Top 5 Protective Styles for Summer!

Summer’s here and so are all your plans. You want to spend money on trips and events. You want to keep your edges intact but still look cute protective styles are the solutions to your problems. Listed below are the 5 protective styles that you can interchange this summer, while maintaining a budget and still looking cute.


Braids are extremely versatile. So many different styles to keep up with your summer plans. Listed below are two of the most popular braid styles around.

Box Braids aka your Poetic Justice braids. Janet wore them. Your mom and aunties wore them and now you’re wearing them. Want something that allows you to just get up and go then this style is right for you. They’re low maintenance and lasts for about 2 months.

Ghana Braids an African style of wearing your hair just as the name suggests, Ghana braids are long-lasting braids, offering a way for you to have fabulous hair when time just isn’t on your side.

Box Braids
Ghana Braids
  1. Goddess/Faux Locks a semi- permanent look that you’ve you seen the hottest celebrates like Eva Marcille and Meagan Good rock. Goddess locks are good up to three months



If braids aren’t you thing and you want something more simplified, then twist are the way to go. You have such options as Senegalese, Havana or Marley. Traveling to hot humid places these are the answer for you. These are also low maintenance and can last up to two months.

4.Crotchet Curls want to rock a curly style, but don’t want to wear your own hair or get a weave. Crochet curls gives you that same effect and you’re still able to commit to protecting all of your hair.

5.Bantu Knots

Bantu Knots is a really perfect summer protective style! Perfect for a defined twist out, or perfect just to rock throughout the summer. Plus, it’s something can you do yourself. The maintenance is a little higher on them compared to the other styles because you did need to tighten them up every few days. You can find tutorials on YouTube on how to do it yourself.

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