Cornrow hairstyles are becoming very popular for men who want to create a distinctive style that is easy to care for and maintain. This hair style is especially popular with active young men who may be participating in extreme sports or traveling. When you are considering this hairstyle, it is important that you get advice from a professional and prepare your hair for the style.
Cornrows may be straight, geometric or in a specific design. The advances made in developing this process for hairstyles has resulted in many styles being unique and an art form that is very difficult to duplicate. The effectiveness of cornrows in your hair will greatly depend on the thickness of your hair, the experience of the person doing the style and the preparation that is done prior to the cornrows being started.
Many stylists who provide this service have developed skills that are not easily accomplished. There is a tremendous amount of skill in being able to apply the exact amount of tension required to the hair to create the style without pulling the hair follicles. When you are having cornrows, it should not be painful when done properly by a professional.
Hair that is very dry, has been color treated, or is damaged in some way may need several treatments to recondition the hair prior to getting having the process completed. In some cases, the rows can be made without impacting the damaged ends. Most stylists will be able to tell you what steps you will need to take before getting the process done.
Once the process is completed and in place, there are specific steps that must be taken to maintain and care for both the style and the hair. The stylist will provide instructions on how to care for the hair that is in the rows and specific instructions on what steps to take to assure that the follicles remains healthy and in place.
A new techniques is to have the cornrow hairstyles designed to fit a theme or occasion. When a person is contemplating having this style, it is important to think about what type of style you will want to keep over several weeks. The time required to complete the style will depend on what type of design you want.
Some cornrow hairstyles can be completed in a few hours, while other styles can take several hours to complete. The length of time that the style takes to complete will also depend on the individual's hair and the condition of the hair being done.