Believe it or not, washing your hair in twists will still get rid of any product build up. So you can wash your hair while keeping it in a somewhat stretched state which will make detangling easier. There is one downside to washing your hair in twists. The twists could possibly matte up giving you an unwanted dread.
Can you wash your hair with two strand twists?
Yes, you can. In the same way that you would pre-poo and wash your hair in twists you can also deep condition too.
Can you get twists wet?
Yes your box braids and or twists can get wet, especially if i installed them. Once your braids or twist have gotten a bit older getting them wet will not be an issue because they will have already be broken in and have a more natural look and feel. Still at the end of the day it’s all up to you.
How long should you wait to wash your hair after twisting it?
Waiting at least 10 days will allow your hair to regain its natural oils. Shampoo removes some of the natural oils from your hair and so washing too often will cause your hair to be dry and even cause dandruff.
How do you keep twists looking fresh?
12 Ways to Get Longer Lasting Twists
- 1) Twist on dry, stretched hair. …
- 2) Use a twist pudding. …
- 3) Refrain from using moisturizers with humectants. …
- 4) Use the rope/Senegalese twist method. …
- 5) Wear a silk/satin scarf to bed. …
- 6) Wear a silk/satin scarf under your shower cap. …
- 7) Keep moisturizing to a minimum.
How long should you keep twists in?
Although this style can be time-consuming to create, they typically stay intact for 2-6 weeks. Washing, conditioning and deep conditioning the style will keep twists looking fresh longer and keep hair healthy.
Can I wash my starter locs after 2 weeks?
4. Don’t over-wash your locs. While locs are more prone to odors and buildup than loose hair, over-washing can dry out your scalp and lead to flaking, itchiness, breakage, and thinning locks. We recommend once every 1-2 weeks, and don’t wash starter locs until they have some time to mature.
How do you keep twists moisturized?
It’s so simple, easy, and quick! I used to use my DIY Shea Butter Cream to seal my mini twists after spritzing with plain water, but I find that mixing the Hair and Body Oil in the bottle with the water, works much better. It’s lighter and easier to squeeze into the strands because it’s already liquid!