When I’m stretching my relaxer I like to do low manipulation styles to camouflage my new growth. I’m a fan of twist-outs, as they are fun and playful. They give me just the right amount of volume and wave to spice up my hair. The best part is, they are super easy to do and great for any occasion. Here’s how I do it:
I like to moisturize and seal my hair first to lock in moisture. I then part my hair in 5 sections. I apply 1 pump of my favorite foam lotion to each section. Twist it up and clip.
Take one section and split it in two. Take one of those sections and begin to two-strand twist all the way down to my ends. I twist each section tightly for more curl definition.
Starting from my ends, I roll the perm rod all the way up to my roots.
Section one, complete! I continue to twist my entire head. Each section should have 2 two-strand twists with perm rods on the ends.
The entire head complete! I have a total of 10 sections. At this point, I go under the hooded dryer for 15-20mins to allow the foam lotion to set. I throw on my satin bonnet and go to bed.
In the morning, I remove the perm rods carefully, trying not disturbing the curl. I unravel my twists, separate, fluff and go!