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Natural Hair Styles: 12 Easy Ways to Get Relief from Too-Tight Braids

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Photo by Tahiti Spears on Unsplash Natural Hair Styles: 12 Easy Ways to Get Relief from Too-Tight Braids By Jacqueline Samaroo There are quite a few upsides to wearing braids. They are super convenient, sleek, stylish, and can help to protect your natural hair when it needs it most. Too-tight braids, however, can turn this go-to natural hair style into…

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How to Make Braids Last Longer

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Yara Shahidi  By Mary Wolff Braids can be a curly girl’s best friend and her favorite go-to style. They can be done in a variety of styles and they help protect your strands from potential damage. For some naturals, it seems your braids only look their best for a short time and then you have no choice but to take…

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Twists or Braids

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Photo Credit: Afropunk 2013 by Mary Wolff When it comes to growing your hair out while keeping it strong and healthy, protective styles are the best way to go. The curly hair community is known to reinvent older styles with more updated looks in terms of protective styles for all hair textures and types. Two of the most popular choices…

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5 Tips on Maintaining Braids

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Photo Credit by Mary Wolff Braids are a great way to keep hair stylish and protected at the same time. They are one of the most common hairstyles in the curly hair community. There is also some confusion on maintaining braids. If you find your protective style isn’t lasting as long as you want it to or looking as great…

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4 Easy Steps to Maintain Your Crochet Braids

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by Kanisha Parks of Shessaved.com I’ve been wearing crochet braids for four weeks straight now and I am so in love with this style. Most people don’t even realize it’s not my hair unless I tell them, and the maintenance is so easy. And get this: I only used one pack of Jamaican Bounce hair (Urban Beauty brand, $7.99/pack) that…

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