We reg­u­lar­ly advo­cate pro­tec­tive and low manip­u­la­tion styling here on BGLH, but we always won­der how read­ers actu­al­ly put it into prac­tice. We decid­ed to check out the BGLH com­mu­ni­ty forum to see how you all were approach­ing pro­tec­tive styling and we came across some gor­geous looks. Check it out;

Cinnabun Fro­hawk (by Raven Hill)

Pinned Up Twists (by Le’Marqunita Lowe)

Bun with Pom­padour (by Dei­dre Leigh)

Chunky Twists & Flat Twists (by Le’Marqunita Lowe)

Box Braid Bun (by Adri­en­ne Michelle)

Sene­gale­se Twists (by Waga­ma­ma)

Mini Twists (by Ahz­jah Williams)

Chunky Twist Exten­sions (by Zoey Jew­el)

Amaz­ing! Ladies, which style is your favorite? Which would you rock?

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Leila Noel­lis­te, founder of Black Girl with Long Hair (April 2008). Social media, pop cul­ture and black beau­ty enthu­si­ast. bell hooks’ hair twin…

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KiraNicole

The cinnabun fro­hawk is giv­ing me LIFE

Tesha

+1

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Pecanprincess southernstyle

Oh em gee!!!! Dit­to skittle…can i puh­lease get a tuto­ri­al????

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