Lace Frontal Wig vs. Closure Wig Everything you should know

Wigs are everything these days. Asides from the fact that they make dressing up a breeze, you have the versatility of choosing a different hairstyle depending on how it is styled. However, choosing the right hair wig is more color, texture, length, and brand. It is all about comfort and how best it can be rocked.

Whether you are familiar with all the technicalities and -structures of wigs or not, you should be familiar with the lace frontal wig and closure wig.

You will also know about measurements like a 13 by 6 or 13 by 4 or a 4 by 4 or 5 by 5, or 13 by 6 T part or 13 by 4 T part, and the whole lot. Following the numbers can be overwhelming, but it has a lot to do with the capability of the wig.

If you are confused about choosing a 13 by 6, 13 by 4, 5 by 5 frontal or lace closure wig or T part wig, read on.

What do the lace front wig, lace closure wig and T part lace wig have in common?

All the 3 types of wigs are constructed by 2 parts: handmade part and machine made part. The size of handmade area is also what makes these differences.


What is a 13 by 6 front wig?

A 13 by 6 frontal lace wig is a handmade, human hair delicately sewn to the lace that is 13 inches across from ear to ear and 6 inches to the back. This means the wig stretches out from one end of your ear with a parting that goes from the hairline back 6 inches. There are also 13 by 4 lace frontal wigs out there in the market especially under the Covid-19 condition. If  you order a  lace front wig from Hairvivi, it will comes in 13 by 6 construction and HD lace.

lace frontal wig

What is a 5 by 5 lace closure wig?

A closure wig is made like a lace frontal wig, but used smaller handmade lace area as front portion of a hair wig. The handmade areas are usually 4 by 4 inches but can be made smaller or larger for the desired purpose. Hairvivi now provides 5 by 5 closure wig in HD lace. Closure wigs have limited styling options, they are designed to give you a natural hairline only for the forehead part.

5x5 closure wig

What is a T part wig?

For a T part wig, you will get lace from ear to ear on the edges and in the  middle of the parting space, which makes a “T” shape on the wig. The handmade lace area extends from ear to ear(13inches) same as lace front wig but not enough lace at the back for free parting. You will only able to part in the middle. The parting length usually comes in 4inch and 6 inch.

t part lace wig

Comparison & How To Choose?

From the descriptions above, it is clear to see that both hair products have lots of similarities and benefits.

Styling Options

--The Hairline

13 by 6 lace front wig and T part lace wigs have a natural hairline from ear to ear, if you’d like to wear the wig showing the whole hairline like all slick back style, or a low ponytail or pin the hair behind ears etc,  you will like to buy a 13 by 6 lace front wig 

 lace frontal wig

Or you can try T part wig if you wanna show the natural hairline and like  to keep your parting.

5x5 closure wig

The hairline of  closure wig will only covers your forehead, the covering length depends on the lace is constructed with 5 by 5 or 4 by 4. As you know all Hairvivi wigs are touched with preplucked and clean bleached hairline to offer you the most natural looking.

--Parting Space

13 by 6 lace front wigs offer incredible and versatile styling options, you are allowed to style the wig with deep side parting.

Lace closure wigs don’t limit the parting to the middle either, however, with a lace closure wig, you need to be careful about the styling pattern to avoid the edges from showing. Hairvivi frontal lace and closure wig are pre-bleached giving you a natural-looking appearance with each adornment.


Because they are handmade, premium quality, 100 percent human, and the making process make these wigs more expensive than machine made wigs like headband wigs and upart wigs. However, lace frontal wig costs more due to the larger handmade lace but it is worth the investment, and you will rock it until you are tired. 

Lace closures wig and T part wigs take less investment, because they have smaller lace area.


Many people would prefer a 13 by 6 frontal lace wig for so many reasons. One of which is breathability. Wigs can be hot depending on the climate, so a 13 by 6 offers excellent ventilation and cooling system. 

Do you suffer from the alopecia and severe hair loss in the front across your natural hairline? Then a 13 by 6 is the best way to cover it and create a natural hairline for you. If you have an itchy scalp, it will help reduce the itching and help your scalp to heal.

A closure wig and T part wig usually cover a small part of your hair, but this attachment works amazingly as well.

The current industry situation

Due to Covid-19, many companies are not able to produce frontal lace wigs. Therefore many companies are now only selling closure wigs and T part wigs. Hairvivi is still making premium frontal lace wigs. Although some of our lace front wigs are sold out, we still have many styles available to suit your demand and personal purpose.

Do not let the covid-19 turn your hairstyle in a drab; invest in a Hairvivi 4-in-1 lace frontal wig today.

Call us today; the Hairvivi 4-in-1 lace frontal is an investment for the woman of class.

December 04, 2020

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