Protective Styles Regimen Guide for Braids Hair Care
Braids, Twists, Faux Locs: Before having braids installed, it is important to properly prepare and strengthen your hair for the time it will be under your protective style. Be careful not to have your braided style installed too tightly, especially around you edges/hairline. Request the feeding technique or undetectable extensions, which are methods that put less to no stress on your hair.
Faux locs are a style that has become very popular over the past 5 years. They can be done with different textures of hair depending on how authentic you want them to look when comparing them to real locs. They can take as long as 5 hours or more to achieve and last up to three months.
Braided techniques have many names. Here are a few: plaits, cornrows, singles, individuals, box braids, french braids, micro braids, Jamaican plaits, senegales braids/twists
Twist techniques have many names: two strand twist, jumbo twist, senegalese twist