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.
At a recent awards show, Jada Pinkett Smith rocked a faux-hawk pompadour created entirely of box braids. Make this look your own by restyling the top knots into a low side bun or simply let them hang loose and long. The possibilities are endless!