12 Hairstyles That Make Transitioning To Natural Hair Easier!


February 9, 2016

1. Marley twists

A great option for protecting your hair from breakage while transitioning.

2. Faux locs

Don’t want to be stressed and want to know if you’ll look good with real locs without the commitment? Then try the faux locs. They’re quite easy to install. Just make sure you go to a quality salon to have them done.

3. Jumbo twists

You can have your hair in twists, then tuck them into a neat, simple style.

4. Twistouts

Take down your twists to get these bouncy curls or coils!

5. Braidouts

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During the transitioning phase, Black hair has two different textures, the processed part and the natural part. Braidouts are great for blending your two textures. You can have them in cornrows or do single braids. Leave them in overnight (on damp or dry hair) for the best results. To keep strands from frizzing, protect your braids at night by wearing a silk scarf or bonnet.

6. Afro Wig

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Yes. This right here is a wig. You can purchase it at online or have it custom-made by Ifeyinwa of Nazuri Curls or Esther Otomi of Game of ‘Fros.

7. Top bun

This hairstyle is great for days when you want to keep it really simple. A hair band, comb, brush, hair gel and silk or satin scarf will help you achieve this look.

8. Goddess braid

If you’re worried about “work appropriate hair”, this is for you. And it’s fast and easy to do too.

9. Turban

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In a hurry? Can’t be bothered with styling or just feeling lazy? Just throw on your scarf and go. Watch tutorials here.

10. Bantu knots

This style isn’t for everybody obviously. If you like to make fashion statements, like Ri Ri, then this is for you!

11. Bantu Knotout

And guess what? When you take down the knots, you get these gorgeous-looking curls! Double whammy!

12. Thread

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This classic Nigerian hairstyle isn’t just for school girls! And it’s really affordable too.

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