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Flat Twists vs Braids: Which is Better for Stretching 4C Hair?.

Do you stretch your hair? If yes, which method works best for you?

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stretching 4C natural hair with braids and flat twists
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Stretching helps minimize tangles and if you wanna see a little more length, stretching is your cup of tea.

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I do stretch using braids or flat twists. I tried using both to see which gives me more length and definition.

Stretching Natural Hair with flat twists and braids

Steps to stretch

  • Started with freshly washed and deep conditioned hair.
  • Moisturized with Mosara moisture milk & hydrating butter.
  • Flat twisted on one side and had three braids on the other side.
  • Left them overnight to dry.
  • Flat twists gave me more length while braids gave more definition.
Stretching hair with braids
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Stretching 4c hair with flat twists
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Ways you can stretch your hair

  • Braids
  • African threading
  • Banding 
  • Buns
  • Flat twists
  • Use heat
Heatless ways to stretch hair
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Which method do you use to stretch your hair?

Valerie Kinoti

Valerie Kinoti has loved all things hair since she was 8 and always dreamt of having long hair. Decades later she is living the long hair dream and sharing all tips, tricks she has learned over the years.

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