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Stretch 4c Hair With Flexi Rods Tutorial

Stretch 4c Hair With Flexi Rods Tutorial

I often talk about the importance of keeping your natural hair stretched for length retention here on BHI. Keeping your hair stretched, particularly if you have type 4 hair that doesn’t clump and tends to coil and curl around itself is important for preventing single strand knots which then subsequently cause breakage.

Flexi rod sets are an excellent way to stretch your hair. Even though they don’t stretch your hair straight, they do introduce a more elongated curl to your hair which stretches it out.

This along with the fact that curly sets when done with a reasonable amount of tension can really bring out your hair’s natural shine, they are a great heat free styling choice for type 4 naturalistas.

A word of warning though, flexi rod or perm rod sets tend to take a while to style so unless you have the time, this won’t be easy to do every week. For special occasions however, knock yourself out.

This one is another fabulous hairstyle by YouTuber naturalhairnskincare. In this one she shares a flexi rod set on mid length natural 4c hair.

See the tutorial here



About Alma

Hi! I'm Alma Ruddock, a full time blogger. I stumbled on a hair care forum in 2008 frustrated with my breaking relaxed hair and the information that I found there changed the fate of my hair forever!. I started as a way to help both myself and other women of color achieve their dreams of long healthy hair. I have now achieved my goal length and I continue to bring new information about hair on both this website and my personal blog.

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    I do braid my hair once a week after washing and put perm rods at the end. I have really good results with little to no tangling and knotting.

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    I want this ChaRissa Fair you can do it for me when I take these braids out!!!!

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    Very nice

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    Zilpa Quetura. ..flexirods

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    I need to try this

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    Love it!

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    My hair will NOT do this. Only ECO and curly pudding for my 4c/4b hair.:)

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    i think i’ll try this!! it’s so cute!!

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    Bonita you should try this

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    jolie coiffure

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    These CURLS Domonique Bradford

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    I love this!!!

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    Love iT

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    im about to try this in my hair right now

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    need a video of this wondering how u got the hair to saty twisted

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    I will try on my daughter that’s cute

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