The wintertime can be extremely harsh to your natural hair. The drop in temperature and cold winds do not only mean add more layers but more moisture as well. It is common to experience dryness and breakage during the winter season.
The main causes of dehydration to your curls are cold, dry air causing your hair cuticles to lift. Making it harder to keep moisture locked into the hair shaft. It is especially harsher on thick and color-treated hair during this time.
However, there are ways to protect your hair during the wintertime and keep your curls poppin'! Here are four protective styles for the winter.
1. Box Braids