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Wash Day | How To Roller Set Weave (Sew-In)

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I stress time and time again how important *I* believe it is to invest in your hair extensions.  Great hair from a reputable company has so much versatility and more importantly longevity.  One way to straighten your virgin curly and wavy hair extensions is with a rollerset.  Learning how to roller set your weave versus constantly straightening and curling with hot tools will preserve the hair's natural texture, plus the style lasts so much … [Read more...]

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How to Wash Box Braids + Twists

How to Wash Box Braids Senegalese Twists - Longing 4 Length - Ebony C Princess

Although I actually have Senegalese twists installed, the process is the exact same as how to wash box braids, marley twists, kinky twists or any similar style.  I wash and deep condition my twists once per month and moisturize daily.  Despite how low maintenance these styles are, you do have to at least follow this basic regimen to keep your hair healthy while wearing box braids or twists.  You will need: a moisturizing shampoo, deep … [Read more...]

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#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: How to Seal the Wefts of Hair Extensions

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

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Side Part Weave with Leave Out Tutorial (Including Braid Pattern)

Side Part Sew In Weave - Longing 4 Length

Back with another sew-in tutorial, this time I am featuring a side part weave with leave out.  Today's model is my little cousin, Kyndra, who asked me to do her hair for graduation.  Believe it or not, this was K's first time having a side part weave - she normally does a center part.  I think both are equally beautiful, but there is a sultriness to a side part (especially if it covers one eye!) that gives it an extra sexy factor.  Since K is … [Read more...]

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How to Deep Condition and Wash Your Wigs

How to Wash Your Wig in 10 Easy Steps - Longing 4 Length (1)

No matter where you made your purchase, the first thing you should do upon arrival is wash your wig!  This serves  to clean the hair, remove the factory and/or chemical smell, allow for re-styling to best suit your face, and.  Most lace wigs are packaged in a square box (which is perfect for storage) so the hair and lace cap will have funky bends and folds in them.  Washing your wig will also get rid of those so the unit will lay perfectly … [Read more...]

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Sew In Weave with Net and Hair Left Out (How To)

How to Do a Sew in Weave – Longing4Length.com (2)

While I was home in New Jersey, I did a lot of hair, including quite a few sew in weaves.  It was always for family, so we don't charge one another money, but my price is agreeing to be featured on L4L.  Taking pics - with smiles, sans attitudes - is non-negotiable!  My cousins didn't mind so much, especially since I gave everyone hair, but my mom always catches an attitude.  Whatever! No pics, no hairdo - the end! So, my mom is my model for … [Read more...]

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6 Fastest Ways To Cause Damage Wearing Weave!

6 Ways to Cause Damage Wearing Weave - Longing 4 Length

Weaves can be amazing protective styles.  Aside from giving you a break from the daily maintenance of maintaining healthy hair, having your hair braided, protected and hidden from the environment is a great recipe for growth, provided you do (and not do) a few things.  These are six surefire ways to cause damage wearing weave... Not Washing.  Some ladies are determined not to wash their hair or extensions because they fear messing up the … [Read more...]

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Pros & Cons of Wearing Full Weave with Closures

Advantages of Full Weave With Closure - Longing 4 Length

Many ladies are turning to full sew in weaves as a favored protective styling option, so I think a discussion on the pros and cons of wearing a full weave with closures is in order.  Personally I've been wearing sew-ins since high school, both full and partial but only recently has my first closure installed with my weave and I love it! Closures, for those who are unfamiliar, are special hair units in which individual hair strands are … [Read more...]

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