Taking Care of Crochet Braids
Crochet braids can last anywhere from two to eight weeks depending on how well you care for them. Remember to sleep with your XL satin cap and spray a leave-in conditioner on your roots 3 times a week.
How to Wash Crochet Braids
Use a spray bottle of watered down shampoo (your favorite brands will work just fine) and spray your scalp with the mixture. You can lightly massage your scalp with the pads of your fingers.
Condition your hair by spraying it with a light mixture of leave-in conditioner. DO NOT add cream conditioner to your hair because it is really hard to rinse out.
Oil your scalp.
The key to the above approach is focusing your attention on your scalp as opposed to the added hair. Be sure your hair dries thoroughly, so you don’t run into the rare issue mildew forming.
For the sake of not loosening your hair, err on the side of washing your crochet braids once every two weeks as opposed to once a week or more frequently.
Treat your crochet braids as you would your own hair, detangle using our CROCHET SNAPBACK spray and sleep with your style protected. Keep your own hair moisturized by spritizing it with a moisturizing mixture of something like aloe vera water and a leave-in conditioner.
Removing Crochet Braids
Simply cut the added hair as close to the knots as you can. Be careful not to cut your own hair.
For the individual braids, remove your hair, loosen the knot, cut the crochet hair, and unravel the braid that contains your hair.