Protective styling is warm weather approved, low maintenance and vacation-friendly. It’s no wonder everyone from high profile celebs to our BFFs rock them throughout the summer season.  

One surefire way to standout is by customizing your crown with beads and cuffs. When it comes down to accessorizing your mane, there’s plenty of options that’ll boost your protective style personality.

To up your summer hair swag, shop these unique finds we spotted on Etsy!

This feature originally appeared in the August 2017 Issue of ESSENCE Magazine.


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