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What does pineapple your hair mean?

What does pineapple your hair mean?

The pineapple method is a hairstyling technique that consists of creating a loose, high ponytail on top of your head (i.e., a loose bun). The style arranges the hair in a way that mitigates frizz, flattened curls and knots as you lay down on your pillow for sleep at night.

Why should you pineapple your hair?

If you’re not sure what is pineappling or why it’s done, let us explain: Essentially, by loosely securing your curly hair on the top of your head, pineappling hair allows you to prevent tangled hair and preserve your curls overnight. The best part: it’s so easy, there’s pretty much no way to screw it up.

Can Pineappling cause hair loss?

Before you start to panic, don’t worry, traction alopecia won’t cause ALL your hair to fall out, but it can result in hair loss and significant thinning (around your hairline in particular), especially during prolonged periods, like those eight golden hours of beauty sleep!

What is Medusa clipping?

Medusa clipping is a protective sleeping style for short stranded curlies. You strategically clip sections of hair up and off your scalp using small jaw clips. It lets you avoid crushed or stretched out curls. Basically it’s more like a modified pineapple only for those with shorter hair that can’t be pineappled.

What is COI Leray braids?

Coi Leray braids are jumbo knotless braids with curly ends that are named after and inspired by the rapper Coi Leray, who is often spotted rocking short jumbo knotless braids with curly ends.

What kind of hair tie do you use for pineapple?

Using a traditional cotton hair tie to secure your pineapple will likely create an impression once you remove it in the morning. While this might work for some curl patterns, it’s unlikely to work for type 4 hair.

What does pineapple hair mean for curly hair?

The “pineapple” hair technique, a term coined by the NaturallyCurly community, is a way to protect your curly hair when you sleep. Done correctly, it creates a beautiful pile of curls on the top of your head, which resembles the shape of—yes, you guessed it—a pineapple.

Can You Pineapple hair at a pixie length?

Pineappling for short hair at a pixie length is even easier. Once you prep your hair, cover it with a satin bonnet or satin scarf, since the smooth fabric minimizes friction or frizz. The same goes for pineappling for medium hair. Unless you can get all of your hair into the fabric scrunchie, skip it altogether and opt for a satin bonnet or scarf.