Mini twists on natural hair

Protective Style for Natural Hair: Mini Twists!

mini twists on natural hair


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Another tutorial, yay. I recorded it about a month ago and guess what, my mini twists are still in yay. I was going through things you guys. Like real things. At one time, I almost just shut this all up.

I stepped outside of my comfort zone and I pushed the envelope. I have been apprehensive about mini twist for many reasons. Two I am lazy…okay the cat is out of the bag I am a lazy natural. Ok, back to the challenge and mini twist… I did something new and challenging and I am SO glad I did. Today I will walk you through the process of how to mini twist and style your natural hair for the perfect protective style. Started with clean stretched hair.

Why Mini Twists Promote Healthy Hair Growth?

Two Strand Twists

By Chinwe of Hair and Health. Mini twists are essentially tiny twists, much smaller than the diameter of a pencil. In some cases, mini twists are so small that the hair may appear loose rather than twisted. Mini twists last longer — anywhere from three to six weeks — than larger twists. Because they are so small, they tend not to frizz and age as quickly.

Two strand twists are a popular natural hair style for some reasons. This style can be undone to create another favorite style, the twist-out. Two-strand twists are considered a protective style in the natural hair community as they can help minimize hair damage and therefore promote hair growth. Two-strand twists can range in size from minuscule micro two strand twists, more often called mini twists, unless done with extensions, to medium to large two strand twists typically referred to as chunky twists. Flat twists are a type of two-strand twists that stay anchored to the scalp. The same two sections and twisting motion is applied, but after each twist of the sections, a little more hair is added to one of the sections before twisting again. This keeps the twist flat on the scalp and is quite similar in technique to doing a dutch braid , but with two sections instead of three.

Hey guys!! Today is the day for me to do some mini twists in my hair. This is a picture of my hair with no product early in the morning and stretched from the other day, my hair is moisturized in this picture, but 4c hair just appears to be dry. I was lazy last night so I just applied my bonnet to my hair and picked it out. Stretching is great because after I braid my hair up one night I can choose another night to be lazy and not have to worry about shrinkage. External image. In this picture, it just the same as the two above except just a front view of my fro.

I did my twists this time on damped slightly stretched hair. Doing it this way allowed my hair to keep some moisture and also curl up nicely at the ends. - There are several reasons why mini twists promotes healthy hair growth.





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