Flat twist out

what is a flat twist twist out? I've seen post inwhich peope mention this style. But how is it different from a regular twist out? How do u get them flat?
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what is a flat twist twist out? I've seen post inwhich peope mention this style. But how is it different from a regular twist out? How do u get them flat?
Originally Posted by CurlJustice
You do a flat-twist like you would do a cornroll or frenchbraid, instead of using three strands of hair, you use two.

http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=Rjd29ShNw8U

HTH. I have pics of my hair after I removed my flat twists to get the flat twist-out look.
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HTH. I have pics of my hair after I removed my flat twists to get the flat twist-out look.[/quote]

I love your hair!!!! It's soooo beautiful.
Thanks for replying too. The video and pics are helpful.

I need some serious help figuring out what is wrong with my twist out. (will post pics when I get home from work). 90% came out horribly, but then there were 10% that were dreamcurls. I don't know what went wrong. I need help!!!
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Back when I had a relaxer....I could get really good results from a flat twistout. Here's a pic:


But now that I'm natural....it doesn't come out so well. it starts to frizz as soon as i try to take them apart because the strands are so intertwined. My hair personally is better off with individual twists for a twistout. Here's a pic of a flat twistout:

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Back when I had a relaxer....I could get really good results from a flat twistout. Here's a pic:


But now that I'm natural....it doesn't come out so well. it starts to frizz as soon as i try to take them apart because the strands are so intertwined. My hair personally is better off with individual twists for a twistout. Here's a pic of a flat twistout:

Originally Posted by missmonie
That's really cute! I like the fullness in your second pic.
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I agree. I think your twistouts are cute in BOTH photos.
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miss monie, you may need something heavier now to do a flat twist out, oyin's burnt sugar pomade comes to mind
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miss monie, you may need something heavier now to do a flat twist out, oyin's burnt sugar pomade comes to mind
Originally Posted by empressri
you're probably right! look at you...trying to push me to buy a new product. you're living up to your head product pusha title.....
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I did a flat twist out last night and I don't know if I did it correctly because my results were all over the place!

Pics:



eh...I get the best results with the curly fro as seen in my siggy!
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^^If you try using a product with some type of hold (a gel, pomade or butter that has some hold) and do them a little tighter you will get excellent results. I love flat twist outs, they're fast and easy!

I your hair in the siggy pic.

ETA: Also a few more flat twists (I usually do 6 or more)

Last edited by coilynapp; 08-20-2009 at 11:54 AM.

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