Does Braiding Hair Cause Breakage?

Breanna Rutter


Hello everyone this is Breanna Rutter author of one of my most popular books the natural hair Bible and founder of for these videos I love to ask the question that you are sending via email so any of you have any questions you like for me to answer be sure to check out the description box below for additional information this video is because of an email I received from Danielle she writes me to say that she has been wearing box braids for some time but she's having issues keep their hair healthy because she constantly is getting breakage and split ends and things like that so she wants to know how to fix the situation as well as also how to have more of a curly type of hairstyle with her real hair once she removes the extensions so she was me to give her some suggestions on how to achieve both of those things and I'm glad you sent the email address with solutions for you now the very first thing when you are wearing extensions is that before installing your extensions and after installing extensions you have to go through the natural protocol to make sure that you're doing your hair care regimen before wearing extensions you had to evaluate whether or not you need to do a moisturizing deep conditioning treatment or a protein treatment to your hair as well as trimming ends before you actually get braids or your install done you want to know more i go in thorough detail on my website about how to differentiate when you need moisture versus when you need protein so make sure that before you getting your braids one that you're doing either or as well as trimming your ends because this is the issue with split ends they don't go away so when you wear your braids and take them out your split ends are going to be 100 times worse and you're going to lose length and especially if you want to retain length this is a huge issue so you have to keep the ends trimmed because they will continue to split if you don't so also when you are getting your braids done for actually after when you take a braids out there are a lot styles that you can do to give off more of a curly effect so it doesn't matter what type of hair you have you can do these similar hairstyles to achieve what you would like in the top two styles that I believe is the easiest for anyone really want to do as well as they give a really cool effect to your hair are twist outs out a bantu knot outs now out I’ve done tutorials on both of these hairstyles in step-by-step detail for those who want a more slowed down process or actually just a more clear thorough description each step of the way of what to do and also if you feel like you already know a little bit of it you can go ahead and advance to an additional step that would actually be best for you on my website so going to my website and search for twist out or bantu knot out and you will see those tutorials that will actually take you step-by-step to show you how to get some curly hairstyles so I hope that I have answered all of your questions and of course if you need any additional help you can be sure to leave me a comment on my website or email me or whatever it is best for you and I also hope this is helped everyone else so thank you once again until next time I will see all of you in my very next video

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