Here’s another simple and sophisticated natural hair protective style. The reason why it’s protective is because all of the ends of your hair will be tucked away. For this style I have my hair in a semi high ponytail. I braided the loose hair and wrapped it around the ponytail. I then made a small braid using Marley hair, and wrapped it around my existing bun. The Marley hair is not neccesary, but I add it for two reasons. To protect my braided ends. To make my bun larger. For the pompadour in the front, I simply combed my bangs forward then pinned them back. It takes some practice getting the shape right, but it’s simply a tuck, stuff and pin here and there.
This was one of my favorite semi protective natural hairstyles of the summer. It made my favorites list because of the low maintenance involved. Once the styles was done, it would last an entire week before needing to be restyled. The entire style consists of a low ponytail bun in the back and a flat twist out on the bangs. Be sure to tuck your bun to make the style protective and prevent your hair from rubbing against your shirt collar. Slick your edges down using gel or your favorite edge control product. You don’t even have to re-twist the bangs each night if you don’t have time. The bangs can always be pinned up or back behind the ear.
I love the fact that my hair is growing but my bangs can be absolutely annoying. On top of that, I have super thin natural hair. I know….it’s an oxymoron but it’s true. My hair is thickest at the root and thinner toward the ends making my bangs look long and sparse on a twist out. To combat that, I often swoop my bangs to one side and oin them behind my ear. That solves the problem of having hair in my face and thin looking bangs.
I love having natural hair and experimenting with different styles. One of my favorite styles is a simple twist out. I love twist outs because I can do so many things with them. After untwisting my hair this morning I decided to pin the sides up and sweep the bangs to the side. Twist outs are my super easy go-to style to make sure that looking my best each day never becomes a hassle. The goal of this style is to look nice and neat but not take to much time to achieve the look.
I think I may have cracked the code on achieving my best twist out ever. I already loved the way it has been turning out over the last few months but I decided to change up a few things in my routine. Take a look below to see what method is working for me now.