How do you take care of crochet braids?

How do I protect my crochet hair?

How To Maintain Crochet Braids

  1. Wear a satin scarf or bonnet at bedtime to help keep your hair looking nice.
  2. If you have long crochet braids make sure to put hair in a jumbo twist to prevent hair from matting up. …
  3. Moisture your scalp a few times a week so that your natural hair don’t become dry.

Can you put moisturizer on crochet hair?

You can use it for shampooing, conditioning and moisturizing your hair! Simply dilute a little shampoo, conditioner or moisturizer with water and spray it onto your scalp. … I would also suggest moisturizing and oiling your hair from the center of the part towards the cornrow (moving in sideways motion).

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.

Can you put oil on crochet hair?

As with most protective styles, especially braids, it’s good to oil your scalp. … Naturally, some of the oil will probably get on the weave but as long as you’re careful, it won’t be much. I also never put any product on the weave, either, so that it won’t become greasy, (a rookie mistake I made the first time around!)

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How often should you wash crochet braids?

For the sake of not loosening your hair, err on the side of washing your crochet braids once every two weeks as opposed to once a week or more frequently.