Did you know that the closure and frontal factory is one of the indispensable items to make a beautiful wig? However, everyone knows closure and frontal factories are fundamentally different in terms of size. But I assure you that, after you finish reading this article, you will find that the closure and frontal factory has more differences that go beyond your expectations.
1. What are closure and frontal factory?
Let’s get to know the definitions of closure and frontal factory?
1.1. Lace closure
There is a lace closure made out of Swiss lace and there is the silk base closure. Our closures come only in lace. A silk base closure can give your appearance of a natural scalp, when parting is made in the closure, the silk seems very natural. On the other hand, due to the material’s advantages, the laces of closure and frontal factory are flatter than a silk-based closure and can be better blended with the scalp.
There are three different options for a closure: middle part closure, free part closure, and three-part closure.
1.2. Lace frontal
A lace frontal is a hairpiece covers your head from ear to ear, the entire front hence the name. It’s 13 inches long and 4 inches wide, which is ideal for quick and easy installations. A lace frontal is half a wig that can create a natural hairline. 13×4 lace frontal is the standard size.
Frontals are very suitable for women who have traction or thinning edges. Lace frontals give the options to part your hair free, making it a more versatile option.
2. What’s the difference between closure and frontal factory?
- Size: The biggest difference between the closure and frontal factory is their sizes. Lace closures are usually 4×4 inches, they are smaller because they are being used to close off an installation. While the frontal is 13×4 inches, they are larger mainly because they cover the entire hairline from the ear to ear.
- Material: Both closure and frontal factory are usually made of lace, silk, or a fusion of the two materials. In fact, some frontals are made of silk in the middle but lace at the ends. Lace based closure and frontal factory lay much flatter against and blends better with your scalp. Silk based closures tend to like the scalp more.
- Installation: Both closure and frontal factory can be made into or sewn in a wig. A frontal wig can bring more options of hairstyle for wearers, but for those who just want to have a simple daily appearance such as middle part, closures are more available.
- Versatility: Closures are used to recreate the natural parting of the hairline and measure about 4x4inches and are normally sewn into place. While frontals are used to recreate the hairline from ear to ear. The lace closures cover only a small part of the front of the installation, so it is not possible to pull the side backwards without exposing the track. The lace frontals cover the entire hairline, which giving you a seamless style that can be pulled back from the face.
- Cost: The price of lace frontals is much higher than the lace closures. Because the lace frontals are almost half a wig, they need fewer bundles to sew in a compete wig.
For a full install, it is usually recommended to use 2-3 hair bundles with lace frontal, but 2-4 human hair bundles with a lace closure. Of course, It also depends on the hair length.
3. Closure and frontal factory, Which one is better?
Actually, there is no absolute good or bad, it depends on what hairstyle you want. Everyone is different, but there are several things for your reference.
If you want to have more hairstyle such as pulling your hair back, then a lace frontal will be better. If you just want to close your installation with a natural-looking scalp, then a lace closure is a better choice.
If you have less budget, lace closure is better.
If you want an exact hairstyle and easy to take care of, then the –middle part and three-part lace closures are perfect for you.
Lace frontals are better if you want greater flexibility to change and adapt your parting the way you wish.
In addition, if you need more information about the closure and frontal factory, please contact Ms. Jennie for a free consultation and 24/7 support.