Protective Styles | Natural Hair, Relaxed Hair & Transitioning Hair!

Breanna Rutter


Hello everyone this is Breanna Rutter author of the book the natural hair Bible and founder of and for these special videos I love to answer all of the questions you all send me via email so any of you have any questions you like for me to answer be sure to check out the description box below for additional information so we are going to get right on into this video in this video is inspired by an email I received from Veronica, Veronica emailed me because she wants to know what are protective hairstyles she hears the term a lot she knows what a protective hairstyle is but then another person tells her that's not really a protective hairstyle so she just want me just to spill it out for her to tell her what exactly is a protective hairstyle so I am going to help you out am going to tell you what a protective hairstyle is my take on the whole protective styling thing as well so a protective hairstyle the true definition of a protective hairstyle is a hairstyle that is usually heat free and the hairstyle requires for your ends to be concealed so for your ends to be concealed they have to either be pinned or tucked in some kind of style so wearing a bun is a protective hairstyle wearing a twisted side updo is a protective hairstyle I hairstyle that is usually heat free and the ends have been tucked or pinned to limit the amount of damage and friction that by nature is a protective hairstyle but as you stated and as I know as well that so many different people that will call one-style protective and another not protective say for instance a braid out if you braid your braids all the way to the ends most people call that a protective hairstyle but if you decide to allow braids to dry and then unravel them to where braid out some people do not call them protective hairstyle to me and to a lot of other people a protective hairstyle is a hairstyle this going to encourage you to grow your hair to newer lengths to be able to keep healthy hair and to prevent hair damage so if you're constantly using heat on your hair or if you apply heat onto your hair that's not really a protective thing to do with your hair but putting your hair braids and twists is a protective thing and even if you're wearing a braid out that by nature is a protective style or a protective way of doing your hair so even though you sent me this question and all of you send me some many questions by email I want to give you all a question on your take of the protective hairstyling so my question for you is if you were a twist out is that less protective than wearing two strand twist in your hair so what I mean by this is a both of the ends are not tough you have to strands was without the ends being rolled and tucked and pin and concealed and then you have a twist out where the ends of your hair out as well so both of these styles have ends that are necessarily concealed but would you consider one more protective than the other and why I really want to know you guys take on his and what you really think constitutes as a protective style so thank you for sending me this question in our glad to answer it and I hope this is benefit anyone else was watching as well and before any of you go make sure to sign up for my email list to be automatically entered for any giveaways that do and only their you will receive exclusive content so until then I will see you all in my very next video

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