By Kinky Roots | Sep 04, 2018
The first rule of the Afro hair Bible? Never over wash your hair. No, that doesn’t mean wearing your hair in the same old boring style. We’ve narrowed down 3 stylish hairstyles that will work like a charm on second day hair and make you look gorge, baby!
Zoe Saldana’s milkmaid braids got us in love! We bet you’re having a “wow” moment too, and with good reason! This hairstyle is so boho-chic, easy to do and looks like a dream on second day hair. For every woman who is forever in a time crunch, we assure you this hairstyle will soon become your go-to.
Prep: Prep by applying a good hair mousse for better hold as well as to reduce the frizz. Detangle your hair with a wide-toothed comb or just use your fingers.
Style: Begin by splitting your hair into two sections. Start by braiding the right section of your hair into a Dutch braid, going as low as you can, then secure it with an elastic. Repeat the same on the left section of your hair. Now, comes the fun part, where you pull and tug a few strands out, making the braid messy, so to look more natural. What you’re basically doing is gently loosening the braids with your fingers and fluffing it up a bit. Bring the left braid across your head and secure it with bobby pins. Do the same with the right braid across your head and tuck away any unwanted stray strands.
Complete The Look: A style as such as this looks great with a few loose strands to frame your face. Lock in this hairstyle with some African Pride Olive Miracle Braid Sheen Spray for added sheen and hold.
RiRi slays with every hairstyle and this pineapple bun is no exception. Stylised, yet messy, this one spells hair goals all over! We think this is undoubtedly the most effortless, sexy and badass hairstyle to flaunt. Period!
Prep: Re-moisturise your dry curls with water and the African Pride Shea Miracle Moisture Intense Leave-In Conditioner.
Style: Start by bending your head forward and gathering your hair into a really high ponytail. Secure it with your favourite scrunchie. The aim here ladies, is for your curls to fall forward on your face and fan out like a pineapple, while the bun rests on top of your head. Settle your curls on your forehead and secure the ends sideways with bobby pins so that the style remains intact.
Complete The Look: Set this look with some hairspray to keep those curls defined and you’re all set to rock this look! Check out the most daring Rihanna hairstyles.
If you thought pigtails were restricted to kids, think again! This 90’s street-style, hip-hop look is swoon-worthy and definitely makes for a great second day hairstyle. Need more convincing? Zendaya is proof that pigtails can slay on the red carpet too. So let’s get to creating this hairstyle, shall we?
Prep: Prep your hair with a good dry shampoo for a fresh voluminous look, then gently detangle your hair.
Style: Begin by creating two sections for the pigtails. Start at the top of your crown, begin braiding your left section into a French braid. Keep the braid taut. Once you reach the neck, braid it into a classic, three-strand braid, stopping two inches before the end and securing it with an elastic. Repeat the same on the right section of your hair.
Complete The Look: Now it is time to finish the look! All that’s left to do is accessorize it by throwing on a cap and some golden hoops.
Crushing over these second-day hairstyles? Wait till you take a look at these 5 Beautiful Braided Hairstyles.
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