The slay in us honours the slay in you, girl! Yoga day is here and it gives us major motivation to grab those mats and head out. Yoga heals the body, mind and soul. So let your soul glow, sistah!
Let’s be honest – we’ve all been there. If the fear of a bad hair day has been keeping you from the mat, don’t fret! We have just the solution for you. These 5 yoga-friendly hairstyles will not only protect your hair but will also have you looking hip as hell! Grab some pins and let’s get creative. You’ve got a workout to get to, girl!
1. Power To The Puff!
Obviously, you’re at the gym to do your yoga routine to look great outside of the gym but that doesn’t mean you can’t look absolutely FAB while working out too. Don’t sweat it, girl – or rather do! We’ve got your back. Grab some African Pride Olive Miracle Silky Smooth Edges Hair Gel to smoothen out the edges of your hair and part it equally into two sections. Simply gather one side of your hair and secure with elastics. Repeat the process on the other side and voila! You’ve got yourself some flirty puff pigtails.
2. It’s A Wrap
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After constantly struggling to make your hair look perfect all day, every day, it is time to embrace the head wrap. Trust us, you’ll look like a true warrior princess while nailing that warrior pose. So, if you want guaranteed hold that performs as well as you do, rock that head wrap, girl! Gather your hair at the front to make a bun and knot the wrap right at the front to create a fun look. Easy-peasy, ain’t it?
3. Low Bun It
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Isn’t it annoying when your hair is all over the place while acing those surya namaskars? Don’t roll up your mat just yet. The easiest way to take you through the day: make way for the low bun! Right from the yoga studio to work, almost like this bun is quite the multitasker. Neatly comb your hair into a sleek ponytail and coil the hair into a bun.
4. Let’s Get Knotty
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Love high-intensity yoga but hate the part where your hair is all over the place? Enter: Bantu Knots. Choose from twisting your hair or braiding it into knots for some extra security. Be it coils, twists or curls, Bantu knots are perfect for a workout. We love how African Pride Shea Miracle Moisture Intense Leave-In Conditioner keeps the hair moisturized and in place. This particular hairstyle may require some time and commitment but it is oh-so-worth-it!
5. The Side Pineapple
Strong is the new sexy. Many of us have tried avoiding working out like a plague due to the things it may do to our perfect hairstyles that took so much time and effort to put into place. This pineapple hairstyle is a natural hair superhero to the rescue! This isn’t your average high ponytail. We count on Darling Obsession Weave to get this look. Simply stack all your hair high, towards the side of your head and secure with a band. Do that downward dog in style, girl!