Protective Styles

braids
Recently we saw a debate on Twitter about the charge a stylist had for calf-length knotless braids she installed on a client. The stylist charged $900 for her services and users on Twitter were split on whether that charge was too much or not. This is the Tweet: She braided hair calf...
Are we calling these knotless Travis Scott braids? Or just jumbo knotless braids? I've seen both terms used interchangeably, but whatever you plan to call them, they are super cute. What are knotless braids Knotless braids are box braids that do not have the bulge created when braiding from the root...
headband wig
This headband wig is going to change your life! Over the last few years, the popularity of lace front wigs has skyrocketed. Between offering a realistic scalp and hairline, and being able to achieve various styles from a silky, neon green bone straight look to waist-length box braids, lace fronts...
Skai Jackson
The season 29 premiere of the show DWTS was this week and 18-year-old Skai Jackson made her head-turning debut. The Disney channel Alum showed off her moves doing the Tango with her partner Alan Bersten dancing to Nicki Minaj's "Super Bass". Of course, we didn't miss how gorgeous Skai looked rocking...
pearl the stylist
Master braider Pearl The Stylist is known for neat clean, top quality braid styles that inspire the protective styler within us.  Her studio is located in Atlanta GA and is designed to create a luxurious experience for all clients. About Pearl The Stylist According to her website, Pearl shared a little bit...
bantu knots
Let's take it back to the '90s and install some Bantu Knots for the weekend. Just in case you have no idea what  Bantu knots are keep reading. In the Caribbean, we call Bantu knots "Chiney bumps". That term sounds like something that can get us in hot water but...
French Braids
In the mood for French Braids? Most of us are rocking protective styles weekly and since we are all wearing them, our goal is to keep finding cute styles and sharing them with you all here. This time we noticed a video by YouTuber Keke J. Keke has thick type...
butterfly locs
A few weeks ago I shared a thread of a newish protective style called Butterfly Locs otherwise known as distressed locs. Feel free to look through a few of them below so that you can know what I am referring too. Oh and follow me on Instagram as well while you...
mini twists
Mini twists are one of my favorite current trends because they're a protective style, but can also transition into other styles such as a twist out. They're also cute, convenient, and the best part? They're easy to do and maintain. You don't need a bunch of products to get the...
poetic justice braids
On this day in 1993, Poetic Justice, a love story between a hairdresser and poet named Justice and a postal worker named Lucky hit theatres captured the number one spot earning over $11million that weekend. The movie was directed by John Singleton starred Janet Jackson and Tupac Shakur with Regina...
wig
One of our favorite YouTubers, TastePINK just dropped a super detailed tutorial featuring a $50 wig that looks like a 4C silk press. I often get questions about how to customize wigs and where to find realistic options that look like 4c pressed hair so this video I am about...
Protective styles
Wearing a protective style can work wonders for the health of your hair. If done and maintained correctly, protective styles promote growth and ward off breakage and hair loss. With benefits like that, we want to be able to stretch out our protective styles for weeks, or even months. And lucky...
A few weeks ago we created a short gallery for Pop Smoke braids on Instagram and it had great engagement so we wanted to share a post here on the popular style. By the way, if you aren't following us on Instagram, hit the follow button real quick after you...
Wigs
In recent years, the quality of synthetic wigs have improved a great deal. Heat resistance, less shedding, and better textures make for some really natural and ridiculously affordable wigs. However, not all of them are top of the line wigs; we still need to separate the duds from the gems!...
Most women will credit their long term protective style for much of the growth they experience during their hair journey. Others may swear that keeping a protective style--like weaves and box braids-- in for more than two months is the reason why they experienced hair loss in the first place....