‘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.