Do you have a protective styling and wondering how you can keep it fresh? One of the things you can do is to wear a durag. It preserves your hair by minimizing friction and avoiding frizz.
That said, tying a durag is a skill that you can learn. It’s important to do it properly to avoid pain and create a line on your forehead and at the back of your head. In this article, we’ll give you a step-by-step guide on how to tie a durag.
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This video by PhdinWaves shows you how to tie a durag.
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Things to Remember
Before we get into the process of tying a durag, keep the following in mind.
- Always use a quality durag that has long strings.
- We recommend using silky durags because they prevent your hair from drying out.
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8 Easy Steps to Tie a Durag
1. Place the durag on your head and ensure that the stitching is on the outside.
2. Make sure the stitching is at the center of your head and properly covers your hairline.
3. Once the durag sits flat on your head, pull the strings behind your ears.
4. Cross the strings over each other behind your head and ensure they remain flat.
5. Bring the strings to the front of your head by passing them over your ears.
6. Cross the strings over your forehead, one after the other, taking them behind your ears.
7. With both strings behind, gently tie the durag.
8. Pull the back of your durag and the front a little bit.
Video Credit: PhdinWaves makes tutorials on the waves’ routine.
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