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The natural hair trend is slowly growing, but most African American women don’t have the volume or the length to pull off natural hairstyles. The next best thing is a kinky straight weave. They look and feel just like natural hair without the tangling and breakage often associated with your own natural hair. Let&rsquo's take an in-depth look at what this type of weave is.
What is Kinky Straight Weave Hair?
Kinky straight weaves used to be known as yaki hair and they are very distinctive in a number of ways. To begin with, its texture is just like natural African American hair without the tangling often associated with natural hair. It is, therefore, the most ideal way to transition from weaves and wigs to wearing your natural hair. One of the best characteristics of kinky straight hair weaves is the fact that you can style it in any way you choose without messing up the thick full-bodied texture it is known for.
Can You Straighten Kinky Straight Hair?
Yes, you can choose to straighten coarse kinky hair but you must maintain a moderate temperature of 350-400 degrees to avoid damaging the hair. Straightened kinky hair doesn’t lose its volume, making it one of the best types of weaves to straighten. It is also very easy to manage while straight or even kinky.