Protective hairstyles have become the secret to tress success for many naturalistas. What are protective styles, you ask? These are braided, twisted, or pulled-back styles that shield the ends of your hair from elements that cause breakage.
Solange Knowles has single-handedly brought back ‘90s-era, Patra-style braids — and we love it! If you’re concerned that braided extensions will be too heavy, take after Solange and have your stylist taper the braids at the ends.