Good day to you all! I hope this post finds you all in a fabulous mood!
Once again in my quest to help Sybil (my hair) feel like a big girl I decided to do a twist out. Y’all would not believe the shrinkage that I have to endure. I did a wash and go the other day and a co-worker asked me if I got my hair cut. O_o
One of my favorite styles to do to help stretch my hair is a twist out. A twist out is a hairdo where you two strand twist the hair, then allow it to dry by either air drying it or sitting under a hair dryer. I always let mine air dry since my hair is still pretty short and it typically dries completely by the next morning. For the latest twist out I started with a day old WNG (wash-n-go). A WNG is when you simply wash or co-wash (washing only with conditioner) hair, add a styler gel or cream and roll out! Since the weather is getting cooler, a WNG isn’t the best style unless I want to end up with a head cold…LOL
I sprayed my hair to get it damp but not soaking wet then I parted my hair into several sections and worked a small amount (pea size) of Coco Curls Styling Cream onto each section that I was going to twist.
Then after what seemed like an eternity, I twisted my whole head! I’m pretty sure it took me a couple of hours, but without all of the interruptions (ie, kids) I would have been done in less than an hours.
Sometimes I’ll keep the twist in for a few days if I’m
feeling real lazy wanting to give my hair a break. When I’m ready to untwist, I rub jojoba oil on my finger tips and carefully untwist each section. Then to help fill in all those sections I take my pick and pick from the root a bit. And viola! This is by far the best way for me to stretch my hair and not end up looking like a poodle…LOL.
What are some of your favorite styles to stretch your hair? How long do you usually keep your twist in? Feel free to share some of your tips below about your favorite go-to style.