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5 Protective Styles to Wear When Working Out

By March 21, 2019Thank God Im Natural

Summer is right around the corner ladies and if you are trying to be summer time fine then finding a good workout plan is crucial to getting in shape. Keeping your hair well protected is just as important to avoid any damage. Here are our top natural hair styles for working out.

1.High Pony/messy bun

The messy bun is a great way to keep your hair out of your face and be able to easily get your workout in without having to worry about curls snagging on equipment or rubbing against your body while you workout.

2. Short Curls

If your hair is shorter or you’re rocking a twa it is perfectly fine to wear your short curls out while you get your workout on. The shorter the hair the less likely you are to experience breakage from friction or snagging.

3. Twists

Twists are a great protective hairstyle when working out. You simply get up and go. With twists your hair is protected while still looking cute and not having to do much to if afterward.

4. Braids

Just like twists, briads are a great protective style to wear when working out. Your hairstyle can carry you from the gym to brunch or out with the girls effortlessly.

5. Rock a scarf

While it’s not the most glamorous option scarves do a great job of keeping your hair protected and out the way so you can focus on getting the best workout possible with out the fuss! If you want to jazz it up find a scarf that matches your workout wear.

What’s your favorite protective hairstyle for working out?

Ashley Renee is a writer, natural hair enthusiast and film maker from Chicago residing in Los Angeles. You can keep up with her on ig@ashleyreneepoet or visit her personal blog poetashleyrenee.