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Suavecitita 08-13-2004 05:42 PM

Trensas (Braids)
 
How many of you girls still do trensas? Or you do trensas to your little sisters or cousins?

I admit, I still do trensas myself. Since my hair is really long (all the way to my waist) I make two 'India' trensas. When I say 'India', is because you know how those Old Time Mexican women (Indias) would have their hair braded one trensa on each side.

Now, I've seen Chicanas have their hair braded like the morenas. I've also had my hair braded like this also. (down in Tijuana for like $25 bucks).

Do you think when Latinas/Chicanas/Mexicanas have their hair braded like the morenas, it looks nice?

Wanderer 08-13-2004 05:51 PM

I see nothing wrong with it!!!

Smilez_1511 08-13-2004 07:18 PM

I don't.........I think those look cool!....i once had them....u know cornrolls in my hair...like a black girl...........those were cool. 8)

special 08-13-2004 07:21 PM

man i aint even gonna lie....everynight before i go to sleep... i get my moms to braid my hair u know...........i think its something every mother does for there daughter

txhyna06 08-13-2004 07:24 PM

I THINK IT LOOKS NICE! :D I LIKE DOING MY HAIR LIKE THAT ALL THE TIME, THAT OR EITHER IN TWISTIES :D :wink:

Suavecitita 08-13-2004 07:45 PM

Ok, you guys have to tell me what 'corn rolls' and 'twisties' are.

Can you describe how each one looks? Please? :wink:

Smilez_1511 08-13-2004 07:49 PM

lol.....cornrolls...are braids like black girls have...they start from the begining of your head to the end.....only mine were half way.....

twisties...are like braids...its just hair that is twisted.but those also look really nice. 8)

special 08-13-2004 07:51 PM

man....

cornrolls are just braids that go from tha front to back........like a corn field..................

and twisties are like tha bangs or tha front of ur hair to 1/4 either twisted or braided back

Smilez_1511 08-13-2004 07:53 PM

YEAH WHAT SHE SAID......LOL^^^^^^^^^^^^^ 8)

Suavecitita 08-13-2004 07:56 PM

Dannng, Special, You know WAZZZZ UUPPPP!! :lol:

Thanks, Girl, for claryfying that for me. NOW I know what you mean! :P

special 08-13-2004 07:59 PM

no problemo suavecitita....i do my oldest god daughters hair like that all tha time.....when i go to ur lil corner i can hook u up... :D

bean_bean05 08-13-2004 08:01 PM

i get all them braids. i love it when my mom will braid my hair. but sometimes she gets mean and likes to pull. i also have some of my black friends do the corn rolls. i love it all

Suavecitita 08-13-2004 08:04 PM

*Off Topic*

Special, how old is your oldest God-Daughter? If you don't mind me asking? :wink:

special 08-13-2004 08:05 PM

hell naw my mom dont pull hair its tha negritas that braid shit one girl made me cry...she made my homeboy cry like a lil bitch....she made one girls hair fall out........ 8O

special 08-13-2004 08:07 PM

suave i have 3 god daughters

jennifer marie she is 3
angelita maria....2
and my niece tha baby sue anna marie... she is a week old......

and 2 god sons...

jose carlos.....3
and juan carlos 1

Suavecitita 08-13-2004 08:12 PM

Special wrote:
Quote:

its tha negritas that braid shit
^^^^ I Hear Ya Sister!!

This one morena braided my hair in corn rolls. (Now that I know the difference thanks to you :wink: ) They went all the way to my waist, I almost wanted it to look like I had dreads (*spelling) or dread locks but looking like a trensa. I even made her put that lil bolita at the end of the braid, you know how some morenitas chiquitas have them also. Yeah, so she would pull the tip of my head and get my hair REEEAAALLLLY TIIIIGGGHHT, and shit she did make my eyes watery, but you know what I kinda liked the pain, (hee hee hee) :twisted:

Suavecitita 08-13-2004 08:15 PM

Daaaaang, Giirrrrll, those are ALOT of Ahijados y Ahijadas. :P (God Daughters and God Sons)

You're ONE LUCKY girl!

*Also Off Topic*

You know what being a God Mother means right?

special 08-13-2004 08:32 PM

girl its means alot...i take care of my babies u know those are MY KIDS... me and my ex boy use to fight alot cuz i was always wit them instead of him... but like i told him i aint gonna choose u over mi hijos u nkow

KaryLaPrincesa 08-13-2004 08:36 PM

I like how those look on some girls.. and I've been wanting to get some done.. but I don't know how I look with them..

**Take a look at my avy picture... and tell me if you think they will look nice on me.. BE HONEST NOW** :wink: thanks for your input in advance!

special 08-13-2004 08:42 PM

kary u would look pretty wit some twisties u know have them goin in a *v* shape and then have ur ends curled that would be pretty on u

KaryLaPrincesa 08-13-2004 08:44 PM

Thanks Special!! I didn't think about that..

**staring at my avy pic imagining how it would look on me**

lol!!!

special 08-13-2004 08:48 PM

girl trust me it would look real cute on u.............

Suavecitita 08-17-2004 05:50 PM

Special wrote:
Quote:

everynight before i go to sleep... i get my moms to braid my hair u know...........i think its something every mother does for there daughter
^^^My mom would do the same when I was a little girl. She would put a string while braiding my hair and then tie it up on a bow on top, I looked sooo cuuuute! :P

I guess it's almost like a 'Family Mexican' tradition, almost.

deletedAccount 08-17-2004 06:00 PM

Yeah I've had cornrows*, got them done in nicaragua. Ahh the pain... lol, me tenian con los ojos asi 8O . I liked the way they looked though... and then a friend did it for me earlier this year.

Man, but when I was just a little chica I always had 2 trensas. :D

Nelio 08-17-2004 06:00 PM

trensa's? whrere there cool and hot on a woman. but that cornroll shit. i mewan it is your hair. but doesnt look good to me. now the twisties i suppose that go half way back on the head that is nice looking.

i have seen a few girls like that and then the rest of the hair long and flowing and it was sexy. but i guess that is just my prefference.

i dont see the point in getting cornrols and shit.

now when i had long hair. i would get the back half of my hair in braids. but long ones and just so it would grow.

now is that true? does your hair grow if ya braid it?

BlueEyes 08-17-2004 06:30 PM

Just to correct some of you there called corn ROWS , cause they look like rows of corn. :wink: But there cute I do braids and corn rows to my daughters hair all the time I like it cause she has really long hair and you can leave them in for a few days cause she hates when I brush her hair.

Gigglez916 08-17-2004 06:36 PM

I think it looks good. I know how to do all kinds of braids. I do micro-mini braids like the morenitas do. I remember one time I was doing my homegirls hair and some black girls came by and they were like, "nah ah, whatchu tryna do? You cant braid!" and they looked at what I'd done so far and they were like, "oh shit this girl can braid!" Then they was askin me to do they hair for them pero I charged them 5 bucks each. And thats cheap because it cost hella more in the salon. And I do designs. I know how to cross em and stuff. Pero yeah, Im glad I know how because I've had traumatizing experiences and dont nobody but me touch my hair. Ima do my hair today and take pics and put em in the gallery. :D

Gigglez916 08-17-2004 06:39 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Suavecitita
Special wrote:
Quote:

its tha negritas that braid shit
^^^^ I Hear Ya Sister!!

This one morena braided my hair in corn rolls. (Now that I know the difference thanks to you :wink: ) They went all the way to my waist, I almost wanted it to look like I had dreads (*spelling) or dread locks but looking like a trensa. I even made her put that lil bolita at the end of the braid, you know how some morenitas chiquitas have them also. Yeah, so she would pull the tip of my head and get my hair REEEAAALLLLY TIIIIGGGHHT, and shit she did make my eyes watery, but you know what I kinda liked the pain, (hee hee hee) :twisted:

Oooh, that paint from when you take them out and brush your hair. It hurts but feels good at the same time. Thats the best part of having some nice tight braids.

monique_182_41 08-17-2004 06:45 PM

I like doing braids on other people :lol:

But they do look pretty cool whenever i do them on myself 8)

Suavecitita 08-18-2004 10:27 AM

Yes, Nelio, when you braid your hair it does make your hair grow longer. And it works too! :wink:

deletedAccount 08-18-2004 10:48 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Suavecitita
Yes, Nelio, when you braid your hair it does make your hair grow longer. And it works too! :wink:

Really? Cool! I've never heard of that.

Indira 08-18-2004 11:09 AM

I do my hair in corn rows sometimes but its hard doing them on yourself.....I do my mans too and I hate it......he knows it but I would rather do it than have him pay $30 for getting it done.

El Californio 02-23-2010 07:53 AM

Re: Trensas (Braids)
 
I like it when women have braids. Especially when I'm hitting it from the back and I pull them. :cool:

Eseloco 02-23-2010 08:15 AM

Re: Trensas (Braids)
 
^^I concur.

just tru 02-23-2010 08:20 AM

Re: Trensas (Braids)
 
I like to wear french braids in the summer.

Suavecitita 05-09-2010 10:48 PM

Re: Trensas (Braids)
 
^do you do it yourself or have someone do it for you?

xicanachick 05-10-2010 03:28 PM

Re: Trensas (Braids)
 
As a kid my mom would braid my hair everyday for school so that it wouldn't get tangled during recess. They're more difficult for me to do now with layers in my hair but I'll braid my hair every once in a while. It makes me think of my childhood and being a "plain jane" :)

Suavecitita 05-10-2010 03:49 PM

Re: Trensas (Braids)
 
I like doing snake braids also.

Meztli 05-13-2010 08:00 AM

Re: Trensas (Braids)
 
i like all kinds of braids! i do them my self and to other people. its a great way to have your hair pulled up and look cute lol

iluvskittles 05-13-2010 08:42 AM

Re: Trensas (Braids)
 
me too..
i do em my self....before i go to sleep..

PhiLLyMexican 05-13-2010 09:56 PM

Re: Trensas (Braids)
 
They look good on spanish women

Suavecitita 05-13-2010 10:11 PM

Re: Trensas (Braids)
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Meztli (Post 1415072)
i like all kinds of braids! i do them my self and to other people.its a great way to have your hair pulled up and look cute lol

^to some this seems to be an aphrodisiac to them. :twisted:

puro guanatos 05-14-2010 11:03 AM

Re: Trensas (Braids)
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Suavecitita (Post 1415257)
^to some this seems to be an aphrodisiac to them. :twisted:

So, just because some guys start picturing out pulling some girlīs braids while doggy-styling just by reading this thread you think it is aphrodisiac ? .....let me tell you something.....yeah, you're absolutely right.;)

La_BrOwNiE 05-14-2010 12:04 PM

Re: Trensas (Braids)
 
i loveee to braid other peoples hair but me desespero with my own hair lol i have longg really thick black straight hair

Suavecitita 05-14-2010 12:27 PM

Re: Trensas (Braids)
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by puro guanatos (Post 1415294)
So, just because some guys start picturing out pulling some girlīs braids while doggy-styling just by reading this thread you think it is aphrodisiac ? .....let me tell you something.....yeah, you're absolutely right.;)

:lol: :twisted:


Quote:

Originally Posted by La_BrOwNiE (Post 1415298)
i loveee to braid other peoples hair but me desespero with my own hair lol i have longg really thick black straight hair

^I know what you mean by braiding long hair, it does tend to tire the arms and hands. You have such beautiful hair Brownie. :)

PhiLLyMexican 05-14-2010 06:56 PM

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somebody post some pics up

Suavecitita 05-20-2010 08:01 PM

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^just because you asked Philly.

The top half of the head is a French Braid. I added some flowers to make it look pretty. =)

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SJ 05-21-2010 02:56 PM

Re: Trensas (Braids)
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Meztli (Post 1415072)
its a great way to have your hair pulled...

nice!

just tru 05-21-2010 03:41 PM

Re: Trensas (Braids)
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Suavecitita (Post 1414474)
^do you do it yourself or have someone do it for you?

I can french braid, but I can't do a one on myself, just can't, so my mommy or my sis-in-law does it for me.
I don't wear it that way often, but I think it's cute.

Suavecitita 05-21-2010 04:56 PM

Re: Trensas (Braids)
 
I learned to do French braids myself by watching a friend of mine doing it herself. =)


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