People ask me How are you wearing your hair? Do you have a Sew- in or Micro Braids?
Q. How are you wearing your hair? Do you have a Sew- in or Micro Braids?
A. I don't have a sew- in or micro braids. Its called Crochet Latch Hook Braids.
Q. What are Crochet Latch Hook Braids?
A. Crochet latch hook braids is a technique in which your natural hair is braided back as if you were getting a full head sew in. The crochet or latch hook needle is then used to latch on the extension hair. The extension hair is then knotted to secure that it won’t slip off during styling.
Q. How long does it take to install Crochet Latch Hook Braids?
A. Style takes 3-4 hours to install depending on how full you want it. Style can last 6- 8 weeks depending on how you maintain your hair at night.
Q. How do you maintain Crochet Latch Hook Braids at night?
A. To avoid tangling, wear a snug fitted Spandex cap at night or when sleeping. To avoid tangling, the hair should be kept in place when sleeping. Be sure to place ALL of the hair under the Spandex cap at night or when sleeping.
Q. What kind of hair is best to use for Crochet Latch Hook Braids?
A. The best hair to use for this style is synthetic hair (human hair will easily slip). Freetress by Shake and Go and Model Model by Glance. They make textures like Bohemian, Gogo Curl, Presto Curl, Tango Curl, Water Wave, Italian Curl , Brazilian and many others curls to choose from. The hair is very inexpensive ranging from $5.99 to $6.99 a pack.
Q. Can I style my Crochet Latch Hook Braids?
A. For styling your Crochet Latch Hook Braids it is recommend that you keep the Crochet synthetic hair moisturized with mousse like Smooth n' Shine Olive & Tea Tree Moisturizing Wrap and Set Mousse or any mousse with a pump and style as desired. The mousse keeps the hair from becoming tangled.
Q. How are Crochet Latch Hook Braids removed?
A. The Crochet Latch Hook Braids are removed by simply unbraiding your natural cornrows. The synthetic hair will slip out on its own. Its a simply procedure that doesn't require any cutting.
Crochet Latch hook braids is the perfect style for someone who don’t want to sit for long hours getting micro braids but want the same fullness as micro braids in less time. It looks as if you have micros or a full head sew- in. There are no chemicals, no thread, no bonding glue whatsoever. It is a safe, natural way to add dimension and body for style. This style is an excellent protective style for someone who is natural or considering going natural.