All of the Protective Styling Inspo You Need from the 2017 BET Awards

Protective styling, or anything that keeps your ends tucked away, is always on trend. Wigs, braids and updos were all the rage at the 2017 BET Awards and with another summer season already underway, we're bookmarking all of these weatherproof 'dos for the coming months. Keep scrolling to see the ones that will motivate you to try something different. 

Nikki Brown Jun, 26, 2017

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1 of 10 Allen Berezovsky

The actress looked regal and ravishing in an updo that kept her locs tucked away and off her shoulders. 

2 of 10 Allen Berezovsky

One half of the singing duo Chloe & Halle tucked her locs into a voluminous updo while sister Halle opted to leave hers down. 

3 of 10 Jason LaVeris

The model's floor-length braids are our summer hair dreams realized and by far, one of the more eye-catching looks on the red carpet. 

4 of 10 Jason LaVeris

The Insecure star enlisted the help of Felicia Leatherwood to create this jumbo braid with accent cornrows on either side. 

5 of 10 Maury Phillips

The Rebel actress rocked a kinky fishtail braid from the middle of her head down to the side of her face. 

6 of 10 Allen Berezovsky

The actress looked cool, calm and fabulous in black box braids. 

7 of 10 Allen Berezovsky

The reality star was just one of many beauties to protect their natural tresses with a blonde wig. Who knew this look would end up being the night's top beauty trend?! 

8 of 10 Jason LaVeris

The Claws actress put her own spin on the blonde bob wig trend by adding waves to her 'do. 

9 of 10 Allen Berezovsky

The singer and reality star paired her white hot gown with a platinum blonde bob and bangs. 

10 of 10 Allen Berezovsky

The first time nominee looked sexy and sophisticated in her blonde wig and it's by far, one of our favorite Cardi hairstyles to date!