Wednesday, May 6, 2020

NATURAL HAIR FOR BEGINNERS: Basic Items And Easy Steps To Follow

May 06, 2020 0
Hi guys, welcome back and Happy New Year to y'all as this is my first official post for the year (🙈🙈).
I have been getting loads of questions on how to go natural on my other page. Come to think of it, returning natural (cause we were all natural before we started processing our hair with chemicals) is continuous. At first, i was amazed and expected that people should know about natural hair cause it is literally everywhere now. But then i thought, people have interest in something from time to time and would want to know about it plus returning back to natural hair is a continuous learning process. Hence, the inspiration for this post and i hope if you find it useful.

natural hair for beginners: basic items and easy steps to follow

First of all, Natural hair for a beginner does not have to be tedious or exhaustive. You just need to understand what your hair want, what works for you and what does not. I am going to try to make this post as easy and understandable as possible and you need to understand that this is me just trying to share the things i have learnt in my 5 years of learning about natural hair and almost 3 years of keeping it. You can tweak my suggestions to suit your needs. Soooo, let's get into it!


Basic Items That You Need:

  • Spray bottle
  • Wide tooth comb
  • Detangler (optional)
  • Sulfate free shampoo
  • Rinse out conditioner (optional)
  • Moisturizing deep conditioner
  • Leave-in conditioner
  • Protein conditioner
  • Growth oil
  • Sealant (oils / hair butter)

Easy Steps To Follow

While growing healthy long hair is as simple as it can be, you need to put in the work and be consistent to see the results. And when looking at people that have grown their hair for motivation, you need to understand that each head of hair is different. Please find the steps below;

Moisturise Your Hair

Moisturize like your life depends on it.. cause your life actually depends on it, LOL. You need your spray bottle to spritz your hair. This should be done as often as possible, say every other day. Water is the number one moisturizing ingredient and be sure to check that the your hair products have water as one of the first ingredients listed on them. Other ingredients you can include with water are aloe vera, coconut water, rose water, glycerin etc. Moisturize using the LCO ( Liquid + Cream + Oil) or the LOC ( Liquid + Oil + Cream).

Liquid - Water and or aloe vera, coconut water, rose water.
Cream - Moisturizer or Leave-in conditioner.
Oil - Olive, Coconut, Almond oil etc

Always, always seal after moisturizing. This ensures that moisture is retained in the hair, slows down moisture loss and can keep your hair moisturized for days. Seal your moisture with oils such as Jojoba, Mustard oil or Shea butter, Cocoa butter, Mango butter.

RELATEDBENEFITS OF COCONUT WATER FOR HAIR


Detangle Gently

Detangling your hair gently when it is wet (not soaking wet) with wide tooth comb after using a conditioner with good slip or finger detangling allows you take out knots and ensures little to no breakage. After detangling, put your hair in big twists or braids.


Deep Condition With Heat

Heat lifts or opens your cuticles and allow for moisture to penetrate into hair shaft and softens the hair for easy detangling. Hair that is constantly deep conditioned with heat is softer and more manageable.

Protein Treatment

Protein treatment is like those treats you give yourself live every week or every month. Healthy hair needs an equal balance of both moisture and protein. So doing protein treatment is adding the needed food to your hair. It strengthens the hair, reduces breakage and unnecessary shedding.

Wear Your Hair in Protective Styles

Wearing your hair in protective styles allows your hair to just breathe. It means your hair is out of the way and you do not have to always manipulate it. Leaving your hair out means you constantly want to comb and style it which would most definitely lead to breakage. The good part of protective styling is, you can still moisturize your hair. You actually see progress when your hair is styled and left alone for at least 5 days.


And finally, you need to drink water. Drink drink drink cause your life depends on it (now i am serious). Eat clean, do away with soda or carbonated drinks, eat more fruits and veggies. Apart from seeing a significant difference in your hair, your body will thank you for it. So it is a win win situation at the end of the day.

Taking care of your hair as a beginner is  not so difficult though it takes dedication and consistency. I honestly hope this piece is able to help make your hair journey as easy as possible. What other basic tools and easy steps for beginners did we miss? Do let us know in the comment section.


RELATED: HEALTHY HAIR HABITS


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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

HOW TO: KEEP YOUR NATURAL HAIR MOISTURISED FOR DAYS

October 01, 2019 0
Moisturising natural hair can be challenging but it is an essential part of maintaining healthy hair. Dryness is one of the challenges faced by naturals.

But come to think of it, why is our natural hair prone to dryness? This is because, our scalp produces a natural oil known as Sebum. This oil lubricates and coats the scalp, then travels down the length of our hair. But the curly or kinky state of natural hair makes it harder for the Sebum to coat the entire length of the hair.
The tighter the curls, the more prone to dryness it is.

We are all striving to achieve healthy hair journey, and one thing we should take with utmost importance is how to Moisturise our natural hair.
(The key to natural hair and length retention is moisture. Healthy hair that retains length equals properly moisturised and maintained hair - growinggirlswithcurls.com)

Moisturising natural hair can be a bit tedious, but once you learn and master what works for you cause every head of hair is different, then having a moisturised hair for days becomes easy breezy.



So how do i keep my Natural Hair Moisturised for Days?

I use the LCO method to moisturise my hair and i'm always able to keep it moisturised for days. (Yeah yeah.. you heard right!). LCO is an abbreviation for Liquid, Cream and Oil. This explains the order of application of products to keep your hair moisturised and seal the moisture in for longer.

L- Liquid

The truest and surest ingredient that provides moisture to hair is Water. You cannot moisturise your hair without water. And a true moisturiser will have water listed as one of it's first ingredients (if not the very first). In my spray bottle I mix Water, Coconut water, Rice water, Aloe Vera juice and Glycerin and use the mixture to spritz my hair from roots to tips.

Why it works:

Water penetrates the hair shaft and goes deep to the hair follicles making our hair soft and supple.
Coconut Water is a natural moisturiser that fights dry hair and also conditions the hair. You can read more about Coconut Water Here
Rice water improves hair elasticity, hydrates the scalp and strengthens hair roots.
Aloe Vera juice is also a good moisturiser that leaves hair strong, full and adds shine to hair.
Glycerin is a natural humectant that draws moisture from the environment to the hair.

C- Cream

Cream slows down the loss of moisture for maximum hydration. For this, I use Alikay Naturals Lemongrass Leave In conditioner. This conditioner contains; 
Silk Amino Protein: Nourishes and rebuilds damaged hair cuticles.
Aloe Vera: Moisturizes and Strengthens cortex of damaged hair.
Lemongrass Oil: Reduces hair shedding, promotes shine and volume.

O- Oil

Oils seals the infused moisture to hair strands. I use Alikay Naturals Essential 17 Hair Growth Oil majorly on my scalp and  a cocktail of Jamaican Black Castor oil, Sweet almond oil and Hair Wonder Growth oil on the rest of my hair.

After using the LCO method to Moisturise and Seal the moisture into my hair, i still go in lastly with a dab of Shea Butter cause i like how it makes my hair feels and i can be rest assured that the moisture is properly sealed in. 

This process helps me retain my moisture and i go for days without having to bother to re-moisturise or worry about ending up with dry hair. Though I make sure I don't exceed 3-4 days at most.


What method do you use to Moisturise your hair and for how long does it take it? Let's discuss in the comment section. 


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Saturday, March 23, 2019

HAIR POROSITY: POROSITY TEST AND HAIR CARE TIPS

March 23, 2019 0
Hair Porosity is the ability of your hair to absorb and retain moisture. It is determined by the condition of the cuticles, it is majorly influenced by the state of your cuticles and this determines how moisture penetrates and leaves the hair. The same goes for oils and other products used on your hair.


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I usually talk about how technique and regime are the most important process of your journey, knowing your porosity with the porosity tests to be discussed, allows you to choose the rights products for your hair, the right way to apply these products to keep your hair well moisturised and healthy.

Genetic is the major factor that determines your hair porosity but excessive use of heat and chemicals and environmental factors can also have an impact.


WHAT IS YOUR POROSITY?

Having a smooth natural hair journey implies that you understand your hair in and out, you know what works for your hair, how your hair reacts to certain ingredients and techniques. Knowing your porosity is another major factor which can help you solve some of your hair problems.

Hair porosity is broken down into 3 categories;
  • High Porosity
  • Medium or Normal Porosity
  • Low Porosity


High Porosity Hair

High Porosity hair has wide open or torn cuticles which allows for quick absorption of moisture, but not retained and loses it just as fast. 
  • Hair tends to look dry and and tangles easily.
  • Hair gets saturated quickly and may be difficult to retain moisture.
  • Styles dry quickly and hair is prone to breakage and split ends.

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 Medium or Normal Porosity Hair

Normal porosity hair has flat laying cuticles. These cuticles are raised enough to allow for absorption of moisture and is able to retain the infused moisture.
  • Hair readily absorbs moisture and retains it in the cuticles.
  • Hair is soft, supple and manageable.
  • Hair holds styles and colour treatment well with shine and volume.
  • Hair is usually full of bounce and elasticity.
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Low Porosity Hair

Low porosity hair has cuticles that are tightly sealed to the cortex which makes it difficult for water, oil and products to penetrate the hair shaft. However, once moisture is absorbed, it is well retained.
  • Hair takes time to get fully saturated when under water.
  • Styles take longer to dry.
  • Products and oil may sit on top of the hair instead of penetrating the hair shaft.
  • Water beads on top of the hair, reaching your face and neck before it reaches your scalp.
  • Hair is less prone to breakage and split ends.
  • Hair is prone to product buildup.
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HOW DO I KNOW MY POROSITY?

There are several porosity tests to figure out your hair porosity, which we are going to discuss below.
But paying attention to the characteristics of your hair is the most important one because these tests may not be 100% accurate.

Below are the methods for Natural hair porosity test;

The Float Test

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This is a test to check how your hair reacts in water.
Fill a glass with clean water (room temperature).
Take some strands of clean dry hair and drop them in the glass of water.
Let sit for a 3 minutes.
If hair strand floats on top of the water, your hair is Low Porosity.
If it sinks to the bottom of the glass, your hair is High Porosity.
And if hair strand sinks half way, You have Medium Porosity.


The Slip & Slide Test

Pull a strand of hair gentle with your hand.
With your other hand, slide your thumb and finger up and down the strand.
If you feel small bumps along the way, you have High Porosity.
If the strand feels smooth to touch, you have Low Porosity.


The Wet & Dry Test

How long does it take your hair to get fully saturated?. I usually have to wait under the shower for a while while patting my hair gently for it to get soaked before i proceed to wash.
Do you have little droplets of water sit on the surface of your hair that runs down to your face and neck before the water reaches your scalp?
For how long do you air dry your hair? Mine takes a full day to 2 days to get properly dried.
If you answered YES to the above questions, you have Low Porosity.

If your hair gets wet quickly, and dries quickly as well, you have High Porosity.


The Wet & Dry Test are usually the best indicators of hair porosity as the other test may be inaccurate. For example, hair staying too long in the water.
Note that your hair thickness play a role in determining the accuracy of this test. You may have Low Porosity and Fine Hair, so your hair dries quickly.
And you may have High Porosity hair and thick hair, so your hair takes time to dry completely.


I have been able to determine my porosity by paying attention to the characteristics of my hair. To the extend that the first time i read about hair porosity test and hare care tips, I already knew my hair porosity. I did the test just to further buttress an already known fact.

Each porosity has it's own pros and cons,there are no good or bad hair types. So it is advisable to take your time in finding how your hair reacts in certain conditions.
Knowing your porosity will help your natural hair journey become easy since you already know the hair care tips for your hair. Thus your hair regimen becomes as easy as possible.

Hair porosity can be altered due to constant use of chemicals, heat and colour treatments, so it is important to do the porosity test often and follow the hair care tips. 

Do you know your porosity and what hair care tips do you use in maintaining your hair?

Do let us know in the comments below.




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Saturday, February 23, 2019

PROTECTIVE STYLES: THE RIGHT ONE FOR YOU

February 23, 2019 0
Protective Styles are a means to put away the ends of our hair (relaxed or natural) into beautiful styles for protection from the environment and weather. They are one of the gifts in the natural hair community cause they save us time and energy for wash-n-go all the time.


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Protective Styles give our hair a break and save it from a lot of manipulation and maintenance. It is a key to growth, retaining length and keeping hair healthy if taken care of properly. Since it is easy for natural hair to get dry and brittle easily, Protective Styles help maintain moisture in hair.

For Transitioning Sisters, protective styling helps to blend the two distinct textures and encourage hair growth, making the journey as smooth and easy as possible.

Protective styles keep the ends of hair tucked away in order to discourage pulling, tugging and over manipulation since the entire idea is to touch the hair as little as possible.

RELATED: 7 PROTECTIVE STYLES FOR HARMATTAN


Deciding on the Protective Styles you want depends mainly on personal preference, then the condition of hair and the time available for styling.

You are wondering which one you should choose?
That is why we are here, don't fret.

There are 3 types of Protective Styles which are;
  • Long term Protective Styles
  • Short term Protective Styles
  • Low Manipulation Styles

Long term Protective Styles

Long term protective styles as the name implies are kept in for long. Say between one to two months.
These styles are ideal for;
  • Length Retention.
  • Getting over the "frustrated" phase of natural hair journey.
  • Less time for hair care due to busy schedule or just being lazy.
  • Damage from over-manipulation of hair.  
Long term protective styles include any hairstyle where extensions or weaves are added to the hair.


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Short term Protective Styles

Short term protective styles are kept in for a shorter period of time say one to three weeks.
These styles are ideal for;
  • People that like to switch up their hair from time to time.
  • Hair that tangle easily and quite often.
  • Allows for better access to hair for moisturising.
  • For length retention.
Short term protective styles include hairstyles where the hair is easily accessible and the ends are protected.

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Low Manipulation Hairstyles

Low manipulation hairstyles are styles that allow for easy access to hair and are kept for few days to a week.
These styles are ideal for;
  • People that like to switch up their hair from time to time.
  • People that have more time on their hands.
  • Healthy hair.
  • Allows for better access to hair for moisturising.
Low Manipulation Styles include hairstyles that are not redone everyday.

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When you go for protective styles, don't forget to maintain your scalp and hair underneath your style.
You would want to start your protective style on freshly washed and properly deep conditioned hair. Using a good leave-in conditioner and or moisturiser and sealing everything in with your favourite oil.

And because your ends are tucked away does not mean dryness won't be an issue. Dry and brittle hair leads to breakage. So you need to cleanse and moisturise till you take down your protective style.


While some of us subscribe to the idea of doing Protective Styles for whatever reasons (length  retention, getting over "frustrated phase" etc), some people do not buy the idea.

The reason for Protective Styling becomes futile when we use that as an avenue not to care for our hair.

We should Wash, Moisturise and seal the moisture like we would without them. That's when we can achieve our goals. 


What is your say about Protective Styles and which of the styles would you rock?
Let's know what you think in the comment section below. 




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Saturday, February 2, 2019

COMMON PRACTICES THAT MAY BE DAMAGING YOUR HAIR

February 02, 2019 0
In our quest to grow our hair out, we sometimes do things that damage our Hair. While genetics and health issues have a connection to hair loss, there are several Common Hair Practices that may be damaging our hair unknowingly.

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When it comes to how best to take care of our hair, there are a lot of myths and misconceptions but understanding your hair and scalp type will help you come up with a simple hair routine (Regime) that can keep your hair healthy and thriving.

Identifying the common practices that may be damaging your hair and putting simple changes in place can prevent further damage and improve hair condition.

RELATED: HEALTHY HAIR HABITS


Here are the Common Practices That May Be Damaging Your Hair.


Over-manipulation

In a world of different lovely styles available, it is understandable to want to try everything out. But we need to understand that over-manipulation is unhealthy for our hair.
Avoid excessive combing and too tight bun.
Instruct your stylist not to pick your edges too tightly and be gentle on your scalp as well. Too tight hair cause breakage and thinning edges and we do not want that.

Go for Low Manipulation or Protective Styles. Remember, you are able to retain length when you style your hair and leave in for at least 5 days before switching up styles.


Over Shampooing

Excessive use of shampoo or washing the hair all the everyday strips your hair of natural oils.Weekly wash is recommended but you can also get away with washing your hair every 2 weeks.
When shampooing, you should concentrate on your scalp alone while washing, the lather will wash your ends as you go so your ends aren't dried out.


Skipping Conditioner

Never ever skip Conditioning your hair after Shampoo. Conditioners help restore nourishment to hair that might have been stripped off by the shampoo.


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Replacing Shampoo with Cowash

Conditioners are formulated to Condition or to add Moisture and not to Cleanse. Cowashing is basically used to keep moisture level and refresh the hair in between wash days. Many conditioners cleanse quite alright but they do not cleanse effectively as a shampoo would.
Cowashing instead of shampooing means you would have product build-up with time which would eventually lead to life-less curls.


Excessive Use of Heat

Excessive use of blow-drying, flat ironing is harmful to your hair especially for permed or coloured hair. It is temping to want a straight hair or want to try to achieve those popping curls. But our hair is better off without them.
Too much use of heat can leave the hair brittle and can cause split-ends which occurs when the cuticle is damaged and peels back.

Instead, let your hair air dry and try the heat-less means of achieving curls such as perm rods or flexi rods.


Use of Towels

Using towels to dry your hair is like throwing all the efforts of the wash day into a gutter. Towels are harsh on our hair, and the rubbing it roughly through the hair is worse. The whole process will pull and snap your hair and this results in Breakage.
Towel use also dries out the moisture you have painstakingly added to your hair, thereby drying it and causing Split-ends.

Opt for a micro fibre towel or an old cotton t-shirt as these are of finer texture and absorbs excess water without stripping the hair of moisture.


At the end of the day, we are trying to grow healthy hair with little to no stress. So keeping your hair Regime as simple as possible and avoiding the common practices that may be damaging your hair are the key. Do the basic and let your hair flourish. Your hair will definitely grow.
And when you are looking for inspiration, be careful about it. Don't compare your progress with someone else's as we all have distinct hair to an individual and different circumstances surrounding our growth.
Focus on healthy hair and all other things (Length, Volume and Definition) will come naturally.

Be motivated but not Intimidated! 


What other common practices that may be damaging your hair can you think of? 

I'm curious to learn about them. So let us discuss in the comments section.


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Monday, January 21, 2019

THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT- INFUSE MOISTURE & PROMOTE HAIR GROWTH

January 21, 2019 0
Having dry hair is a constant issue that most people with natural hair and even relaxed hair have to deal with. Have you been trying to retain moisture or you are just tired of your dry hair and your hair has been stuck on a level for so long? Continue reading to know how to retain the much needed Moisture and improve your Hair Growth.

So we bring you good tiding in form of The Greenhouse Effect.
The Greenhouse Effect aka (GHE) can be used to infuse moisture into hair strands and promote hair growth.


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I remember the first time i read about the Greenhouse Effect. My silly ass thought they were referring to Plant and the Ecosystem. Until I finished reading the article and I realised what it was.
So when I started my transitioning journey, I thought it was quite easy to incorporate into my Hair Regime. And believe me in less than a year my hair was already reaching my upper lip cause I was doing it religiously.

The Greenhouse Effect is a method that many people use to infuse moisture to hair and enhance hair growth. It involves covering your hair with a shower cap and satin bonnet/ silk scarf overnight or wearing a shower cap and satin bonnet/ silk scarf for a long period of time.
The warm environment helps the cuticle layers of the hair to open and absorb the moisture and enhances production of Sebum.

The Greenhouse Effect encourages the use of fully natural hair products and oils because it should be done on freshly washed hair. And because of the body heat put into use, which allows hair follicles to open, all products and oils used will penetrate into hair and scalp. Thus the recommendation for 100% natural products.

WHY DOES IT WORK?


  • Production of  Sebum

One of the primary reasons for wanting to do The Greenhouse Effect is for Hair Growth. The heat from your body that is trapped inside the shower cap creates a warm steamy environment that allows the production of Sebum. Sebum is the natural oil secreted by the scalp to nourish the hair and allows hair growth.
Also, the heat to the scalp increases blood circulation, this enhances healthy hair growth from the scalp.

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  • To Infuse and Retain Moisture

The Greenhouse Effect is an awesome way to infuse hair strands with moisture. This is another primary reason for trying the method.
The warm atmosphere helps open cuticle layers of the hair and allows for the penetration of natural oils used.
Heat production turns into moisture, this also penetrates hair cuticles and infuses, replenishes and retains moisture into dry hair and alleviate dry scalp.
Infusion and retaining of moisture improves the elasticity of hair strands, ths helps in Length Retention. There won't be difficulty retaining the length you grow if you keep your hair moisturised and you keep the moisture locked inside the cortex.

  • To Detox the scalp and Hair Follicles


The heat from having the hair in shower cap over the night will cause your hair to sweat and stimulates hair follicles. The steam and sweat  serves to detoxify the scalp and unclog the follicles. Leaving room for a healthy environment for old ends and new growth.


How To Do The Greenhouse Effect (GHE)


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On dry or damp hair (if you are not quick to sweat, then you can spritz your hair with water), apply a generous amount of oil (Olive, Coconut, Black Castor oil, Jojoba, Avocado, Argan oil) or butter (Shea butter, Cocoa butter) throughout your hair from root to tip focusing on the ends. Just enough to coat your hair strands but not overload it with product. Put your hair into Braids, Twists or Bantu Knots.

Place a shower cap or plastic cap over hair and silk scarf or satin bonnet over the cap. I usually use both the shower cap and plastic cap then i proceed to tie a silk scarf for maximum heat production. The steam combined with the oil creates soft and manageable hair and combat dryness.

If you are doing the process overnight, in the morning your hair will be damp due to the steam. Remove all the covering and it's best to allow hair air dry. Then you can style your hair and go about the business of the day.


It is important to not overdo The Greenhouse Effect so as not to over-moisturise the hair and not end up with limp lifeless curls. So it is advised to use this method at most 2-4 times in a week.
It is a simple way to reap great benefits while sleeping.

Since Hair growth is one of the reasons for trying The Greenhouse Effect, you will have to try out the method and see if it works for your hair.





Have you tried The Greenhouse Method before or will you give it a shot?

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Easy Natural Hairstyles For Work

January 09, 2019 0
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Natural Hairstyles for work should be professional, easy to style and of course beautiful and classy. It is the beginning of the year and i know we are trying to step up with our wardrobe, so it is a perfect time to show off the goodness of  your Natural Hair as well and let those wigs rest for a while ( You feel me ugh!). 

Every job has its own set of rules and guidelines for Dress Code and Overall appearance at work. These Easy Natural Hairstyles are professional and protective while they are very easy to style which means you spend minimum time styling them and they last for at least a week.
And this helps to even retain length cause one sure way to see growth is to style your hair and leave for at least 5 days to see notable growth.

We pulled together 9 awesome styles for your pleasure.

These styles are chic,classy and quite simple and the good part is you don't need to touch up severally throughout the day unless you want to.


Below are our list of Easy Natural Hairstyles for Work.


Sleek Bun/ High Bun Styles

Sleek bun/ High bun Styles are Natural Hairstyles for work that are professional and acceptable in corporate environments. They complement your look so they can be styled with virtually any work outfit. They are very cute, neat and stay away from your face and your ends are protected. These are Bosschicks styles! 

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Afro & Curly Afro

If your place of work is lenient about  rules and guidelines, then Afro and  Curly Afro are Natural Hairstyles to definitely give a trial to free our hair from time to time and just to show off. You just need to spritz your hair with water to keep your curls alive throughout the day.

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Side Flat twist is another Easy Natural Hairstyle suitable for work. Your hair is totally out of the way and your ends are tucked away. Lay your edges and use accessories to achieve more chic look.


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Curly Frohawk is also a go to style for work. You need some hairpins to create this look.

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(Photo: Instagram/ ifuennada)
We are here for the edge that comes with this hair. It is a perfect style to flaunt your curls. This style is suitable for work and night out after work.

Which Natural Hairstyle for work would you be rocking to work?

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