You’ve heard that protective styling grows your hair, so eager try this method you go for it. You try box braids, crochet braids and end up going months tucking your hair away but not much has changed. Is this you? Here’s why braids do not grow hair and many often end up seeing lack luster results:
#1 You are not moisturizing your hair
Although you won’t have to moisturize as often when you protective style you still must moisturize. If you do not do it at all, your hair will be very dry when you remove your protective style and it will be prone to breakage. There are products that you can use that make it easy to care for your hair even when you are wearing a more long term style like box braids or crochet braids.