17 Fabulous And Interesting Ways To Protect Your Crown

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Samantha Callender Jun, 21, 2018

If you’re trying to live your best hair life, protective styles can help you do just that. From keeping hair away from excessive heat and pulling you’re allowing it to be able to grow and stay healthy. Sometimes it’s hard to get creative when it comes to styling beyond simple box braids or twists.

If you’re looking for some protective styling inspo, look no further than some of these looks we’ve gathered for you. Slide through and find a new style to try this summer.

 

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Choose fun colors to add a pop of personality to your style.

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Get into some multi colored strands for a fun and festive look this season.

3 of 16 @braids_by_erica_/instagram

Turn a cornrow look into something super special by adorning it with these cute hair rings.

4 of 16 @designsbyjazmyne/instagram

If you’re wanting a short length, give these short locs a try. Adorn them with shells and beads.

5 of 16 @braidsbynika/instagram

Get side swept with these braids that keep the scalp cool, and you can customize with your own braiding pattern.

6 of 16 @charlie__smilez/instagram

If you want a look that’s strong and powerful, look no further than these tribal braids that make a major statement yet are simple and sleek.

7 of 16 @fwilso01/instagram

We’ve always loved locs, but try sweeping them into a high topknot for a beautiful face framing style.

8 of 16 @hairnbeautymuse/instagram

Turn simple braids into jumbo buns that make for a playful look. Add colored yarn or colored hair to take the look to the next level.

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This super chic and cute style will not only be a major statement, but it will also keep your scalp cool this summer.

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Keep your hair protected with these easy to style and easy to maintain twists.

11 of 16 @lobstertail_868/instagram

This braided bun makes a major statement: it serves both glamour and chicness all the while protecting your strands underneath.

12 of 16 @narahairbraiding/instagram

This super chic and cute style will not only be a major statement, but it will also keep your scalp cool this summer.

13 of 16 @naturalhair.gals/instagram

Get blunt and sweet with these short braids that def have a personality of their own.

14 of 16 @orlandocrochetbraids/instagram

Combine the beauty of a body wave and twist in this style this is gorgeous and elegant.

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Be the queen you are with these goddess inspired braids; add beads or shells for an added style to this look.

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Get into the silver strands this summer with these metallic colored braids.

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