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Protective Hair Styles to Grow Your Hair
Source: Pinterest When someone is not familiar with protective styles, the first question that comes to mind is what am I protecting my hair from? A protective hairstyle is either wearing your own hair or having a hair add-on to limit the amount of time spent in your hair. It cuts down on the handling or frequent manipulation that can cause stress to the hair. Protective hairstyles can look wonderful and elegant. They are great for short natural hair, long hair, and curly hair. Imagine wearing protective styles it saves a lot of time in the morning. They aid in hair growth as hair is not constantly being handled.Protective hairstyles for black hair can protect your hair from seasonal change and the elements, such as heat, humidity, and wind. Pay close attention to the style you choose, such as cornrows or buns. If wearing buns or up-dos? Make sure the clips or pins you use to hold the hair position are alternated to lessen breakage or repeated tension in the same area. Whether your hair is curly, thick or thin. Know what your hair likes and how long it can tolerate the hairstyle. I alternate between an up-do or a bun during the week. I take down daily to free from clips or bobby pins, followed by a good massage to stimulate blood circulation for growth. Also, I incorporate hydration and moisture regimen and repeat the style the next morning. Source: Pinterest Increase wearing protective hairstyles that are low manipulation and that do not cause harm to your hair, such as having tight cornrows or wearing wig clips that constantly applied to the same area to cause pulling on roots. If you slowed down on wearing protective style, I encourage you to start today. You will be amazed on how it will benefit your hair as part of your regimen. On average hair grows approximately 0.5 inch per month resulting in about 6 inches of hair growth per year. Unfortunately, many women do not see this amount of hair growth due to unhealthy hair care practices. However, there is a great way to retain the hair you grow and that is by wearing styles that protect your hair. Protective hairstyles keep your strands from being exposed to elements in the air and from your clothing. If your hair is constantly exposed without some form of protection, it will eventually become dry and fragile. This will extremely result in breakage and stunted growth. The ultimate goal is to maintain the 6 inches of growth that you may achieve through the year.