Who knew that those inexpensive little items used to create trees for my son's school project would become a hair styling tool?! Well, that is exactly what happened!
After nine months of transitioning to locs, I became a bit bored with with my locs. I was updone, fuzz had been accepted and the pulled back braid style was simply getting old. I had to try something new. After attempting flexi-rods on a client with locs, I found that the results were not my favorite. Pipe-cleaners are inexpensive miniature flexi-rods!
I first folded each pipe-cleaner in half. My hair just wasn't long enough for the full length of the tool. I then took three locs at a time and wrapped them in spiral formation around the folded pipe-cleaner; exactly like the flexi-rod. The number of locks you include may vary depending on the size of your locks.
This is also a great option for individual two-strand twists.