Perfecting Natural Hair flat twists and Tips

Well, I tried doing flat twists a week or so ago and thought I should share with you guys all have learnt about flat twists after my first trial.

Heeyyah mane embracers, how’re y’all holding up? Thank you for stopping by and welcome to my natural hair blog.

My twists just got flattened, the two strand twists just went flat on my head😂😂😂. The best opening phrase I would come up with.

I have to say the flat twists were gorgeous but a girl can’t section her hair to get perfect and neat flat twists but life is too short to chase perfection, right?

Flat twists

What I know for sure.
First time trial ain’t enough for what I know for sure but am gonna use the phrase anyway because why not and every first time has lessons too.

⦁ Don’t flat twist on untangled hair, get rid of all the tangles and knots first. You don’t want to snap off your hair while trying to get the tangles and knots off which can be so frustrating especially if you have no time to properly detangle while twisting.
⦁ Flat twist on well/super moisturized hair. I love the feel of moisturized hair, makes me fall in love with my hair more and that’s one of the reasons for always working with moisturized hair.

Moisturized hair is easier to work with and less prone to breakage. I had the flat twists for a week and when I took them down, my hair was still soft and moisturized.
⦁ Don’t hold your strands too tightly when twisting. This causes tension and stress on your strands and scalp. Let the twists be firmly held but not tight, makes sense? Tight styles weaken your hair making it prone to breakage.

Flat twists

⦁ I will always braid the ends because I didn’t try and two strand twist the ends since my paranoia was all screams, ‘ that’s a lot of hair for two strand twists just braid it.’ Have seen twisted flat twists ends on other naturals and I’ll twist the ends too next time.
⦁ Flat twists are easier to plait and more gentle to your scalp and hair than cornrows(my opinion) . I would love to get your opinion on this if you have tried cornrows and flat twists.
⦁ Lastly, I know flat twists are my next struggle. I wanna nail them and wear them effortlessly and with lots of pride. Will be trying them again soon.

Styled flat twists
That’s all on my what I know for sure about flat twists and I would love for you to share with me your flat twist experiences as well as the Do’s and Don’ts of flat twists.

Everything Tangles and how to properly detangle Type 4 Natural Hair.

Tangles! Tangles! Tangles! Let’s talk about causes of tangles and how to properly detangle even the worst tangles. Long time no post but here we are. Hello ManEmbracers, I hope your hair is growing and skin glowing. Welcome to my blog and be sure to keep it here for hair care tips. Let’s talk about tangles for a minute but first, is your hair always tangled? Here is why. Tangles and knots can be such a pain but can be minimized. How to minimize tangles. Keep your hair moisturized. Moisturize properly and regularly. Let go of damaged and split ends. Don’t keep your two strand twists for too long and re-twist when you notice your roots are getting fluffy after cleansing. Detangle properly  Consider low manipulation styles to wearing your hair out Wear low manipulation & protective styles on stretched hair. Pat your hair with an old t-shirt/ towel to absorb the water after cleansing or use a microfiber towel. Avoid vigorously rubbing your hair with a towel. Essential detangling tools. Spray bottle Hair clip or scrunchies Wide-tooth comb Micro-fiber towel Conditioner/ Detangler Detangling brush How to properly detangle/ ultimate detangling steps. Work with sections. First, section into smaller parts. Detangling smaller sections is easier and not as time consuming. Start with damp hair. Spray water on your hair until damp. Add a conditioner/ detangler with a good slip to smoothen the tangles. Start detangling from the ends to the roots with your fingers. Don’t snap off the tangles, slowly separate the strands from the tangle. Comb with a wide tooth comb from the ends to the roots of each section then run it through your entire length. You can also use a detangling brush to detangle. Twist / braid or clip the detangled section and repeat the same for all other sections. Detanglers & conditioners to check out / purchase. TGIN Quench 3-in-1 Co-Wash Conditioner and Detangler SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Extra-Moisture Detangler Aunt Jackie’s Curls and Coils Knot On My Watch Instant Hair Detangling Kinky-Curly, Knot Today, Natural Leave in / Detangler Oyin Handmade Oh My Glide! Prestyling Detangler Taliah Waajid Curls, Waves & Naturals The Great Detangle Marini Naturals 3 IN 1 Leave-In Conditioner  Saru Organics Tea Tree And Peppermint Detangler SHETH NATURALS Detangling Instant Conditioner Share with the tribe your detangling tips and detangling products and tools that have worked for you.

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Natural hair Styles; 5 Easy to achieve styles.

I did a thing guys. Your girl is on a mission to try new styles and up her styling game. Hello Mane Embracers, I hope your hair is growing and skin glowing. Welcome to my blog and be sure to keep it for healthy hair care tips and tricks. Flat twist-out Afro I did another thing, installed flat twists as my low manipulation style for a week or so and the flat twist-out turned to an Afro. I love wearing my Afro or may be I love it because my styling game is 👎👎👎. Either way we all agree that afros are cute. Bun & bangs. First, I uploaded a tutorial on Facebook and Instagram, be sure to check out. It’s an easy to achieve style. Got no time to figure out how style your hair? Well, this style is for you. Bun & flat twist Same bun but flat twisted the bangs & the look gave me some ‘ hey there, praise and worship & good gal vibe.’ It’s an official look, easy to achieve style & a less than 5 minutes style. Low puff & twists. I live for high puffs but side puffs are okay too. I loved the look & the twists were, “hide my forehead thing.” Hello fellow gals with a big forehead & heart. Twists & tucked twists. Turned the low puff to chunky twists and pinned them. For a moment I thought I had locs but they don’t look like locs though. The IT style. How gorgeous is this style? I would love to know which of the styles is your favorite.

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