How to quickly and easily add versatility to your look? Quick weave can help you. Use a protective base such as wig cap to glue weave tracks to your head.
- Wash and condition natural hair. Use a moisturizing, sulfate-free shampoo to wash afro textures, avoiding stripping the hair of its natural oils. Nourish hair with a thick, deep conditioner and prepare it for the quick weave.
- Use strong-hold setting lotion to saturate natural hair thoroughly, helping smooth the hair down and mold it flat against your head. Thus, it will make for a more natural looking, flatter weave.
- Completely dry hair under a hooded dryer or use a blow dryer. Apply more setting lotion and smooth hair back down with a coarse bristle brush once the hair starts to revert into its afro texture.
- Use the first wig cap to cover the entire head and make sure all natural hair is covered. Apply a paper towel or shower cap on top of the first wig cap, and then cover it with a second wig cap. Towel cap can absorb excess moisture, while the shower will provide a better barrier than a paper towel.
- Secure the first weave track against your neck’s nape, and measure the correct width, and cut the track to fit your nape.
- Place a thin strip of bonding glue along the track’s top. Then, carefully place the track on the nape at the bottom of the wig cap. To enforce the bond of the glue, you can apply pressure to the track for a few seconds.
- Keep cutting and applying tracks until you get to the crown. Then, work from the front of the head back, forming a small, open, circular section right at the crown of the head.
- Cut about 2 to 3 inches track for the closure. Place bonding glue to the edge of the track. Then, roll it to make a circular formation.
- Flip the rolled track upside down. Apply this track to the circular area to close off the weave.
- Style and cut the weave as you like.
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