"You could try 'Crochet braids', your hair will be cornrowed underneath the braids so i think it should be safe, especially if your hair is shorter. I plan to try them this summer, that way I wont miss curly hair too much as i can choose…"
I think single plait extension are a great protective style. It prevents you from messing with your hair, destroys your product junky habits and you have instant growth when you take them out.
After a year of protective styling -…"
"I used braids and buns. I think braids is the most versatile, as long as they're not too tight or damaging. Buns can be cute but remember to change where you place the bun because you can cause your hair to be damaged where you constantly leave…"
"Agreed with the post below as long as it doesn't tug and pull on your edges too much. Braids, kinky or senegalese twists, or even weaves as long as your hair is well protected and moisturized before styling."
"Thank you! You're so kind. From what I learned, listen to your hair. It will let you know what it likes and doesn't like - from each and every product you use, to the tools to the detangling to the styling and how often you wash/cowash…"
"LOL! Thank you!!!
Finally got my regimen down to where it takes me about 3-4 hours. I try to wash my hair every Sunday. If I don't then my hair hates me lol. It takes me about an hour to detangle my hair with water (damp). I put my hair into…"
I started my locs myself, in October. I hid them under my box braids for until Christmas. I can proudly say it was the best decision I've ever made. I started them with two strand twists but some of them were interlocked from ends to root. In order to maintain my hair I wash my locs every week or week and a half (my scalp gets unbearably itchy no matter what I do) and do a combination of palm rolling and interlocking with a latch hook. I do that every month or whenever they need to be taken…See More