Braided hairstyles protect your hair from the elements. You can wear protective styles any other time of the year, but mostly in winter to protect your hair from the cold damage. In the Southern African region where it is dry and less humid, African hair especially tends to get dry and brittle causing it to break. Protective styles like braiding with hold down moisturisers and protect your hair during winter when its most vulnerable.
Show off your best protective hairstyles in these trending styles for the season: