Super Defined Shiny Flat Twist And Curl Using Flaxseed Gel

Super Defined Shiny Flat Twist And Curl Using Flaxseed Gel

When I first saw Samirah Gilli’s new video on my YouTube timeline I was amazed at how bouncy her hair looked; so I had to watch it. Her super defined and shiny flat twist and curl style is everything and more. Her hair looked so shiny and full, it’s just simply amazing.

I have not tried this style yet but I sure will and I totally think you should try this as well. In this tutorial you will learn how to flat twist and how to get your hair to be curly and bouncing with lots of volume and shine.

So how did she get her hair looking so gorgeous? She started with freshly washed and detangled hair. Below are all that you will need to achieve this look.

Rat-Tail Comb – This was used section the hair for each flat twist.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil – The oil was used to seal in the moisture in from the water. This is a great oil to penetrate your hair and seal in moisture. It is also very inexpensive.

Whipped Shea ButterShea butter is great for locking in the oil and moisture. She made this whipped butter herself. You can make your own or use a thick Shea butter cream that you already have.


Flax Seed Gel – Flax Seed gel is a natural and inexpensive home-made gel that is used to define and hold your styles without the crunchiness normally associated with store-bought gels. She also made this flax seed gel herself. She is surely a DIY person.

Perm Rods – To achieve the bouncy curls she used perm rods on the ends of her twists.

Denman Brush – This was used to detangle the hair and smooth the products through the hair. You can use any denman-like brush that distributes product through your hair without damaging it.

Watch and learn how Samirah creates this style. Let us know what you think of the style.

Originally posted 2014-04-03 18:00:03.

About Shelly Ann Cameron


Hi, I am Shelly Ann Cameron, freelance writer for BlackHairInformation.com. Jamaican born but call NYC home since 2005. When I'm not at my full time job as a Marketing Analyst, I am blogging about natural hair and lifestyle on my blog www.glamnaturallife.com. I created my blog to document my natural hair journey and share whatever I learned along the way. I am a promoter of healthy hair whether it's relaxed or natural. While I am no natural hair Nazi, since going natural in 2011, many of my articles are natural hair driven.

About Shelly Ann Cameron


Hi, I am Shelly Ann Cameron, freelance writer for BlackHairInformation.com. Jamaican born but call NYC home since 2005. When I'm not at my full time job as a Marketing Analyst, I am blogging about natural hair and lifestyle on my blog www.glamnaturallife.com. I created my blog to document my natural hair journey and share whatever I learned along the way. I am a promoter of healthy hair whether it's relaxed or natural. While I am no natural hair Nazi, since going natural in 2011, many of my articles are natural hair driven.

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Comments

  1. Trisha Anderson Love
    Trisha Anderson Love

    She is beautiful. I *tried* this on my daughter tonight. Still working on the flat twists tho. Can’t wait to see the results tomorrow.

  2. BabySteph Anie

    That is her hair . Not all African American women have kinky hair that won’t hold curls !! She has a beautiful grade of hair

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