How To Get 360 Hair Waves

African American 360 Hair Waves
360 hair waves

360 waves is a hairstyle that is favored by young African-American men. When properly styled, it looks very good and is found to be attractive by young women. The name for this hairstyle comes from the fact that the hair arranges itself into a pattern of waves that form a 360 degree circle around the head. Achieving this hairstyle is surprisingly simple, yet many men still have no idea how to get 360 hair waves.

To begin, the 360 waves is a short hairstyle. The hair needs to be cut to a length of one and a half inches. Then, it will be necessary to determine if the hair is loose to normal, or tightly kinky. If the hair has very tight, kinky curls, it will be necessary to apply a relaxer to hair so that the curl will straighten out a little.

Wash the hair thoroughly using a moisturizing shampoo and conditioner. Allow the hair to air dry. Next, one will want to apply a silver dollar sized dollop of pomade and massage into the hair thoroughly. It will then be necessary to brush the hair evenly, beginning at the crown of the head and working out. Put on a "doo rag", a nylon net created to help form the waves.

It will be necessary to repeat the process of applying the pomade and brushing at least twice a day for the next two to three weeks. During this time, avoid shampooing the hair, as shampoo can cause the waves to relax and leave one with straight, limp hair. Cutting the hair should also be avoided during this time.

Once the waves have set and are being held naturally, one can see a barber and have the hair cut using a one and a half inch guard with the grain of the hair. It is important to remember that the hair should not be cut any shorter than an inch and a half and it should be cut with the grain to maintain the 360 waves.

That is basically all there is to knowing how to get 360 hair waves. The process takes a little time and a lot of attention, but the result is well worth the effort. The girls seem to love this look, and it is a hairstyle that young African-American men can achieve with relative ease on their own, without having to go to professional stylist or live with the simple curls that are a dominant trait in their hair.

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