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Sunday, September 20, 2015

Doing Her Hair Series! | Crochet Senegalese MoHawk With Freetress Braid Senegalese Twists Small




Crochet Senegalese Twists MoHawk
This style will be perfect for my sister, Aletha. She loves edgy styles and this would really portray her personality.




So let's get this started!


Hair, Color, And Packs

My sister wants to try Senegalese twists, which I don't think I can sit for 8-10 hours of doing her hair. So I will do crochet braids with pretwisted hair. From the local beauty supply store, I decided to get:
Brand: FreeTress Braid
Color: 1b/33
Price: $5.99/pack (purchased 3 packs)

Prepping The Hair

It is very important to prep your hair for long-term styling effectively and the correct way. I started by sectioning her hair in 3 sections (left, right, and middle) The left and the right sides will be cornrowed (flat braided) horizontally to create the Mohawk look.


I braided the sides first, then created one big braid in the middle. Then I braided the top-middle in cornrows going back. After that, I started from the bottom and flat braided all the braided until I reached the for cornrows to create one big braid. I'd sewn the big braid down to secure it, especially since Aletha's hair is very thick. I used light-colored sew-in thread so I would know where it would be at when I take her hair out.

Braiding Pattern For Crochet Senegalese Twists MoHawk
This process took about 2 hours.

Crochet Braids Process

Before I crocheted the Senegalese twists in, I boiled each of the packs to make sure that the twists are sleek and completely sealed. Once the hair was cooled and dry, I crocheted the twists into the middle of the cornrows. 3 packs was enough to create a full style.



Crochet Senegalese Twist MoHawk


And there you have it!


I got my inspiration from Tia Kirby. Check out Tia Kirby | Crochet Senegalese MoHawk for a tutorial on how to do this easy style from start to finish.

If you do this style, as check out Tia Kirby | 6 Easy Mohawk Styles - Senegalese Twist to style your Mohawk hairstyle. Comment below how you like the hair style!

Check out Aletha's hair story: Natural Beauty In My Life | Aletha And Her 17 Years Of Au Naturale. She discusses how her hair is so thick and big, what products she uses to care for her hair, and how she has never received a relaxer...NEVER, EVER, EVER! (lucky you). 
Crochet Senegalese Twist MoHawk
Natural hair says: if you are looking for a quick style, try crochet braids. You can find hair to crochet anywhere and this process is not hard to do. Check out blogs, vlogs, and pictures for inspiration on styles you would like to do...and can do yourself!

Always Desire Your Natural,

Christina J

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