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How do I put my child's hair in twists?
You can check out the Growing It Out page to see how I do this on hair that's been damaged by a flat iron. To twist our hair, it's best to do it after washing, conditioning, and combing the hair (always comb with conditioner, otherwise it hurts the child and their hair).

Then I divide the hair into one inch sections. You can comb a section of hair, then divide it into one inch pieces. When you have that one inch section of hair, divide that one inch piece in half. Then twist one half around the other, all the way down to the ends.

Once you are at the bottom, smooth on a little more conditioner and water onto the ends, and twirl the end around your finger to turn it back into one curl. This will hold it If her hair is curly, the twists stay in, without putting anything on the ends.

You don't have to make elaborate parts. It's best to do this once a week. You can either leave her hair in twists all week. Or you can set her hair with them.

Let her sleep with them in overnight. Make sure they are dry, and then untwist them. Do not brush, comb or fingercomb them. Then she can wear them down or in a ponytail or two (again, absolutely no brushing or combing or finger combing dry hair).

At night, you can just re-twist, or you can put her hair back in 2-4 buns. If you don't wet them, they should last about a week as long as they don't get combed or brushed.

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