Category Archive: Protective Hairstyles

Protective styles are styles that protect the ends of natural hair to prevent damage.

Oct 16

Is a Winter Natural Hair Regimen Necessary?

Wear a satin scarf under winter hats

If you’ve been natural for any substantial amount of time you have come across a great deal of info on regimens/routines. Many swear by many products and procedures that work great for their particular hair. But what do you do when your normal regimen seems to stop working when the weather changes? Is a Winter …

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Apr 09

Upside Down French Braid Bun

This style has been a favorite updo hairstyle of mine for quite a while. I have quietly admired it from afar on other people on youtube but dared not try it. The Upside Down French Braid Bun was a special hairstyle and it deserves special consideration. I had never even seen it done on Black …

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Dec 30

Spiral Staircase Braided Bun

So this protective hairstyle is not one of my own. I actually found it on youtube. The original style was not done on natural hair or even Black hair for that matter but this Spiral staircase braided bun is inspired. I loved it and decided to give it a try on my kinks. Not too …

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Dec 27

Kinky Twists are a SEXY Protective Hair Style

Check out my very first set of kinky twists! I added them to the protective style challenge because they protect your hair. It came out so pretty. Kinky twists are one of the sexiest protective styles I’ve ever worn and they look good on everyone. Here are a few styles I wore with my twists. …

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Dec 14

Sidebraid with Beaded Ponytail

The Autumn Sidebraid is a style I found online and fell in love with it. Its basically just a single braid on asymmetrically parted hair. The smaller parted side can be braided, pinned or just put into a neat ponytail with the hair from the larger braid. I like it with this beaded ponytail. It …

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Dec 05

Starburst “Pietop” Updo- Protective Style

I found the inspiration for this style on youtube from Cerinebabyyish. She is an Asian girl that braids like she grew up in the projects. Lol. My hair doesn’t look anything like hers because I made a regular cornrow braid instead of a french braid. She called it a Starburst Explosion Updo but mine looks …

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