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Crochet Braids | First Try

EN FRANCAIS

I installed crochet braids on my sister about a week ago (shmurda dance) and here are the results (and the braid pattern: I did twelve braids in the front and connected some of them in the back).

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Crochet braids are a quick and easy protective style. If you want more info there are lots of tutorials on Youtube.

This style took me quite some time (5-6h) to achieve because it was my first time. Despite the simplicity of the style my install did not go very well because of one thing : the extensions.

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The ones I used were of terrible quality. They were very slippery so the knots would not hold at all. I ended up having to redo them again and again and again but to no avail. I tried a hundred different knotting techniques but that just made me lose precious time. I should have known that the price was too good to be true.

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The curls are nice and defined but once you separate them in order to get smaller pieces they just completely frizz up and you loose all the definition. I tried covering them in leave-in conditioner but that just made them shiny more slippery!

After just a week, I took them down because they looked a mess, they were shedding very bad and of course half of them had already come undone.

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I love this style and despite this experience I’ll try it again with better hair.

Buy quality extensions guy!

-cettepetitezed

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