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Pinch Braids

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Pinch braids is a hair extensions technique that attaches the Human hair or synthetic hair to the natural hair by braiding them together in a small braid and then securing the braid with string(usually elastic thread). This technique has been around for many years and originates from Africa. The technique last about 3-4 months, depending on how fast your natural hair grows. The extensions should be removed when hair has grown out 1-1.5 inches to prevent dreading of natural hair.

Pros

This is an all natural hair extension method that does not use glue, keratin or heat that can potentially damage your natural hair. Removing the hair extensions is pretty easy and does not require any remover of any sort. 

This method sits very securely in hair and therefore works well on people who can get a little rough when brushing there hair- this is often the case with people who have coarse or curly hair. 

Cons

The process of braiding the hair might take a toll on the natural hair if not done carefully. People with thin and fragile hair should make sure when getting this technique that the hair extensions hair stylist is not to rough on the hair.