Steps In Order For Cornrow Braids
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Cornrows For Beginners on African American Natural Hair Tutorial Supplies Part 1
With the supplies that are mentioned above, you will be able to achieve a very beautiful corn rows on natural hair.
Also, you can make your natural hair braids lay in the fashion that you desire depending on how you choose to set your braids.
When you are doing any style to your hair, you have to make sure to moisturize and seal.
If your hair is dry when going into this style, it will be even drier than before when the time comes to do a different hairstyle.
Using hair gel for you hair helps to give the braids a little bit more stiffness as it dries so that you can wear your braid style for a longer period of time.
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How To Cornrow Cornrows Step By Step Tutorial Part 2
When braiding your cornrows on natural hair, you always want to be extremely gentle with your hair.
If you are not careful with your hair, that will reflect in the health of your hair.
Too much rough handling on your tresses will result in split and damaged ends which in the long run stunting the growth of your hair.
Wearing a protective style like cornrow frenchbraids is great in retaining length but if you always comb aggressively or handle your hair in a rough manner, many of your hair saving methods will go to waste.
Also, remember when you do corn rows on your hair that you braid in the fashion that you would like for your hair to lay on your head.
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Cornrow French Braid For Black Women Hair Tips And Advice Tutorial Part 3
When braiding your Cornrows make sure to take your time!
I know it's fun and even if you know what you are doing, you want to be careful with the way that you handle the hair on your head.
Be careful that when you braid your hair that it isn't too tight.
Your braids should feel snug with only a slight pull, if you feel uncomfortable, have headaches or pain, that is your scalp letting you know that the tension is unbearable.
Braiding the hair too tight does help the style last for a little bit longer but it also encourages hair loss which no one wants!
You can reduce this greatly by braiding at a tightness that is comfortable for you.
So many times, I used to braid my hair too tight just to make it "last longer" and I would be hurting myself in the end.
Take your time and stick to what you know works for you and keep working and practicing as your do your Corn Row Hairstyle!
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How To Cornrow Your Own Hair Finished Results Tutorial Part 4
Here are the finished results to my natural hair corn rows on virgin 4c hair!
I love corn rows because of the simplicity of the style.
You braid pieces of hair to achieve results that can last a week at a time.
Braiding your hair is something that can never go out of style as well as the beauty of this hair look will continue to be embraced by the natural hair community.
If all else fails with your braid out look, you can always opt to pick your hair out into a fro or to imitate a wash and go by misting your hair with your favorite hair moisturizer.