Braids are totally cool. You don't have to worry about constantly taking care of them. They are totally manageable. If you heading on the road or going for some adventure sport, braids are the things to do. Not only that, if you planning to take the more formal occasions and all, braided chignons are totally in. Braids give you the widest options to explore new styles. All one needs to have is a little imagination and a little creativity to be able to do wonders with one's hair.
You've spent time and effort (or your stylist has) to create gorgeous braid hairstyles. However, you might wonder: How can I keep my hair healthy and looking good in spite of a busy life? Believe it or not, it can be done!
A great benefit of having braid hairstyles is that you don't have to shampoo your hair as often. In fact if you do, you may end up making your braids frizzy or if you are using extensions, you may loosen them by accident. However, you should be able to keep your hair and scalp clean by shampooing your braids once a week or once every two weeks.
As a final guideline to protect braid hairstyles, always cover your hair at night with a silk-like or satin scarf. You can also use a hair net with large holes for protection. That way, you can be sure that the hairstyle you've worked to create stays in place no matter how hectic your life gets.