If you're trying to grow out your curls, odds are you're pretty well versed in using protective styles. A protective style helps protect your curls from the elements, as well as being touched regularly. Therefore, you should have a few in your back pocket that are good for you to use on your hair. Try this swooping bun and braid tutorial. Not only is it super easy, it's also really chic and easy to do!
Try This Swooping Bun And Braid Tutorial
Here it goes! This looks really couldn't be easier. Start by moisturizing your curls, and removing any extra knots or tangles.
a side part, and you can do whichever you prefer. For this tutorial, you could start with the left side. Begin braiding down the left side of your hair, holding back the other pieces with a hair tie.
Repeat on the right side of your head, creating a braid and working all the way down your head. Start with a small amount of hair, keeping the braid hugged close to your part. Pull the braid forward, and begin wrapping it around your head as you go, so the right side will ultimately meet with the left braid. Go as far as you can, and when you can't reach any longer, create a side ponytail.
Tie off the ponytail, and then braid the ponytail down to the end. Tie with a small elastic, and then wrap the ponytail around itself to create a bun. Secure the bun in place using bobby pins. Use hair spray if needed to provide some extra security. You can either keep the curls pulled back more tightly, or pull a few out to soften the look.