I think that everyone wants to get a cute fluffy fro at least once. Well, I know I did and still do. Every hair style comes out a little differently, and some 4C ladies may want to achieve a cute fro for their natural hair. Jessica made this super easy tutorial for ladies that have tighter curl patterns and it came out amazing!
What you will need:
Styling Gel (she used Shea Moisture* Curl Enhancing Smoothie, but you can use the styler of your choice)
This style was done on stretched hair. There are a few ways to get stretched hair. If your hair is wet and you’re in a rush, you can use a blow dryer*. If you have a little time to spare (overnight for example) and don’t want to use heat in your hair, you can just do this style on an already old style that is already dry.
Part your hair either using a comb or your fingers. Using a comb will give you a more defined part, so if you want a look that isn’t as neat, you can part using your fingers. Make sure that your hair is detangled well. Apply your styler to the section of hair enough to make a small-medium sized flat twist.
Take the end of the twist and wrap it into itself to create a bantu knot. Repeat this all over your head. At the end, Jessica had about 10 flat twists total. Wrap the style up and let it set a few hours to overnight.
To take down the style, add a few drops of oil to your fingertips before unraveling the bantu knots and twists. This will prevent unnecessary frizz. Once all of the twists are out, take your pick and fluff your hair out for extra volume. Play with your hair until it’s in the place you want it to be. And you’re done!
The difference between this twist and curl and one on wet hair is that this will be a little bouncier and softer. The style will last a few days, and you can keep it overnight in either a pineapple or by retwisting.
Originally posted 2014-08-25 20:00:45.