And whether you keep yours in a fro or relaxed, it’s time to ensure that it’s well-nourished to prevent extreme dryness and breakage that comes with the big chill.

On top of using products that moisturise, nourish and repair hair, you can take it further by wearing a protective hairstyle. With these hairstyles, hair is protected from dryness and the pulling of the comb, and it’s allowed to grow.

Here, we give you five hairstyles that will keep you looking your best while also protecting your hair:

1. Wig or Weave it like Bonang:
3. Loc it like Pearl:

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4. Bun it like Langa:

“ Brown girl , you’re lovely in every shade “ #naturalhair

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5. Braid it like Linda: