Are you frustrated with growing your hair? For those who are interested in growing their hair faster and to avoid breakage, daily hair care routine plays a huge role. If your hair is constantly under too much stress from getting gelled, ironed or brushed, retaining length would be a huge challenge.
Hair breakage is a huge issue that many women are facing. The biggest culprit that you might be disregarding is your styling routine. Low manipulation hairstyles or those that require minimal manipulation are the ones that require little to no maintenance for the rest of the week.
Aside from allowing hair to grow at a faster rate, hair will also grow thicker and stronger. If you are not familiar with these hairstyles, here are some of the easiest hairstyles that you can do that won’t harm your coils. These do not require much brushing and combing that could strip your hair from much-needed moisture.
Plaits and Braids
This is the simplest and perhaps the most popular low manipulation hairstyle. Plait hairstyles are so popular that even stars do their hair this way on A-listed events.
The best thing about this hairstyle is that you can manipulate it to suit your personality and preference. You can do a simple braid if you do not want to trouble yourself much about your hair. However, if you want to look more stylish, you can do more than just a simple braid.
With almost limitless options on the types of braids that you can do to your hair, you will surely have a great hairstyle that uses plaits as a base. If you want a neat look, you can braid the hair around your head in the shape of a halo. This works especially during hot days because all your hair is on top of your head.
Buns are not just neat, they are also very easy to do and they look great. Hair buns always look elegant and you can add some twist to make your hair look nicer.
Buns are such a great hairstyle when you want to stick to low manipulation because the effort you need isn’t that great. Aside from that, when you are styling your hair in a bun, the ends are tucked away. Since ends are the most sensitive part of the hair, this is ideal.
Just like braids, there are all sorts of bun hairstyles that you can apply on your hair. You can even combine plait hairstyles and a bun.
This hairstyle is actually similar to braids. The main difference is that it pulls up the hair from the roots to reveal the scalp. These small braids are done parallel to each other revealing a neat strip of the scalp, hence the term corn rows.
This is one trend that also became popular as it has a way of transforming the appearance of a person. What makes this ideal for those who are interested in keeping hair manipulation to a minimum is that it can be left untouched. This means that you can just wear this hairstyle for days with little to no maintenance.
There are also numerous varieties to this hairstyle and it is often coupled with braids to create a stunning look. When used alone, corn rows also accent wavy or curly hair adding a touch of elegance. Best of all, when you loosen up your hair, you can look forward to having attractive curls which can also be your new look.
Roller or curling sets
Rollers are not a new invention. It has been around for ages. Roller sets come in different forms from the classic rollers to modern straw sets.
You can keep hair fresh for about a week when you use these rollers. But, you have to use a satin bonnet as a hair cap for your head when you hit the sheets. After you get up in the morning, you can use your fingers to style your curls. Once you are happy with your curls, you are all set.
Although maintaining your hair this way seems to be a brilliant idea, it can be pretty tiring sometimes. If you are having one of those days when you are too tired to set your hair with rollers, you can also try a ponytail roller. Doing this is not only easier, it is also quicker.
This hairstyle is cute and flirty and it was traditionally worn by women mostly those of African descent. At first look, the hair looks like knots but they are actually hair strands coiled at the side of the hair.
Doing this is easy irrespective of your hair type although it would be easier if your hair is curly. The first thing you need is to section your hair. Next thing to do will be to twist the hair into a coil keeping it close to your head.
With short hair, it would look more like rosebuds. But, if you have longer hair, the knots would have more of a funnel or pyramid shape.
Depending on your hair type, the coil would stick on its own to your head. But, if not, it would be best to reinforce it by using hairpins. Just like rollers, it is advisable to wear a cap at night so you can maintain your hairstyle. However, if needed, you can always redo the coils at night.
These are just some of the low manipulation hairstyles that you can try to have healthier and longer coils.