All You Need To Know About Lace Frontal
Most people know that the length of the weft is 13x4, but there are also lace frontals that are 13x6 in length. 13x6 lace frontal achieving for a more natural hairstyle. Since more hair stylists and sew-in specialists are training on how to install and “slay” a lace frontal correctly, it’s becoming a growing trend in today’s hair culture!
What Is Lace Frontal
The lace frontal is a hair piece that surrounds your head. Similar to the closure, but the difference is that the lace frontal covers the entire front of your head/hairline. With a frontal, you can pull your hair into a high bun or ponytail without any problems and look very natural, just like real hair. Although you may be worried about showing your edges, lace frontal covers them and gives you a hairline.
A frontal goes from ear to ear, so the entire front is covered. Lace frontals complete the desired look of a sew-in by closing off the install, eliminating the need blend any leave out. A lace frontal the “finished piece” that complete a full head of weave.
It’s a recreation of the hairline that is essentially a protective style, giving your hairline and edges a break from the tension of sew-ins.
If you want to try something different, about the color cut or style of the hair, this might be a perfect solution, you don’t have to make any changes to your actual hair.
Lace Frontal VS Lace Closure-What’s The Difference
There are many similarities between the two, but the difference is that people call them by different names.
The biggest difference can be seen from the appearance, that is, the difference in size. The dimensions of the frontal are: 13x4 lace frontal, 13x6 lace frontal. The dimensions of the closure are: 4x4 lace closure, 5x5 lace closure.
The lace frontal covers the entire hairline. The lace closure covers a small part of the head and is hence called a "closure".
Lace closures are typically sewn into place, while lace frontals can either be sewn or bonded.
Both frontals and closures are placed behind or in front of the natural hairline, but because lace frontals are usually bonded, they are usually positioned in the front.
The lace frontals are endlessly versatile so you can wear any color, curl pattern, cut or style.
The closures only cover a portion of the head, so it is almost impossible to pull the hair back without exposing the tracks.
Is 13x6 Lace Frontal Better
1. More realistic parting space for those who don't want the maintenance of a full lace but want half the amount of parting space a full lace has to offer then a 13 x 6 allows more freedom with side and middle parting.
2. 13 x 6 lace frontal is more flexible with updo hairstyle versus the normal lace frontal. With a 13 x 6 you have more work room for half up bun hairstyle or any half up hairstyle.
3. With the amount of parting space in 13 x 6 lace frontal achieving more natural hairstyles such as braided hairstyles or corn row or French braid hairstyles are much easier to style as well look more natural due to the amount of parting.
13 x 6 lace frontal has an amazing amount of side parting unlike any other lace frontal units that only offer about 2 inches of parting on the sides which limits you to many styles.
Are Frontals Installed With Glue Or Are They Sewed In
Frontals can be installed both ways. They can be installed with glue or they can be glueless. It all depends on the technology required, and most importantly the technology provided by your professional stylist.
After reading this blog, I hope you have a deeper understanding of the lace frontal.
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