January 18, 2020

Most of us don't consider the size and shape of our heads when getting a hairstyle. Results vary because of several factors including head shape, diameter, your own natural hairline (do you have edges 🤔), your facial structure, your height , weight and neck length....

August 29, 2017

Yes! You can wash your Crochet Braids. But if you really want to clean your scalp while wearing Crochet Braids, there are a myriad of methods and products to help.

Dry Shampoo like Organic Root Stimulator Herbal Cleanse or Cantu Apple Cider Vinegar Dry Co-Wash are great...

August 29, 2017

Edge control has many great benefits but can be damaging if used while you're wearing a protective style like Crochet Braids. I was recently accused of using glue on a client because she had a hard time removing her Crochet Braids along the perimeter of her hair. I do...

October 19, 2016

Curl activator was a must-have back in the day.  Whether you had a Jheri Curl or rocked a natural, oil based products helped to keep your hairdo "outta sight"! 

Today, those products are still around and they are perfect for maintaining Crochet Braids. Oil based pr...

October 4, 2016

This debate has been ongoing since Crochet Braids regained popularity in the last 7 years. Crafters are up in arms because the Hair Industry is using the term Crochet. This is my feeble attempt to put this debate to rest.

Back in the late 70s and early 80s, individual h...

September 28, 2016

"I want hair that dosen't tangle!" .... is absolutely THE most common request among my clients and people inquiring about Crochet Braids.

My response: "All hair tangles, period."

Human hair tangles.  Synthetic hair tangles. Nose hair tangles. Dogs, cats, horse hair tangl...

September 22, 2016

Crochet Braids by Twana was founded in 2011. But it was not something I set out to do. It was never my goal to do hair professionally.  I needed supplemental income and the demand was there.  More than 5 years later, it has become my sole source of income and a thrivin...

September 14, 2016

There's been a lot of debate lately on the subject of crochet braids and protective styles in general for children. There are some pretty disturbing images online of children wearing hair that's longer than their little bodies. And unfortunately, those images have caus...

Crochet Braids have been around for decades.  But in the last five years, the trend has gained a lot of popularity.  One of the biggest reasons is Marley Hair.  Because so many people are natural now, there's a huge demand for dry curl patterns with a matte finish that...

I can feel the backlash and I haven't even started writing yet, lol. I'm about to step on some toes and likely upset some folks.  But its time to have this conversation out in the open.

 

THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A KNOTLESS CROCHET BRAID.  You may not see the knots, but...

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