Table Of Contents
- What factors you should think about?
- How many bundles do you need with a closure?
- What is a closure?
- What is a frontal?
- How many bundles do you need with a frontal?
- Working with closures and frontals
- Some tips for you
We all believe that appearance of our hair is important, but also because your hair can represent your personality.
Some say that a woman's hair is the first most noticeable part of her beauty. Is that so…
Well, most of them nowhere days are wearing extensions of some description.
Fortunately, Belle Noir Beauty knows how important your hair is to you.
First things first Closure or Frontal?
One of the most frequently asked questions is..
"How many bundles of weave do I need?"
The best answer is “Depends on how full you want it."
There are however a few factors when choosing like how many hair bundles of weave you'll need for your desired look.
It's your desired look, how full your desire is dependent on personal choice.
What Factors You Should Think About?
All bundles weight approx. 100 grams
The longer the length of your hair bundle, the more hair your going to need. Belle Noir Beauty suggests more than 3 bundles if using hair over 22” for a fuller look from root to tip.
If you were considering a short bob with silky straight hair bundles,
Two bundles, and a closure are more than sufficient. However, if you wanted an extremely thick bob, you would need 3-4 bundles but if looking for a longer bob perhaps shoulder length with extreme fullness an extra bundle would get the job done.
Size Of Your Head:
Most head circumference is 21”- 24” inches.
Whether your head is bigger or smaller you'll need to adjust the amount of bundles you purchase to accommodate that. In the UK, the average size of a woman's head is 22.5".
Frontal Or Closure:
Closures come in several sizes the most common being 4 x 4 inches.
Any style you are considering will need to use a minimum of two bundles with your closure.
Frontals will cover a large portion of your head you will generally only need 2 – 3 bundles depending on the style and length.
The answer to this question varies based on the cut, hairstyle, length and the shape and size of your head.
Never forget: the longer the hair, the shorter the weft.
Next, let’s talk about this question of
“How many bundles do you need with a closure or frontal “.
How Many Bundles Do You Need With A Closure?
Belle Noir Beauty usually suggest that you get three bundles for your wig or weave at minimum.
3 is the magic number!
Three bundles ranging from 8 inch to 18 inch
Your weave will be full, flowy, and glamorous.
If you use lengths over 20 inch; you might want to consider four bundles. You can see the picture below.
The type of hair you choose will affect how many bundles you need to achieve your desired natural hairstyle. For example Straight hair is usually less dense than curly hair, so you’ll need more bundles for a fuller look.
As a general rule the longer the length of your hair extensions the more bundles you will need because bundles are sold by weight.
What Is A Closure?
A closure hair is a hairpiece that is commonly made of lace. The closure hairpiece is then sewn to a cornrow base
STILL confused about closure, you can read this article-
Q & A All You Need To Know About Hair Closure-lace closure
Are 2 bundles enough for a sew in?
Yes if your bundles are 18 inches and under. How many bundles of hair is needed for a full sew in?
3 is recommended but this can range from 3 to 5 depending on your desired fullness.
How many bundles of hair do I need for a partial sew in?
2-3 is recommended, depends on the fullness
How many bundles of hair for a lace closure wig?
2-3 bundles and a closure are standard but again it depends on fullness you desire
Next, let’s talking about how many bundles do you need with a frontal?
What Is A Lace Frontal?
Lace frontal closure:-
These are the same as a closure however they offer coverage from ear to ear. Therefore, you have the option of parting your frontal anywhere you like.
How Many Do You Need With A Frontal Closure?
If you are getting 8-12 inches or 10 inches, 2 bundle deals with lace frontal will suffice. Hair length past 14 or 18 inches, I would suggest you get 3 bundles, so from a 20 inch, 22 inches to about 24 inch, 26 inch, 4 bundles will suffice.
For example, if you are having a frontal and your longest bundles is 24 inches, you can get a frontal and 20" 22" 24" bundles and that should be good for a frontal sew in.
Typically, a frontal is 13×4 inches and a closure is 4×4. So when using an additional hair piece you can ultimately useless bundles for the style.
All in all, Belle Noir Beauty recommends 2-3 bundles for a naturally full look and 3-4 bundles for more volume or fullness, these numbers can vary depending on the length, the texture and if you are using a closure of frontal hairpiece.
The BIGGEST tips is to always buy an extra bundle, nothing worst them not enough hair. You will always make use it at some point and time anyway.
High-quality wigs are expensive, so many people opt to make a lace frontal wig by ourselves.
Today, there are many tutorials offering a very detailed and easy to follow tips on how to make a wig unit with both a frontal and closure.
If you are wearing a closure or frontal, using 3 or more bundles are going to give you a very full look. Whatever, I hope this helps you make an informed purchasing decision when determining how many bundles you need!
Remember "The longer the length, the shorter the weft".
The type of hair affects how many bundles you need to achieve your desired natural hairstyle.
Your style preference and the texture you want effects how many bundles you need. If you prefer a full and thick look, then you will need 3 or 4 bundles. If you want a thin, more tamed hairstyle, you will likely only need 2 to 3 bundles.