7 Things You Need to Know Before Getting Braids This Summer


‘Tis the season to no longer stress out about your hair. After months of straightening, applying heat, and relying on every anti-frizz product under the sun. Summer is finally here and it’s the best time for women to sit back, let loose and begin wearing their hair wild, curly, and free — without apology.

For some hair types though, even the summer presents its challenges for curls and kinks. From humidity to … well, straight up sweat, rocking your natural mane can become cumbersome as well. That’s why so many women of color opt for a super cute alternative: braids.

While braids are trendy, fresh, and fly there are a few things every woman needs to know before committing to them. We’re breaking down all the things you must know before making the leap.




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