I have tried the Pipe Cleaner set and the Flexi Rod Set a few times on my Sisterlocks and I’ve come to the conculsion that the Flexi Rod Set is much better! In my comparison video [HERE], I discuss the differences that I’ve noticed between the two ways to achieve curly locs.
Pipe Cleaner Set
Flexi Rod Set
So what are Flexi Rods you might ask? Well, Flexi Rods are soft, spongy rollers with a smooth surface that come in various sizes/colors.
And Pipe Cleaners are just like what you remember from childhood. A long piece of mental with fuzzy felt covering the surface.
Check out the video [HERE] and find out the differences in preparation time and the process of actually setting your locs.
Jocelyn Reneé is a Licensed Cosmetologist, Loctician and Textured Hair Educator. She was born and raised in the Washington DC area and is a graduate of the Aveda Institute Cosmetology Science program. With over 14 years in the Hair Care Industry, from Salon Assistant to Natural Hair Blogger to Professional; Jocelyn is passionate about cultivating healthy hair.