Natural Hair – Protective Style #1

Natural Hair – Protective Style #1

Over the past couple of weeks, I have been wearing my no stress tresses as my protective style and I must say that it has been a bit warm with the hot weather we are having! So, I was in need of alternatives…

Don’t get me wrong, I really do love my hairΒ (most days) and after chatting with some of my family who are also “natural”, I decided to challenge myself to create a few protective style on my natural hair! I saw a video on YouTube of a style called the Chunky Two-Strand Flat Twist Updo! I thought that it was beautiful so IΒ tailored the two-strand flat twist style to my naturally curly hair texture versus the straight/blown out hair seen in the video.


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This style will keep me cool and cute this week! What do you think?

Linking up at Funny PostPartum Lady and Style Elixir!

  • Oh my word! It’s is beautiful!! I def need to give this a try, although I feel my hair might not be long enough nor will I be able to get a straight line across the back of my head, but it is worth the try, right?! Lovely, just lovely!

    • Thanks Mionna! I am trying…and you should definitely give it a try. My lines are not straight either :)!! Thanks for stopping by and I hope that you have a great day!!

  • You are gorgeous!
    I loved the flower too…perfect hairstyle.
    I’ll try, but I’m not sure if is gona be right hahahah πŸ˜€

    Kisses honey πŸ˜‰

    • You are too sweet…thank you so much!!

      Give it a try and let me know how it turns out! My style was definitely different from the video I adapted it from :)! Thanks for stopping by and I hope that you have an awesome day!!

      • No need to thank! I really like your blog and your posts. And this protective style is gorgeous! πŸ˜‰
        I’ll try and I’ll let you see how will look πŸ˜€
        These twists is easy to do, but how you made is a little hard hehe πŸ˜›
        But I’ll not give up o/

        Kisses and hughs

        • Lol πŸ™‚ I can’t help it…thanks again :)!

  • Oh my, my, my! How gorgeous you and this style are and it fits you oh so well! You did such an amazing job and may I add that your photography is stellar as well! Picture three and the last one are absolutely stunning! Great job and a must try!!!

    • Yay…thanks Nicole! I am cheesing, you know I am most excited about my pics (I’m getting better)! Thanks again so much and yes this is a must try for you as well. You need to stop by so that I can try a style on you!

  • sapphiresthoughts

    This style looks great!! I have to blog more about my natural journey! I will defintely be trying this style!

    • Thanks so much!!! And yes definitely try it and let me know how it turns out! Blogging about your journey will be great and definitely a good for natural hair readers!

      A reader had asked me a while ago to post more about my natural hair regimen so I thought this would be a good start!

      Thanks for stopping by and I pray that you have a great day!!

      • sapphiresthoughts

        I will! You should check out ‘FusionofCultures’ on YouTube! Her hair texture is similar to mine and her styles work great on my hair. You can find her under the hair category on my blog

        • Thanks So much for the reference, I will definitely take a look! I need some inspiration for next week’s post ;)!

  • Beautiful!

  • Michi of Delphina Luxe

    Love this hairdo! Elegant and definitely a great warm weather alternative. The flower is a great touch.

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  • Your hair is absolutely beautiful, looks very healthy! Nice alternative.

    • Natasha

      Thanks so much Robin and thanks for stopping by. I hope that you are having a great week so far!

  • jendayih

    Wow, this style is so cute! I love the way it looks on you and I can’t wait to try it on myself! I just had a baby in December, so my hair care has been pushed to the back burner and I’ve let it go. This style is going to really help!

    • Natasha

      Congrats on your little one and I’m so glad that you like this style! I know what you mean about letting your hair go…I did the same a few years ago after having our son. Take care!

  • chara neal

    what is your hair type? i think we have the same hair texture. pretty

    • Natasha

      Thanks so much Chara and thanks for stopping by! And according to the stylist that did my “big chop”, my hair type is 3C…a combination of S and corkscrew pattern. What’s yours?

  • I was googling protective styles for natural hair and I came across your page. What an absolutely lovely hairstyle, you have inspired me, thank you:)

    • Natasha

      Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving such a lovely comment! I am honored to have inspired you…thank you!!!

      • You’re very welcome! I attempted the style and it came out pretty decently. Thanks again:)

        • Natasha

          That’s wonderful…I’m hoping at some point I can post more natural hair styles!

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  • I love this style! It’s so cute. I’m going to try it out this week πŸ˜€