The braid…everyone’s favorite easy, chic hairstyle. But did you know your favorite go-to hairstyle may be causing more damage to your hair than you think. Tight braids can wreak havoc on your hair, unless you start following these 10 simple tips and tricks for braided hairstyles. And while you’re at it, give these 3 easy braided hairstyles a try!
1. Keep your braids loose
Keeping your hair in a tight braid (or even a tight ponytail for that matter) can cause your hair to break away from its roots, resulting in splitting, hair weakness and follicle damage. Too tight braids can also cause tensile stress which can then lead to serious hair loss conditions like traction alopecia. Instead, wear your braid loose and change up your hairstyle every few days so you’re not putting the same stress on your hair.
2. Use Pure Fiji’s Nourishing Exotic Oil for your braided hairstyles
To keep your hair damage free, you need to make sure you are only using enough tension to create even smooth braids. Using a hair oil while braiding will help keep it smooth and keep