What Is The Difference Between Low Manipulation Styling And Protective Styling?

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If you are new to this natural game you might hear a few terms thrown around freely, some of them sounding the same with minute differences that lead to confusion.

Protective styling and low manipulation styling are two of those terms. They are distinctly different but they have similarities as well as the same goals.

Let us start with why you would do either one in the first place. At the end of the day, we are all striving for two things, preservation of our growth and healthy hair. When we refer to hair growth one of the things we often forget is that a healthy human being will always have hair growth.

Our hair never ever stops growing but many of us have an issue with retaining the length that we get. Growth rates regardless of whether it be fast or slow does not determine how much hair remains on your head. What determines the length of your hair is healthy hair and scalp care as well as protecting the ends of the hair.

Women often choose either protective styling or low manipulation styling in order to preserve the length of their hair, but what is the difference between the two?


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Hi I'm Petra Lomax , a staff writer and editor for BlackHairInformation.com . I am Jamaican born and raised and moved to the United States in my early 20's. I have a BA in Political Science and International relations as well as an MBA and a Masters In Project Management. I love travel, culture and anything that has to do with creative media and business.

About Petra


Hi I'm Petra Lomax , a staff writer and editor for BlackHairInformation.com . I am Jamaican born and raised and moved to the United States in my early 20's. I have a BA in Political Science and International relations as well as an MBA and a Masters In Project Management. I love travel, culture and anything that has to do with creative media and business.

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