How do you maintain MINI twists?

How do you maintain MINI twists?

How to maintain mini twists on natural hair

  1. We recommend wearing your mini twists for a maximum of 4 weeks.
  2. You can wash your scalp after about a week.
  3. Use a spray based leave in conditioner or moisturizer several days in a week.
  4. Try to redo or refresh your mini twists weekly or bi-weekly to prevent locking.

How do you keep mini twists from frizzing?

Use A Pomade Or Gel. Once your hair is parted correctly and sectioned off, technique and products are essential. Brooklyn-based hairstylist and owner of MyTresses salon, Simone Cremona, tells Refinery29 that the easiest way to prevent frizz is by using pomade or gel while you braid.

How do you keep mini twists moisturized?

To keep your mini twists odorless from prolonged wear, massage your scalp with oil often. You can also wash your scalp with a good cleansing shampoo. Moisturize your mini twists often. Fill your spray bottle with water and a leave-in, then spritz it over your mini twists from roots to ends and saturate your hair well.

How do I make my twists thicker?

Plump it up! To get fat twists of course you will want to section the hair in larger sections but the trick is as you are twisting, keep the hair pulled taut and continue to keep it stretched as you twist all the way to the end. Once released the twist will magically POP giving you a thicker, chunkier looking twist.

How do you maintain twists?


  1. Wash your twists at least once a week, and ideally every three days, unless you plan on removing them soon.
  2. Use a residue-free shampoo to help prevent your hair from becoming greasy or gunky.
  3. Follow with a leave-in conditioner or dread cream to replenish and restore the hair.

How do you moisturize mini twists?

Moisturize your mini twists often. Fill your spray bottle with water and a leave-in, then spritz it over your mini twists from roots to ends and saturate your hair well. Apply light oil to your hair from roots to end to seal in the moisture.

Should I oil my twists?

When you are twisting your hair after your wash, be sure to thoroughly moisturize it. This is where the LOC method – using a liquid (or leave-in), oil, and cream to moisturize – will come in handy.

How do you take care of your hair during mini twists?

Since your hair will be tucked away for a week or more within your mini twists, it’s important to make sure that your hair is thoroughly washed. Using a sulfate-free shampoo, scrub your scalp and cleanse your hair thoroughly. If you use a sulfate-laden shampoo, it may strip your hair of all of its natural oils.

How long does it take to do mini twists?

On average, it can take anywhere from 2 hours to 2 days to complete your mini twists. If you want larger twists and you have short hair, you may only need to set aside a couple of hours to do your twists. On the other hand, if you have long hair and want teeny-tiny mini twists, then you may be doing your hair for several days.

Are mini twists still trending?

Mini twists are always trending! The versatile style is perfect for a casual day at the beach or for the most formal occasion. The style is also very easy to do and offers various styling options. In this article, we will give you a step-by-step explanation of how to do mini twists, helpful information on twist maintenance, and more.

Who invented Mini twists?

The original creator of mini twists is unknown; however, these small twists are a variation of Senegalese twists, the style is often confused with Senegalese twists.