How to Properly Take Care of Your Closures, Frontals, & 360 Bands
Many of us are very new to wearing alternative hair pieces such as silk base closures, lace front closures, lace frontals and 360 frontals. When it comes to how to properly care for these pieces we are totally lost and need a little guidance on how to prolong the lifespan of these delicate natural hair savers.
If there is one thing that you should take away from this blog, let it be this, Lace frontals, lace closures and silk closures are extremely delicate and require special TLC to ensure they will keep looking their very best after each wear.
To make sure your hair piece is getting its proper care and maintenance it is vital to understand the differences between closures, frontals and 360 frontal bands, mainly because the care requirements will be different for each.
Here are a few basic rules to keep in mind when taking care of your lace frontals, lace closure, silk base closures or 360 bands.
How to Properly Take Care of Your Closures
How to properly take care of your Closures. Frontals, and 360 Bands
During your install, make sure you tie your hair down every night with a silk/satin scarf to keep it from unnecessarily tangling while you sleep. You can also put your hair in a silk/satin bonnet or sleep on a silk/satin pillow case.
No intense scratching, scrubbing, or rubbing. Scratch your hair piece as little as possible. The more you scratch, the more hairs you can possibly lose, and the more it may shed.
Be sure to gently comb or brush your closures and frontals. Hard combing and brushing causes unnecessary shedding.
When washing, never scrub your hair pieces. If tangling does occur, simply continue to rinse the hair while rubbing your fingers through it using a downward motion.
Avoid using bad/low quality products. Always use sulfate-free hair care products. They should be infused with safe and effective ingredients to keep your hair looking flawless, and well hydrated.
Seal your knots with a knot sealant or protectant. This will help your closures and frontals avoid unnecessary balding and shedding.
These few basic tips will help even the most inexperienced person know how to properly take care of a frontal or closure. It is very simple, some of us just need a little direction in the matter.