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How to Moisturize Your Protective Styles to Avoid Breakage

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by Kiara B. via GlobalCouture.net What are protective styles? As a part of the transitioning process or just to protect your luscious curls from the harsh weather and over manipulation, protective styles such as braids, twists, buns, bantu knots, up-do’s, etc.  can be very beneficial. But, if not maintained properly can cause extreme breakage. Since most transitioning and natural beauties…

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3 Easy Hair Braiding Styles (Beginner Friendly)

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by Kanisha Parks of BlackNaps.org Braids are one of the most popular protective styles in the natural hair community. I personally have been wearing braids for years to retain length and to abstain from over-manipulating my hair. If you’ve never done your own braids and would like to learn, just remember that practice makes perfect. You might not get it…

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Why You Need to Try Mambo Twist Crochet Braids!

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IG @kiitana  by Ariane of BlackNaps.org My first impression of mambo crochet braids is that they are a beautiful style, but my biggest concern was that they could possibly be uncomfortably heavy. Luckily, that isn’t the case and they are worth all the rave that they get. Continue!>>> #1 Once you get past doing your cornrows installing the twists is…

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