What to Look for in Crochet Braid Hair
Is crochet weave bad for your hair?
Do crochet braids damage your hair? Crochet braids are considered a protective hairstyle for a reason. But even though they don’t damage your hair, it’s all about proper maintenance and making sure your hair is healthy before it’s braided down.
Do crochet braids grow your hair?
The good thing with rocking crochet braids is that they are protective styles and they will help in natural hair growth. Below are some of the trendy crotchet braiding hairstyles you can wear next time you want to grow your hair.
What is a good brand of crochet hair?
The undisputed queen of straight crochet braids is Kanekalon hair. Its smooth texture makes it look like relaxed natural hair. When it comes to crochet box braids, buy the FreeTress Braid Box Braid. You’ll need several packs depending on the style you want and the size of your head.
Can I wash my crochet hair?
If you aren’t a fan of dry shampooing or you want a deeper cleanse, then you can go for a regular wash. However, do not use hot water as it may cause the hair to tangle and matt.
Can you put mousse on crochet hair?
Some people recommend using alcohol-free mousse for crochet braid maintenance, but I find it leaves a tacky build-up on the hair so I tend not to use it. Trim ends as needed. Crochet hair will inevitably get a bit frizzy at the ends over the life of the style.
Should I wash my hair before crochet?
Thoroughly wash your natural hair and scalp before crochet braiding. We recommend using a gentle sulfate-free shampoo & conditioner, as well as a natural apple cider vinegar rinse to clean your scalp.
How long should you let your hair rest after braids?
Wear your hair proudly in it’s natural state for at least two weeks – whether a wash and go, twistout, or a pretty updo – before reinstalling braids.