Is crochet better 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.
How long does a crochet weave last?
Crochet hair can be worn straight, braided, twisted, or curly, and can last up to eight weeks if cared for properly. Yes, eight whole weeks. They’re the most practical protective style of the bunch because they require the least amount of upkeep.
Is crochet a protective style?
CROCHET. Crochet is considered to be one of the best protective styles as its quick installation involves a latch hook or crochet hook that crochets the extension to one’s already braided hair. This unique style can be done in long or short braids, twists, and much more.
Can I wash my crochet braids?
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 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!)
How long does hair have to be for crochet braids?
You need hair that is at least 2 inches (minimum) long, but it’s best to have hair 4-5 inches. Know that braiding short hair is a little more challenging than longer hair. But any hair type – coily, curly, wavy, and straight – will look great in braids.