Yarn Twists - I did Yarn twists and I don't think

Friday, September 9, 2011

I don't think ... I like them!!

So I folded and took out my yarn braids. My scalp hadn't been free of braids for 4 months and just really needed to breathe.

Now, I know ... and have posted about the arduous task that is removing yarn braids. But it took about 10 hours people!!! Ridiculous! I think it was partly because I'm so gentle and really take my time. So needless to say, by the time I was done ... that last thing I wanted to do was put in braids again. No ma'am. But I had to. I didn't want my hair out. It had to go back into a longterm protective style ASAP.

That is when I though of putting in twists instead. They don't take as long to put in and would be easy as pie to take out. I took it a step further and decided to do fat twists that would ... well, take even less time to put in and be even easier than pie to take out! How clever am I???? *hi^5*

NOT. They just don't look great : ( But not to worry, they look fine bunned. So that's how I'll wear them. It works out I suppose. I work in an environment where my hair needs to be out of the way anyway.

What is the problem? Well, I think

1) They're too thick and
2) I had never, ever done twists in my life and thought myself a pro after watching a few YouTube tutorials. I think I may not have twisted tight enough or I don't have that rolling-of-the-threads-as-you-twist thing down pat yet.

Either way, they took me about 7 hours to put in. Best believe, I'm keeping them in.

What do you think?


KayTee on September 9, 2011 at 6:33 AM said...

I dunno, I think you can work it with some cute styles and accessories. Be creative!

Urban on September 10, 2011 at 7:17 AM said...

You know what? You may be right KayTee. Accessories might distract just enough, from my terrible twisting skills, for me to wear them in more styles lol. Thanks for the suggestion! : )

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