The warmer weather did indeed bring about a laid-back vibe for my hair upkeep, but I'm glad I found the will to do something in the end. The loose hairs were becoming unruly and it was probably best to merge then into existing locs asap.
It certainly had it's charm, thick and care-free with the odd bit of shrinkage, but I decided as delicate babies they really do need tending to, and I even had to return to using micro rubber bands to hold the ends of a few twists in the back that haven't knitted together yet,
So, after all that my hair is back to being fresh and cute and I think I managed to make it even cuter! Now, how'd you manage to style your noobies, I hear you ask? Well, how about some flat twists?
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I was in the mood to experiment while waiting for a few locs to dry and it just so happened that I had enough length for a flat twist or two. I think I've fallen in love with my hair all over again.
Flat Twist Method:
- Section off a row of locs and dampen to minimise breakage.
- Decide which direction you wish the twist to go in and begin by firmly tucking the end of the first loc under the root of the next.
- In one motion, twist the connected locs whilst moving along to tuck in the next one and continue in the same fashion.
- Secure once you reach the end of the row.
What do you think?
When did you try your first style and what was it?
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