Different end sealing methods?

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trebor
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Different end sealing methods?

Post by trebor » Sun Jun 14, 2009 12:04 pm

Hi,

So I had my braids done for the 1st time ever earlier this week and I'm really happy!

The ends have been sealed using the good old lighter method, only problem I have is that having cut off the excess length the end of the burnt bits is quite sharp and tends to catch on other nearby braids, and is causing damage.

So I was wondering what the experienced people here recommend in terms of other end-sealing methods?

Thanks

trebor

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Re: Different end sealing methods?

Post by IKickShins » Sun Jun 14, 2009 1:13 pm

I recommend using a braid sealer. When you get down to the end of the braid, take a tiny bit of hair from one of the sections and wrap it around the bottom. Then clamp the sealer onto it and smooth it out with your fingers once it's cut.
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Re: Different end sealing methods?

Post by Laur3n » Thu Aug 27, 2009 8:28 am

i like my ends a little loose so i boil a put of hot water and dip them!

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Re: Different end sealing methods?

Post by BeautifullyChaotic » Wed Sep 23, 2009 9:14 pm

ikickshins wrote:I recommend using a braid sealer.
+1

The braid sealer is a boon to hairmakers of all kinds. It's worth the 30 bucks.
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