Natural Hair Lingo
TWA- Tenny weeny Afro
Pre-poo- Oils or conditioners used before shampooing.
SSK- Single strand knots.When your natural hair decides to curl up on itself.
Hang time- When your natural hair is in an in-between phase. Not long or short.
Braid-out- When you release your braids for defined and stretched curly hair.
Twist-out- When you release your twists for defined and stretched curly hair.
Flat twist- When you twist your hair on your scalp.
Co-wash- Washing NH with conditioner.
Wash & Go- Washing without styling. Literally wash and go.
Wash – day- the day you set aside to wash your natural hair.
Pineapple- A term used when curly hair is put into a high puff and tied with a scarf to preserve curl definition.
Leave- in- Any product that’s not washed out.
LOC method- Leave in, oil & cream
LCO – Liquid, Cream and Oil
LCOC- Liquid, Conditioner, Oil, Cream
Let me know if I left some out in the comments below!