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Passion Twists 101

Here’s all you need to know about the really cute new trend, passion twists.

  1. This style is growing in popularity because it is protective, easy to install, affordable, and low-maintenance.
  2. Materials needed: 6-8 packs of hair, brush+edge control, rat tail comb; depending on the method used: latch-hook crochet needle, rubber bands
  3. Make sure the hair you get is the “water wave.” If not, the hair will end up looking more like a kinky twist after installation.
  4. The twists look great at any size.
  5. When you install, twist tight together; make sure both sides of the twists have equal amounts of hair.
  6. Make sure your hair is at its curliest state, and moisturized when you install. (Allows hair to blend with twist and dry for a natural look.)
  7. There are at least 4 installation methods
  • ‘Traditional knot’ method – using this method, the twist is installed using the braided start with 3 strands, eventually combined to 2 strands, latching the twist via a knot
  • ‘Crochet cornrow’ method – using a latch-hook crochet needle, the twist is installed via a loop, to several cornrows on the scalp. Recommended: 6-8 cornrows.
  • ‘Crochet rubber band’ method – the hair is parted and each part of hair is sectioned off with a rubber band; using a latch-hook crochet needle, the twist is installed to the section of hair, via a loop, then tightened and twisted.
  • ‘Crochet braided start’ method- the hair is parted and plaited; using a latch-hook crochet needle, the twist is installed to the section of hair, via a loop, then tightened and twisted.

Check out tutorials to get extra tips and reviews!

Brittany Ireland

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