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What Is A Closure And How To Care For A Closure

What is a Closure?

There are many different types of hair extensions and hair pieces. One of the more popular these days is a closure. Closures allow for the best protection for your hair.


Many women feel like closures will make their hair look wig like. This is true if you choose the wrong type of closure. Consult with your hairstylist to figure out which type of closure is best for you. Make sure your stylist has experience with installing closure for the best results.


Closures cover a section of your hair while allowing sew-in weaves to appear like they are growing from your scalp. Closures are a great choice if you want your natural hair protected.


They are a great addition to your sew-in for a more natural appearance. They are attached to a lace base which allows it to appear like your scalp. They come in various sizes such as 4x4, 5x5, 6x6, 7x7 or 2x6. The most common closure is 4x4 but the most effective closure piece  is 5x5.


Closure are a good aid with protective styling. They are ideal for anyone who needs a full-coverage weave.


Types of Closure Base

You can choose from two types of bases for your closure: lace and silk base. Silk base closures are more durable and thicker which causes it to lay less flat than lace closures. You may need to tint the base of your silk closure to achieve a more natural scalp like appearance.


Lace closures have a more scalp like appearance compared to silk base closures. Bleaching the knots of your lace closure gives a more natural look. Your hairstylist can help you with tweaking and customizing your closure to mimic your scalp.



How To Take Care of Your Closure

Because of the delicate nature of closures you need to treat them with care to ensure you get the most life out of your closure. Be careful not to brush your closure vigorously or scratch it excessively to avoid creating bald spots.


Closures mimic your scalp but you can’t treat them like your real scalp. Once your closure begins to bald, there really isn’t a way to repair it.


You should comb or brush your closures from the ends and work your way up to the root. Avoid excessive pulling and brushing to ensure that your closure can be used for other hairstyles in the future.


Closures require less maintenance than frontals which makes them an ideal hair piece for athletes. You can wash and condition your closure but don’t forget to air dry. 


They are more durable hair pieces for warm weather and they don’t require as much gluing and customizing compared to frontals.




With proper care and maintenance you can reuse a closure over and over for different looks and hairstyles. Check out our bundle deal that includes 3 bundles and a closure for only $195