Description: What is Senegalese braids
Senegalese braids are a fashionable and stylish hairstyle that suits bright and extraordinary girls. The owner of braids will not go unnoticed and will attract the views of passersby. In addition, it is a good opportunity to get rid of the daily need to style hair. This kind of braids is also called ropes or flagella. They are two twisted strands that form a rope. Such weaving resembles African braids, but the main difference is that not three strands are used, but two.
Senegalese braids are suitable for almost any hair length. They can be braided even for fairly short strands of about 7 cm. In such weaving, the pressure on the roots is less than in afrocos, so they can be braided into thin and weak hair. But the service life is less than in Africa, and is about two months.
Senegalese braid design and necessary material
Artificial fibers - kanekalon are woven into the braids. On average, you need 4 packs of such fiber, if in one package about 200 grams of material. You can weave this type of Kanekalon, as "pony", which glows at night and changes color to the sun.
When twisting the flagella, it is possible to combine several colors or to take artificial strands with the effect of shading, where the shade changes towards the end. Do not supplement the pigtail with decorative elements (beads, rhinestones) in length, as this will make it heavier.
Technique of weaving senegalese braids
You will need kanekalon and special glue to fix the ends. Divide your hair into several zones with rubber bands or pins. Then take an artificial fiber, the thickness should be half the natural strand. Wrap in half, thus making a loop. In her threading hair. Then weave the strand and kanekalon as an ordinary pigtail, make 6-8 turns or 2-3 cm. After that divide into two parts, each of them should have natural hair and an artificial strand. Spin each part in one direction. Then, the resulting two flagella are twisted together in a different direction. Reaching the end, seal the end with glue. So you got one pigtail. Do the same with the remaining hair.