• Wed. Jun 16th, 2021

10 Natural and Protective Hairstyles to Try This Spring And Beyond

Natural and Protective Hairstyles

In need of a new natural and protective hairstyles for your hair besides the typical wash-n-go? Check out our top 10 styles we are trying out!

#1: Side-Parted Chunky Twists

This hairstyle is perfect for medium to long-length hair and is easy and quick to achieve. Also, you can style this low-maintenance hairstyle with accessories.

#2: Two Strand Twists

Second, two-strand twists serve as a go-to style for most naturals. Not only do these twists give you a low-maintenance hairstyle, but also a bomb twist out. Basically, two hairstyles in one! Also, you can add any accessories of your choice to jazz up the twists.

#3: Four Flat Twists in a Bun

Further, flat twists also is a low-maintenance and go-to style. This four chunky flat twist style is quick and easy. Just like the two-strand twists, this style serves as a 2-in-1 with an amazing twist out.

#4: Bantu Knots

First of all, how cute are Bantu knots? No matter the length of your hair Bantu knots are worth the try. This beautiful style will give you and your hair a break from daily manipulation. Also, when you are ready to take the style down, you will get surprised with some amazing spiral curls.

#5: High Puff

In addition, you can never go wrong with a high puff. And the best part about them is you can style it any way you want by adding twists in the front, braids, or accessories. This style will also be on the top list for go-to styles.

#6: Knotless Braids with Flexi Rod Curls

Without a doubt, knotless braids have been out for a minute. However, if you want to spice things up a bit, try adding flexi rods curls to the ends.

#7: Cornrows a.k.a Pop Smoke Braids

natural, protective hairstyles

Likewise, one of the most popular protective style to try are the infamous Pop Smoke braids. This is a very simple style that can be manipulated to your liking. You can add curls, beads, and jewelry to this style to make it more…you!

#8: Butterfly Locs

Next, are the beautiful butterfly locs. This is also another popular protective style that is sure to turn heads. However, even though this is a popular style, you can make it your own. Try this style with hair jewelry, headbands, and wraps. Make it your own!

#9: Passion Braids 

Natural and Protective Hairstyles

Unquestionably, we have heard of passion twists, but have you heard of passion braids? These braids use the same hair as the twists to give your box braids a new look. 

#10: Passion Twists

Natural and Protective Hairstyles

Furthermore, do you love twists styles? Well, you should try passion twists. Not only is it low maintenance, but it gives you your hair a little added protection with a similar look to your natural two-strand twists. 

Chalise Thomas

Chalise Thomas is a Mass Communications major at Albany State University. She lives in Jonesboro, GA