Your question: What can I put on my crochet braids?

How do you keep your hair moisturized with crochet braids?

Moisturize and Seal



Prevent your natural hair and scalp from drying out under crochet braids by spraying them with a water-based moisturizer. Then, massage your favorite oil into your hair and scalp to seal in the moisture and stimulate hair growth.

How long should I keep crochet braids in?

Typically crochet braids last between four to six weeks, and you can always leave the center in a little longer and touch up the front (aka the parameters of your hairline) so it looks fresh.

Why do my crochet braids smell?

This dirt is caused by build-up on the scalp from dead skin cells, sweat, natural oils from the scalp and hair products collecting dirt from the environment. … Just like damp clothes, a mildew smell can occur from hair oils and products trapped in between the braids or locs, causing a lingering stench.

Can Crochet braids get wet?

Crochet braids do not get your natural hair wet, it is lightweight and water-resistant.

Can u Wash crochet hair?

The question we most commonly get asked ‘can I wash my crochet hair once it’s installed? ‘. Our answer, ‘yes of course you can!

Is crochet better than braids?

You can achieve the same style and look as individual braids in half the time, with less effort and by yourself! Best of all, it takes less time to take down crochet braids than normal braids because all you have to do is cut off the extensions and unravel your cornrows.

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Are crochet braids bad for edges?

The popular braid pattern of braiding the hair straight back is damaging to the edges. This braid pattern will make your hairline recede. The weight of the fake hair hanging on the cornrow base of your natural hair sometimes leads to breakage. Especially when people leave crochets in for 3 months or more.

Can crochet braids cause hair loss?

In order to have your hair styled with crotchet braids or curls, your hair must be braided in cornrows at its base. … But here lies the problem: If your cornrows are braided down to your scalp too tightly it can cause tension on your follicles causing hair loss and thinning.

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