Crotchet braids have become a trending new protective hair style over the past few years. This involves less maintenance of your real hair and focuses more on the weave itself. Women who use this protective method to either transition from relaxed hair to natural hair, or grow their hair either uses synthetic or human hair extensions in the process. Even though this hair style is trendy, people tend to make mistakes when doing this style of braids.
Some mistakes include:
- Not moisturizing their real hair
Fact is your hair needs moisture to prevent breakage. Yet, women sometimes do not moisturize their real hair under the crochet braids, which will lead to dryness and result in breakage. Always use a liquid braid spray or moisturizer to spray your real hair every 2 days. This will prevent your take down from leaving you with broken pieces or hair and damaged ends. Below is a video on how to moisturize your real hair while wearing it in braids under a weave, wig or crochet braids.