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Old 07-30-2011, 05:00 AM   #1
 
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okay so yesterday i tried doing the 2 strand twist on my hair while it was wet and the results were not what i was expecting...they were very very limp...i used lottabody to hold them cause they kept unravelling...should i try them dry or what any suggestions
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my hair has been through a lot of bad cuts and a lot of heat damage due to the desert but in two years time(when the cutting began) i am from ear length to bsb and still growing with two sl cuts last year god is good
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Old 07-30-2011, 08:38 AM   #2
 
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Was your hair clean? Product buildup can make hair limp. If your two strand twists try to unravel, try pinning the end of your twist to your root. I don't twist all the way down because I like my ends to curl naturally.
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Do you have fine and/or thin hair? I don't really get good twist out/braid out/bantu knot out results because I have fine and thin hair and I know it's the same for other curlies no matter what technique or products we use.

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Old 07-30-2011, 12:39 PM   #4
 
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I always do my twist on almost dry hair, I can't stand trying to do styles on wet hair besides roller sets. Next time you do them try it on 75% dry hair, they tend to look better that way (I think anyway).

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Old 07-30-2011, 01:03 PM   #5
 
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Do you have fine and/or thin hair? I don't really get good twist out/braid out/bantu knot out results because I have fine and thin hair and I know it's the same for other curlies no matter what technique or products we use.

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This is me too, which is why I have given up on twist- or braidouts. Unless I do a single-braid braid out it's not gonna work.
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Old 07-30-2011, 01:04 PM   #6
 
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okay so yesterday i tried doing the 2 strand twist on my hair while it was wet and the results were not what i was expecting...they were very very limp...i used lottabody to hold them cause they kept unravelling...should i try them dry or what any suggestions
Some people braid the root and then twist the middle, and fingercurl the end to do a "twistout". Maybe you could try that?
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I would try doing them on dry or slightly damp hair (dry hair spritzed with water). Also, you can take the root of each twist, twirl it around almost like doing a bantu knot and pin it. That will give you some root volume.
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I can't do twists because of low elasticity. They come out absolutely awful every way I've ever tried them (wet, dry, damp, different kinds of product, etc.). That could be your problem.
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Old 07-31-2011, 07:26 PM   #9
 
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Default oh well no twist for me but thanks everyone

i think that is my problem...my hair was completely clean...i also tried it dry with the same results...they were a cute style to wear the twists anyway...i guess they are not for my hair...i have really fine 3c hair i get the volume from my dad but my ends are thin like my mom any good products for 3c hair????
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Old 08-06-2011, 09:26 PM   #10
 
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Well "good" is a matter of personal opinion, but for me I like Tresemme flawless curls (the mousse and conditioner). They work great for me so far.
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I don't understand your question?

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please help me, trying to answer a simple question, is it just about the price , cost$ to get black people hair right? or can some be fix, and some not?
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Old 09-04-2011, 08:41 AM   #13
 
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George1900, this sounds like the same question you posted to my fotki guestbook. I'm not going to answer that because you seem trollish to me.
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i just trying to know, is it just the cost$ to fix nappy hair, or can some do, and some not?
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