Protective styles are our go-to looks for warm weather, but let’s be honest, they’re also an excuse for neglecting our natural hair. There, I said it. We’ve all been guilty of it. Wearing braids and weaves too long can cause itchy scalp and buildup. This is a sure way to cut the life of your protective style short.
If you want them to last, take care of your hair. You don’t need salon service. Protective styles are relatively low maintenance, and you can cover all your bases with the new Black Castor Miracle Collection from African Pride. This line leaves no stone unturned. It addresses every issue that stands in the way of you slaying all day. Ahead, 6 products to help you protect your crown.
Prep and Leave-In Moisture Butter
We're sure we aren't the only ones who suffer from brittleness post protective styles, so we know you'll love this hydrating moisturizer formulated with black castor oil, shea butter, and jojoba oil as much we do for shielding strands from breakage.
Anti-Humidity Protectant Spray
Puffiness is the bane of our existence, luckily this keratin complex seals hair follicles to block out humidity and add shine.
Braid, Loc, and Twist Gel
This isn't your typical styling gel. It's a little sticky but it works wonders for imparting shine and a soft conditioning hold for top knots and ponytails.
Hold and Cover Black Edge Gel
Thinning edges will never stop your shine again, fill them in with this tinted edge gel to rock your crown with confidence.
Hair and Scalp Sealing Oil
If you're like us, then you
anticipate pray for hair growth every-time you rock a protective style. To ensure that your strands flourish, use this conditioning oil to improve retention.
Braid and Scalp Cleansing Rinse
Let talk about build up. We're all familiar with it, so let's just skip right to preventing it. Douse this refreshing blend of micellar water, black castor, coconut and peppermint oil onto your scalp to keep it fresh and clean.