By Kinky Roots | Feb 22, 2019
Senagalese Twists are super versatile and can be worn in a number of ways. Not only are they super stylish but also make a wonderful protective hairstyle shielding your hair from pollution and other external stressors. Read on to get familiar with the BHH guide to perfect Senagalese twists.
Senagalese twists originated in Senegal. It makes for a great transition hairstyle as the extensions enable the natural hair to grow faster. Since natural hair is not exposed to sunlight and friction, it grows at a faster rate and also grows out much healthier. Make sure your hair is well moisturized using Profectiv Mega Growth Daily Leave-In-Strengthener.
Synthetic hair works better for Senagalese twists as they last longer and retain shine and moisture. Kanekalon hair extensions are one of the best options you could use to getting those perfect oh-so-long twisties, girl! Use hot water to set the hairstyle and voila! Shiny, long braids perfect for travel.
As a standard rule, make sure that the natural hair length is at least one inch for the extensions to hold onto. The braids need to be neither too tight nor to loose. Tight braids can lead to brittle hair and massive hair loss. The purpose of growing hair healthier is lost. Hence, ensure that your hairstylist does not put too much pressure on the scalp.
Prepping your hair right for Senagalese twists is imperative. Read on to know a few tips.
Now that you know how to make Senagalese twists, check out 5 Chic Haistyles for Natural Hair.
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