What Is a Lace Closure Wig?

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What is a lace closure wig?

A lace closure wig is favored by many women, which are made of lace closure, elastic net, human hair weaves and combs. It has three types such as 4X4 inches, 5X5 inches, and 6X6 inches. The lace closure simulates a natural hairline, and each hair is hand-tied one by one. Actually, Lace closure wigs are so similar to lace frontal wigs. Both of them have different sizes, colors and textures to choose from. Some people are even not sure about their differences. We suggest starting with a lace closure wig if you are a beginner because it is relatively complicated to wear a lace front wig. However, a lace closure wig is more convenient to install and maintain and cheaper than a frontal lace wig.

CYWIGS 4x4 Water Wave Lace Closure Wig With Baby Hair
CYWIGS 4×4 Water Wave Lace Closure Wig With Baby Hair

Types of Lace Closure Wigs

4×4 lace closure wig

4×4 lace closure wig comes with lace, and it is 4 inches from the front to its back and from left to right. Since it is of the smallest size, it is cheaper than 5×5 and 6×6 lace closure wigs. However, this lace closure size hasn’t too much space for design, so you should be careful about its color and texture when choosing a desired one.

5×5 lace closure wig

5×5 lace closure wig comes with lace 5X5 inches. It offers more room for people to style it compared to a 4×4. Although it is wider and longer than a 4×4 one, it is still shorter than a frontal lace wig. That makes it easier and more convenient to install it.

6×6 lace closure wig

Obviously, the 6×6 lace closure wig comes with 6X6 inches lace. It provides the most possibilities for you to have it styled. Despite its most immense size among the three we present here, it is still more convenient to wear it. That’s the reason why it is desired by those who give priority to installation convenience. When it comes to expense, it will cost you more than 4×4 and 5×5 wigs, but less than a lace frontal wig.

differences between 4x4 lace closure wig 5x5 lace closure wig and 13x4 lace wig
4×4 Lace 5×5 Lace and 13×4 Lace differences

Advantages of a Lace Closure Wigs

Natural Hairline

With high-quality lace,100% human hair, This type of wig creates a natural hairline. If you don’t tell others, they may think all hair grows from your scalp.

Various Styles

Besides several kinds of sizes, you can choose a variety of textures such as straight closure wigs, water wave lace closure wigs, deep wave closure wigs, curly lace closure wigs and so on. If possible, You can enjoy wearing different hairstyles from Monday to Friday, providing you with a brand new world. Real human hair means you can straighten or curl as your like.

Convenient Installation

A lace closure can be installed with less glue or tape. It is more convenient for a beginner to wear. Of course, you can wear it in other ways, such as without glue.

Before installation, Do not forget to trim the lace well. Hairspray is suitable to apply to your lace. This is a good way to fit your skin perfectly.

Recommended reading:

13 Tips To Put On a Lace Front Wig For Beginners

How To Put On a Lace Front Wig Without Glue

Lower Cost

Lace closure wigs are absolutely cheaper than other type of lace wigs like full lace wigs and lace frontal wigs, but in some way, it even has a better effect. The lace of a wig or a closure is hand-tied to the main body, so in general, the larger the lace part is, the higher the labor cost is. That makes a full lace wig or 360 lace wig is more expensive. If your budget is tight or you don’t necessarily need a frontal, choosing the right size closure wig is wise. 


Lace closures with 150% and 180% density are always available. which are the most popular types among our clients. However, if you have special needs, you can customize your wigs.


In terms of maintenance, the most important thing is to avoid damage, such as heavy tugging, cough washing, or even alcohol applying. Every time you use it or put it away, be gentle with it. Moreover, high heat should be prevented from your closures because overheating will lead to great harm to it, and it will never recover. 

It is strongly suggested that brushing your wigs frequently and properly, which is of help to extend its life span. Last but not least, regular washes are necessary. You don’t have to wash it every day but every two or three weeks to keep it in good condition.

Recommended reading: How To Wash & Care For Your Human Hair Wig?


On average, a lace closure wig lasts for 6 to 8 months. But if you keep regular maintenance and use it appropriately, it is likely to function for a year continuously. Buying a closure wig is like an investment, therefore learn how to make the most of it and apply what you learn to your daily life.


Different people have different needs and situations. The best products are the ones that work well for you. When you plan to buy a lace closure wig, take these tips into account and make a wise deal. Of course, if you want to know more information regarding wigs or closures, follow us and leave your comments here. 

CYWIGS offers a wide range of trendy and high quality human hair wigs including lace closure wigs, have a look, and you may find your perfect wigs.

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