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did i do something wrong???

lovemycurls123lovemycurls123 Posts: 17Registered Users
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
"rest assured all things will be okay...pray and give thanks daily...he will never leave you nor forsake you...in his arms you are blessed and at peace...so even when times are rough sleep quietly pray and be strong things will work out"

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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  • CraftyKellCraftyKell Posts: 78Registered Users
    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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  • subbrocksubbrock Posts: 8,212Registered Users
    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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  • AmazinnaturalAmazinnatural Posts: 755Registered Users
    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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  • BekkaPooBekkaPoo Posts: 3,861Registered Users
    subbrock wrote: »
    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.

    Blame it on the cell phone...

    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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  • BekkaPooBekkaPoo Posts: 3,861Registered Users
    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?
    "The challenge is to be yourself in a world that is trying to make you like everybody else."
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  • nana_banananana_banana Posts: 735Registered Users
    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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  • rolltidegalrolltidegal Posts: 307Registered Users
    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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  • lovemycurls123lovemycurls123 Posts: 17Registered Users
    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????
    "rest assured all things will be okay...pray and give thanks daily...he will never leave you nor forsake you...in his arms you are blessed and at peace...so even when times are rough sleep quietly pray and be strong things will work out"

    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
  • curliewhirliecurliewhirlie Posts: 64Registered Users
    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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  • KsLiZCuRlZKsLiZCuRlZ Posts: 272Registered Users
    I don't understand your question?

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  • YansaYansa Posts: 60Registered Users
    george1900 wrote: »
    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?

    The question is not simple.

    There's nothing wrong with black hair. It doesn't need to be fixed.

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  • BekkaPooBekkaPoo Posts: 3,861Registered Users
    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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  • SmilingElephantSmilingElephant Posts: 666Registered Users
    george1900 wrote: »
    i just trying to know, is it just the cost$ to fix nappy hair, or can some do, and some not?

    >_/ thank you.




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