The definition of a protective hairstyle is a style that tucks the ends of your hair away from being exposed to damaging agents such as sun, heat, and constant manipulation. Protecting hair is beneficial to all types of hair textures, relaxed, and natural.
The purpose and benefits of this hairstyle is to grow healthier, longer hair by retaining length (length retention) and reduce split ends, knotting, and damage.
Some examples are:
- Sew-in Weaves
- Drawstring Ponytails