Tuesday, August 14, 2018

The Trending Back to School Hairstyle of Summer 2018: OLORI

African Threading Olori Hairstyle DiscoveringNatural

If you have never tried African Threading before, you are missing out. African Threading is one of the oldest form of styling in Africa. This type of style involves wrapping hair with a thread or any form of cords. The most commonly used thread is the African Thread. You can also use Rubber or even yarn.

To see how to thread hair and use these varieties of thread, click here.

African Threading Olori Hairstyle DiscoveringNatural

African Threading Olori Hairstyle DiscoveringNatural

For this Olori Hairstyle, inspired by Esther Tom  (@gameoffros), we used yarn. You can find this in your craft store or online. Click here to buy online
How to create the style
  • After moisturizing hair, section hair into medium size squares
  • Twist each section
  • Working column by column, wrap thread around first section and then connect to the twisted section below it.
  • Repeat this for all columns
  • When completed, gather hair together at the nape of the head.
African Threading Olori Hairstyle DiscoveringNatural

Watch this tutorial