Do you have thin hair that breaks easily, or have put your hair through harsh chemical treatments recently, and want to give it a break? You can do it the natural way and give your hair the protection it deserves by styling it in creative ways. Protective Hairstyles For Natural Hair are meant to give your hair long-lasting protection so that it remains shiny and healthy. If you are out on the roads for hours at a time you can have protective hairstyles to keep your hair in great shape despite the smoke, strong sun, and other factors that can damage your hair.
It is no secret that grandma era hairstyles work very well to protect natural hair, and the older generation women knew how to style their hair in gorgeous ways and keep it healthy for years. Some of the most usual styles to protect your hair involve using braids. If you have hair that reaches the shoulder or falls below to the waist braiding it can keep your hair strong and long. The braided hairstyles range from side braids that trail over one shoulder,to braids for both sides of the head, to very thick braids that start at the back of the head and fall down your back. Braided hairstyles make you look pretty as a picture, and you get to show off your shiny strong natural hair too. For a formal and elegant look you can style your hair in a braid and make it into a bun. High buns give a few inches to your regular height, and turn heads wherever you go. You can also go for a twisted braid French updo hairstyle that makes a gorgeous view from the back. Check out some great protective ways to style your naturally beautiful hair.
High Bun Natural Hairstyle
The dark masses of hair have been swept high up into a bun that adds inches to this pretty woman’s height.
Naturally Black Updo Hairstyle
This beautiful high bun updo hairstyle has a purely Afro feel and makes naturally black hair look gorgeous.
Braid Magic Protection
Shiny brown braids weave round and round in tight and elegant loops in this magical hairstyle.
Check out the cute combination of short front layers and a side braid in this carrot colored naturally protective hairstyle.
French Braided Updo
The smooth strands of hair have been brushed back and braided with a series of smaller braids resting at the back of neck in this amazing protective hairstyle.s
Braids Protective Hair
This hairstyle with a cute front fringe and a side braid looks great and blends traditional and modern styles.
Dandelion Look Hairstyle
The naturally blonde hair has been rolled up into a big flower style bun that sits a little way up the back of the head.
Naturally Gorgeous Blonde Hairstyle
Smooth, elegant, and naturally blonde this hairstyle with a top bun is full of soft beauty and is easy to style too.
Spring Fresh Natural Bun Updo
Three elegant side twists rest a little below the ear with a bun at the center in this pretty protective dark brown hairstyle.
Protective Cane Weave Look Natural Hair
Take a look at the way the honey brown hair has been styled to look like a tilted basket with protective braids completing the style.
Casually Natural Updo Hairstyle
Super easy and quick to style all you need in this hairstyle is to make a casual low back bun to keep your hair looking neat.
Flower Natural Hairstyle
This dark brown twisted bun makes an elegant back view and the flower in the bun is pretty as a picture.
Fullmoon Bun For Naturally Blonde Hair
This naturally protective hairstyle for blonde hair consists of a big full high bun with the last bit of the free hair strands wound around for a gorgeous finished look.
Pretty Bun For Naturally Dark Hair
Buns work great to protect hair plus they can be decorated in pretty ways like you see in this decorated dark bun hairstyle picture.
Strong Protective Braided Bun
In this fresh French hairstyle the hair has been styled into an elaborate side bun consisting of braids for a feminine look.
Formal Bun Updo
Viewed from the back this rich auburn protective updo has a pointy look on top with the hair tucked in to make a pretty pattern for the low bun.
Elegant Dark Bun Hairstyle
Take a look at the smooth way the dark hair strands have been put up into an elegant twisted updo in this hairstyle.
Natural Caramel Hairstyle
A mix of dreadlocks and a stylish front fringe completes this unusual hairstyle for caramel colored hair.
Cane Weave Side Pony Hairstyle
This side parted side pony hairstyle uses a woven cane basket effect for the bottom strands of the hair.
Braid Fully Protective Hairstyle
This traditional hairstyle with a long braid starting at the top of the head works great to protect natural hair.
Side Braid Protective Hairstyle
The dark hair in front has been pinned back while a thick braid comes down gently to the shoulder in this hairstyle.
Two Braids Protective Hairstyle
This center parted rich brown hairstyle with braids dangling down both sides of the head has a country girl look.
Rich Brown Protective Hairstyle
This rich brown hairstyle frames the forehead in a slant with narrow braids twisting back and forth to make a great style statement.
Princess Braid Tree Style
In this gorgeous princess braid hairstyle narrow braids weave around the back of the head and then meet in a strong thick central braid.
Braids interlock to make a great view from the back in this interlocking French style full braid hairstyle.