Perfectly Defined Finger Coils On Super Short Natural Hair

Finger Coils is the perfect protective style for super short natural hair. Do them yourself with this easy step-by-step tutorial.
Perfectly Defined Finger Coils On Super Short Natural Hair

Tis’ the season for dried out, damaged & breaking natural hair. That’s if you don’t do an appropriate protective style. It’s important to not only protect your natural hair from the elements during the winter season, but to give your hair a break from daily manipulation in order to retain growth. In comes finger coils.

Finger Coils Protective Style For Short Natural Hair

The first thing that comes to mind when you think of protective styles may be braids, twists, faux locs and other traditional options. But what if your natural hair is not quite long enough for those styles, without having to put too much tension on your scalp? Throw in some finger coils. Finger Coils is my go to winter protective style when my natural hair is super short. Don’t get it twisted though… the style can be worn any time of year, and at any length. It’s actually a really cute choice for vacation too.

How To Do Finger Coils On Super Short Natural Hair

Simply wash and deep condition the hair to prep it. Then add leave-in conditioner and seal in the moisture with jamaican black castor oil before doing the coils. Coil the hair with gel to hold the style longer. Finger Coils can last up to three weeks with minimal maintenance. I simply oil my scalp once a week, gel my edges when I feel like it, and sleep in a satin bonnet. That’s it. And my hair grows like crazy. That’s what happens when you protect your natural hair from the elements and keep your hands out ya head.

Super Short Natural Hair Protective Style

This protective style is really easy to do yourself. Watch this Finger Coils On Super Short 4C TWA Tutorial for a step-by-step. Give your hair a break and watch your fro’ grow!

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    1. Thank you so much sis. I appreciate the continued support, and you taking the time to drop in and comment xo

  1. Your models are just beautiful. Finger coils looks so easy to do. I want copy of your newsletter send to my email address so I can try some fantastic hairstyles at home.

    1. Thank you so much. A short, natural cut is perfect for this time of year. I’m sure you’ll look beautiful. You can also save your locs if you change your mind and want to reattach later.

    1. Yes, you can still wear coils if your hair is fine and soft. Just be gentle with your hair while styling.

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