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Tag Archives: Protective Hairstyles

POLL: Beyonce Buns Blue Ivy’s Natural Hair

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As a natural hair mom with two natural hair babies, I love the fact that Beyonce chooses to keep Blue’s hair out in an afro. But it seems like every where there’s a picture of Blue, theres negative criticism about ... Read More »

3 NO HEAT Corporate Protective Styles

3 NO HEAT Corporate Protective Styles for Medium Length Natural Hair

Here are some extremely quick, easy, and simple professional protective hairstyles, perfect for the winter and the corporate atmosphere! They take no longer than 5 minutes in the morning and are heat free! They look best on medium length hair, ... Read More »

Need Help Starting Box Braids?

Yolanda Renee Box Braids - KinkyCurlyCoilyMe

In this video I show you the basics on how to do box braids. My technique involves doing a two strand twist on your hair first and then start the brading process. Go HERE for a more detailed version of ... Read More »

PUFFY TWISTS are Baaaaack!!

Jenell Stewart Puffy Twist

FAQ FAQ – READ BELOW!!!! My braider, Rosy, calls these “Puffy Twists” . It’s larger than Senegalese twists but smaller than Havana Twists. This is 8 packs of Janet Noir Marley hair ( the hair costs $4.99 per pack here ... Read More »

Winter Protective Style 3

Jenell's Winter Protective Style 3

During the Winter I really enjoy wearing protective style updos like this because they are easy to do and look really cute! I’ve been wearing easy updo styles repeatedly.  They are easy to do, you need only a few tools ... Read More »

Winter Protective Style 2

Winter Protective Style Tutorial #2

During the Winter I really enjoy wearing protective style updos like this because they are easy to do and look really cute! I’ve been wearing easy updo styles repeatedly.  On Christmas and New Years I wore the Winter Protective Style ... Read More »

Winter Protective Style

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During the Winter I really enjoy wearing protective style updos like this because they are easy to do and look really cute! I’ve been wearing this easy updo repeatedly. I wore it on Christmas, New Years and many days in ... Read More »

Big Two Strand Twist Pin Up Tutorial

Big Two Strand Twist Updo

This hairstyle is quick and easy! Not only is it quick and easy but it’s a great protective style that you can achieve on all lengths. It will look different depending on your length, but it will always look cute! ... Read More »

The Twisted Halo

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I just LOVE easy styles that look elegant and also protect your hair at the same time because if your hair goals are health and length, protective styles should be a part of your hair regimen. This style is composed ... Read More »

Brosia’s Chic Updo

Brosia's Chic Updo

Yes, we love twist outs and making them last for days and days, but what else is there to do if we’re bored with the look and wanting to amp it up a bit? Try this easy chic updo that ... Read More »

Large Braid Into a Bun on Blown Out Natural Hair

Large Braid Into a Bun on Blown Out Natural Hair

I really enjoyed my flexi rod set from the other day and I decided not to re-set my hair in the flexi rods because I’ll be in doors for the next few days. I came up with this quick and ... Read More »

Natural CrissCross Braids with Sock Bun for Kids

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The product used for this hairstyle was a homemade shea butter and oil mixture. You can use a moisturizer of your choice to achieve this look. The other items that you will need are a pin tail comb, hair beads ... Read More »

Protect Your Hair this Fall, Rock a Scarf!

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As the weather begins to get cool, you may notice some changes in your natural hair. I remember my first Fall as a natural, I found my hair to get dryer much faster as the moist summer air began to ... Read More »

Two Strand Flat Twist Pomp Updo

Two Strand Flat Twist Pomp Updo

A great protective style updo for you to try! video Read More »

Fishtail Braid on Curly Hair

Fishtail Braid

Try out this Fishtail Braid on Curly Hair video Read More »

Get Your Bun LAYED Hunty!

Get Your Bun Layed

I know we all want a nice slick high bun, but how in the world do we smooth down our edges and sides with all this kinky curly coily hair? Girllll the trick is wet hair and tons – TONS ... Read More »

Jenell’s Puffy Twists

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If you were around earlier this week, then you were updated on my new journey. I’ve been inspired to wear my hair in protective styles for a full year!  As much as I am going to miss my hair I ... Read More »

Jenell’s New Journey!

Jenells Puffy Twists

Hey CurlFriends! I’ve been natural for 3 years now and I’ve had a lot of fun playing in my hair, trying out products, creating new styles, and developing a closer relationship with my hair. This year I’m ready to embark ... Read More »

Easy Techniques for BAD HAIR DAYS

Going Natural Is about More than a Hair Style

Some of the best ways to handle a bad hair days for ladies with TWAs (TeenyWeenyAfros) is: My TWA w/Flower 1) A good beanie cap. Throw it on over a satin bonnet (to keep your moisture from drying out from ... Read More »

Protective Updo Hair Styles for Work & Leisure

Protective Updo Hair Styles for Work & Leisure

My 1st Roll Tuck Pin NOTE: Some links may not work. Here’s a list of styles you can rock to work, a business meeting, or an event that requires you to look professional. These are all protective hair styles that ... Read More »