Wigs and extensions have long been a go-to style for anyone looking to protect their natural hair or simply try something new. So it’s no surprise that weave installations and techniques have advanced with the times.
One of those major enhancements include the addition of hair closures, an added extension placed on top of a flat cornrowed base to reveal a natural looking part, which you can see in the below tutorial by YouTuber Raven Elyse.
A hair closure makes it possible to braid the hair you would typically “leave out” to cover your tracks, thus protecting it from constant manipulation and heat damage. Installing closures can be a tedious task, so be sure to consult with an experienced hairstylist before choosing any of the below options.
Lace Vs. Silk Closure
This article was originally published on Essence.