How to Twist Your Natural Hair Without it Locking

A lot of people want the look of locs without actually having to loc their hair.  A great way to accomplish this look is by twisting/2 strand twisting your hair.  Another great thing about the 2 strand twist is that, when you take them out you can wear your hair in a crinkled or spiraled style until you are ready to wash the style out completely.

Many locticians like myself know how to to this temporary style for you, but if you prefer a DIY (do it yourself) method, the article below gives some really good instructions on how to do so.  I don’t like how they refer to hair locking as a “threat”  and  I would avoid using the gel the they suggest and use a moisturizing hair butter instead.  But overall a good article.  Leave a comment and let me know what you think. Peace 🙂

Healthy Scalp, Healthy Locs

Nyesha Samuel, Master Loctician/Publisher for healthylocsblog.com


How to Twist Your Natural Hair Without it Locking
In an effort to avoid the damaging effects caused by chemicals in the hair, natural hair styles are becoming increasingly popular among women of color. More and more women are discovering the versatility and beauty in wearing styles that maximize the natural texture of African American hair. One of the more popular styles that is easily achieved is the two-strand twist.
Twisting your hair is an attractive look that can be casual, dressy or professional. A concern for women wearing temporary twists, however, is that they will inadvertently start the locking process.  Learning how to twist your hair and properly remove them is all you really need to know to successfully pull off the style and avoid locking.

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