**If you didn't catch my last post breaking down one of my favorite protective styles, AKA faux locs, do yourself a favor and check that out as I'll be doing a lot of comparison between the styles! Goddess Locs “I have called on the Goddess and found her within myself” ― Marion Zimmer Bradley What … Continue reading Loc It In: Goddess Edition
Faux Locs Faux locs are without a doubt one of my favorite protective styles. Not only do I find them super convenient, but I adore how natural they look in comparison to other alternatives. Just as their name suggests, Faux locs are a type of protective style that mimic the look of actual dreadlocks. They … Continue reading Loc It In!
If you couldn't already tell, I'm a huge fan of protective styling, but despite having tried so many looks, Pinterest reminded me that there are many more I have yet to rock and have fun with... so of course I compiled a top 5 list of looks I can't wait to try in the near … Continue reading My Protective Style Wishlist
SheaMoisture recently introduced a Jojoba Oil & Ucuuba Butter Collection catering to protective styling that is currently being sold exclusively at Walmart. One of the products featured in the collection is a no-rinse foam shampoo that can be used to easily clean cornrows, box braids, extensions and other protective styles. Since I'm currently wearing … Continue reading Foaming Cleanser for my box braids?
Recently, I did a post about why protective styles are life in which I gave a list of ten awesome benefits and bonuses these styles can bring to the table. One of the benefits I mention on my list is how protective styles can offer a variety of looks that all prove equally beautiful, but … Continue reading Pick your Protection
On average, women tend to spend nearly an hour every day doing their hair and makeup, according to a study done by NBC’s The Today Show and AOL.com. Now, I don't know about you, but ya girl would rather be sleeping an extra 30 minutes during her mornings, especially during the end of the semester. … Continue reading Why Protective Hairstyles are Life
DISCLAIMER: Apparently ya girl was just introduced to snapchat filters… So please forgive her for the lack of good ol’ plain photos and just try to enjoy an animal filter or two along the way! So we’ve already covered box braids as the go-to classic for anyone wanting a protective style, but maybe classic isn’t … Continue reading Protection with a Twist!
If you’re in the market for a good protective style, chances are you’ve come across box braids. This quintessential style is a go-to for many women seeking a low-maintenance, yet versatile look. The style itself can be described as individual braids parted in square sections (or boxes as the name suggests). It is also not … Continue reading Considering Box Braids?