Summer Braid Hair Care

50080987aa07d4100c6bc09fb0fefeb6--braids-and-beads-commentWell, it’s that time of the year and many women are turning to braid and cornrow styles. tribal braidsThey are the most convenient way to keep your hair looking maintained and stylish in the summer heat. But even though this protective style is low maintenance, it still has to be MAINTENANCED. Protective styles should only stay in for a month at a time. 2 months maximum. Any longer than that and your new growth will stretch and damage. This completely negates the point of protective styling. In addition to this, your braided style will also need to be cleansed. Sweating,dust and dirt causes odor. Conditioning afterwards isn’t necessary.  Masks and conditioners tend to loosen braids because of their silken qualities. Conditioners will certainly affect the wear life span and often times will cut it in half. Use hydrating shampoos and oils sprays on braided hairstyles instead. I attached a video demonstrating the cleansing of a braided style below.

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Buns

A bun is basically a chignon worn low on the back of the head. The word “chignon” comes from the French phrase “chignon du cou,” which means nape of the neck.

Buns are also a protective hairstyle. A protective hairstyle is a style that you wear when you want to give your hair a break.

 Protective styles require very minimal manipulation, which is essential to helping to grow.

 

Today’s buns can be funky or elegant. Whatever your flavor.