Over the last couple of months, I have gotten the same question a couple of times. Why does your hair look different each time you twist it? Of course, to me- I am thinking-well I just twisted it that’s all.
Well ladies- and gents- there is a science to it. I am going to break it down for you, it is truly very simple -wet twist and dry twist will provide you with a different kind of style.
WET TWISTS- when your hair is wet it immediately sets to whatever style you have it in- it conforms very easily. Wet twisting allows you to see your curl definition so much better and re-twisting may not be necessary because the curl is so defined and “set” it has room to fall (meaning if I pineapple the definition is so strong that it will hold the style but lengthen my curl). When I twist my hair –right after washing- adding products and my Bare Your Hair Oil the next day my results are amazing.
* More definition
* Last longer-may not require re-twisting for the next day
* Shiner look (I've noticed that my hair is shiner with a wet twist)
DRY TWISTS- twisting with dry or stretched hair will provide you with a longer twist- you will be able to see your length. If you allow your hair to dry even for 15 minutes –your curl pattern is going to be different than if you did it when it was wet. If you want your twist to “hang” and show your length then a little drying time is necessary. I will have to re-twist to set the style for the next day. Twisting on dry hair gives me the following results:
* Longer –looser curl pattern
* Less shrinkage
* Fuller look
* Re-twisting is required
Simple stuff right.
REMEMBER: Twisting is a art form! The smaller the twists the more definition, the bigger the twists the more volume you are going to have.