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Last updated: October 23, 2018

4 Solutions To Common Braiding Issues

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4 Common Braiding Issues—Solved!

Whether it’s making fine hair appear fuller or getting extensions to stay put, we have four easy solutions to the most common issues stylists face when braiding. (Hint: Products are what make or break your braids 😉). Put an end to your search by checking ‘em out below, then watch a quickie how-to from BTC Team Member Shayla Robertson (@samirasjewelry) for some braided/boho style inspo!


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1. If she has layered hair…

Shayla recommends curling the hair first and really focusing on the ends to prevent them from sticking out. But if a few stray layers are giving you a major headache, simply use bobby pins to hide it in the style.


2. If you’re applying extensions first…

Finer hair has trouble holding extensions, so apply ColorProof PowderFix Instant Volume Texture® Powder Spray directly at the root to give them grip. You can also apply this again before you pancake—which is what Shayla does—to create instant texture, lift AND control.


3. If she has fine hair…

The secret is to fake the thickness/texture she lacks, which you can totally do by prepping her strands with a lightweight spray like ColorProof TextureCharge® Color Protect Texture + Finishing Spray. It instantly infuses the hair with dry texture without weighing it down—win-win.


4. If you live in a humid climate…

Humidity has the ability to deconstruct even the prettiest of braids, so finish your styles with some ColorProof HumidityRx® Anti-Frizz Weatherproof Spray to add some extra protection.


Watch The Video Below To See Shayla Create A Boho-Inspired Braided Look!

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Eager for more braiding help? Watch this quickie to learn how to prep fine-haired clients for braids!

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