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Protective Styling for Natural Hair

Welcome back to Bombshell Wigs Galore Glam Blog! Today, we’re focusing on protective styling for natural hair. Protective styles are essential for maintaining the health and length of your natural hair. We’ll explore cornrows, braids, wigs, ponytail styling, quick weaves, and crochet braids, highlighting their benefits and why they’re great choices. Let’s dive in!



1. Cornrows and Braids: Cornrows and braids are classic protective styles that help reduce breakage and promote hair growth.


  • Benefits:

  • Protects hair from daily manipulation.

  • Retains moisture and reduces split ends.

  • Versatile and low-maintenance.


2. Wigs as a Protective Style: Wigs are an excellent protective style, allowing you to change your look without damaging your natural hair.

  • How and Why:

  • How: Braid your hair into cornrows, wear a wig cap, and place the wig on your head.

  • Why: Protects natural hair from heat and styling damage, offers versatility, and allows your hair to grow undisturbed.


3. Ponytail Styling: Ponytail styles are simple yet effective protective styles.

  • How and Why:

  • How: Gather your hair into a ponytail, secure it with a hair tie, and add extensions if desired.

  • Why: Reduces tension on hair, protects ends, and is easy to maintain.


4. Quick weaves: Quick weaves are a fast and convenient protective style.

  • How and Why:

  • How: Braid your hair into cornrows, apply a protective cap, and glue wefts of hair onto the cap.

  • Why: Offers a quick transformation, protects natural hair, and is budget friendly.


5. Crochet



Braids: Crochet braids are a water-friendly and summer-friendly hairstyle.


  • How and Why:

  • How: Cornrow your natural hair, then use a crochet needle to loop pre-braided or pre-twisted hair through the cornrows.

  • Why: Lightweight, easy to install, and allows for a variety of styles, perfect for swimming and hot weather.


Protective styling is essential for the health and growth of natural hair. At Bombshell Wigs Galore, we offer all the protective styles you need to keep your hair healthy and stylish. Visit us Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm for walk-ins or schedule an appointment from 8:30 am to 7 pm. we're located at 10617 hull Street Midlothian Va 23112. We look forward to helping you achieve your hair goals!



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