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If you’ve been following me for a while you know how much I love two strand twists and my hair is in twists 90% of the time. If you missed all the twists posts, catch up here.
So, let’s talk about different ways I add moisture to my twists. You don’t wanna install twists, fail to moisturize & instead of retaining length you lose it, right? Read on.
I install my twists on freshly washed, moisturized, braid stretched & air dried hair. I love installing twists on dry hair because it gives me more length than twists on wet hair.
How I moisturize my twists;
- Moisturize after every 2-3 days. This is where I spritz my twists with either water and Aloe Vera juice or water and leave in and then seal with butter. Lately I’ve been trying Cheri Spritz and it’s pretty good. I also did an IGTV on how I do it, check it out here and follow for more hair tips and inspo.
- Moisturize weekly. With weekly twists moisturizing sessions I lay products each at a time from the ends to the roots. I section my twists, start off with water spritz, apply the leave-in from the ends to the root, then seal with oils or butter and seal the ends with castor oil since they dry so fast.
- Baggy moisturizing method. When I’ve time to spare, this is my go to method. I apply the leave-in and butter then wear shower cap for an hour or more to moisturize. Leaves my hair super soft.
Catch up on all moisturizing posts here.
How do you moisturize your twists?