two strand twists

twists on fine hair
Now that the weather is starting to cool a bit, I’ll be protective styling my hair a bit more. One of the ways I like to short term protective style is with two strand twists. Having fine natural hair, I don’t leave my protective styles in very long. Otherwise, my hair would lock up on itself. Setting my hair in medium sized two strand twists for a week or 2 allows me to go about […]

How to Prevent Two Strand Twists From Unraveling

prepoo'd hair in bantu kots
This is week 10 of 52 wash days chronicling what I’ll be doing to gain length on my fine natural hair. My length goal is waist length within the next 2 1/2 years. Subscribe to this blog to be notified when future posts are published. Products Used Pre-Poo: Coconut Oil + Trader Joe’s Tea Tree Tingle Conditioner + Shea Moisture Strengthen, Grow & Restore Serum Cleanser: Eden Bodyworks Coconut Shea Cleansing Co-wash Protein Conditioner: None Deep Conditioner: 22nd Century Natural DIY Conditioner Rinse Out Conditioner: […]

Wash Day Chronicles: WEEK 10

loose two strand twists 2
A couple of weeks ago I kicked off my summer protective style series. Doing wash and go’s, twist outs and braid out, I was beginning to feel like i was manipulating my hair far too much. So, I decided to give it a rest by protective styling. My first style was small braids. I didn’t style them much and I also didn’t make it to the 3 weeks I had planned. I just couldn’t! I […]

Loose Twists: Summer Protective Style

two strand twists 2
In a bit of a rush, after washing my hair yesterday I threw a few large two strand twists into my natural hair. I hadn’t done twists in a while because I’ve been either protective styling or wearing my natural hair out curly. The problem is I have incurred a lot of tangling which led to long finger detangling sessions. Argh! So, I decided to return to two strand twists. Why? Well, my hair seems […]

3 Ways to Style Large Two Strand Twists