16 Protective Hairstyles to Inspire Your New Fall Look

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Ghana braids, faux locs, box braids, and more trending protective hairstyles have been taking over our social feeds lately. And why wouldn't they? Fall may be here, but cooler weather is not. The protective hairstyles, worn mostly when temps (and exposure to humidity and sweat) are on the rise, help us promote healthy, natural hair growth as they tuck ends in and prevent tangling, shedding, and breakage.

Instead of relying on your go-to hairstyle, look to these creative protective styles for serious strand inspo. (via Instagram @mariapaulamapo)

Tweet us your favorite protective hairstyles @BritandCo!

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