Updo

Protective Style: Intricate Braided Updo

If you know how to cornrow, flex those skills with a braided updo by Kinky Island Girl. It’s a perfect way to look fly while keeping your hair protected. Check it out: Gorgeous! What do you think ladies? Would you rock this look? Continue Reading

Gorgeous and Easy Wedding or Prom Updo

Naptural85 is back with a gorgeous updo fit for a wedding or the prom! Check it out What do you think ladies? Would you rock this? Continue Reading

Teyonah Parris Inspired Updo

KinkyIslandGirl shows us how to recreate actress Teyonah Parris’ Mad Men series premiere look. Check it out: What do you think ladies? Would you rock this look? Continue Reading

Teyonah Parris SAG Awards Updo Tutorial!

Vlogger MsVaughn does a simple recreation of actress Teyonah Parris’ SAG Awards look! Check it out: Gorgeous! What do you think of the look ladies? Would you rock this? Continue Reading

4 Easy, Chic Updos

Updos can be tricky. On the one hand they are fairly simple — just involving a bit of tucking, rolling and pinning. On the other hand, if you don’t know exactly where/how to tuck, roll and pin the style can come out looking a mess. Here are 4 YouTube tutorials that break down and simplify... Continue Reading

Quick & Easy Style for Short Natural Hair: The Bunned Updo

Tired of long-haired girls getting all the love? Short-haired girls (which means 7 inches or less for this series), we’ve heard your cries! Many of you may rock the TWA, a great option, but are puzzled when it comes to mixing it up or offering protective styles for your tresses. We’ve got you covered. By... Continue Reading

Cornrow & Cinnabun Updo

By Nik of Beads, Braids and Beyond My daughter has been asking for a mohawk for months so I decided to pull some inspiration from our Facebook page and give her a cute, girly mohawk updo. She absolutely loves it! I think it’s an adorable style for little girls, especially with cute Spring dresses. Jazz it up... Continue Reading

Fold and Tuck Tutorial

The tutorial for this lovely style below the jump! Continue Reading

Faux Bangs and Victory Rolls + 1940s Updo with Faux Bangs

After featuring a photo of style icon Angelique on today’s Protective Styling Do’s and Dont’s post, many of you wanted to know how she achieved her gorgeous updos. For your styling pleasure, here are two tutorial videos from Angelique herself. Continue Reading

Fly Protective Style, Part 2: Twists Go Round

We often get questions about how to jazz up protective styles. Over the next several weeks we will be sharing fabulous protective styles. This one is by recent style icon CharyJay. What do you think of this look? Would you rock it? Continue Reading

4 Gorgeous & Easy Styles for Short to Mid-Length Natural Hair

For many months we’ve gotten emails with requests for styling ideas for short and medium length natural hair. Dominique of All Things O’ Natural will be sharing some of her lovely style ideas (and tutorials) with us. Check it out! 1. The Sloppy Updo (Pictured Above) 2. The Grecian Updo 3. The Moisturized Twist Out... Continue Reading

Individual Twists and Braids vs Buns and Updos; Which Retain Natural Hair Length Better?

Photo Source Kristina brings a very interesting question; So… I’ve been trying to figure out a protective style regimen for a while now. First I was rocking the individual twists and braids then I stopped doing them because they took too much effort to put in and take down, and I felt I was losing... Continue Reading

6 Ways To Make an Updo More Interesting

Updos are a go-to style for many women. Not only do they do a great job of tucking and protecting ends — which in turn helps with length retention — they work on multiple hair lengths, and add an instant element of class. If you’re tired of doing a basic updo style, try these tips... Continue Reading

Braided Updo

I love it! What are your thoughts ladies? Would you rock this? Do you think it can be modified for shorter lengths? Continue Reading