The two-strand twist is a popular method to grow starter locs and a beautiful style to use after retwisting. It’s so easy to do; you can do these twist at home.
It involves taking two strands of your hair and twisting them together and is excellent for short and long natural black hair. Like the coil, method two-strand is ideal for black hair and varies from small to thick twist according to the client.
So, what to expect with the two strand twist, well for one, the unraveling. You may experience unraveling on wash day or sleeping without a head tie. This is not a problem since you can always re-twist your starter dreads.
Regardless of the method you choose to lock your dreads, you will experience frizz at the beginning of any loc journey between the first few weeks to five months, you will have a lot of frizzes. But over time, your frizz will subside, but don’t cut it off since you can damage and weaken the locs.
The Dreads Bun
- Spray Bottle with Water.
- Elastic Hairband.
First, you must hydrate your locs with water, and this allows your hair to move freely.
- Grab a band and gather all the dreads wherever you want your bun to sit.
- Using the hairband, secure your hair within the band by wrapping it around to form a ponytail.
- If you think your hair is pulling too tight on your hairline, loosen the hairband to relieve some pressure.
- Make sure you don’t leave any locs out to secure your ponytail.
- Once you have achieved the look, the next step is fanning the locs above the hairband to form the bun.
- Grab another hairband and place it on your dominant hand then, wrap your locs by tocking all the hair to form a bun.
- Take the second hair band to secure the shape.
- All Done!
My name is Penny Thomas, I love blogging, and the founder of HTW dreads. I had dreadlocks for the past tens years. However, I cut my hair off to grow them with natural oils and no wax. Apart from my hair, I love reading and swimming.