It’s that time of year when some naturals tend to look into protective styling to maintain the health and length of their hair. Before I give you my personal favorites I need to make sure you fully understand what “” is, the benefits, and the disadvantages.
Immoderate pulling from the roots due to styles such as long extensions, buns, or ponytails, can cause damage like . Keep in mind that when you are installing any type of extensions or using your own hair, aim for a medium size braid or twist. The smaller the braid/ twist increase your chances of battling . The larger the braid/twist the less chance you have of maintaining a neat “do” for a long period of time. Lastly be mindful that “protected” the more detangling, patience, and spare time you will need to have when removing the hair that has shed and accumulated buildup.