Marley Twists: Protective Style *Video

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Can I be real honest with you right now?

I know it’s in the blood of most naturals to be super hard core about the rules of being natural, but that’s not me AT ALL.

I can appreciate a beautiful press, a well done weave and some oh so fabulous braid/twist extensions (especially cuz they make for EXCELLENT protective styles).

With that said, I couldn’t help but try this sweet hairstyle using a lil faux hair help ;)

Check out the video below to find out how I got these HOT down-to-my-waist marley/havanna twists.

  

This hairstyle took me a few hours to do, but they were so easy!

In this video I show you my technique (which I literally just came up with like last week!) to achieve a beautifully natural looking extensions.

I bought this hair at my local beauty supply store but you can also find it here.

How would you tweak  this hairstyle to suit your tastes?

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-Malibu Kinky Hair

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243 Responses to “Marley Twists: Protective Style *Video”

  1. LOVE! and I’m definitely trying this, between your technique and the one that BlackOnyx77 posted, I think I can do the Havanna Twists finally!! Yay! (p.s. my blog is on maintenance, changing up a few things, but I do hope in its relaunch, you’ll be on board with the guest blogger feature!!)

    ~Shae

  2. nadjeda1236
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    thanks for tutorial! :)

  3. Cassandre Beccai
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    no prob :)

  4. 154angel154
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    OMG thx for his wonderfully detailed tutorial!!!

  5. Cassandre Beccai
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    definitely!

  6. chinouyamale
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    Doing….

  7. iLoveKianaTaylor
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    Your hair is so beautiful :) do you ever use heat?

  8. benikka
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    just got into hair braiding and am gonna try this after i take down my Senegalese twits lol nice video!

  9. 154angel154
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    I tried it and it came out beautifully!!! I am currently wearing yarn braids but as soon as I get super bored with thisbstyle I am installing the marley twistsn(I may wear this for the remainder of my one yr stretch cuz I am tired of having to burn the yarn). I cant thank you enuf sis… Your new syubbie

  10. bobbins64
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    This technique is by far my favorite for these kind of twists. LOVE IT! trying it today!

  11. njtomboy
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    LOVE! (in my sponge-bob operatic voice<—parent will understand) Thanks for the tutorial…I am subscribing now!

  12. MsSerikah
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    What gel do you use?

  13. Sassy
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    LOVE THESE TWISTS!!! i want to try them out but wanted to know if this style is done on wet or dry hair? I typically style my hair wet because i don’t have a lot of free time with a little one running around :) Thanks for the tutorial and any help you can give.

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      hey Sassy! This style was done on my dry hair. I’ve never done it on wet hair- but you should try it and pls do tell me how it works out. Thanks for commenting! :)

  14. Curlygizzy
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    How many twist did you do? I love them.

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      Hey lady. You know, I dont know how many twists I have in but it would probably be the equivalent of the amount of hair in one pack of marley hair. Hope that helps!

  15. JasmineFanchon
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    I am definitely trying this once i take out my braids!!! thankd a lot!!!

  16. MichelleAndHerCurls
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    Doing these today!

  17. Cassandre Beccai
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    DO, DO, DO! Send me pics! BTW: got a tip from one awesome lady- TheVGinia- that the marley hair by janetcollection is off the chain. It’s apparently way more true to touch then the one I use. You should give it a go!

  18. mskittye
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    Love your channel! Can’t wait to try this style!

  19. missoverachiever
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    This is cute. How long did it take you to complete this style? How many twist did you end up with?

  20. Cassandre Beccai
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    thanks! It took about 3 hours or less. I actually don’t know how many twists I ended up with.

  21. Cassandre Beccai
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    thank you!

  22. taneya
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    oh my gosh… i know i can handle this! this looks so easy to do and i like that im doing it on my own so i can control how tight my hair is manipulated and its cheaper than paying someone… im sooo excited to do this. im going to share this video with everyone!!!

    thanks so much for sharing your style and techniques with the video.

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      I know- it’s pretty simple right?! Glad you got something valuable from it!

  23. chiliz345
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    Cassandre, this style is great, thanks for the video! I did this style and everyone thought it was my real hair! Curling the ends made it really cute. I find this hair to be SUPER tangly after about a week or so- was it the same for you?

  24. mskittye
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    So do you continue to do the twisting motion that you did at the beginning of the braid?

  25. MissJoeyK1
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    Amazing! I’ve NEVER seen this technique before, but I can see that it eliminates that “start of braid/twist” look that I’ve grown to hate. Extremely natural looking. Beautiful job sista!!!

  26. Nefferth Bernadina
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    Just subscribed! Been looking for a protective style this fall. There’s plenty info I can use.

  27. Cassandre Beccai
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    Thanks a lot hon. I love wearing them- their so natural looking and so protective. You must give it a go!

  28. Cassandre Beccai
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    Kind of- but it’s less important as you go down the strand. You’ll see what I mean once you try it.

  29. Cassandre Beccai
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    Thanks sweets! yes I do find that to be true; it’s so cheap I think that’s why it’s so tangly. Personally, I don’t mind, but if you do- def search out for a higher quality hair. I think I might do the same next time I redo my twists.

  30. eightyninetreasure
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    Have you had any issues with your slipping out? Because I also agree with (not liking the braid/twist technique) I knew there had to be a better way.
    I have plenty hair on my head so redoing a whole head of twisted hair would be tedious.

  31. 1221Ivy
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    how many twists did you do? i like the chunky look and don’t want a lot of twists

  32. Rinek2010
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    May you please do a tutorial step by step with how you did it… parting and everything. I like that its not so many like some women on YouTube have. It’s looks really natural on you!!

  33. kidsbloem
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    @154angel154

  34. TwinAnticsTV
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    How long did this style last you?

  35. Cassandre Beccai
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    Hi. It lasted two weeks.

  36. Cassandre Beccai
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    I’ll try!

  37. Cassandre Beccai
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    I don’t know how many I did. I guess as many strips that are in one pack maybe?

  38. Cassandre Beccai
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    No, I havent had an issue with any of them slipping out.

  39. Cassandre Beccai
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    Glad to hear! thank you!

  40. Erica
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    Thanks for sharing! I was so inspired that I attempted this style Sunday! It was easier than I thought and took less time than I thought. I have received lots of compliments. I love that it looks natural even though I did mine long.

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      This is soo the kind of comment that really gets me cheesing from ear to ear! So happy to hear that it was successful for you! thanks for leaving the comment Erica. Cheers!

  41. The Divine Hostess
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    How cute! I’ve never seen this style before. Its a fun looking style. I’m subbing!

  42. Cassandre Beccai
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    :D thanks girl!

  43. Aundrea Love
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    I’ve always loved this style and even though my stylist has done it on me, I could not get it right! But you made it look so easy, I’m going to give it another shot. Do you find the ones in the back lay weird because of twisting it yourself? And what about the parts? Is it in a “bricklayer” pattern for maximum coverage? Can’t wait to try it again!

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      Hey Aundrea! Yes, this style is beautiful! I don’t have any problems with twists laying funny because I twist them myself. My parts are more or less lay in a “this feels right” pattern:)- with no real pattern at all-just me finger separating the hair for a box that feels about 1″ thick (or a little bigger. It seems to always come out very nice for me. Hope this helps.

  44. Aundrea Love
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    Okay, you inspired me…. I’ve tried these several times before but I’d never been successful. Until tonight. I DID IT!!! Mind you, I ran out of synthetic hair at the end so some of the parts are HUGE, but I did a passable and a very, shall we say, organic job. I’ll have to run out and get more hair since what I had was just some left over. But thank YOU for inspiring me enough to try it again, because I’d all but given up. I’m looking forward to getting better at it– I now have an extremely cost-effective protective style. Yaaaaay me!

  45. shellyshelle37
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    I’m a new subbie and I tried this I thought this would be a great idea since I’m going in for a Scheduled C-section in a couple of weeks. Well, I guess I’ll have to keep trying because the braid kept unraveling. Is there anything else I can do to keep this from happening. I am so disappointed because I thought I had found the perfect protective style. Help!!!!

  46. Jessica Anderson
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    Those are so pretty!! Love the look!

  47. Vivacious56
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    I am definitly going to do this style! thanks so much for the tutorial!

  48. chokolatgurl
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    This is SO cute! I would have never guessed that it wasn’t your hair.

  49. Cassandre Beccai
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    don’t you just love that little fact?!!!

  50. Cassandre Beccai
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    you’re welcome, hon!

  51. Cassandre Beccai
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    I’m sorry shellyshelle37! i have no idea why it’s unraveling. Between the kink in my hair and the kink in the marley hair, I have not had that issue. Are you straightening your hair before you do it?

  52. shellyshelle37
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    No, I haven’t straightened my hair. I’m completely natural with 4b/4c hair and I still haven’t figured it out :-(. Thanks for replying back.

  53. frida12394
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    how long could you keep that style in.

  54. StrawberryStina
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    OMG, i DIED.
    I can’t wait to do this hairstyle you just don’t know! Thanks for sharing with us :X !

  55. tigereyes5
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    Do you set the hair in hot water once you’ve finished braiding/twisting? That should stop it from unravelling.

  56. shellyshelle37
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    @tigereye- Cass didn’t do that so I didn’t think it was necessary. Don’t know if I’ll have time before I labor on Friday. I may have to try again at another time :-(

  57. rubi lee
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    It looks real lol very cute!

  58. candykinks
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    I needa try those. It resembles dreads!!! Love it.

  59. Marquisha Staten
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    I love it! I usually do the smaller twists but I never thought to do them bigger. I will definitely be doing these. Thanks for the inspiration!

  60. MrsDomino
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    how many bags of hair did you use for your style?

  61. sunnystone01
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    I love love love this style. Thx gorgeous. New subbie.

  62. dkblck1958
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    this was so easy and looks like and old lady with two left hands (me) can even do it…thanks for sharing

  63. AwkwardNaturally
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    How long does this style last? they are mediumish size and I know the bigger twist/braids are the quicker it messes up

  64. TheSingleStatus
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    ohhhh i’m just seeing how it’s supposed to be done now lol. your method’s kinda easier than what i was doing :) I’m gonna try this ;)

    -Rochelle

  65. gabsmomma
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    I think these are adorable. I have been looking for a protective style that will help with length retention for my 6 year old. Would this style work well with on a child? I worry about how extensions would affect my daughter’s hair, I’ve never had them and have no clue. :-/

  66. Ayesha Sparks
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    Thank you

  67. 1stlady2u
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    Very cute I think I’ll try this style, thanks for sharing!

  68. zoeynakya
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    Beautiful outcome! I just have one question when you twist both strands of your hair at the beginning to loc the fake hair in place do you have to continue to twist both strands of your hair as you go along or do you just regular twist the hair after that? I hope someone understands what I mean, lol and can help answer this for me.
    Oh and also how long does this style usually last?

  69. Cassandre Beccai
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    hey Zoeynakya! I twist both strands as I go on. The style last me two weeks or more. I usually retwist the edges so that it looks new. Hope that helps!

  70. Cassandre Beccai
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    I would go the route of braiding or twisting her own hair to protect it until she’s a little older. But if I were to do them on a child I would 1) wash the extensions in warm water and shampoo to take off any irritating chemicals on the hair. 2) I would use higher quality hair so it doesn’t cause irritation or discomfort for the child and 3) I would not have them reach past her shoulders. It’s safer for little children who like to play to have shorter hair.

  71. Cassandre Beccai
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    hey lady. I used two.

  72. uninaii27
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    I love this style! looks great on you!
    Can I use just one piece instead of two as I want smaller twists that can last about 3 – 4 weeks. So my sections will be smaller that yours (say about 4 or 5 for each 1 of yours). Will two packs still be enough? This looks like an excellent transitioning style for me and a break from kinky twists!

  73. gabsmomma
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    Thanks for the advice. I think I am going to keep twisting her hair up. She’s luke warm about the twisting, but I still think it’s too soon to mess in her hair too much! I do, however, love the twists and I am really thinking of trying them out on myself :-)

  74. sunnieg83
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    I put these in and they look great! Thanks!

  75. Cocoa Cha
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    *squeal* I love this look!!! I have tried almost every style every … literally … except this once. I am def going to try this style. When I do I’ll post it on my blog and link this video. Great job! Plus I love that your video is clear and to the point. Lovely style thanks for sharing. xoxo Cocoa C

  76. Simplycurlyful
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    Love the way ur hair came out! Quick question. Did the twits slip at the roots at all later down the line? And why did u twist from the root instead of braiding a little bit and then twist the rest? just asking which way would be better or it doesn’t really matter?

  77. kimberry2010
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    Beautiful style! How soft was the hair? I had these twists last winter and the hair was like BRILLO! It totally messed up my natural hair and made me break out :(

  78. mzlondon247
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    WELP that’s it! I’ve found my hairstyle for when I go to the Philippines in January THANK YA!

  79. LoveLeadsDaWay
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    i know what you mean . . . basically you’re asking if its the same as the senegelese twists method where you have to twist the two individual strands as you twist them together (to make one twist) the entire time – or do you just do that at the beginng to start the twist lol I have the same question

  80. zoeynakya
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    Yes, exactly, lol. And she answered my question and said yes she does do it like how you would sengalease twist. Its too complicated for me I’d never be able to do it so I’m looking into havana twist. They both have that natural look that I love but it seems the havana twist are easier to do. Just something to look into for anyone who sees this as a lil too hard to do.

  81. blenellchaney
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    How long will you keep these twists in?

  82. ree smith
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    i love your hair…is the marley new
    malibu kinky hair soft?

  83. 989cmitch
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    Love this!! So excited I’m doing it tomorrow !!

  84. ree smith
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    did you blow dry your hair 1st?

  85. Cassandre Beccai
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    Hi ree- no I didn’t blow dry my hair. My hair stretches from the twists I do after I wash it. Check out my hair regimen video for more detailS. Let me know after you watch the video, where you might need some clarification. Take care

  86. Cassandre Beccai
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    ree- nah it’s not soft.

  87. Cassandre Beccai
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    Hey- I usually keep them in for weeks. I redo the front when I think it looks old.

  88. Cassandre Beccai
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    yes!!

  89. Cassandre Beccai
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    Hey hon- it wasn’t soft. I say go to the store and feel out the best ones for you. Hope that helps!

  90. Cassandre Beccai
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    hey simplycurlyful! No it didn’t slip from the root- but I imagine that the fact that my own hair is half the length of the marley hair helps for slipping not to happen since the marley hair has a good grip on my own hair. The technique I use helps me to achieve the most natural “looks like its growing straight out of you head” look.

  91. Cassandre Beccai
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    Cocoa- you’re too cute! haha! thanks so much for the compliments. I know this style will look lovely on you.

  92. Cassandre Beccai
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    weeks- 2, 3, 4. I redo the front if I feel they’re beginning to look fuzzy.

  93. Cassandre Beccai
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    Uninali27- I wish i knew the answer to your questions. All I can say is try and see!

  94. ree smith
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    HELP!!! First I want to tell you I love your hair so I’m trying to put marley twist in my hair for the 1st time. I did not blow dry or straighten my hair but it keeps unraveling at the ends of the twist. I’m using shea butter twist and lock get which is light weight. Do you think I should use something heavier on the marley hair om the ends? Should I use REAL gel?

  95. kairinumberone
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    Love it, gonna try it this week

  96. Cassandre Beccai
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    Hey Ree! maybe real gel will help you. All I can say is experiment!

  97. ree smith
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    Ok I’ll keep practicing until I get use to doing this style on my hair. Please excuse the typo in my last comment, I was sooo sleepy lol! Thank you bunches for your help and very glad you made this video!

  98. Dasia Quinn
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    SO I CAN USE THIS AS A PROTECTIVE STYLE FOR MY NATURAL HAIR? WHAT PRODUCTS DO YOU USE?

  99. Dasia Quinn
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    I LOVE THESE TWISTS. THIS WILL BE MY PS STYLE OF CHOICE FOR 2013. DID YOU DO THESE ON YOUR OWN? WHAT DID YOU MOISTURIZE WITH INITIALLY WHEN TWISTING AND HOW DID YOU TAKE CARE OF YOUR NATURAL HAIR UNDER NEATH AS FAR AS YOUR NIGHTLY ROUTINE AND MOISTURIZING AND SEALING?

  100. Carla Thorpe
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    How many twist did you have total?

  101. lolascrib
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    You may need 3 packs for a full head of hair with smaller sections. I usually do smaller parts too. I will be trying the bigger parts though.

  102. Cassandre Beccai
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    hey Carla! I don’t know how many twists I had.

  103. Cassandre Beccai
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    hey hon- Yes I did do them on my own. They were sooo easy to do. I used Eden’s Heart products. Check this video out for some tips on how I kept these- “Taking care of hair in extensions” on my channel

  104. Cassandre Beccai
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    hi Dasia- I used Eden’s Heart products. Yes, I use this as protective style.

  105. wiseblissnp
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    Hi, just wanted to know what store you went to for the new malibu kinky. When I google it only one website and your youtube video is referenced. The web site doesnt give shipping cost. Would like to purchase it on the ground. Thxs

  106. Cassandre Beccai
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    hey hon. I bought that hair from my local bss. I basically use whatever marley hair I can find at the store, so I would suggest looking for a brand that you feel is suitable for you, ideally from your local bss. Hope that helps.

  107. Muniyrah Tasha-Lee West
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    Thanks for sharing how to incorporate the Marley hair with my natural hair.

  108. FashnMKesha
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    I really want to try this but My hair is probably about 6 inches long, Is it too short to do this style?

  109. mzporscheboxer
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    Yay! I just put in my 1st braid! Thanks Cass :D

  110. StarRoseAngelic
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    I really love this style on you, although I wish you were a bit closer to the camera so I could see the little details.

  111. gibel13
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    how many twists did you end up having on your head approximately?

  112. Surafit
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    Very pretty hairstyle. Wish I knew how to twist lol

  113. Cassandre Beccai
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    you’re welcome sweetie!

  114. Cassandre Beccai
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    no, it is not to short!

  115. Cassandre Beccai
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    you’re welcome!

  116. Shyretta Goins
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    I am so going to try this when I take my senegalese twist out. You’re hair is beautiful

  117. naturalengood
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    Omg I love this & it looks easy! I mended this & the style looks great on you!

  118. naturalengood
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    Oops needed

  119. AlexandraBond
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    beautiful… should this be done on blow dried hair?

  120. dangerouslyloved16
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    This is so pretty

  121. brwnsgr07
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    How long would you say this style lasts?

  122. DeniceNoelle
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    I’m considering outting some in, I already bought the hair…..thx for the quick and helpful vid!

  123. riahbabbi
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    Ina

  124. riahbabbi
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    I absolutely love this style! I want to try it. Do you think the result would be similar if I were to use a different texture hair? Also, how long have you kept yours up? Is the maintenance easy?

  125. MarcellusPierre
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    Would this look right on a male? If the twists were shorter and thicker? How could I make them thicker and shorter?

  126. Brittany Blabber
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    Going to try this tonight! Thanks for the video :)

  127. DaShizzzz
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    Definitely not too short, I did this style when I had only two inches of hair. The only problem was that it didn’t last too long, but that’s because I made the twists too thick.

  128. Simply25Irresistable
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    *New Subbie* oooh I love you already! :) Your videos are very informing and you are such a doll!

  129. tmargreen
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    I’m so excited to try these. I think they’re beautiful, and thanks to you, I’m gonna save money and do them myself. Thanks for this vid!

  130. msLoosed
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    Cassandre, thanks for the tutorial. I put in my twists yesterday. I love them. I also watched your “maintenance” video and will be sure to keep my hair moisturized while in this protective style. I found you through another YT’er, Loveislandbeauty, on Instragram.

  131. RoyalSyd18
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    Very excited to try this. Thank you very much for the video girl !

  132. ree smith
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    Hi. I love watching your hair videos! One of the things I really like is you don’t have a lot of stuff going on in your background so it’s easy to focus on the tutorial. And the white background looks really professional. I’m curious how did you get your background like that? Is it the lights you’re using? Or the editing software?

  133. Beatrice Hrachovi
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    How Long does this style last?looks great!

  134. CassieRags
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    Thank you soooo much for this tutorial!!!

  135. Nkechi J
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    def tried this and failed :(

  136. maya crawford
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    Where can you get the hair from??

  137. L.C. Warren
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    awesome tutorial! and u have such a sweet spirit. keep up the great work!

  138. lhamilt
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    Cass, how many twists did you have on your head in the end roughly?

  139. ohmaya2
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    how long will it take to finish

  140. Cassandre Beccai
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    it depends on how fast you work and how big the twists are. I take 3 hours for this.

  141. Cassandre Beccai
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    hey hon- I don’t know.

  142. ladyrae86
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    how did you part your hair?

  143. Tia B
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    whats the brand name.?

  144. ceah01
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    for the life of me, I can’t get the hang of the twisting at the scalp. I twist the two pieces individually and then as I start to twist them together the marley hair pulls down, away from my scalp and starts to slip out. Do you have any tips. thanks

  145. BeautyHairQueen
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    Love it!!!

  146. renayfarah
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    Love Luv L0VE this….. Thanks for sharing!

  147. Alice Crawford
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    Hi Cass, so to get the faux dread style you did in a later video you must do this style first? Or can you simply wrap the Afro braid to your own hair and get the faux dread look?

  148. Cassandre Beccai
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    hey Alice- you can do it either way. Both work, though i have no experience with doing it the braid or twist extensions before.

  149. kinky grace
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    I USED MARLEY BRAID TO DO MY MICROBES. CHECK OUT MY CHANNEL IF YOU DONT MIND. GREAT VIDEO.

  150. Neferu Re
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    Thank you it looks Great!! I will try this look..

  151. LuLuABlessedSurvivor
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    New subbie here! I heard about your chanel via tayah97! I love your twist I may try this on the weekend! Stay authentically beautiful! I am going to add this vid to my faves if that’s alright with you? Have a wonderfully blessed and safe week!

  152. Shantel Nicole
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    hey I love the tutorial does it still work if I do them a little smaller also my hair is sort of fine, will the twists still hold ?

  153. AKIYIAKELLY
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    pretty…

  154. AKIYIAKELLY
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    you have such pretty real hair :-))

  155. maximuslyricus
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    Very pretty – thanx for sharing!

  156. babybean3
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    @Cassandre Beccai is you hair blow dried or air dried?

  157. Cassandre Beccai
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    hey hon it’s been air dried. See my regimen videos on how I stretch my hair.

  158. Amber
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    Hi! I’m thinking of doing this style for vacation. But, I’m concerned about the twists being too heavy when I get wet from getting in the pool or ocean. Do you notice the twists are very heavy when they are wet? Have you noticed they slip a lot after they are wet? I don’t want to get 3 days into my vacation and twists are slipping out of my head or my neck hurts from heavy twists!

    Thanks!!

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      Hi Amber! Yes they are heavy when wet, but they are not heavy at all when dry. No they do not slip out for me. All I can say is that the only way you’ll know if they work for you is by trying it out on just a part of your head and testing it out. Hope that helps!

  159. Trac1
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    Hey Cass!! Great tutorial!!! I tried and I love them!!! I actually did them on my wet, freshly washed hair. The install was super easy!!! Thanks so much for such an awesome tut! Also, congratulations on the upcoming arrival of your little girl. May God’s wonderful annointing be upon the head of your child.

  160. TheHankins6
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    love love your hair!!

  161. Cassandre Beccai
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    thank you, thank you, thank you hon!

  162. ahsia92
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    Love this! Will it work on a twa?

  163. charmy64
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    gorgeous!

  164. Angelica Cox
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    I love your hair! I’m going to try doing the Marley Twist myself, I’m pretty nervous because I typically do not do twists or braids or anything to my hair so I’m hoping it turns out at least close to yours!

  165. jumibearz
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    approx how many twists is that? :o love your hair btw =]

  166. aristar84
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    Yeah definitely. You can cut the hair prior to installing for your desired length. To make the braid thicker, combine 2-3 hair pieces before twisting them in.

  167. SincerlyNykiaa
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    Is this type of hair good on color treated hair??

  168. Cassandre Beccai
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    hey hon- I’m not sure what you’re asking.

  169. SincerlyNykiaa
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    Like, will it cause breakage… Im uneducated on “weave” . But some people tell me that synethetic hair causes damage on hair with color..

  170. Cassandre Beccai
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    Synthetic hair can have a drying effect on hair. I have a video on taking care of hair in weave. check it out on my channel.

  171. IamLJT
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    Just discovering your site. LOVE IT. I am experiencing some heat damage and am going to give my hair a break from the heat possibly forever if I can get some good cute styles under my belt. Anyway, I went out and bought some hair but now I am hearing that the Toyokalon hair can break off my hair even if I maintain moisture, don’t leave them in too long etc. Have you had any bad experiences with this synthetic hair? I guess you wouldn’t have posted this vid if you did. But, have you heard anything like this about this hair causing breakage? I’m so nervous because I’m already dealing with some damage now.

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      hey hon! I say if the fear overwhelms you- don’t do it! I have a strong moisturizing regimen while my hair is in extensions (which I share in this post). If your hair is in a state of constant breakage right now I recommend treating your hair with a weekly deep conditioning masque/conditioner and amping up the frequency of moisturization to twice a day. If you choose to put in extensions, you might opt for real human hair since it is naturally less drying to hair. If that is not an option for you then do not style your hair this way until you feel your hair is strong/moisturized enough to deal with any potential side effects.

      • Iamlt
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        Thanks so much for your advice! Looking forward to trying this once it’s in better shape!!

  172. AliEsteem
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    When I do it, it slips out so easy even if I’m trying to do it super tight. What am I doing wrong?

  173. Jadoremycurls
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    Love it! I’m gonna try this out!

  174. MsQuita20101
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    How did you seal the ends of your twists?

  175. Neesh
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    I LOVE THIS!!! I cannot braid for the life of me, but I’m good at twisting and will definitely be trying this out. You make it look so simple… Can I ask, do you have a certain way you part/section your hair when doing the twists? (Not sure if anyone already asked… :) )

  176. Bridget Rivers
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    How long does this style last?

  177. Cassandre Beccai
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    it lasts me from two weeks to two month.

  178. mzsoontobe
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    Hello, I am a new subscriber and have really enjoyed your videos. I am trying to do this style from your video but smaller twist and I am having trouble installing it. When I think I have the hair in place so it does fall out and starts to slide out once I start twisting. Is there anyway you can advise me as to what I may be doing wrong? Any assistance would be great!

  179. somanysparkles
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    I really enjoyed watching your video

  180. dana chinapoo
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    I really enjoyed watching your video

  181. jaysicka06
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    These are so much cuter than senagalese twist . I got senagalese a month ago and it damaged my hairline . These don’t rip out ur edges at all it looks natural

  182. NaturalNewness12
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    Thank you so much for this video really. My friend used to do mine for me and now that I’ve moved to Atlanta, I’m just stuck doing twist outs.. Lol. You made this look so easy!! I’m going to try this! I can’t wait to try this… ^_^

  183. becky
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    How did you do the back? With a mirror? Better yet how would advise a novice in doing this style (the back portion of their hair)?

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      hey Becky! It doesn’t seem like it but I did this style for the first time on this video so I was a novice too! I don’t have any particular tips except don’t be too concerned with making straight parts. If straight parts are important to you use a mirror (as you suggested) or get someone else to style the back for you. Hope it works out!

  184. Tiara Burns
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    did you still wash/ deep condition with this style??

  185. xNaturallyISISx
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    Will this work for women who have a curly Afro texture, look at my video on my braidout to see what I mean

  186. Cassandre Beccai
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    hey hon. It probably will.

  187. Josie Veal
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    should i blow dry my hair before installing the hair???

  188. xNaturallyISISx
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    I have it in now it worked! THANKS SO MUCH!

  189. P Cooper
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    Great video…did you wet the ends?

  190. yajaira bolden
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    does this work on short hair

  191. Fatima Tribble
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    could you reuse the hair?

  192. ceah01
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    I noticed that the test twist was a little thinner than the rest. Do these expand somewhat after a while? thanks

  193. Geraldine Ferrer
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    Girl, you are gorgeous! And so is your hair!!

  194. Kaya Bemley
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    how long did it take you to twist ALL of your hair plus tthe faux hair in???

  195. Amber Schaffer
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    That looks awesome. I’m gonna try that for my summer protective style.

  196. Moya Williams
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    I found that my marley hair kept slipping out and once I got it to stay it had lumps and stuff making it a really odd shaped twist. Help!

  197. Cassandre Beccai
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    at 3:40 in the video I show that I twist and roll my hair with the faux hair even as I continue down doing the tiwst. That is the method I use to keep my hair from not slipping. I encourage you to keep trying it until you get the hang of it since I know plenty of women have to practice before getting it right, including myself.

  198. Cassandre Beccai
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    at 3:40 in the video I show that I twist and roll my hair with the faux hair even as I continue down doing the tiwst. That is the method I use to keep my hair from not slipping. I encourage you to keep trying it until you get the hang of it since I know plenty of women have to practice before getting it right, including myself.

  199. Cassandre Beccai
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    thank you!

  200. blackbeauty2838
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    Beautiful :)

  201. mzkrazy18
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    Can You Swim With This style

  202. Jskee98
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    Are you rope twisting the hair as you go down the stand?

  203. phiaphia2
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    How did u section ur hair? When I did my the end result was terrible…. My parts and sections looked bad

  204. Dee Miller
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    I have a TWA and I am attempting this protective style, do you have any tips or advice?

  205. Kayluvscherries89
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    What is the brand and length of this hair?

  206. shanece64
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    Great video thank you

  207. TheMonae fan-c
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    loved this cant wait to try it on my hair in like 3 weeks!

  208. Ann Philippe
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    How long can you live them in for before they look messy?

  209. Erica Hill
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    How many braids did you have?

  210. Cd Gomes
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    I tried this on my niece and it looks awesome, n its a great protective hair style.

  211. loveAnaturalDiva
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    Great video. I will try this style.

  212. Organic4Christ
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    Would you recommend Marley hair with 3C hair textures?

  213. Rosette Peyton
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    I enjoyed your video it was very helpful and to the point. Most videos so self centered I almost dislike watching them but you are informative, beautifully natural, and have the personality&smile to match. That’s confidence. I found a few others I can say the same about.

  214. Cassandre Beccai
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    thank you so much for your kind words Rosette. I’m glad you found this video to be informative for you.

  215. at #

    I also want to have a beautiful hair.

  216. foxyvixen19
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    how do you add more hair to make a longer twist?

  217. Cassandre Beccai
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    I don;t know since I have not done that here. The hair I purchased was already this long. Refer to the website for a link to the hair used.

  218. Morgan Alexis
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    How did you dry your hair before adding the extensions?

  219. L Oyeniran
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    Instead of halving the marley hair you can pull the two pieces, so that less of the two marley piece overlap that way the hair is longer: depending on the length you want it should mean that only 3/4 or 1/4 of the half is actually overlapping. You would probably need to use more hair to retain the thickness. (I hope this makes sense).

  220. Madeliene Bolden
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    I’m beginning my natural journey, and I absolutely love your videos. Thank you for being such a beautiful inspiration. :)

  221. Ana Jollz
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    What kind of hair did you use?

  222. BkScorpio
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    You have to match the pieces that you apply to your hair uneven. You see at 2:45 how she makes sure they 2 pieces are even, don’t do that. But instead of using two pieces you would use 4 (so you can still get the thickness). This is how I made mine longer.

  223. sbrooks987
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    I tried this style, I got the hair to attach fine but the twists were full of flyaways. Any tips to prevent that?

  224. Shatyrah Anderson
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    I love this!!!!! This should help me out a lot! Thank you gorgeous!!!

  225. GanjaSoulMind
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    I like your voice

  226. Bobbi Blush
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    to make the hair longer and thicker you will need four pieces. puff it out and place two in each had. twist the ends together and then continue as you would a regular marley braid. That is how I did mines

  227. shinyjewelsz
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    There’s something about your voice and style that makes you so swagged out.

  228. darmarie7
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    How do u maintain ur marley twist. Do u still wash and moisturize ur hair please share ur routine while having the marley twist in ur hair. Thank u.

  229. miareneem
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    I love ur spirit. U are beautiful <3

  230. Pamela Cooper
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    I love this video! Thank you so much! I just started wearing braids and I love them. I’m going to definitely try these lovely twists. Do you have any tips on how to maintain them for 3 weeks to a month? How to keep the scalp moisturized and how to wash them, please? Also What is the best nighttime routine for them?

  231. Staci Austin
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    can i use this method on my four year old w/o the faux hair? i dont use perms or any straighteners on her hair, but i want to also stop using ponytail holders and rubber bands on her hair…is this a good thing to try on childrens hair?

  232. Staci Austin
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    can i use this method on my four year old w/o the faux hair? i dont use perms or any straighteners on her hair, but i want to also stop using ponytail holders and rubber bands on her hair?

  233. Kristen Harris
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    Hi Cass!

    I just recently put in my own Marley Twists based off your video, and so love them! My only problem with them is that the roots get loose, and so I keep having to redo them. Any advice on how to keep them tight?

    Thanks!

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      Hi Kristen! Why don’t you try braiding it at the root? That would help.

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