We're all privy to the benefits of rocking a protective style. In short: it tucks away natural strands, making it easier to promote growth and prevent damage. There are endless ways to take on a protective style, but as of late, we've seen one look skyrocket in popularity. Most commonly known as "goddess braids," cornrows, a style we've all grown up wearing, have been updated into a slew of chic variations. Be it the alternating size of each individual braid or the direction in which they're styled, our favorite Instagram beauties have breathed new life into one of the most enduring dos for black women. If you're ready to take on the most popular hairstyle for fall, get inspired by these beautiful hair chameleons.