After completing a big chop or transition, being faced with a headful of kinks, coils and curls can be intimidating — especially for the styling challenged. Below are tutorials for five basic techniques that are the foundation of a majority of natural hair styles.
A note; Evaluate your hair to determine which of these techniques your hair needs. Some textures thrive on twist styles, others thrive on cornrows, etc. Also, some naturals have a strand makeup that allows their hair to thrive with very low-skill styles, like wash and go’s and buns.
How to Two-Strand Twist
How to Braid/Plait
How to Bantu Knot
How to Flat Twist
How to Cornrow
Ladies, which of these skills do you already know, and which would you like to master?