4×4

Lace Frontal Lace Closure
Lace Closure vs Lace Frontal


01 What is a Lace Frontal?
02 What is a Lace Closure?

Lace Closures or Lace Frontals, which is better? The reality is they both do the same job just in different ways.

How do they do that you ask? Concealment is the word.

Lace Closures and Lace Frontals are designed to give the illusion of hair growing from the scalp. In the past, Lace Closures have been the go to for crown protection, but then came the Lace Frontal.

Everything else in this article is useless if you don’t understand that Lace Closures and Lace Frontals are designed to cover and recreate your hairline. They are designed to appear as if hair has grown from your scalp all the while protecting your natural hair which more often than not is fully braided.

Names and vocabulary are important but understanding is more important.

Here’s a great picture of the king of pop Michael Jackson and Beyonce rocking a Lace Frontal. Notice her hair is in a ponytail? Stay focused.

Lace Frontal

01 What is a Lace Frontal?

This seems like an easy answer, but remember some people need help baking cakes. Nevertheless here are some easy ways to understand Lace Frontals:

Lace Frontals:

  • Have ear to ear coverage of the hairline
  • Can be parted anywhere along the hairline
  • Ponytail approved? Yes!
  • Sewn in or bonded

Most girls are trying to move away from glue and bonding however ever stylists cannot sleigh like Beyonce’s. So, you may have to settle for glue or bonding.

Chances are most local Stylist will be familiar with the glue and bonding of Frontals so don’t worry.

If your stylist can’t sew in your Frontal using invisible thread, find a hair stylist who can!

Ladies don’t assume your stylist can do everything! Always ask in advance, to avoid being sad on your big day.

02 What is a Lace Closure?

Now that you understand what Lace Frontals are, Lace Closures should be simple.

You must remember braid and protect. Closures and Frontals are there to protect the top of your crown.

Here are some Lace Closure points to know:

  • Has crown coverage
  • Can be parted: Middle, Free and Three
  • Ponytail approved? NO!
  • Sew in

Lace Closures are most often than not sewn in. In very few instances is glue used.

Most capable stylists can sew in a Closure. If not, run.

Understanding what a Closure is can lead to a better stylist client relationship.

And that’s that ladies!

You now know what the cake is made of.

If you didn’t understand any of the past information you will now.

Wait for it……..

And we are back. Now ladies understand this, there is ONE clear distinction between Lace Frontals and Lace Closures and that is versatility.

Lace Frontals give you up or down, while Lace Closures can only you down. Frontals can also give you ponytails, while Closures can only give you parts. Think Middle, Three, and Free parts. See how easy that was?

Lace Closure

The last valuable tip is that, with Frontals you will use 2-3 bundles in comparison to Lace Closures in which you will need 3-4 bundles during your install.

Are you feeling overwhelmed? I hope not Queens.

There are more articles to come, sooner rather than later.

And, guess what? It’s not even your birthday. Smile!

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